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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

762 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 762
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 28
Gots: 34 | 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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5/5  rDev +31.6%

MorganH, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

mklisz, May 21, 2014
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Durandal_777, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jtransel, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

jwerner23, May 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

etnamirr, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

LXIXME, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mikerieder, Apr 22, 2014
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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.

Hoppsbabo, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

mick_cooper, Apr 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

Beerlover, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

SkinniePost, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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BigGold, Apr 12, 2014
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Jeffwildcat, Apr 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

fionn13, Apr 07, 2014
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LoudRed, Apr 06, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -67.1%

Filabee, Apr 05, 2014
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Goatboy, Mar 24, 2014
Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 762 ratings.