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Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark Ale - Deschutes Brewery

Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark AleHop In The Dark Cascadian Dark Ale

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92
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896 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 896
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 10.92%


Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An India Black Ale.
Available - May to September
Alc. by Vol. - 6.5% (2010), 6.9% (2011)
IBUs - 75

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-27-2010)
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MrDonQuixote

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bomber into an oversized wine glass:

A- Oily black with a medium sized creamy brown head

S- Super citrusy scent, grapefruit hints. Pine is also present.

T- Very bitter, but near perfect in its hop character. Grapefruit taste is strong, and very satisfying. I tasted a bit of pine and other citrus notes in there as well.

M- Very smooth, and slightly creamy. Goes down well.

O- Black IPAs are quickly becoming one of my very favorite styles. This is very indicative of the style, and I was quite impressed.

Serving type: bottle

09-18-2011 14:36:02 | More by MrDonQuixote
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Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark Ale from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 896 ratings.