Dad's Little Helper Black IPA | Rogue Ales

Dad's Little Helper Black IPADad's Little Helper Black IPA
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Dad's Little Helper Black IPADad's Little Helper Black IPA

Brewed by:
Rogue Ales
Oregon, United States

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BEERchitect on 04-20-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 580 |  Reviews: 157
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.08/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not so much of an IPA….poured form a bomber into a glass. Thin head…lasted, but thinned out. Very little lacing. Black appearance…in the direct light it has a root beerish like look..opaque rather than translucent. Sweet aromas with some light caramel and chocolate...some fruitiness. taste is again sweet chocolate is what I got right off...and brief tart pine like taste again accentuated by what seems herbals. Aroma was more malty than hoppy....this is not an IPA. Mouthful was creamy and smooth...easy at the beginning and lasted a while in the back part of the was not at all offensive.

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.61/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Bottle. Pours mostly clear and dark brown with a large, creamy, off-white head. Fantastic retention. The aroma is of milk chocolate and caramel – no real hop craziness here. Full-bodied with a milky mouthfeel and modest carbonation. The flavor provides a lot of unsweetened dark cocoa and charcoal, but not much hop bitterness until the fairly bitter, dark chocolate finish.

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Dad's Little Helper Black IPA from Rogue Ales
Beer rating: 55.7% out of 100 with 580 ratings
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