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

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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter)Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter)

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BA SCORE
86
very good

496 Ratings
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Ratings: 496
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 11
Gots: 34 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jaydoc, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

BillRoth, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of Brianofthemarsh
4.16/5  rDev +8.6%

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.

Brianofthemarsh, Dec 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

XmnwildX12, Dec 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of chugalug06
3.03/5  rDev -20.9%

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.

chugalug06, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

tswater, Nov 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

dcmchew, Nov 01, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

FINLANDski_1619, Oct 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

westcoastbeerlvr, Oct 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

vermilcj, Oct 09, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

Fat_Guy_Likes_Beer, Sep 20, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

beernads, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

addiwilliams, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Curloftheburl, Jul 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

gnikola, Jul 22, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

mwbrady12, Jul 21, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

pathman, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

civicm87, Jul 10, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

kristougher, Jul 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Smurf2055, May 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

jkane101, May 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

ackeeper, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Ciocanelu, May 21, 2013
Photo of beerdrifter
3.29/5  rDev -14.1%

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.

beerdrifter, May 19, 2013
Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 496 ratings.