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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Brewed in the Cascadian Dark Ale style, the array of dark malts present a full bodied brew with notes of cocoa & slight roast. Bump in the Night CDA has a big floral citrus hop flavor & bitterness, reminiscent of an IPA.


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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dwarven_stout (4) - Idaho, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Aroma: Some tropical fruit, and roasty aromas of chocolate and coffee. Appearance: Black in the glass, burnt orange against the light. Thin white ring of bubbles. No head to speak of. Flavor: Chocolatey malt. Some pinapple and citrus hops. Quite bitter. Mouthfeel: Medium body, low carb. Long, bitter, slightly puckering finish lasts into the next sip. Overall: Definitely not the best CDA Iíve had. These hops were tasty- in a pale or an IPA. They donít play well with the roast, and the overall effect is strange. The beer improves as it warms, but itís still not something that Iíd buy again.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarrettB (1016) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 14, 2014
December 27th, 2012 - Hereís a dark beer to keep frost bitten toes warm after a night trudging through snow and slush. A creamy, tan foam sits imperiously on top a deep black beer. A shred of light manages to pierce the brew near the bottom of the glass where the beer is thinner, dark and red-brown. Sweet and spicy is the scent, with tons of brown sugar, black pepper, Black Forest ham, and cooked pork. In other words, this smells like a delicious marinade. Fortunately, the taste is more beer-centric. Malty, dark, roasted, with lots of burnt malt in the flavor, and a touch of hops hanging airily in the background, offering some much needed bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3686) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2013
(Backlog) Brown in color and has a tannish colored head. The smell is hops, slight roast, chocolate, and ok. The taste is hops, roasty, malts, and chocolate. Ok.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2031) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 16, 2013
A: Dark Opaque Color, Off White Head, Great Lacing S: Cascade Hops, Coffee T: Hoppy, Dark Malts, Coffee M: Well Carbonated, Medium to Heavy Bodied, Bitter Overall, a decent Black IPA but the coffee taste is a little too overpowering on the back end.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 7, 2013
A - Pours dark brown with a small tan head. S - Spearmint, rye bread, astringent mildewed pine, caramel malt underneath. T - Follows the nose, solvent pine, rye seeds, dry spearmint, all above a thinly flavored charred malt. M - Moderate carbonation, medium body. This oneís hard to drink. The hops seemed off and the malt was watered down and wasnít even trying. The only thing that kept me drinking was to find out what the weird off-putting flavors were. I love Full Sail but this is a whiffer. Serving type: bottle 04-06-2011

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5650) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 2, 2013
Black with an off-white head. Aroma and flavor are full of roasted malt with a little chocolate, as well as some pine. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tgncc (2767) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Roast, pine needles on the nose, a bit stale. (Full disclosure, I bought this several months after Christams on the half price rack). The appearance is deep black, off white head. The flavor is like the aroma, with the staleness. A bit of dark, unsweetened chocolate. The finish is roasty, pine, citrus, stale. Medium to medium/thick in body. OK.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Decent black IPA with good bitterness, just a little thin. Didnít get everything that it needed to out of the malts and ended up a little watery compared to the best black IPAs. Still had good hop character and a clean finish. Decent beer, just not great.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dfinney23 (1637) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2013
Dark and roasty + hop bite sounds promising but this one adds up to less than the sum of its parts. Dark brown with minimal head. Faint chocolate and citrus but thatís about it. Past its prime?

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BK7 (725) - Turner, Oregon, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Bomber. Citrus, chocolate and dirt. Missing the roasted malt flavors that I like in a India Dark Ale. Thin body. Light bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2012
This was one weird beer..I expected a black IPA but this was very dark brown. The smell and taste were weird! Like aromatic Rosemary and herbs, very strange. This was nowhere close to a black IPA...dissatisfied..this was just too weird. Needs more hops! Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-14-2011 04:19:03


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