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Black Radish Dark Lager - Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery

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78
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87 Ratings
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Ratings: 87
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 15.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: akorsak on 10-01-2007)
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Comes out of the bottle a bubbly, translucent mahogany with a thick and rather persistent pale tan head. Strong, malty aroma has smoky and dusty hops notes and a hint of caramel. Malty flavor has a firm note of woody hops, rather like hay, with a caramel touch. Texture has above average strength and fizz, leaving a malty and woody finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 02:08:15 | More by Cyberkedi
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.23/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Undated can at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of roasted malt
Head average (4 cm), light brown, creamy, slowly diminishing
Lacing none
Body dark amber, clear
Flavor begins with slightly sweet roasted malt which quickly ends with a malty bitterness; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, creamy, soft carbonation

An OK swartzbier, not the best but still OK. I had this for the first time at my first Penn State beer festival in 2006 and haven’t seen it at ant other northern fests. The first beer I ever ordered on line was a case of this in bombers a couple of years ago (They no longer ship beer). My expectations were high; unfortunately the reality didn’t meet them.

Serving type: can

07-27-2014 12:54:20 | More by Ozzylizard
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Links41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +17.3%

07-24-2014 00:29:15 | More by Links41
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Sbjeff

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +39.3%

06-24-2014 02:07:06 | More by Sbjeff
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:: deep mahogany color, almost black. a finger of an off white head that fades fairly quickly and leaves only a small lacing behind. some clarity along the edges but the darkness makes it opaque

Smell: soft malt presences. dark malts with some munich and a bit of caramel, hints at coffee. weak noble hop character near the end

Taste: opens with some munich mixed with a moderate caramel. sweetness comes on just a tad too strong. some black licorice taste. again hints of coffee and noble hops

Mouthfeel: light, and just a touch too sweet

Overall: not a bad beer by any means but misses the style just by a bit. could use a little more hops for balance.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 22:12:55 | More by SportsandJorts
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12%

06-19-2014 18:36:03 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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ckollias

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

06-15-2014 01:13:02 | More by ckollias
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timothybarney

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

06-02-2014 21:44:01 | More by timothybarney
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

DRinking a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. The bottle has been in my cellar for a little bit so I wonder how it has held up.
Pours a very dark brown color with fizzy and tightly packed beige head of 3 cm that fades to a sturdy surface layer that remains through the sampling.
Aroma is toffee and some brown sugar, maybe a little oxidation but very faint on the nose. Appealing sweet scents on this beer.
First sip reveals an average body with crisp texture and very fine tingly carbonation.
Flavor is grainy and sweet malt with some toffee and a little bit of brown sugar too. Finish is a little lingering spicy hops. Very drinkable flavor, again just a hint of oxidation but it doesnt ruin the beer.
A pretty decent lager that Iwish I had tried a little earlier in my possession but still pretty tasty. I would like t try another bottle fresh.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2014 02:28:29 | More by sulldaddy
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

03-16-2014 23:29:20 | More by DrunkinYogi
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DaveRinn

Washington

3/5  rDev -12%

01-13-2014 05:08:49 | More by DaveRinn
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dogma33

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10%

12-31-2013 21:41:39 | More by dogma33
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

12-15-2013 14:28:02 | More by BillRoth
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 22-oz bottle during an Outer Banks vacation in early September of this year. Also picked up a mix pack of WP's brats. Paired together for this tasting. Hint: they went excellent together. Now for the beer:

A: appears dark amber with decent head and good carbonation.

S: smells clean with very light toasted notes atop a fresh bread loaf straight outta the oven.

T: clean pilsner malt with some graininess and some light roast. Maybe some light roast like watered down coffee. Has the faintest hint of some cocoa or chocolate. Very clean overall with no off flavors. Just the right touch of bitterness. No significant hop flavor.

M: easy drinking with light to medium mouthfeel. Ample bitterness with good carbonation.

O: a solid dark lager. Easy drinking and probably the right beer for warm summer months. As mentioned earlier, paired great with brats & homemade sauerkraut.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 00:14:28 | More by jwhancher
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -12%

10-20-2013 07:40:20 | More by RedneckBeerz
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

08-12-2013 13:55:39 | More by ygtbsm94
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rxthree

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-03-2013 21:28:56 | More by rxthree
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mrosenfeld32

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-24-2013 00:04:36 | More by mrosenfeld32
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-17-2013 06:24:11 | More by bmjivi221
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AWB3

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-09-2013 22:03:34 | More by AWB3
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-30-2013 13:48:45 | More by IPAchris
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baconman91

Ohio

3/5  rDev -12%

06-10-2013 17:31:35 | More by baconman91
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.49/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery in Grandy, NC

A: Pours a clear very dark reddish brown in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some garnet red highlights. The beer has a half finger tall foamy light beige head that slowly reduces to a thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of roasted malts with a hint of dark fruits (raisin).

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of roasted malts with just a very light hint of dark chocolate. There is a subtle hint of dark fruit (raisin) but without adding much sweetness to the beer. Light amounts of bitterness in the finish.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth.

O: Probably my favorite offering from the brewery and one that I have had numerous times before both in bottles and on-tap (though before I started actively reviewing beers). I could easily have a couple of these since both the aroma and flavor are nice and light.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2013 17:20:53 | More by dbrauneis
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hardcor33

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

04-23-2013 17:18:40 | More by hardcor33
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -12%

01-27-2013 04:02:51 | More by lupercmda
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Black Radish Dark Lager from Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 87 ratings.