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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
84
good

767 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 767
Reviews: 315
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.63%
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

fionn13, Apr 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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

Filabee, Apr 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Goatboy, Mar 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

buzzy, Mar 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

brewtalthrone, Mar 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Rideguy64, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mizx, Feb 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

KOP_Beer_OUtlet, Feb 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

GCBrewery, Feb 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

windypete, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

dpgoblejr, Feb 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

bschinelli, Feb 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

DerrickW, Feb 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

tylerstravis, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of a0lbudman
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

a0lbudman, Feb 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

fredmugs, Feb 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

timoteo833, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Swaino, Feb 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

mercysbane, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of metter98
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.

metter98, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

jaydoc, Feb 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Willi_BW, Feb 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cherche, Jan 29, 2014
Pitch Black IPA from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 767 ratings.