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KCCO Black Lager - Resignation Brewery

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77
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414 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 414
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 16.47%
Wants: 23
Gots: 90 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Resignation Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A toast lager with notes of chocolate and coffee. Unlike a heavy porter or a stout it’s amazingly light, crispy, and sessionable. KCCO Black is a delicious misfit.

Brewed & Bottled by Redhook Ale Brewery.

(Beer added by: anhigdon on 10-22-2013)
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Bear1964

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-27-2014 22:47:13 | More by Bear1964
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Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-11-2014 19:50:16 | More by SD-Alefan
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

01-31-2014 13:11:50 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +49.7%

08-01-2014 05:00:25 | More by Campy4912
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Poppaweasel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-18-2014 09:45:01 | More by Poppaweasel
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schoon

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

04-12-2014 02:56:50 | More by schoon
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navband

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-21-2014 02:59:17 | More by navband
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aengleman

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -40.1%

01-05-2014 22:56:44 | More by aengleman
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Beer21

Florida

3/5  rDev -10.2%

08-11-2014 20:56:03 | More by Beer21
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-03-2014 16:04:20 | More by cmwilliq
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richkrull

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

01-28-2014 04:23:55 | More by richkrull
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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5/5  rDev +49.7%

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JMS1512

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -10.2%

05-30-2014 22:20:29 | More by JMS1512
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Brenden

Ohio

3.28/5  rDev -1.8%

It definitely has the look of a Schwarzbier, with the dark color and easing in of light at the edges and into the body as well as the clarity and brightness considering. It has the lighter-bodied look despite a dark color. The head doesn't show a lot of structure, though not bad. It holds up as a sparsely bubbled cap maintaining a modicum of sloppy foam and leaves some spotting, even as some bubbling and a decently thick foam remains for the entirety.
The aroma's a bit difficult to pull out. There's toast with a roasted edge under a moderate but not particularly stable malt foundation. The toast does come out a little more and some dry baker's chocolate come out after time to fill it out.
The taste offers very much the same, and this barely goes the right direction between light being weak and actually having some structure and depth. The toast, roast and powdery semi-sweet cocoa do take their places, though, and a hint of acrid char eases out before it begs too much attention.
The light carbonation supports some crispness in a light body. It's a bit smooth, but it could use more than just simplicity to make it lighter and join the ranks of great Schwarzbiers.

02-17-2014 20:29:13 | More by Brenden
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bpascale

Nebraska

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-31-2014 00:49:05 | More by bpascale
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optimator705

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

05-01-2014 02:18:12 | More by optimator705
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Jackp_43

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

06-04-2014 01:33:53 | More by Jackp_43
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StirbUndWerde

New Hampshire

4.49/5  rDev +34.4%

Bottle to Nonic pint glass

A: Quarter inch off-white head; fine carbonation that dissipates after a minute. Opaque, red/amber appearance (with back-light it is quite red, and without it is brown).

S: Chocolate; no other discernible aromas.

T: Light chocolate flavor, almost like a diluted porter. A hint of toasted malts.

M: Light, coarse carbonation. Water consistency with the finish; no mouth coating or feeling “phlegmy.”

O: Porter taste without the porter feel. I enjoy chocolatey porters more than any other beer; I honestly wasn’t expecting that flavor with this beer. I was just expecting a regular lager that happened to have a dark color. I was greatly surprised and pleased. On a hot day like today, it’s refreshing to get such flavor from a light-feeling beer.

06-17-2014 21:56:36 | More by StirbUndWerde
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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Snow81

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

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District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -10.2%

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KCCO Black Lager from Resignation Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 414 ratings.