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Lady Of Avalon - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Lady Of AvalonLady Of Avalon

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BA SCORE
83
good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Matthew on 01-13-2007)
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Photo of Beerenauslese
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Body is translucent dark reddish brown, with a white foamy head that dissipates quickly to a ring, leaving scant lacing on the glass.

Smells lightly roasted malt, nutty, and sweet. Not all that much going on there.

Foundation of a lager, but with some dark malt lending some light coffee and a little caramelized malt sweetness. I am also tasting some roasted walnuts. There is a little mild hoppy bitterness in the finish. Decent tasting, although not very complex.

Body is light and has low carbonation, producing a flatish mouthfeel.

A decent tasting black lager that is drinkable but not extraordinary.

Beerenauslese, Oct 10, 2012
Photo of Axnjxn
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Axnjxn, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of twelveinches
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

twelveinches, Oct 06, 2012
Photo of Kopfschuss
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Kopfschuss, Sep 30, 2012
Photo of beertunes
3.83/5  rDev +4.6%

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear dark brown/light black color with about 1/2 inch of off-white head that had low retention and no lacing.

The aroma had a nice grain base and a crisp hop presence. The taste was similar, good, earthy malts accentuated by a bold dose of tangy hops.

The body was good, crisp, smooth and with a bit of a lingering hop bite. Drinkability was very good, you could easily have several of these tasty brews. Overall, a very nice take on the style. I don't know how often this brew makes away from the brewery, but you should try it if you ever see it.

beertunes, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

shelby415, Aug 01, 2012
Photo of Matthew
4/5  rDev +9.3%

On tap at Concordia Ale House. A very dark brown close to black beer with a khaki colored head.
The aroma consists of light chocolate, some roasted barley, and some nutty mainly walnut character. There is a tinge of citrusy hop but very reserved for most other Ninkasi beers I've been lucky to try.
Roasted and nutty character up front to match the nose, with a grainy backdrop with some earthy hop balance though the hop is subtle.
Good carbonation and solid viscosity for the style.
An easy drinking good tasting beer from Ninkasi. This is a brewery with a lot of potential.

Matthew, Jan 13, 2007
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Lady Of Avalon from Ninkasi Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.