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Ninkasi Sleigh’r Dark Double Alt



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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Dark Double Alt - A delicious Northwest seasonal brewed with Winter in mind. A dark double alt, malty, nourishing and delicious, it’s sure to keep the cold weather at bay. Let Sleigh’r rock your winter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopwine (352) - Bend, Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Bready, caramelized sugar, fruit cake nose. Flavor is same plus mild cocoa, roast, light citrusy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (5975) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
"highly roasted malts and very slight spices on the nose. colored like a black lager. nice body and dry finish. was actually my least favorite of the 3 Ninkasis, but that’s only cuz the others were quite good."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wittales (637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Appearance was clear ruby brown with creamy tannish diminishing 1/2 finger head, rings of lacing. Aromas are toffee, licorice, brown sugar, anise and leathery hops. Taste are sweet Carmel, toffee upfront and middle, then earthy, roasty and ashy backend. Palate was soft smooth CO2 with medium body, then lasting roasty smoky clean lager finish. An unique Alt, but touch to much ash bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rob101 (14) - - JUN 29, 2014
For a winter ale this is not a bad one. I have had much worse and I think that they did a good job on this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikedR (1270) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Superb. A bit smoky in the base malt. Nice alt flavor -- doubly nice. I’m relatively new to this style. However, unlike those I’ve had previously, this one has a touch more hops perhaps, or something else that gives it a slight tang at the end, finishing dryly. Really well done -- everything fits perfectly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cory (334) - , California, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is seaweed, earthy, wet grass, and smoke. The bitterness really seems to take away from this beer as it feels a little like your drinking charcoal. There are less sweet notes and more dry ashy ones. I think the earthy Altbier is good but doesn’t really stand out as something I want a whole pint of.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dslam (50) - surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
Poured from a 6 oz bottle. Dark brown with good amount of head. Visible carbonation bubbles dancing their way up. Nice and smooth taste with lasting bitterness. The bubbles form a nice frothy layer which slowly releases the flavor on contact. Overall an easy drinking beer with a good delivery mechanism, but lacks the flavor punch, or the subtlety is lost on me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (549) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 28, 2014
Poured from 1 pint 6 fl oz bottle. Clear, amber brown with full beige head. Aroma of toffee and caramel, some light nuts. Taste same with mild hops and a wintery balanced flavour. Medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12723) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 25, 2014
Muddy dark brown. No head. Aroma is a little bubblegummy. Sweet and bubblegummy, the malts are maybe a bit of caramel. Touch if chocolate but the overt sweetness of this brew and the phenols are entirely in the wrong direction.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2266) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Dark toffee color with ruby highlights. Small off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Nice aroma of malt, dark fruit, nuts. Taste is malty with a nutty presence. Slightly bitter finish with a bit of malt and pepper.

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