Darkness Falls | Relic Brewing Co.

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3.94/5
Very Good
16 Ratings
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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
16
pDev:
7.87%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 1
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look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 16 ratings