Fade To Black (Volume 4 - Rocky Mountain Black Ale) - Left Hand Brewing Company
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Reviews by nukem5:
4/5 rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Pours a black color with a solid tan cap of 1 finger, and some very impressive lace on glass.
S: Aroma is of dark malts and molasses notes. Slight piney scent in the back.
T: Taste is of dark malts like chocolate and black patent with a great roasty taste and a piney after taste. Also is a burnt caramel and molasses taste.
M: Mouthfeel is a medium bodied drink with a good carbonation level.
O: Overall a down right great beer with a lot of character and style, this is a very drinkable beer with a bit of a bit of the few other black ales I have had. so on that basis I would say great beer in this style.
Serving type: bottle
02-10-2013 03:22:54 | More by nukem5
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3.01/5 rDev -18.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5
Pours out almost black with a khaki frothed milk head. Smells strongly of crystal malt. Very toasty, with a bit of a roasted twang. Smells heavily of fruity esters. PNW hops in the nose, as well. Flavor is big on chocolate, toast, citrus/pine hops, and lots of jelly fruity esters. Mouthfeel is sticky. Could use more carbonation. Too sweet overall, and the flavors don't meld together well. Not a fan.
Serving type: bottle
05-04-2014 07:03:56 | More by goochpunch
3.64/5 rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Pours near black with a tan head. No light passes. There's some streaky ring lace but the head is quite modest, settling into only rim bubbles.
Mild smell of predominantly crystal malt--sweet and nutty. The color belies the smell.
The taste features dark chocolate and some background floral hop. The aftertaste reminds me of the experience of eating dark chocolate. Neutral body with ample bubbles.
Serving type: on-tap
04-06-2014 19:23:03 | More by smcolw
Fade To Black (Volume 4 - Rocky Mountain Black Ale) from Left Hand Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 365 ratings.