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Baba Black Lager - Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

680 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 680
Reviews: 153
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 10.96%
Wants: 22
Gots: 49 | 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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g_jenkins

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-04-2013 06:47:07 | More by g_jenkins
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Rihup

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-04-2013 01:27:37 | More by Rihup
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-03-2013 12:38:59 | More by twenty5
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AlexChillton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-01-2013 03:35:56 | More by AlexChillton
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-01-2013 00:34:04 | More by bigred89
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Frothy 2 finger high dark peanut shell tinted head sits atop a flat black colored body Tiny golden-brass micro-beads of carbonation creep up along the glass walls. Thick spongy band lacing encircles the glass, lengthy time rate for retention with a covering that was mostly lasting.

S: Black tea, fresh roastiness, burnt flowery bitterness. Green melon flesh fruitiness lurks beneath.

T: Roasty fresh flavor with a freshly burnt bitterness of flowers and burnt caramel sweetness to balance things out .Earthy tea, dark and sweet fruit mingle about.

M: The mouthful was dry and roasty, creamy and frothy feel upon the build up and hold with a soft factor of carbonation and roasty leave off the tongue.

O: Overall dark and roasty fresh, but softly delicate in delivery. A schwarz with some roasty depth, texture and character.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2013 23:54:44 | More by beerthulhu
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ntorch

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-29-2013 16:43:40 | More by ntorch
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-29-2013 15:52:03 | More by sendbeer
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JMurphy41

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

05-29-2013 04:12:38 | More by JMurphy41
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mpedara429

Massachusetts

2.85/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Pours out a cola color with 2 fingers of tan head. A few lines of lacing stuck to the glass.

S: Mild smell of coffee and roasted malt.

T: Similar to the smell. Not really robust. Kind of a milky acidic flavor left on the finish.

M: Medium body that is creamy with a fairly light carbonation.

O: A pretty good session beer, but when you are paying top dollar from microbreweries, it is hard to justify buying a beer that is lacking a fuller flavor profile.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2013 22:18:42 | More by mpedara429
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

05-27-2013 04:46:32 | More by Giantspace
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

05-27-2013 02:18:48 | More by Blueribbon666
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RoryOMoore

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

05-26-2013 01:11:06 | More by RoryOMoore
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of roasted malts, some notes of coffee. Taste is coffee, smokey, roasted malts, smooth, flavorful, and easy drinking. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

Serving type: can

05-23-2013 03:44:29 | More by tone77
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Sam21

Connecticut

3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into pint glass. Best before Sept 2013.

A- Pours with a nice deep and dark brown. Only shows its brown color when held up to the window. Nice sticky brown head that leaves beautiful lacing.

S- The aroma is moderately intense. Light charcoal smoke, roasty malt, and baked dark bread. Full and inviting.

T- Again, moderately intense flavor profile. Roasty malt tones that carry a great balance of dark brown bread and roasty edges. Bits of smoke around the edges. It finishes clean with plenty of dark bready flavors. Lightly bitter. Again, simple yet well done.

MF- Light and smooth. Somehwhat smooth carbonation adds decent balance.

O- Balanced, full flavored, and very drinkable. This is a strong and low alcohol black lager.

Serving type: can

05-22-2013 23:49:43 | More by Sam21
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bilyboy65

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

05-22-2013 02:49:10 | More by bilyboy65
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BMoldy

New York

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

05-19-2013 03:47:49 | More by BMoldy
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jbarletto

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-18-2013 21:11:45 | More by jbarletto
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

4.03/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle purchased from Whole Foods SoMa in San Francisco.

Pours a lightish, browning black, with a fine, slightly filmy, slightly bubbly head of off-white. Lacing is minimal, but forms in oblique streaks. Body looks light and fluid, with fine carbonation. Decent look, but not exceptional.

Nose is pleasantly light, with some dedicated roast characters giving a faint suggestion of acidity. Some black olive character comes through as well with this roast. It's pretty light on, but pretty pleasant, and stylistically very appropriate.

Taste is similar. Pleasant roasted character, but a nice dryness and lightness in the body to keep it clean and drinkable. The roast flattens out towards the back, leaving a pleasant toasted grain flavour, and mellowing into a dry, almost crisp finish. Where the acidity was on the nose, this dips to become smoother and more savoury, leaving it crisp but interesting.

Feel is light and dry, but matches with the beer nicely.

Overall, this is a great dark lager. It has the lightness and freshness of a lager, with some genuinely well-delivered roasted characters from the malt. It's a delicate balancing act, and it's performed very well here.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 23:59:05 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Cboat

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-16-2013 17:50:02 | More by Cboat
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JakeDebus

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-15-2013 18:09:05 | More by JakeDebus
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Hoptometrist

Ohio

3.03/5  rDev -19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Served from the can into a pilsner glass

A-Poured black with a huge fluffy off-white head that left dense spotty lace.

S- Really nothing, just a strong mineral note

T- Subtle smokiness, some buttery and cereal malt notes. Maybe some very light coffee notes. Big mineral water taste. Not much flavor at all in this beer

M- Light bodied, fairly smooth, soft carbonation, and semi-dry

O- Really nothing going on with this beer, no unpleasant flavors but also pretty much no flavor to this beer at all.

Serving type: can

05-14-2013 03:15:34 | More by Hoptometrist
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

4.01/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pours dark brown, one finger of a tan head, thin lacing.
S - Smells of some really nice roasted malts, some coffee beans, and a hint of lager yeast, i also get a faint hint of some tart smelling hops, but not a lot.
T - Smooth roasted grains and malts combined with a good lager taste, some caramels.
M - Full feeling, coats your palate with those rich creamy textures.
O - Solid beer, love the good roasted flavors in this.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2013 00:23:17 | More by Omnium
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +7%

05-11-2013 16:23:48 | More by cw13
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KingEdward

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -19.8%

05-07-2013 11:13:29 | More by KingEdward
Baba Black Lager from Uinta Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 680 ratings.