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Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA) | Hopworks Urban Brewery

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Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA)Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA)
BA SCORE
4.05/5
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147 Ratings
Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA)Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Oregon, United States
hopworksbeer.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Called "a Black IPA/Cascadian Dark Ale/India Dark Ale" by the HUB headbrewer.

Added by RedDiamond on 07-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,132
Reviews:
64
Ratings:
147
pDev:
9.63%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Enjoyed farther north in Cascadia, in Vancouver, BC.

A: Cola black, almost impenetrable to light, a little bit reddish (like black cherry) when held to light, but mostly just black. A couple fingers of head about the colour of chocolate milk.

S: A bit piney, dark bread, no citrus or floral notes.

T: I might be crazy, but there's something about this beer that reminds me of sausages. I wouldn't really say it's smokey, but there's some sort of charred/grilled flavour going on here. Bitter and a bit piney, but not without dark malt flavours. This beer has a taste unlike any I've ever tried, and it's certainly not awful, but it's not really to my liking, either. It's the char/smoke flavour I'm not crazy about.

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Secession Black India Pale Ale (CDA) from Hopworks Urban Brewery
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 147 ratings
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