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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

749 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 749
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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Hoppsbabo

United Kingdom (England)

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Impenetrable black body. Dense beige head.

S: Bathwater and orange rind hoppiness. Very nice.

T: Dry and slightly smokey. No particularly analogous flavours. As it warms it becomes slightly dank and muddy, which improves it. Has some subtle chocolatey espresso like quality.

M: Slightly too much fizz.

O: Hmm. No quality issues, just not a delicious beer. Nice perfumey hoppy nose but the flavour is dry and boring. Black IPA? Surely it's just a porter. Not the best offering I've had from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2014 08:32:45 | More by Hoppsbabo
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mick_cooper

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-18-2014 20:26:47 | More by mick_cooper
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Beerlover

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-18-2014 03:55:46 | More by Beerlover
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-17-2014 23:28:09 | More by SkinniePost
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jimilayne

New York

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-15-2014 19:37:34 | More by jimilayne
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bdudzik

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-15-2014 05:20:57 | More by bdudzik
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BigGold

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-12-2014 06:18:04 | More by BigGold
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Jeffwildcat

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-11-2014 04:52:12 | More by Jeffwildcat
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fionn13

Ireland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

04-07-2014 01:19:05 | More by fionn13
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LoudRed

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-05-2014 23:58:27 | More by LoudRed
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Filabee

Michigan

1.25/5  rDev -67.1%

04-05-2014 17:25:15 | More by Filabee
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Goatboy

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

03-24-2014 18:29:43 | More by Goatboy
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

03-20-2014 23:55:39 | More by buzzy
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brewtalthrone

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-10-2014 02:33:13 | More by brewtalthrone
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Rideguy64

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

03-08-2014 00:35:35 | More by Rideguy64
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mizx

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-27-2014 23:06:36 | More by mizx
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

02-26-2014 15:50:13 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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GCBrewery

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-25-2014 01:18:43 | More by GCBrewery
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-23-2014 19:53:38 | More by windypete
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dpgoblejr

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

02-23-2014 04:36:03 | More by dpgoblejr
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bschinelli

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-20-2014 14:12:04 | More by bschinelli
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DerrickW

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-20-2014 01:17:16 | More by DerrickW
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tylerstravis

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-17-2014 05:10:50 | More by tylerstravis
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4.06/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-black with a brown head that leaves a good lace
S-light roast with a hint of caramel malt and light hops
T-caramel malt and roasted taste mixed with a light hop taste that leaves you with the same aftertaste, yet it has a tad more hop bitterness
M-medium bodt and medium carbonation
O-has a great mix of hops and roasted malt that does not overpower you and leaves me wanting more

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2014 01:36:27 | More by a0lbudman
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

02-15-2014 22:31:08 | More by fredmugs
Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 749 ratings.