Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (2455) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 29, 2016
Tap at DC Hama. Big chocolate and roasted coffee nose with some light pine notes. Herbal with some light mint and dillweed notes on the palate. Roasted cacao nib and pine notes. Coffee on the finish. Dark cacao and piney finish with light dillweed. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
growler6 (127) - Pocasset, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 11, 2016
Semi-sweet chocolate and toasted almond dominate from start to finish. Bitterness (85 IBU hard to believe), citrus, pine and floral notes could kicked be up a notch or two. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnnniee (3789) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Bottle from Colonial Spirits Dark brown with a tan head. Earthy pine and citrus atop a lightly roasty chocolate sweet maltiness. That’s a pretty good black ipa right there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quick3Beers (945) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Pours a black from a bottle, off-white head with lots of lacing. Aroma of coffee and piney hops, a bit different but it totally works. Very good bittersweet balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13233) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 5, 2016
12oz bottle. Medium brown head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, pine, some grapefruit, roast, light bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, pine, grapefruit, some smoke, roast. Medium body, light chalk, resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rjplumer (1003) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Dark fruit malt aroma. Black body with a light tan head. Roasted malt character with a light bitter sweet fruit to balance things out. Heavy mouth feel. Although not bad but not really to my personal liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (764) - USA - JUL 15, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 10, 2016 Opaque, tan and fluffy head. Intense and complex nose. Very full body, intense flavor, silky texture, hot mouthfeel with abundant carbonation, lingering palate, tasty and balanced finish. Sweet, bitter, crisp, well balanced. Roast flavors predominate, as expected, tar, coffee, milk chocolate, lactose, hoppy, yeasty, resiny, malty. Superb, what a discovery! And a local brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - 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)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (1614) - 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.

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