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RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Dawn has not arrived, But we are awake-making beer. A tribute to Oregon’s brewers, O’Dark:30 is a beguiling blend of dark malt and NW hops-A beer style as unique as our heritage.


AlabastorJones' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlabastorJones (800) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 11, 2010
Black body, flavor is chocolatey not roasty, mild hop dankness, piney hop freshness, tasty and refreshing, dry and bitter


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 17, 2014
Pretty dark brown with a big rocky, smells floral, citrusy, a little roasty, really rich toasty dark malts, aggressive hop bitterness, full body. A very assertive character, big example, I really like it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewGoblin (242) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 21, 2014
The time between midnight and the next sunrise eh? Wonderfully, this beer is perfect anytime and was enjoyed on a sunny midday with a great friend. Dark, almost black with a thick tan head. A good meaty, mid carbonated body with a bit of oiliness. Sort of tastes like a hopped up, sweeter and less dry Guinness, that’s a good thing. Bitter coffee and pine resin flavours catapult this one into 4/5 range.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (4553) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 9, 2014
4oz pour at Jack Rose DC. Pours an oddly murky brown with some bright, cream colored head. Very muddy appearance. Nose has some watermelon, leafy hop, pickled watermelon rind, vinous, lemon, plenty of C hops, a hint of bread crust. Flavor has some malty sweetness, a hint of caramel, orange peel, white grape, pine, soap, lemon. Sticky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4418) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft at Jack Rose. Poured a dark brown color with a tan. Aroma was pleasant citrus notes - grapefruit character, nice roasted notes. Nice citrus character, earthy notes, malt, coffee. Nice and refreshing - nice balance here, perhaps a bit heavy on the hop, something that is often missing in these Black IPAs.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11329) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft. Medium beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, roast, some coffee, grapefruit/earthy. Taste is medium sweet, roast, grapefruit, some earthy, coffee. Light-medium body, fairly smooth, thought of it as a Black APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (8867) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Dark brown in color with a tan head. Flavors of light resin, some roast, hints of cocoa, citrus peel, and a light hint of some solvent. Overall, good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1197) - Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2014
From bottle. Brownish black color with some dark tan head. Aroma is tobacco, roast, and some bitter citrus. Taste is dark chocolate, roasted nuts, orange, and bitter grapefruit. Finishes smoothly with a bittersweet aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (586) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 23, 2014
Bottle - pours dark amber with thick tan head. Nose of hop, roasted malt, coffee beans. Smooth, frothy, and oily mouthfeel. Taste is of piney hop, roasted malt, bitter chocolate dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Concealer (731) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2014
Tap at hops and pie. Clear dark brown with a foamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, lemon, citrus, spice, light pine and chocolate. Flavor is citrus, lemon, roasted malt, light pine and chocolate. Light to medium bodied, slightly dry and bitter end.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (1977) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 3, 2014
Dark and deep, high fluffy beige head. Roast grain bitterness throughout. Like an imperial stout with hops.


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