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1554 Enlightened Black Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
86
very good

3,080 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 3,080
Reviews: 1,249
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 73
Gots: 206 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002

No notes at this time.
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Roast malt, dark chocolate, and a hint of Belgian yeast esters in aroma. Flavor reveals a weak Belgian yeast character of pear, muted roast notes, and a base of dark chocolate. Very drinkable, approachable beer with varied character.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For the longest time this was one of favorite dark, Belgian style beers.

Appearance: Dark brown
Smell: A hint of chocolate and toasted bread
Taste: A good quality dark bread
Mouthfeel: Smooth
Drinkability: Very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

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1554 Enlightened Black Ale from New Belgium Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 3,080 ratings.