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Fade To Black (Volume 4 - Rocky Mountain Black Ale) - Left Hand Brewing Company

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83
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376 Ratings
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 4
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bsp77 on 11-04-2012)
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-12-2013 22:48:34 | More by jrfehon33
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-12-2013 21:26:18 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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HavasuDG

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-12-2013 03:02:56 | More by HavasuDG
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StefanosG

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-11-2013 02:23:28 | More by StefanosG
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shand

Florida

3.95/5  rDev +7%

Fade to Black 4 pours ... black. The head is thick and leaves nice sheets of lace behind. The aroma isn't as strong as it could be, and only provides a generic chocolate and nondescript hop nose. The taste comes off at first as a standard hop and dark malt deal, but as the aftertaste comes on, the hop bitterness only gets stronger in intensity. Helped out by the roast, the bitterness gets very intense here on the finish. The mouthfeel is light and very drying, and the drinkability is solid. A nice beer overall.

01-10-2013 02:12:58 | More by shand
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nikbullet

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-09-2013 17:13:03 | More by nikbullet
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Ravenacht

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-09-2013 16:55:25 | More by Ravenacht
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

01-09-2013 02:16:41 | More by thinwhiteduke
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Collom23


3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-08-2013 01:16:12 | More by Collom23
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poopsmitherson

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

01-07-2013 21:10:00 | More by poopsmitherson
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mkrass

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-06-2013 23:43:47 | More by mkrass
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kevgod

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

01-05-2013 22:54:35 | More by kevgod
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Chuck_25

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +22%

01-05-2013 04:42:35 | More by Chuck_25
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ninaturner

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-05-2013 02:01:16 | More by ninaturner
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TheSeeker61

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.4%

Having not had this particular style don't know what to compare it to but I'm really enjoying this offering. Pours a one finger head and pitch black. Some good lacing on the glass. The nose is a nice chocoalaty, piney hops aroma. The tongue is kinda like the nose, a chocolaty, piney hoppy, balanced taste. Mouthfeel is medium. Overall I was pleasantly surprised at how I enjoyed it from the beginning to the end as I was planning to purchase something which kicked and advised to give this one a try. Much enjoyment.

01-04-2013 23:21:51 | More by TheSeeker61
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12oz bottle, bottled on 11/8/2012 pours pitch black with a frothy tan head; good retention & some lace is left on the glass. Aromas seem muted, roasty dark malt, a little smoky. Tastes are bolder with roasted barley, chocolate, smoke, piny hops on the finish give it some bitterness and a nice balance. Thin-to-medium bodied, nice carbonation. Overall, good but seems to be one note.

01-04-2013 21:55:30 | More by barnzy78
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mattkoon

South Carolina

3.6/5  rDev -2.4%

fade to black from left hand pours very dark, even opaque. there really isnt much of a smell at all. the taste is a very bitter kick, with a slight barley flavor at the finish. this is a powerful dark beer but i wish there was more spices or sweetness going on. if you just want the intense kick of a black beer this one is for you. also, it has the right amount of carbonation, so the mouth feel is pretty good. just a sucker punch of bitterness in your mouth-

01-04-2013 20:50:46 | More by mattkoon
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pknyc

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-31-2012 20:38:17 | More by pknyc
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bigd03


4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

12-31-2012 18:04:59 | More by bigd03
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swimfire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-31-2012 02:32:03 | More by swimfire
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RespertFTW

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-31-2012 02:30:18 | More by RespertFTW
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ortie

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-30-2012 02:39:33 | More by ortie
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strohme2

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-29-2012 05:10:55 | More by strohme2
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oldvines

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-28-2012 19:06:31 | More by oldvines
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

12-27-2012 22:53:08 | More by BeerOps
Fade To Black (Volume 4 - Rocky Mountain Black Ale) from Left Hand Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.