Spiteful / Breakroom Working Hard Or Hardly Working | Spiteful Brewing

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11 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing
Illinois, United States
spitefulbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by emerge077 on 03-23-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.26/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.36/5  rDev +14.7%

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of SammyV123
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - Black; Nice head and retention.

Smell - Malty and Slightly Sweet

Taste - Malty, Stouty, and finishes with notes of oak

Mouthfeel - Nice and Full

Overall - A great beer. It's nice to have a bomber of this in your fridge. Recommended for dark beer drinkers.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of emerge077
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Black body, a couple fingers of tan foam that leave behind sheets of lacing all around the glass, and lasting surface coverage.

Aroma is roasty but mellow, fairly faint. Charred pine needles.

Taste is roasty and bitter with lingering piney hop character. Bitterness is the dominant character, after the initial black malt roastiness subsides. Medium bodied and slightly creamy with the aforementioned overbearing bitterness. Dry bitter aftertaste. Overall it was ok, but could use a little bit of nuance in the way of malt depth or hop flavors to balance.

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Spiteful / Breakroom Working Hard Or Hardly Working from Spiteful Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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