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KCCO Black Lager - Resignation Brewery

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Ratings: 637
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 17.21%
Wants: 32
Gots: 191 | FT: 2
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Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: anhigdon on 10-22-2013

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.
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I'm a fan of the Chive and my dad really wanted to try this so I picked up a six pack.

A - Nice black color with a white head. Very similar to Guinness.

S - Roasty smell with some coffee/malt and some lager yeast tones.

T - A subtle mixture of roasted malt and lager taste. No real hops to this beer just the dark malt flavors that come through. The characteristic lager flavor is also present but isn't as predominant as a Budweiser. Reminds me of a Guinness with the lager taste added to it and the sour/acrid flavor removed. The bitterness from the roasted malt compliments the sweetness of the malt to make this beer a good example of a traditional Schwartz beer.

M - Light mouth-feel with not much aftertaste. The bitterness and light body make this beer finish crisp allowing you to drink more. Moderate carbonation making it come alive on your tongue.

Overall, it was a nice beer if you want to try a darker beer but not be laden down with the bitterness of a traditional stout. Like I said it is a little like Guinness but is definitely drinkable on a warm summer day. It isn't the best Schwartz beer I've had but I would recommend it to those who are the typical light lager drinker that wants to appreciate beer for taste rather than getting drunk.

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It is what it is. A party beer! Check out the website Chive.com. I could drink several of these around the pool. The price was a little high. I found it at my class 6 on Ft. Benning so I am sure it cost them a bit to get it.

Overall: a very drinkable beer for the long haul. After you have had your 90 minute.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Do you really wanna name your brewery after what you feel when you sadly settle? Anyway, this stuff pours a clear midnight garnet topped by a finger of glowing wan khaki foam. The nose comprises mildly roasted malts, cocoa powder, light coffee powder, toasted rye bread, and a touch of grass. The taste brings in more of the same, though the rye (now slightly less toasted, the underlying bread clearly visible) is now more potent and more upfront and self-confident. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a nice little schwarz, nothing truly special, but something I wouldn't mind occasionally indulging in.

KCCO Black Lager from Resignation Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 637 ratings.