Black Toque Cascadian Brown Ale
Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.

Black Toque Cascadian Brown AleBlack Toque Cascadian Brown Ale
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Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
British Columbia, Canada
Black IPA
3.9 | pDev: 8.97%
Dec 26, 2017
Dec 23, 2004
Formerly Skookum Cascadian Brown Ale

Skookum [skookuh m] (adjective) from Chinook, West Coast North America 1. A monster indigenous to the Cascade region. 2. Strong, reliable, and/or hard-working 3. Big, bold hop characteristics with a smooth, rich maltiness 4. The unofficial fuel of the Cascadian revolution.
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Rated: 3.83 by Bunman3 from Canada (AB)

Dec 26, 2017
Rated: 3.58 by bylerteck from Canada (ON)

Nov 24, 2017
Rated: 5 by MilkLeg from Canada (AB)

Feb 19, 2016
Rated: 3.79 by Tivlavrie from Canada (AB)

Dec 24, 2014
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Reviewed by Svingjo from Canada (BC)

4.16/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
The pours a nice brown with a inch thick tan head that laces the glass pretty well. The nose has some earthy notes but a nice mix of hops and malt are the most pronounced. The malt comes through on the tongue but is well balanced with hops and end slightly bitter. The mouth feel is probably what I'd call medium bodied. I do tend to like a lot of Black IPA's and Cascadian style beers because of what I perceive as the balance between hops and malt. It didn't disappoint.
Dec 22, 2014
Rated: 3.22 by Howlader from Canada (AB)

Dec 21, 2014
Rated: 4.46 by ZachT from Canada (BC)

Dec 20, 2014
Rated: 3.57 by bumchilly25 from Canada (BC)

Dec 20, 2014
Rated: 3.93 by Erik-P from Canada (BC)

Dec 19, 2014
Rated: 4 by speedonthis from Canada (AB)

Nov 14, 2014
Rated: 4.22 by PaulietheBrit from Canada (BC)

Oct 14, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Corson from Canada (AB)

Sep 04, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Mack from Canada (QC)

Jul 04, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by Idrankthat from Canada (SK)

May 04, 2014
Rated: 4 by KStark from Canada (BC)

Mar 10, 2014
Rated: 4 by phys1028 from Canada (BC)

Mar 05, 2014
Rated: 3.75 by YamagamiTravis from Canada (BC)

Feb 10, 2014
Rated: 3 by rogerdandy from Canada (AB)

Dec 10, 2013
Rated: 4 by 604growler from Canada (BC)

Nov 28, 2013
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Reviewed by CalgaryFMC from Canada (AB)

3.68/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
A Phillips "Hop Box" standard, pours a dark cola brown with correspondingly mocha colored foam. Aroma is complex, sweet, hoppy, and smoky all at once, I get coffee and chocolate along with some citrus, red berry, and tropical notes. The hops are subdued for a beer dubbed an "IPA" and this beer probably falls somewhere between an American brown ale (which can be aggressively hopped compared to English examples) and a Cascadian dark or black ale, the categorization given here. Tastes much like a chocolate covered coffee bean that includes some grapefruit and mango, some classic Phillips herbal/hemp oil notes, a little understated pine, and nice chewy malts that recall a porter. Maybe a hair too ashy. Well-executed example of a tricky style: Too much hops and you get unpleasant clashing of flavors, too little and you get another beer style.
Oct 24, 2013
Black Toque Cascadian Brown Ale from Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 79 ratings