Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale) | Left Hand Brewing Company

Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale)Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale)
BA SCORE
3.9/5
256 Ratings
Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale)Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BB1313 on 10-30-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
256
pDev:
9.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
43
Trade:
2
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 256 |  Reviews: 46
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

Photo of hardy008
3.03/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark black with a 1/2 finger tan head, with pretty good retention and spotty lacing. The aroma is nutty with coffee, dark roasted malt, and earthy hops. The aroma is nothing special. I hope the taste is better.

Tastes both sweet and bitter with coffee, dark roasted malt, earthy hops, a little bit of chocolate, and molasses. This is supposed to be an American Black Ale? Has way too much malt for the style, and the hops take a back seat, which is not what I look for in this style of beer.

Medium bodied with low carbonation. Has a earthy hop and coffee aftertaste. This is too malt forward for the style in my opinion. I'm glad I only bought one bottle.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.3/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.41/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.46/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

This stuff smells like a karaoke bar where I am about to blow up some Alanis Morrisette. There is no other way to describe it. Taste is good, feel is excellent, but I will never forget that smell- or all of the words to "Ironic." Poured from 12 oz bottle to ale glass.

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3.48/5  rDev -10.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Fade To Black (Volume 5 - Black Rye Ale) from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.9 out of 5 with 256 ratings
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