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1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,037 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,037
Reviews: 1,245
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 70
Gots: 184 | 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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3/5  rDev -21.9%

BeccaH, Sep 12, 2014
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KTMinnesota, Sep 09, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -4.9%

Pours a black color with a slightly off white/light mocha head.

Smell is dominate of roasted malt. Slight chocolate. Not too much else. Maybe some slight spice.

Taste is big on roasted malt. Slight chocolate malt flavor that hits mid-palate. Finishes nice and clean.

Mouthfeel is light.

BigRedDog, Sep 09, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +1.6%

From notes on 11/23/13

Dark reddish brown pour. Nice malty smell. Has a very light crispy roasted malt taste, but still has a lot of flavor. Can also taste some caramel and plum.

kkleu357, Sep 03, 2014
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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 3,037 ratings.