1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing
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3.55/5 rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a pint glass.
A - Dark, ruby-red with a healthy two fingers of tan head leaving a great amount of fluffy, persistent lacing.
S - Malty sweet with hints of caramel, chocolate, raisins and alcohol.
T - Malt sweetness right up front. Mildly spicy with a low hop bitterness and an estery fruitiness. Finished malty sweet.
M - Creamy with a relatively low carbonation. Moderate body.
O - A good beer, but nothing more. While many interesting flavors were present in this beer, they were very subdued. Nothing stood out to separate this beer from the pack. Although, I wouldn't turn this beer down by any means, I wouldn't seek it out either.
Serving type: bottle
04-22-2011 00:34:28 | More by FattyJLE
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