Bitter Neighbor | Third Street Brewhouse

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191 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Third Street Brewhouse
Minnesota, United States
thirdstreetbrewhouse.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by morimech on 07-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
191
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Good bite , dark flavor. Does not linger in a bad way, smooth finish. Third Street Brew House has a signature taste that I enjoy . You cant go wrong when you pop the tap because they have many varieties that any beer lover can appreciate and have fun with.

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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Photo of jimmah120
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle, hard pour into a goblet

Dark look, pretty much black. Small head, smells of cocoa, coffee, fruit. Lots of char and roast, with lemon-pine hop flavor. Bitter, powdery, juicy finish.

Good black IPA, I'm not a huge fan of the style, tho.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.56/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Deep, dark mahogany colored body that is surprisingly clear when held to the light. Topped by a finger thick beige head that leaves lacing everywhere makes this a very welcoming (and deceiving) beer!

Aroma:
A constant struggle. During one sniff, you'll get vibrant malts and chocolate notes and the next will zesty herbal and grassy hops. Hints of lactose and light brown sugar give this BLACK IPA a delicate sweetness that I can't stop sniffing!

Taste:
The struggle continues with each sip offering up something new to discover. Roasted, nutty malts and caramel. Bitter coffee blends flawlessly with the earthy hops. Pepper appears to be thrown in for good measure. Nutty aftertaste.

Mouthfeel:
Medium to full body with decent carbonation. Very smooth sipper! Finishes a bit dry, but not at all out of character for the style. Inoffensive and easy to drink and enjoy!

Overall:
When I recently visited Minnesota and sought out a selection of beers unavailable in Iowa, I had my favorites lined up (Surly, Steel Toe, & Flat Earth) and knew nothing about this brewery when I took a gamble and grabbed a few bottles of everything they brew and I'm glad I did! Everything thus far has exceeded expectations and this Black IPA is no exception! What we have here is an easy to drink IPA that won't offend anyone, regardless if you favor hops or malts! Grab it and enjoy!

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Bitter Neighbor from Third Street Brewhouse
3.88 out of 5 based on 191 ratings.
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