Sticky Fat | Half Acre Beer Company

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153 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company
Illinois, United States
halfacrebeer.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Early fall had farmers picking whole cone hops and shipping them to us overnight to brew a wet hop beer. We kicked up a black beer with a very sticky hop character. Beware of the StickyFat Bear.

Added by mcallister on 08-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
153
Reviews:
39
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
10.86%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber bought at brewery 2 weeks ago. Poured into pint glass. For all that's supposed to be going on in this beer, none of the flavors stand out. Drinkable but disappointingly so.

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3.76/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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2.69/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +1%
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4/5  rDev +1%
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
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4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This beer asks the question "am I a ridiculously resinous and hoppy porter or am I a crazy roasty dank IPA?" It walks that porter line as if it was pulled over and is trying and failing to proove its sobriety; weaving to the other side with every step. The black ale is always a bit controversial and this one, embracing porterness, probably more so. But it's done with finesse.

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Sticky Fat from Half Acre Beer Company
3.96 out of 5 based on 153 ratings.
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