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Blackwing Lager - Union Craft Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 0
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RichardMNixon on 01-13-2013)
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4.24/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass. Pours with a nice one finger head with a reddish black body. Smells of coffee, small bit of chocolate, very inviting. Tastes of coffee with a good dark roasted malt body. Beer is very light extremely drinkable and carbonated well. Overall a very good beer.

cyclonece09, Sep 13, 2013
Photo of Ankur
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Ankur, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

hef, Apr 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

dsshuck, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Boone757, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

bmur112, Feb 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

yourefragile, Feb 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

AngusOg, Feb 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

mendvicdog, Feb 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +9%

sludgy, Jan 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

edglodek, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of RichardMNixon
4.31/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had a few on tap at the brewery, listed as a black lager. I think it fits Schwarzbier better than Euro Dark. They brew this one less often than the other two flagships just due to the extra capacity required to lager it, but it's the closest they have to a third flagship.

It pours a cloudy brown that sort of belies the black title. It's easy to forgive though as aromas of roasty malt drift up to your nose. The taste is even better: roasted caramel and chocolate with crisp and gentle hops for a clean ending. Fantastic amount of flavor for such a light beer.

RichardMNixon, Jan 13, 2013
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Blackwing Lager from Union Craft Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.