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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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HUB Organic Secession Cascadian Dark Ale, from Hopworks Urban Brewing, is an award-winning Oregon beer. The organic pilsner, chocolate and black malts blend to create a unique and tasty ale. Certified carbon neutral


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 16, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2011 4 oz. Taste @ Portland, Oregon Spring Beer & Wine Fest April 3rd, 2010. 6.5% ABV. 70 IBU’s. Roasted hoppy aromatic front. Crisp toasted dry malt body. Rich balanced hop spice end. (4.0 / 5.0) Hopworks Urban Brewery--HUB--Secession Cascadian Dark Ale Sustainable Organic Beer--2011 22 oz. Bottles. 6.50% ABV. 70 IBU’s. (3.75 / 5.0) Clear pour. Medium mild lace rocky tan white head. Opaque dark black color. No ruby edge. Lightly burnt mildly aromatic hop front. Crisp fully fermented dry sweet toasty unbittered dark malt mild hop pine resin body. Mellow bitter earthy crusty cloying resin mild citrus clean end with hint of lingering dark malt roastiness. Confusing flavors. Tastes Pale not Black. Tasty crisp & smooth. Tasted 2/4/2011. Purchased for $5.99 @ The Ballard Market on 1/21/2011.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 16, 2010
bottle, thanks to thirdeye11, dark with brown foam, hoppy roasty aromas, flavors of licorice and grapefruit, somehow this worked

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - APR 15, 2010
Courtesy of thirdeye11. Mahogany color/ beige head. Big grassy hop aromas. soft carb. Caramel, grainy pale malt flavors with grassy hops, black only in color. good ipa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7832) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 10, 2010
A Cascadian Dark Ale...wait, no, an IBA thanks to thirdeye11. Pours with a deep brown body and a tan head. Aroma of hops, citrus, alcohol, pine, and light dark roast. Taste is spicy, hoppy, bitter and pine. Creamy mouthfeel, light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nena (963) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2010
Draft, Brouwer’s. Poured black with a thin beige head. Aroma is grassy and earthy hops primarily. Flavor is lightly toasty malt with more of the grassy, earthy hop character. There’s also a bit of a lemon peel character, put mostly the hops are more on the herbal side. Very dry and bitter on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmonster (965) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 21, 2010
Bomber served in a tulip. Beautiful dense cola pour topped by a large frothy light brown head. Great retention and lacing. Piney and floral hop aroma along with some chocolate malt. Roasty bitter sweet flavor. Medium body, good carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a charred, bitter finish with sticky resin that lasts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukeherinckx (134) - mount pleasant, South Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2010
very dark with a white head and an incredible floral hop aroma. Pretty hoppy taste but a little lacking in the malt finish. pretty good though

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 20, 2009
Tap at Bier Stein. Poured out a cola brown with a light tan head. Aroma of earthy hops and some hefty caramel malts. Flavor pretty much the same, has a hefty malt finish. I don’t know that I’d call this an IPA, but am not 100% sure where I’d categorize it. Either way it was a decent enough beer.

3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beersearcher (2315) - Glendale, California, USA - JUL 5, 2009
First off, the name really doesn’t work for me. Cola colored. Has a bit of an oil smell. Perhaps too much of one type of hops? Hoppy and bready mixture.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
stchloe (745) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 30, 2009
My favorite beer at NAOBF ’09. Its dark, superbly hopped into an earthy drink. good ABV and the resin qualtiy just lasts. When I can taste the beer in my nose, then its a good one.


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