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1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,913 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,913
Reviews: 1,237
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 65
Gots: 133 | 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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FattyJLE

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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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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,913 ratings.