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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

775 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 775
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 29
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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4/5  rDev +5.5%

mikerieder, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
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 +12.1%

mick_cooper, Apr 18, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.8%

Beerlover, Apr 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

SkinniePost, Apr 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

jimilayne, Apr 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bdudzik, Apr 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

BigGold, Apr 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Jeffwildcat, Apr 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

fionn13, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

LoudRed, Apr 06, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -67%

Filabee, Apr 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Goatboy, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

buzzy, Mar 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

brewtalthrone, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Rideguy64, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

mizx, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

KOP_Beer_OUtlet, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

GCBrewery, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

windypete, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

dpgoblejr, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

bschinelli, Feb 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

DerrickW, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

tylerstravis, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of a0lbudman
4.06/5  rDev +7.1%
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

a0lbudman, Feb 17, 2014
Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 775 ratings.