Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011) | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011)Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Available January to mid-March; new for 2011
ABV 6.5% IBUs: 65

Added by msubulldog25 on 12-10-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
179
Reviews:
129
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
17.84%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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2.72/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Looked dark brown to barely black with a lighter brown head on the top of it, 1/4" deep. Aroma was woefully missing, surprised, neither roast nor hops were making their presence felt.

Taste was an acrid bitterness that was offputting. For shame. A lot of bitterness and toffee malt with old coffee bitterness style flavings. At least it was cheap.

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1.06/5  rDev -69%
look: 1 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

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4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.62/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +31.6%

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3.64/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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4/5  rDev +17%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of jjboesen
4.37/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Having spent many a delirious day in Portland, Oregon and enjoying ready access to this employee-owned brewery, I was delighted to find it available here in the Washington, DC area. Additionally, my increasing devotion to Cascadian dark ales (aka Black IPA), made this discovery more enjoyable.

The opening looks promising: a vibrant head of sponge emitting a nutty aroma; the body is a dark ruby color with orange splotches reflecting light at the bottom of the glass. There is no lacing as the head quickly slips away. The nose is overwhelmed by a massive pine blast, peppered with minor crumbs of raisin, spice and orange. Meanwhile … down in the palate, there is an initiation of lemongrass followed by a crisp maltiness, one which builds as the quaff ensues.

There is a fine structure that holds it all together as there is no single ingredient that stands alone; they all unite to prove the drinker a complex, yet comfortable experience. Great beer from a great brewery/ Full sail ahead to Beervana!

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep amber, verging on black, with a massive, coarse tan head, which retains well. Thick, patchy, scattered lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Rich aromas of coffee, bitter cocoa, and roasted malt vie with juicy citric hops.

Taste: Opens with an abundance of roasted malt, then citric hops rise to ascendency. Along the way, bitter cocoa, and cold coffee present. The citric hops have an aspect more of bitter orange rind than grapefruit. Late in the taste, there is a subtle sweet chocolate, brief but notable. Finishes with a lingering, moderate hop presence.

Mouth fee: Smooth soft, and very full, with an almost creamy aspect.

Drinkability/notes: Very good, and quite a bargain at less than five dollars for a bomber.

Presentation: Packaged in a stand twenty-two ounce brown glass bomber with a pry-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Sourcing: Purchased at Spec's in Texas in January of 2013 for $4.99/22 oz bomber.

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5%

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1.5/5  rDev -56.1%

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Bump In The Night (Brewmaster Reserve 2011) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.42 out of 5 based on 179 ratings.
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