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


on tap

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RATINGS: 494   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   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 Father’s Day on June 19th, 1910. In 1924 President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the third Sunday in June as Father’s Day. President Nixon, in 1972, established it as a permanent day of national observance.

Dad’s 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (3629) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 14, 2015
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear very dark brown/black color, heavy, sudsy rich tan head, full curtain of lace. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste is rich toasted malt. It moves through the palate fluidly, adding light coffee, then finishing with hard straight hops that linger for a long time. An exceptional brew at 7% abv,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2837) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Poured a dark brown body with a quick fading average sized light beige bubbly head. Aroma is hoppy with dark malts and a hint of coffee, light citrus notes. Flaovr is a great combination of malts and hops with citrusy yellow grapefruit and earth. Medium to fuller bodied with stronger fizzy carbonation and a slight lingering bitterness. Pretty good all around and surprizingly good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
2015-02-28. Very dark brown body with a small beige head. 3+ Aroma of sweet caramel, cocoa and leafy green hops. Flavour is similar, leafy green hops over sweetish caramel and cocoa base malt. Smooth average body. Decent but doesn’t knock my socks off. Bottle from the LCBO, Toronto.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Quevillon (2811) - Boisbriand, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 29, 2015
650 ml bottle from LCBO Hawkesbury (Ontario) on November 28, 2014. Dark brown, medium head. Chocolate and green hop aroma, spicy notes. The taste is about the same, almost like root beer with hops, light bitterness. Interesting but too unusual for it’s style!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hman43 (928) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2015
It pours black with a brown head that leaves plenty of lacing. It has a sweet smell combined with roasted aromas. There may be a bit of nuttiness to the aroma combined with spicy pop almost like raisins. There is a combination of citrus with roasted malts that combines to make a fairly bitter finish. It has lively carbonation as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ozckr (327) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JAN 5, 2015
cereal, roasty, floral, brown, hazy, minimal head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, oily feel, lively,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radiomgb (2686) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
650ml bottle from the LCBO in Peterborough, Ontario. Deep brown in colour with a thin off-white head, good lacing. The aroma is of caramel, dark fruits, cookies. The flavour is of light chocolate, caramel sweetness, pine hops, moderate bitterness. Finishes long, hoppy, drying out.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fombe89 (1785) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 24, 2014
Botella @El Lupulo feroz. .......................................... Oviedo 20/12/2014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1994) - Missouri, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle - big foamy head, pitch black color, good size pine hop aroma and flavor, balanced well with mildly roasty malt, very good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cargo150 (1289) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2014
Belle couleur noire avec des reflets brun et une mousse beige assez résistante. Liquide peu frais de fruits, café, grains grillés... Correct...

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