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Pitch Black IPA - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Pitch Black IPAPitch Black IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

748 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 748
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 26
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Originally brewed as a 2010 one-time release called W'10, now a seasonal called simply 'Pitch Black IPA'

availability: January - April
bitterness: 65 IBU
alcohol by volume: 6.5%
original gravity: 16° PLATO

Malts:
Two Row Pale, Caramel 10 L, Special Roast, Carafa Special II

Hops:
Bittering: Alchemy
Aroma: Alchemy, Cascades
Dry Hop: Cascade T-45

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 11-21-2009)
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Tdizzle

California

3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled on January 6th, 2010. 6.5% ABV.

A- Poured into an Allagash stemmed glass, this beer pours black with clear copper hues when held up to light. The head is light brown in color and sticks around in the form of a thin cap over the beer. A few dashes of lacing are left behind after each sip.

S- Notes of citrus fruit and pine are backed by roasted malts and a bit of ash. A good stir is needed to bring out hoppier aromas of citrus rind.

T- The taste mirrors the smell. Citrusy hop flavors mingle with darker, earthier notes of roasted malts. The finish is moderately dry and leaves very little flavor lingering on the palate.

M- The mouthfeel is medium-bodied with watery edges and the carbonation is mild. A lightly oily texture comes through as the beer warms up a bit.

D- A decent black IPA. The flavor is on the lighter side, but I could easily have a few of these over the course of a night.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2010 03:17:28 | More by Tdizzle
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Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 748 ratings.