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1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,968 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,968
Reviews: 1,240
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 67
Gots: 164 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002)
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Pours a black color with a slightly off white/light mocha head.

Smell is dominate of roasted malt. Slight chocolate. Not too much else. Maybe some slight spice.

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Dark reddish brown pour. Nice malty smell. Has a very light crispy roasted malt taste, but still has a lot of flavor. Can also taste some caramel and plum.

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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,968 ratings.