Brewed by Rogue Ales
Style: Black IPA
Newport, Oregon USA
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 479   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
After the death of his wife, Henry Jackson Smart was left to raise his 6 young children alone. His courage, love, selflessness and dedication inspired his daughter, Sonora Smart Dodd, to organize the first Fatherís Day on June 19th, 1910. In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Fatherís Day. President Nixon, in 1972, established it as a permanent day of national observance.

Dadís Little Helper Black IPA is deep mahogany in color with roasted malt and hop aromas and dense creamy head. It enters the palate with intense hop flavor and coats the tongue with a rich maltiness from the Rogue Farms Risk Malt.

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Malteries Franco-Belges, Carawheat, Weyermann Melanoidin, Wyermann Carafe Special II & Rogue Micro Barley Farm Risk Malts; Newport, Chinook & Rogue Micro Hopyard Rebel Hops, Free Range Coastal Water.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14467) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Draught at ōrsted ōlbar. Clear dark brown - offwhite head. Ryebread. Nice malty. Ok licorice. Pleasant bitterness. Fruity notes. Light herbal notes. Light coffee. Light baking yeast. Not much dry hopping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23531) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Draught at ōrsted ōlbar, Clear orange-brown coloured with a small off-white head. Fruity and light roasted aroma of cookies, caramel, licorice and hops. Light roasted flavour of caramel, cookie, grass, hops and licorice with notes of eucalyptus. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (13904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 24, 2012
Tap @ Cockney Pub, Aarhus. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, roasted malt and moderate hoppy - pine and grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 240812

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a clear deep amber-brown body with a tall cream head. Aroma of citrus, roasted grain, and chocolate. Flavor of citrus, chocolate, roasted grain, and grass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12637) - DENMARK - AUG 23, 2012
Tap 6.8% @ Cockney. Dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, hops and pine. Flavour is roasted malts, hop, little sweet, little chocolate, little coffee, pine and very bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopmelt (196) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Pours medium brown a finger khaki head, not much lacing. Roast malts and that Rogue hop and barley aroma. Burnt malt flavor, bitter hops, a bit of char. Taste gets better as it warms, bitter hop and burnt malts combine well as you go. Moderately pleasant aftertaste. Mouth feel is on the thicker side of thin, low carbonation. Mostly pleasant overall, tasty, but not great by any stretch.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ICEatALAMO (1131) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark with a little head. the aroma has a lot of malt to it. The taste is a little harsh and too much malt taste to it. Finishes a little bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnurda (1193) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 17, 2012
Bottled sample from happy harrys. Another black IPA beauty. Lots of hops, malt andd a great finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RyanK (254) - Rhode Island, USA - AUG 16, 2012
Not black at all, actually pours a muddy brown with a large tan foam head that is quite slow to dissipate. Smells of yeast, roasted malt, Barley and sweet hops. Real watery in texture and maybe a little carbonation. This mostly taste bitter, and not so much from the hops but rather the bitter roasted malt. Roasted malt bitterness overshadows, but combines with the hop bitterness to create a super bitter brew. All that being said anyone who knows my tastes would think Iíd like that, but it is too watery. The bitterness stays on the tongue and while the brew isnít smoky, it stays on the tongue like you licked campfire ashes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (6236) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2012
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, black brown pour with no head, aroma and flavor is roasty earthy malts, reminded me of oreos, some pine also

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