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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

489 Ratings
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Ratings: 489
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 11
Gots: 29 | 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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Brianofthemarsh

Oklahoma

4.16/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a - dark brown, nearly black. Quickly dissipating head
s - roasty and coffee in the nose.
t- same on the taste with smokiness and subtle hints of chili.
m- medium
o- This is the first peppered beer besides Prairie bomb that works for me. I could enjoy a couple of these before moving on.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 23:08:26 | More by Brianofthemarsh
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-09-2013 04:55:32 | More by XmnwildX12
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Allurex

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

11-13-2013 06:06:53 | More by Allurex
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chugalug06

Colorado

3.03/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Slow rising and fast falling tan foamy head. Brew is light black. No lacing to speak of.

Chalky, lots of coffee, and milk chocolate.

Thin, watery, missing much complexity. For being a "pepper porter", I'm not picking up on any pepper other than extremely faint backend hints. Awkward high carbonation and funky chalky/dry bitterness. lots of weird chocolate flavors.

Not sure I can recommend as compared to the others in the series... Lefthand can surely do better.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2013 02:26:13 | More by chugalug06
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tswater

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

11-04-2013 20:47:58 | More by tswater
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dcmchew

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +11%

11-01-2013 20:15:41 | More by dcmchew
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-26-2013 04:42:52 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-12-2013 14:23:26 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-09-2013 22:59:14 | More by vermilcj
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Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer

California

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

09-20-2013 05:37:58 | More by Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -21.7%

08-23-2013 03:57:21 | More by beernads
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-10-2013 01:39:36 | More by addiwilliams
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Curloftheburl

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-30-2013 03:41:28 | More by Curloftheburl
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gnikola

Serbia

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-22-2013 16:07:06 | More by gnikola
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mwbrady12

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

07-21-2013 15:24:15 | More by mwbrady12
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +11%

07-14-2013 15:24:51 | More by pathman
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civicm87

New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-10-2013 19:08:24 | More by civicm87
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kristougher

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-08-2013 00:11:58 | More by kristougher
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Smurf2055

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

05-28-2013 05:48:58 | More by Smurf2055
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jkane101

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

05-24-2013 01:39:12 | More by jkane101
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ackeeper

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-22-2013 02:43:02 | More by ackeeper
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

05-21-2013 12:37:35 | More by Ciocanelu
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.29/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Picked this up while on vacation in PA. Dark brown, nearly black pour with a beige one finger head with great retention and lacing. Nice roasty, earthy nose with hints of cocoa, dark chocolate, and some subtle smoke. The taste follows suit with hints of mocha, tobacco, cocoa, coffee, dark chocolate, some subtle chili, and the smoke is even more prevalent. The mouthfeel is somewhat chalky and mouth-coating and very thin with a dry finish. Overall, a bit disappointing. Never had the base beer, but this didn't convince me to seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 16:36:46 | More by beerdrifter
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

05-09-2013 05:04:13 | More by Kelp
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-29-2013 03:48:52 | More by FLBeerGuy
Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 489 ratings.