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Aftermath | Black Market Brewing Co.

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3.86/5
Very Good
77 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Black Market Brewing Co.
California, United States
blackmarketbrew.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 05-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,844
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
77
pDev:
9.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
20
Trade:
1
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2.41/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.59/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of biboergosum
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz bottle, a pale ale that 'isn't just a reproduction of everyone else's Pale Ale'. Ha - lofty claims.

This beer pours a hazy, medium copper amber colour, with three fingers of puffy, weakly foamy, and mostly bubbly off-white head, which leaves a band of snow rime lace around the glass as it slowly recedes.

It smells of dank pine resin, a further forest floor green bitterness, mixed tropical fruit (tangerine and kiwi, mostly), more pedestrian orange and red Texas grapefruit, and a laid-back bready, semi-sweet doughy caramel/pale maltiness. The taste is sugary, grainy pale malt, a bit of additional buttery caramel/toffee sweetness, muted pine needles, fleshy orange, aged lemon, and well overripe pineapple fruitiness, and maybe a hint of bristling alcohol.

The bubbles are generally quite shy and hard to pin down, with a lo-fi frothiness at best, the body coming in at a solid-ass middleweight, and mostly smooth, the various hops not concerned with this part of the scene, apparently. It finishes well off-dry, the diacetyl-adjacent malt running the table.

Yeah, this is indeed different enough from most other stateside APAs, in that the hops show promise up front, and then do very little to follow through. It's not a good sign when I start having to scrape my tongue before I've even finished the first glass out of the bomber. Oh well - I'm sure the coming post-apocalyptic hellscape will distract me from the idea of not recommending this. Oops.

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3.62/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy amber pour with half inch head and clingy lacing.
Floral, hoppy and a hint of citrus nose.
Pine and hop, deep bitterness, crispy carbonation.
Overall, a great full bodied APA great for pairing with rich tasting food.

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3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Served On-Tap

A — Pours a bright and somewhat hazy pale yellow, thin off-white colored head, leaves behind minimal lacing, meh.

S — Smells of bitter piney hops, dry and piney, little malt sweetness.

T — Tastes nicely hoppy and dry, some residual malt sweetness helps round it out.

M — Light-Medium bodied, adequate carbonation level. Very refreshing.

O — Nice overall, definitely a very hoppy pale ale, but that's alright.

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3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Aftermath from Black Market Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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