Bad Santa - Pelican Brewing Company - Beer of the Day - Beer of the Day.

  Jan 5th, 2018  

Pelican Brewing Company

Bad Santa


Black IPA
Christmas Ale
7.50% ABV - 65 IBU


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Bad Santa from Pelican Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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Christmas may be over but there’s still plenty of time to keep drinking all those winter beers! This Bad Santa pours a dark brown, nearly black color with an impressive head this is off-white, foamy and thick. Aroma has roasted malt and hints of molasses. Taste is all malt upfront, with caramel, chocolate, and coffee. We also get some robust, leather and cigar-like flavors and bit of smokiness. But there’s an earthy hoppiness that you don’t get in a lot of dark beers. Creamy mouthfeel and a medium body that lies somewhere between a porter and a stout. We’d even call this a Black IPA, given all the malts up front, but the hoppiness, mouthfeel, and finish that you might find in an IPA. Cheers!


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