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Brewmaster's Black Lager - Okanagan Spring Brewery

Brewmaster's Black LagerBrewmaster's Black Lager

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BA SCORE
86
very good

54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.1%


Brewed by:
Okanagan Spring Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This unique style of beer was introduced for all those who love their beer a little darker and a little bolder. Rich in colour & flavour, our Brewmaster’s Black Lager finishes crisp and clean.

(Beer added by: BDTyre on 10-05-2008)
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Reviews by wordemupg:
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle poured into OK Springs pint glass on sept5 2009

A Pours a near black with a nice thick mocha colored head that has good retention and leaves lace for the first few sips

S espresso and dark chocolate come through in a big way.

T dark roasted coffee grind mellowed out a bit with the dark chocolate, as it smells but not as strong.

M light and crisp very strange for a beer this dark, I will admit I was confused and pleased.

D black session beer is a good thing

I hope OK Springs keeps trying new recipes because this and their newly release hefe are the best I've seen from them

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2009 07:28:35 | More by wordemupg
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Olek4374

Alberta (Canada)

3.09/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased from a sampler. Pours a very fizzy black not unlike coca cola with two fingers of beige head. Smells malty with some burnt marshmallow notes, and I'm also making out some coffee here too. Pours very thick, though it doesn't feel that way in the mouth. Mouthfeel is very smooth, but you get some carbonation on the tongue for sure. Taste is not as great as I would have wanted. I'm tasting some coffee, but it's not bitter, just somewhat unpleasant. Aftertaste is sour, although this may be attributed to the bottle being in my fridge for six months. I'll try a fresher bottle when I can, but if the next one is like this, I'm not making a repeat purchase.

Looks and smells great though.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 09:06:44 | More by Olek4374
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British Columbia (Canada)

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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

OK Springs 'Brewmaster Black Lager' @ 5.0% , from a 6pack of 330 ml bottles ,
(originally had on tap @ GCBF 4.5 rating)
A-pour is dark brown/black with a fine tight tan head , leaving spotty lacing along the stein
S-roasted dark chocolate malt
T-smooth taste , not as crisp as I remember it tasting on tap ,
MF-mild/medium carbonation , medium/full body
Ov-tasted better on tap @ GCBF (won my Bronze Medal) , but still a good beer in the bottle form

cheers LampertLand

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12-28-2012 09:13:05 | More by LampertLand
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at Le Mondial

Poured from a 341ml. bottle.

Appearance: A cola brown body with a fat finger of dark brown foam.

Smell: A certain nuttiness mixed with some grainy coffee.

Taste: A mix of light charcoal, dark Munich malt and light molasses in the tail end.

Mouthfeel: Crisp yet strong bodied for the style and carbonation is spot on.

Overall: An enjoyable take on a style that isn't readily available.

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Brewmaster's Black Lager from Okanagan Spring Brewery
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