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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

742 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 742
Reviews: 313
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 26
Gots: 27 | 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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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
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timoteo833

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

02-14-2014 00:06:02 | More by timoteo833
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Swaino

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-11-2014 03:18:44 | More by Swaino
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mercysbane

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-08-2014 23:44:28 | More by mercysbane
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metter98

New York

3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is close to being jet black in color—when held up to a bright light, traces of reddish amber are noticeable along with a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high dense tan head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark and roasted malts are present in the nose.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell and has additional hints of citrusy hops and a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation and a slight amount of crispness.
O: This beer drinks very easily although it seemed like it would have been better if the aromas and flavors were a little stronger.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 03:39:00 | More by metter98
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-04-2014 14:38:39 | More by jaydoc
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Willi_BW

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

02-02-2014 23:17:25 | More by Willi_BW
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cherche

Washington

4/5  rDev +5.3%

01-29-2014 02:33:11 | More by cherche
Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 742 ratings.