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Black Dog Ale - Spanish Peaks Brewing Co.

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80
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169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spanish Peaks Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Cresant on 05-08-2007)
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a bottle of this in the pick your sixer section at Lukas in Denver. A brand and a beer I am not familiar with.

A - Poured from a brown 12oz bottle to a Sam Adams perfect pint with no date. The beer pours a nice thick clear red amber color with a nice 2 finger white bubbly head with nice retention and outstanding lacing. Looks great.

S - A very strong sweet malt character immediately. A nice mild hop character with light earhy, pine, and floral tones. Reminds me of brown sugar and molasses. Nice.

T/M - The beer starts unassuming and smooth. The smooth character lasts through out but the flavor of the beer builds through the draw. Slowly the malt character reveals itself with brown sugar type sweetnedd immediately. Through the beer a ginger spice and mild bitterness is present. It doesn't seem to be all that well balanced as the malty sweetness dominates and coats the tongue in a syruppy thickness. Finishes mild and malty and creamy. Lighter end of medium bodied with good carbonation.

O - Better than average. Great look and nose to it. I like the creaminess but didn't feel the hops adequately balanced out the serious malt. Not bad though.

Note: This review was a re-post from my former account, jmkratt, which was hacked and I lost all my reviews...sorry for the redundancy.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 04-01-2011 01:24:56

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2012 13:50:03 | More by hopfacebrew
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Black Dog Ale from Spanish Peaks Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.