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Dark Rain Black Pale Ale - BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub

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Dark Rain Black Pale AleDark Rain Black Pale Ale

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78
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105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU’s: 60.0 ABV: 5.6% Color: Black OG: 14.4

Ingredients: Dark crystal malt, Dark Wheat Malt, Nugget, Chinook, Crystal, Centennial, and Cascade hops.

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 12-21-2011)
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

09-12-2012 21:44:34 | More by Kornoms
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)
A- This beer pours a jet black body with microbubbles trailing up the sides and a sticky oatmeal colored head that last a bit.

S- This beer has a musty herbal hops aroma but it otherwise pretty clean

T- The slightly pungent dark woody hops mellows into a slight tart hint in the finish. There is a soft black malt bitterness that blends with some dandelion hop flavors in the finish.

M- the medium mouthfeel has a slight slippery texture in the finish.

O- The mellow flavor is more pungent that other hop flavors and the roasted black malt flavor grows as the beer opens. The tartness gets a bit stronger as it opens up aswell.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured in to a tulip. Somewhat translucent black body with hints of ruby. 1/4 finger head that faded quick.

Aroma was a bit citrusy, floral and hints of roasted malt. Nothing too complex, pretty straight forward.

Taste was a bit on the roasty/chocolatey side. Mild malty flavors, a bit bready. Citrus and grapefruit hop flavors that turn to a mellow bitterness.

Mouthfeel was light body, medium carb and crisp finish.

Could use a bit more malt and hop flavors.

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3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured this into a pint glass, and was not disappointed with the finger sized head, and was also impressed with the density of darkness in the body. This is a murky, intriguing and extremely dark brown brew with only a hint of ruby at the very bottom of the pint. Wussies need not apply .
The smell is all fruit, raisins, rich sweet caramel, and a touch of citrus hops.
The taste is all about roasted grains, a hint of fruit, then ending with an markedly satisfying bitterness, that I was not expecting given the nose didn't detect that much hop. Guess the nose does not always know.
The mouthfeel is near perfect.
Overall, this is a great brew that should fulfill any beer geeks fetish with dark hoppy brews.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 14:01:24 | More by godlessape
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Dark Rain Black Pale Ale from BridgePort Brewing Co. / Brewpub
78 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.