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

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RATINGS: 497   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 92   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
radarsock (1146) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Pours a metallic brown color. Smells and tastes of onion hops, pilsener malt, ash, tobacco, mint and ends with bitter characteristics of hops, caramel and bok choy.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
AdamChandler (4517) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 21, 2012
Thanks AirForceHops. Dark brown but not as dark as expected. 3 finger head. fades slowly. Scent: Nice balance of chocolate and maple syrup. Hint of pine cones and tangerine. Taste: a bit bland..The pacman yeast is in full effect with this one. Sort of sweet, sort of bland. Very dry almost bready finish.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jur (468) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2012
Draught @ BeerTemple, Amsterdam Pours more dark red-brown than black, with hardly any head. Taste is hoppy bitter, with liquorice, finishing on a pleasant light roast. It lingers in your mouth. Nice sipper.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shoulderbroken (3755) - Tokyo, JAPAN - SEP 17, 2012
Tap at the Aldgate. Taste lots of chocolate and pine, maybe more roasty than bitter. Some cream but pine overload. Quite nice though. Very little notes as I was a bit battered by this stage.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3831) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - SEP 16, 2012
It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of chocolate and some roasted malts with a little citrus hop. The taste was malty and chocolatey with a little mild bitterness. It was a decent Black IPA.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Yoyonono (1) - Oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 8, 2012 does not count
A very tasty brew. I get a bit of coffee, chocolate, and strong hops in the taste. The smell is amazing, very strong in the hops as well. I imagine this as the perfect fall beer. Really enjoying this one.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3532) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2012
Pours a cola brown color with an off-white head. Aroma of bread, pine, chocolate, and citrus. Good lacing. Chocolate, roasted malt, pine grapefruit, and a hop bite at the back end. Very nice beer!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bbbrew (204) - Hawaii, USA - SEP 3, 2012
Good beer. New to this style. I get coffee. Pretty good, hopefully I get another one for fathers day again next year.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (4026) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2012
Tap. Pours deep brown with a small tan head with fair lacing. Nose of citrus, pine, bread and coffee notes. Sweet flavor of citrus fruits, caramel and again coffee notes. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. Ends more dry and and a solid bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 31, 2012
Cockney pub, Aarhus, DK. Tap, 250812. Black with beige head. Aroma of flora and roasted malt. Flavour with citrus, fruit, spices and coffee.


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