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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mgermani (1000) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 8, 2010
Pours a lovely deep molasses black with a brief brown head. Earthy light hop aroma. Slightly sweet brown ale with a very earthy taste, lightly biting hop bitterness. Good carb, thinnish body. Quaffable, but slightly odd earthy taste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 11, 2010
Bottle thanks to olympuszymurgus!Transparent dark brown, red highlights. Dank mint, earthy nose of light flour. Flavor is more malt up front, light green bitterness and pine with something that reminds me of cat litter. Very salty, piney earth finish. Light profile throughout, nothing dominates the other elements, but then again there isn’t much here.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
carboloader (673) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2011
From big bottle. Some roast and odd spearmint flavor. Not much in the way of bitterness. Pretty bland and flat overall. Nothing compared to Barley Brown’s. These guys should stick with what they know best.

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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (7861) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ludhaber (62) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 20, 2011
The beer has a pleasant hop aroma but the bittering hops dominates an otherwise clean finish. The dark malts do not contribute excessive tannins.

2.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 4/20
chuckstout (243) - Washington, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Citrus, floral and bread aromas. Pours a near black with a off white head. Light mouthfeel good bitterness some dry roast and resin decent ipa, but not a CDA they should have stuck with calling it a black ipa. False marketing.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nikiel (875) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle with Carla. Pours dark brown with tan foam. Smells very bitter with grassy notes. Tastes bitter with plant matter overtones and hint of roasted barley.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (6941) - Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Great maltiness in this one but the hops just aren’t bold enough to support them properly in a black ipa.


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