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McMenamins Dark Star CDA


Brewed by McMenamins Pubs and Breweries
Portland, Oregon USA
Style: Black IPA | Ratings: 2 | Autumn Seasonal | Alcohol: 8%
Lovers of hop, your star has risen. Dark Starís solid malt backbone is laced with black malts for unmatched robustness and complexity, allowing it to shoulder a bounty of NW hops with unparalleled grace. Big, bold, and brimming with flavor, this is our definition of Cascadian Dark. Malts: 2-Row Malt, 75L Crystal Malt, 120L Crystal Malt, Carafa Special II Hops: Centennial, Simcoe OG: 1.074 TG: 1.014 ABV: 7.74

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caramel, bread, hay, cereal, chocolate, coffee, nuts, toast, roasty

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