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Strange Tainted Black Pale Ale

Strange Tainted Black Pale Ale
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
That1Guy (1892) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Part of a flight at the brewery. Fun to drink a beer with the word taint in the name. Pours pitch black. Dark roast and sharpie marker on the nose. Flavor is more sharpie marker with a nice, burnt wood flavor to complement it. Barely choked the taster down.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Steve_0 (2575) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 15, 2012
On tap at Rackhouse. Pour is deep brown with a small khaki head and decent lacing. Roasty, herbal, cocoa, light grass, and coca-cola, however, all notes are very faint. Taste is roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, grapefruit, and plastic with a medium bitter finish, but not a smooth hoppy bitterness, more like an astringent over-roasted coffee bitterness. Almost no hop presence. Light body with medium carbonation. Poorly executed and pretty harsh. Meh.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arkurzynski (1497) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Draft at source. Dark brown towards black. Mostly lightly roasted malt and light caramel sweetness in the nose. Some plastic. Flavor is lightly roasted and toasted malt with mild sweetness and a moderate citrus and mild pine bitter backing. Lingering roast and citrus. Not a particularly memorable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brinehart (209) - Colorado, USA - DEC 22, 2011
Another just decent beer - nothing compared to the Cherry Bomb. Pours black with off-white head. Roasty nose. Quite a dose of bitterness but nothing major with respect to hops in the nose or flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 18, 2011
on tap-pours a light brown head with black color. Aroma is roasty dark malt-chocolate, resin. Taste is coffee grounds, roasty dark malt-chocolate, resin hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 1, 2011
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a near black body with a lasting off-white head. Aromas are strongly roasty with coffee, chocolate and a hint of citrus. Flavors are quite bitter, chocolate, roast. Hops take a backseat; mostly citrus in nature. Medium to somewhat full bodied. Medium bubbles, somewhat dry and roasty in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(Draught) Pours a near black body with a medium cream head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, pine, and grass. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, pine, and grass with a dry, bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Tap. Pours black with a medium-light frothy tan head, medium retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is moderate earthy hops, dark chocolate and roast malt with dark fruit notes. Flavor is moderate malt with medium hop bitterness, some malt-derived bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (6150) - Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Pours dark reddish black with off white head on tap at Strange brewing. Aroma has notes of roast, toffee, some slight pine needles and grass notes with some coffee. Taste is a slight hint of pine and grass, leading into toffee, coffee, some slight cocoa, finishing roasty and bitter. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emmasdad (85) - , Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Poured a dark brown color with a little white head. Aromas of earthy hops, chocolate and roasted malt. Medium bodied and very drinkable, with flavors of roasted malt, hops and chocolate.


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