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Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark Ale - Deschutes Brewery

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

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BA SCORE
92
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1,265 Ratings
THE BROS
94
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Ratings: 1,265
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 151
Gots: 108 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-27-2010

An India Black Ale.
Available - May to September
Alc. by Vol. - 6.5% (2010), 6.9% (2011)
IBUs - 75
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3.81/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1 PINT 6 FLUID OUNCE bottle
Served in a nonic pint glass

L - It is dark brown with amber highlights. It is topped with one third of a glass of mocha head that leaves nice lacing rings around the glass. The head lasts quite a while.

S - There is a good balance of citrus and roasted malt.

T - The taste is a little more focused on the citrus. The roasted malt comes through, barely.

F - Medium to full

O - It is good. I liked the initial taste more than the last. The grapefruit bitterness builds over the course of the beer, virtually eliminating any traces of the mild roasted malt.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.7/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.3/5  rDev +4.6%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -4.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Very dark very good, smoky and smooth, smells like pale ale, creeper strong

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.19/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2014 Vintage 6.8%

Appearance - Pours a dark chocolate/cola brown with two fingers of frothy light mocha head. Excellent horizontal lines of lacing left on the glass.

Smell - Roasted malts, cocoa, earthy and citrus hops, citrus rind.

Taste - Upfront roasted malts and bitter cocoa, followed up by the earthy and citrus hops that linger with bitterness into the finish.

Mouthfeel - Medium-to-full bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - An excellent Cascadian dark ale by Deschutes Brewery. Hits all the marks in terms of style with roasted malts and an earthy/citrus hop profile. I like the the hops held off until the finish, allowing the malts to showcase their roasted flavour. A real hit.

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4.2/5  rDev +2.2%

Hop In The Dark Cascadian Dark Ale from Deschutes Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,265 ratings.