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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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This Cascadian Dark Ale, otherwise know as our Double Black IPA, emerged stylistically from the Pacific North West. It has an IPA backbone with a "special blend" of choice roasted malts combined with a hard hitting matchup of hops, knocking this beer into a new weight class. Dry hopped and unfiltered for maximum flavor and punch. Enjoy it with a trainer!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6401) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 19, 2015
Verre de dégustation, provenant d’une bouteille de 12 oz, au Mondial de la Bière 2015 (Montréal, QC) au coût de 3,00$. Arôme: Odeur de chocolat et de café. Apparence: La couleur est noire. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café torréfié avec une pointe de chocolat et de houblon. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est mince avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #6401)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUN 16, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Nikki’s Liquors. Clear dark brown, large foamy tan head, decent retention. Aroma of chocolate, roast, citrus and piney hops. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, piney hops. Medium bodied, low carbonation, moderate lingering bitterness. Fairly nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (1046) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 12, 2015
Canette au Mondial 2015. Couleur brun foncé opaque, mousse moka laissant une dentelle éparse. Arôme de malt torréfié, café, touche de houblon. Goût de malt torréfié, chocolat noir, houblon résineux, amertume moyenne. Carbonatation moyenne, corps moyen.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (11000) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
A deep dark stout with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet fruity chocolate malt with coffee grind, licorice notes, molasses, alcohol warmth, nice. In mouth, a nice sweet fruity malt with grassy floral hops, licorice, alcohol warmth, very nice and smooth. Bottle at Mondial 2015.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9442) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle mondial 2015. Black with thick creamy head. A nice roasted beer with coffee and good bitter finish. Well balanced vg drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2654) - New York, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle at home grabbed a few RI beers on my recent trip to bring back. Pours blackish brown with frothy beige head. Nose is coffee and ash. Tastes of burnt wood, coffee, resin, hint of citrus, pine, some booziness. Fine palate touch of alcohol on finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jabah (197) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2015
On tap at Fete for the Grown Ass Prom..in Providence, RI. First one gave me a buzz, and the 2nd one gave me an even bigger buzz! Black IPAs are hit or miss for me, but this was one of the best ones I’ve had. Great hop-malt balance, with a smooth creamy texture. Will have to look out for a bottle of the bourbon aged version on my next visit up here.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (7880) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 13, 2015
Bottle. Cool beer. Very dark opaque black pour with a foamy tan head. Soft / sweet chocolate malts with some piney hopiness poking through. Creamy texture. Getting some sweet grape and licorice in here too.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (4631) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2015
UPDATED: APR 15, 2015
Location: 12 oz bottle from Nikki’s Liquors, 4/12/15

Aroma: Roasted coffee and dark chocolate aroma, underlying pine, toast, and a bit of earth.
Appearance: Pours a dark brown color, with a really nice, lasting, frothy tan head and heavy lace.
Flavor: The flavor is unsweet coffee/dark malts, minimal sweetness, fairly bitter on the finish.
Palate: Medium bodied and fairly creamy on the mouth, worth a soft carbonation, and a dry finish.
Overall Impression: This is a great looking beer with a head that refuses to go away. The aroma and the flavor are solid, but not spectacular. Solid, but the pour is the standout here over the rest of the brew.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10691) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear black with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is roast and chocolate malt with prunes, earthy, pine and resin hops. Flavor is dark, bitter malt and hops, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.


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