1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing
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4.28/5 rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5
Dark color, deep brown bordering on solid black with a slight head. Slight estery smell, probably the yeast, and a dark malr aroma dominate. The taste is malt dominated, with chocolate, smoky, and bready malts all combining into a rather delicious malt base. No hop bitterness to be found. The only flavor that combats the malt is the interesting yeast flavors of the beer. Moderate carbonation with a dry nutty finish. Very drinkable NB brew, maybe not as complex as their other Belgium-style beers (the Dubbel and trippel), but a very good and sessionable beer.
Serving type: on-tap
08-05-2010 14:56:09 | More by Baraka
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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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