1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing
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Reviews by babyhobbes:
3.23/5 rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Thanks to Jhammerly for this one via BeerPowerball!!
Pours a deep chocolately red-brown with a decent half-inch beige head. Head dissipated before I got a chance to take a sip but there is a ring of lacing.
Smells rathery beery, with some malty sweetness. Taste is good, malty with a sort of fruity taste, that I can't describe, maybe plums? It's good, though.
Mouthfeel is bubbly and warm. This is reasonably drinkable, I don't really want to have another. This is something to try, maybe a single or two.
Thanks again, Jhammerly.
Serving type: bottle
04-19-2008 00:41:29 | More by babyhobbes
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3.66/5 rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
12oz bottle, new label and beer name "1554 Black Lager", but apparently it's the same recipe. Enjoy by 12OCT14
L - tall, frothy, beige head caps a mahogany colored body
S - dark malts, chocolate, caramel, yeast
T - roasted barley, chocolate, caramel, kind of cola-like, slight spice to the yeast, incredible balance
F - medium body, creamy, smooth, finishes clean with some ashy chocolatey roast lingering a bit
O - every time I come back to this I find it to be good, but not great. I do buy it every once in awhile as it's both fairly sessionable and enjoyable.
Serving type: bottle
07-09-2014 03:40:45 | More by barnzy78
2.29/5 rDev -40.2%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2
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thnak you for viewing xoxoxo
Serving type: nitro-tap
06-29-2014 22:34:10 | More by KRISHNABIKK
1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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