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

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BA SCORE
86
very good

501 Ratings
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Ratings: 501
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%

rworkman, Dec 31, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a dark brown/black color.

The aroma has tons of roasted malt and coffee.

The flavor follows with a roasted malt, loads of coffee, and then this rye spiciness on the finish. Some toffee sweetness in the middle.

The mouthfeel is medium.

The rye is a bit in this well made porter like beer.

dar482, Dec 31, 2013
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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
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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.

Brianofthemarsh, Dec 09, 2013
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Allurex, Nov 13, 2013
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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.

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

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Fade To Black (Volume 3 - Pepper Porter) from Left Hand Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 501 ratings.