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1554 Black Lager - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
84
good

447 Ratings
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Ratings: 447
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 12.4%
Wants: 8
Gots: 102 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Euro Dark Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeersIsTheName on 02-02-2014)
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3.51/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a translucent cola color with a thin but stable head of khaki foam. Aroma smells of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, and hints of Saaz-like hops.

The taste follows the nose fairly closely, only more dilute. There’s a nuttiness and milk chocolate up front, which segues more to roasted malt, toasted bread, and caramel toward the back. The above are offset by mild, earthy, grassy hops which fall short of affording balance, yielding more of a malt-forward experience. Warming reveals a coarser sweetness that becomes slightly cloying with time. High carbonation coupled with a medium-light body lend a semi-creamy mouthfeel with good drinkability.

Overall, this is a decent dark lager that’s sweeter than it is roasty. Nothing to write home about, but not bad either.

MaximalC, Sunday at 04:33 AM
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1554 Black Lager from New Belgium Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 447 ratings.