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Baba Black Lager - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

661 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 661
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 19
Gots: 45 | 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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enginerd

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-18-2013 23:40:52 | More by enginerd
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Master_Odin

New York

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

09-15-2013 23:55:20 | More by Master_Odin
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Sokool

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-15-2013 22:57:40 | More by Sokool
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calmstock

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-15-2013 18:39:27 | More by calmstock
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7%

09-14-2013 22:33:04 | More by WVbeergeek
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very good schwarbier indeed.
A nice color contrast with a nearly opaque deep ruby amber body and tall mocha head.
Plenty of lacing too.
The aroma has a rich with roasted malts and some sutle smoke kiln.
The taste is the same. Luscious smokey malts, roasted malts almost tastes like a raunchbier.
Smooth drinking and I like the sutle hints of smokiness that gives it some character. All in all this is a good easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 11:15:52 | More by micromaniac129
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dgfool

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-13-2013 05:27:15 | More by dgfool
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Grant89

California

4.75/5  rDev +27%

09-13-2013 03:49:45 | More by Grant89
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

09-12-2013 21:36:39 | More by GraduatedCashew
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DantheRN

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-11-2013 22:57:10 | More by DantheRN
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

09-11-2013 17:52:19 | More by RichardMNixon
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Dagsy

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-09-2013 19:40:59 | More by Dagsy
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philistinedream

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-08-2013 23:19:22 | More by philistinedream
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GernBlanstonInLove

California

4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I'm usually not a fan of black lagers, but then again I was not a fan of imperial black IPAs. This brewery has won me over on both. The head was a nice malt color. The pour left a small amount of head, but definitely left lacing on my 16 oz non chilled pint glass. The taste does not overpower which is a big plus in my book. Black anything tends to have a very powerful taste which removes any chance for enjoyment. This tastes very smooth. Goes down like a nice chocolate malt. The mouth feel is sooth, and yet has nice texture. Reminds me of the mouth feel of a good British ale. It ha the same light carbonation too. The flavors are subtle but present. Rich coffee, malt, maybe a hint of hazelnut. All and all a must try.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2013 00:09:53 | More by GernBlanstonInLove
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dalahodson

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

09-07-2013 00:08:06 | More by dalahodson
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.89/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger mocha head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no clarity or bubbles seen coming up through the glass.

Smell: Roasted coffee, chocolate, earthy lager yeast, and a little smoke.

Taste: Roasty and robust, mocha, lager yeast, and a little bitter smoke.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, smooth, low to medium carbonation, crisp, a little creamy, and refreshing.

Overall: Pretty solid black lager/Schwarzbier. Lots of character with that light feeling. Love it.

Serving type: can

09-04-2013 05:41:41 | More by Flounder57
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.76/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a medium beige head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains coffee, roasted malts, chocolate, lager yeast and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out bready from lager yeast and a hearty roasted malt character. Then some flavors of black coffee and black chocolate come in along with some smokiness in the background. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready and slightly smoky.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, very mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while if you’re in the mood for the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 02:52:04 | More by TheManiacalOne
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usechopstix4soup

New York

3.7/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I picked this beer up on a grocery run and as a fan of black lagers, I was looking forward to trying this beer.

It poured straight black into an English pub glass. There was very little head, which was a shame because I was expecting something like a Guiness picture but that is ok. There is some lacing but not very much, which again was another surprise.

Think of the blackest liquid you can picture in your head and this is pretty much what it looks like in a glass. Although it doesn't necessarily look appetizing, the taste definitely makes up for much of it. Strong hints of perfectly roasted malts and coffee, hardly any barley or hops. It reminds me of sipping on a cold, black coffee.

The smell isn't anything too special, smell like any other decently strong black lager would.

It goes down as easily as water and if I didn't know any better, I'd think I was drinking ice coffee. I prefer my beers to have a bit more body to it but I cannot deny how natural it slides down.

Overall, not my favorite black lager or even close to it, but not a bad choice. If you are in the mood to try something new or into organic beers, this might be the one for you.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 01:59:07 | More by usechopstix4soup
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-04-2013 01:39:00 | More by Streetcore
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FLima

Brazil

3.91/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black color with a thick head with medium retention and leaving a wall of laces.
Aroma of milky chocolate, raw grains and roasted malts.
Flavor is less straightforward and therefore more interesting than aroma. Hops successfully emerge from its roasted, nutty and smoked malts. Notes of citrus, dark chocolate, iced coffee, charcoal and earth. Dry and bitter aftertaste with a lingering smoked and roasted characteristic.
Light body with appropriate carbonation. Perfect sweetness level.
Excellent brew among its style. More flavorful than regular Schwarzbier, but still refreshing and with good drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 19:02:12 | More by FLima
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Bowenmic

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

08-31-2013 00:08:34 | More by Bowenmic
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Ankur

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-28-2013 02:23:24 | More by Ankur
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John_Squires

New York

3/5  rDev -19.8%

08-27-2013 01:22:12 | More by John_Squires
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-26-2013 03:00:17 | More by UltimateLivewire
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ablackard

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-26-2013 01:34:25 | More by ablackard
Baba Black Lager from Uinta Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 661 ratings.