S1nist0r Black Ale | 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
10barrel.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We craft our S1NIST0R Black Ale using a special German dehusked black malt that is free of astringency, giving the beer a rich black color without the traditional dark beer characteristics. You will notice subtle hints of chocolate with an easy drinking balance on the back end. In the glass the dark color may look intimidating to some, but don't let this beer fool you. Our unique combination of malts creates a very light body and smooth finish.

28 IBU

Added by RedDiamond on 10-21-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
227
Reviews:
73
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
11.7%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
41
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

Photo of JTROYER
4.88/5  rDev +35.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

absolutely deliscious darlk and yet very smooth no bitterness at all amazing. If you like dark beer this is a must try. It's definitely in my top 5 of all time favoriet beers I absolutely absolutely love it. Dark and deliscious just like I like it. Everyone who like dark beer must ry this beer

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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of osbartender
4.7/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Great clean finish...much better on draft

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Photo of nqdell
4.56/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

5 Star beer that may not be perfect for every occasion but is an anomaly of perfection.

Appearance - Read the label, think Spanish coffee.

Smell - Least strongest attribute, but who cares it's winter and you're sinus' are plugged.

Taste - Words so fancy my vocabulary doesn't do justice , sweet and bitter, liquid crunch 'n munch.

Mouthfeel - Like my tongue jumped on a pile of pillows.

Overall - A drinkable "winter" beer. In a category by itself and won't compare to overbearing , stomach filling, fancy spiced constituents. It truly is one of a kind.

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.45/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Comes out of the tap a barely translucent reddish sable with a nice pale tan head that leaves behind substantial lacing. Aroma is smoky and malty with a coffee tone and some subtle nuttiness. Smoky roast coffee flavor has nutty, caramel and toffee hints. Texture is smooth and fairly fizzy, rather pleasing.

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4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of arini10
4.28/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of cbarrett4
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours with a nice head settling to a decent lace; good and dark. Aromas are mostly malty, dark, roasted with fresh coffee and roasted nuts. The flavor is rich and polished with deep, dark flavors. Has a great texture and balance. Finishes smooth and balanced but with a slight edge from the alcohol. Very nice!

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of ronbo5421
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of powdersoldier
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of Tbouth
4.21/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Purplehat
4.2/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great. Smooth with enough bite at the back end, which makes it very refreshing. After trying roughly 15 different beers at The Growler Guys grand opening in Idaho, this was the growler I chose

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Photo of Aerol
4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nick29
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hobbit
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of rogerthegill
4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of GrantBrennan
4/5  rDev +11.4%

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S1nist0r Black Ale from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
3.59 out of 5 based on 227 ratings.
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