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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) - Left Hand Brewing Company

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87
very good

514 Ratings
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Ratings: 514
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 14
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: claytong on 09-28-2011)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark color with little carbonation. Smell's like a typical porter, but that is where the typical ends. The toasted malt tastes great with a perfect balance of pepper spice that stays with you for a minute or two. I love pepper beers, and I believe this one is the best one I've had. I hope Left Hand brings this back sometime.

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12oz bottle into a Globe.

Pours black with a large brown head, good retention, and good lacing. I would have expected the pepper to cause issues.

Aroma is amazing - rich chocolates, slight hint of capsaicin. Smokey.

Flavor is full and interesting. Slight sweetness is balanced by both the roastiness and heat. I can't distinguish the peppers, but everything blends together wonderfully.

Mouthfeel is full, slightly heavy for a porter, but works very well given the rest of the beer.

Overall the Pepper Porter is a great, unique beer. The peppers work great in the bolder porter.

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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 514 ratings.