Baba Black Lager - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

874 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 874
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 28
Gots: 109 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionally drinkable and pitch black in color.

32 IBU

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 10-09-2011)
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

This black lager is delicious and smooth. It has great flavor and texture - it is not velvety like some other black lagers. Baba is a great session beer and my favorite black lager.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%

12oz cold can into tulip

Appearance - Jet black all the way through, 2 finger head was pretty dense with good retention and leaves a bit of wispy lacing

Smell - Light notes of bittersweet cocoa, hints of charcoal, smoke, and a feint vinous/raisin character

Feel/Taste - Light body with effervescent yet gentle carb comes off as smooth but watery. Taste up front is crisp but subtle bittersweet cocoa, roasted coffee, and a robust charcoal, smokey, grainy earthiness. As taste fades there is that feint raisin-fruity note, then moderate, drying bitterness from what I believe is solely roasted grain... Hops seem imperceptible, but may just be that well integrated. Finish is bone dry.

Overall - Wow, did Uinta ever fit a ton of roasty flavor into this very light beer! Unfortunately, it's body comes off as quite watery, which is probably to be expected at just 4% ABV. Also, I found the roasty charcoal aspect to be a bit much, which negatively affects the drinkability/ sessionability for me. Still, I respect what Uinta has done with this: it seems like a no-brainer session beer for a porter/stout lover.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.9/5  rDev +4%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.32/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.04/5  rDev +7.7%

Baba Black Lager from Uinta Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 874 ratings.