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KCCO Black Lager - Resignation Brewery

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BA SCORE
77
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508 Ratings
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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 17.37%
Wants: 26
Gots: 125 | 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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3.24/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

KCCO black lager 6pk bottles $9.99(OH)

12 oz brown bottle poured into a stemless white wine glass. Bottling date below UPC bar code. " A resignation recipe brewed in collaboration with redhook"

Out of the bottle it pours a light brown color, when it settles in the glass it appears almost black. It doesn't take much light to see through it. But this is a black lager not a porter or stout, so looks are normal. A two finger off-white head that fizzles away leaving almost no lacing.

The aromas are subtle. Hints of roasted malts, a slight bitter-sweet smell. Weak notes of coffee and caramels.

At 22 IBU's don't expect a bitter snap to this. It starts out with a roasted malty taste, followed by a very slight bitter-sweet coffee and cocoa. Ends dry and waxy but not bitter.

Mouth feel is light to slightly medium. Carbonation is good, may be a tad overdone. Has a dry, waxy coppery mouth feel on the palate. Again at 22 IBU's it is not bitter at all.

Overall It was not bad. A good dark/black lager. However dark/black lagers are a in between category to me. This one is not a porter not a stout, but is trying to be both. However it's lower ABV and IBU's so its highly session-able, which is good. But at 10 bucks a sixer not so good. I would rather have my go to porter (Edmund Fitzgerald) which is a buck cheaper and worlds better. This was a good beer, but this black lager just makes me want a porter or stout.

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KCCO Black Lager from Resignation Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.