Darkness Falls | Relic Brewing Co

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86
very good
16 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Relic Brewing Co
Connecticut, United States
relicbeer.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Saison w Brett - aged on Cherries

Added by Jason on 08-22-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
16
Reviews:
1
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 1
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This is one is a solid black saison with a modest but decent almond colored bit of head and delicate whispers of lace. The aroma is incredible with deep cherry chocolate malt paired with sharp funky yeast. I get yellow raisin cinnamon and toasted rhubarb. Complex and so uniquely beautiful. The flavor jumps into more of the tart cherry rhubarb theme that bites a bit at the back if you palate. The malt is still present for sure but it takes a bit if a back seat as you first get into it. I chilled this but it definitely benefits from warming to something closer to room temperature. Prune malt and subtle chocolate with a leafy hop hint. It really grows on you. The body is solidly medium with a smooth, modestly carbonated feel. Relic once again shows that it leads the way for Connecticut craft brewing. A true artisan!

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Darkness Falls from Relic Brewing Co
4.17 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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