Cold Press Black Ale | Bent Paddle Brewing Co.

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Cold Press Black AleCold Press Black Ale
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4.19/5
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Cold Press Black AleCold Press Black Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Minnesota, United States
bentpaddlebrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by XmnwildX12 on 11-22-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,525
Reviews:
67
Ratings:
404
pDev:
6.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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34
Gots:
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Trade:
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Photo of Dethmetl
5/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best Coffee Brew I've ever had. Well done Bent Paddle.

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Photo of Twotonsandwich
5/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of BigAl18
4.95/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of JFreres
4.95/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of btheise2
4.9/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.88/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TyFluth
4.88/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nate_Christian93
4.8/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of cmsfish
4.79/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of paulcook93
4.79/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kraticus41
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of olafphysics
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of StormAles
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of eawolff99
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Arrowhead_MN
4.74/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The best execution of a coffee beer that I have ever had.

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Photo of Can_if_you_can
4.73/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LooseMoose1978
4.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pnelting
4.71/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mwilbur
4.68/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from 12 oz can into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a very dark (almost thick) black with 1 inch dark tan head with decent retention. Faint lacing.
S: One can smell the medium roast coffee from at least a foot away. Upon closer inspection, dark bitter chocolate and tobacco notes are present. Strong aroma!
T: Nice medium roast coffee, hint of cream, dark chocolate, tobacco, and a hint of leather. The coffee note is spot on...and mingles perfectly with the rest of the notes.
M: Medium body and oh so smooth. Some sweetness up front, then turns more toward bitterness which becomes even more apparent in the finish. Mildly dry. Love the feel, especially for the style.
D: Wow! For 6% ABV, this is one dangerous brew. It one-ups their black ale, which is one of my favorite beers. It doesn't overextend itself or become too complicated. It brings a lot of nice elements to the table and executes them to near perfection. Well done, Bent Paddle!

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Photo of mkhartnett
4.67/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nograz
4.66/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of andrenaline
4.65/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cuttlery
4.64/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

My favorite winter beer. It literally tastes like a cold press coffee. Fantastic.

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Photo of MisterMike
4.62/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cold Press Black Ale from Bent Paddle Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.19 out of 5 with 404 ratings