Dark Rain - BridgePort Brewing Co.

Dark Rain

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Overall: 7.76/10 by 1 dude

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Style: American India Pale Ale

ABV: 5.60%

IBU: 60

Season: Rotating

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  • Color: Dark Brown
  • Pours a dark brown, almost black with a thin light tan head. The head dissipates quickly leaving a thin creamy layer of foam resting on top. Lots of thick web like lacing.

    The aroma is a blend of dark malt and earthy, grassy hops with a hint of floral.

    The taste starts with a dark roasted malt and quickly gives way to a bitter earthy and citrus sour grapefruit hop flavor. A fairly bold wood type flavor shows itself in the middle and continues into the finish and aftertaste. The finish has a sharp acidic grapefruit like bitterness that lingers on the palate.

    Light to medium body with light carbonation. A crisp sharp smoothness in the mouthfeel with a dry finish.

    Overall, an enjoyable beer with a some nice characters. The bold earthy wood flavor stands out to me as one of characters that is different about this beer, but in a good way. The bitterness seems to be what this beer is all about, so if you like bitter, this beer will fit the bill. A tasty beer that fits the chilly spring season well. Try one!
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  • Reviewed: Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 00:10:00
  • Tasted: Thursday, April 12, 2012
  • $1.59 for 12 oz. bottle
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Beer Notes
  • Black Wheat and Dark Crystal Malt add dense color and mild smooth flavors to this intensely hopped Black Ale. This ale has a very drinkable, midlevel alcohol and bitterness that starts with roasted and hoppy aromatic notes and finishes with the dry hop character of the Nugget hop varietal. A Chinook, Crystal, Centennial and Cascade blend is used in our hopjack to provide full flavored background hoppiness.
Cost Breakdown
  • $1.59, 1 serving(s), 12 oz. bottles
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