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1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,973 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 2,973
Reviews: 1,242
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 67
Gots: 165 | 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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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.6/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle into a glass. 1554 is one of the better offerings from New Belgium. The appearance is incredibly dark upon pour. The smell is the worst part of this beer with a weak wheat and caramel smell. The taste and the mouthfeel are incredible though with a very smooth finish. Highly recommend, especially in the winter.

ANiklaus, Aug 01, 2014
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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 2,973 ratings.