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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (9148) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 23, 2011
draft. deep brown with cola colored edges and a tan head. up front it’s licorice astringent black patent and roast with cheesecloth yeast / hop character... so it has the bitterness of the roasts grains with an oily soy sauce flavor, and a terribly thinning and acidic / fizzy texture. weak malt structre throughout, and lacks pretty much any aromatic hop character expected in IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8572) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 16, 2013
Draft. Dark mahogony beer with a cream head. Grapefruit aroma. Grapefruit and light cocoa flavor with light darker malts. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and light cocoa linger with light earth and light darker malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8462) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 7, 2011
Bomber thanks to Mike. Pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head and lots of lacing. A fruity pine hop nose, quite rich. The flavor is a light roast, caramel, rich cascade and some syrupy amarillo, light bitterness. Tasty but missing a real heft. This is dominated by PNW hops, perhaps a heavier roast would be nice. Still, quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gunnar (8011) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2016
On tap at Bøker & Børst, Stavanger. Pours clear dark brown with a tiny creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, weak roast, resiny and piney hops. Taste follows the nose, weak roast, chocolate and piney hops, well balanced, super smooth mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7619) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2011
Draft at the Issaquah Brewhouse. Pours jet black with a loose tan head. Big sweet pine and candied orange nose...sugars coming very much from the hops here but still presenting an overall effect of sweetness with very little pith or bitterness present. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Roasty toasty mid-palate with lots of sweet hop oil above that, washing out into a candied fruit finish. Has to be the sweetest black ipa I’ve tried. Pleasant, but far from the expected dryness, roastiness, and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (7066) - Utah, USA - MAY 24, 2015
22oz bottle picked up in Federal Way
Clear dark brown with a medium sized beige head, good lacing. Aroma of dark malts and floral. Taste of roasted malts, pine and chocolate
Nice, smooth

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle:   Deep cola in color, large frothy light beige head, nice lacing.   Combination burnt malts, lactose, pine, hops, charred wood, and campfire on the nose.   Not as malty as the nose suggested, moderate hops, slight bitterness, a little charred wood/peat background.   Has a bit of cow pasture and minor astringency.   Finishes fairly clean tho.   Has a decent amount of sweetness, comes across as a bit of pine and lactose.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, but does feel its on the thin side.   It almost needs to be more hoppy, more malty, and sweeter.   This seems like a Black Pale Ale almost.   Otherwise, not bad, a little simple for this new style.   Perhaps a good gateway example.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (6759) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Bottle from Hayduke. We enjoyed a bottle together via facebook chat. This beer was cola appearing. Clear dark red brown. A big beige head never faded completely and left blotches of lacing. A nose that is full of roasted malts and citrus hops. This is a style that I have not enjoyed in the past due to the black licorice that all of them seem to favor. This one avoids that. It offered roasted and chocolate malt which were both nice. Citrus hops had nice bitterness and some back end fruit. Definitely an improvement over other black IPAs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (6737) - 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.

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