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Dixie Blackened Voodoo Lager - Dixie Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 658
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.98%
Wants: 10
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dixie Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 08-10-2001)
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Photo of Gagnonsux


3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is some pretty good stuff. Appearance is almost pitch black, head is medium height and tan. Nose is very malty, with a smell that reminds me of molasses. Taste is all malt, with a strong molasses taste. Taste was slightly cloying the first time I tried Blackened Voodoo, but tonight it seems fine. Maltheads should really enjoy this beer. I found this to be a very good brew, but not something I would go crazy over.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2004 00:59:56 | More by Gagnonsux
Photo of ElGordo


3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep brown with a hint of ruby red and a nice one-finger tan head. Nice aroma of roasted malt with hints of coffee and molasses. Sweet malt dominates the pleasant palate, which is accented by toffee and a little bit of oak. Nice, creamy mouthfeel precedes a dry finish. Today was maybe a little too hot to properly enjoy a darker beer, but I liked it just fine.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2004 03:40:41 | More by ElGordo
Photo of WesWes

New York

3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a deep dark brown color with a thick frothy tan head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a dry, yet very malty scent that boasts of crystal and pale malts; slightly creamy. The taste is decent. It has a creamy, rich malty flavor, but with a dry metallic finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a decent Dunkel. It has good aroma and mouthfeel. The metallic finish turns me off.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2004 19:49:27 | More by WesWes
Photo of Shiloh

Ontario (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Arrived a very black offering with limited crown and soon to be a minor glass cling.
The body a medium plus.
I found the aroma simple and clean with just a touch of molassis(sp).
Carbonation is light.
The taste is pleasent in a sweet malty sort of way but not explosive. Roasted chestnuts prevail. Very slight evidence of hops, just enough to add some balance.
Kind of boring.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2004 02:58:00 | More by Shiloh
Photo of niknar


3.3/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Transcribed from notes taken while on vacation last week...

Pours out as black as coal... just the way I like it! Developed a small head, but had excellent retention. Settles to a thin collar with good lacing down the glass. The smell could only be described as odd...and somewhat unpleasant at that. My brother-in-law described it as an "old foot," and I find it hard to argue with that assessment. Taste is a nice balance of sweet malts and bittering hops. Some nutty flavors also seem to linger underneath the complexity of it all. Mouthfeel was very thin considering how dark and malty this offering is. Overall it is a solid beer that is very drinkable (if you don't smell it too much). However, it does fall just slightly below my expectations. Tasty, but definitely not on my "A" list of beers.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2004 01:14:51 | More by niknar
Photo of Gump


3.2/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Clear dark brownish in color with small consistant head. Its got that hint of a mossy smell that I like but its hard to pick up. Mouthfeel is thin bodied. Slight aftertaste.

An easy drinking lager, but I was expecting more body and taste from a dark lager.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2004 23:01:25 | More by Gump
Photo of ybnorml

Rhode Island

2.53/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Dark brown beer. Even dark brown than a porter I just had. I don't think I should have read an earlier review. There is definitely something unpleasant in the smell. The auto suggestion ( from the other review ) of vomit was impossible for me to get by. There might be something else there but I could not get to it. The first mouthful was awful It tasted of week old dish water. Insueing tastes brought forward more of the sweet and roasted malt flavors that I remembered from years past. But either my tastes have changed, which is highly likely, or this is a pale version of the beer I once loved. I think their water filtering and softening set up has gone bye bye. I drank half a bottle while doing this review and threw the rest out.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2004 23:48:02 | More by ybnorml
Photo of coasterfreak75

North Carolina

2.55/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

The pour was dark copper/brown with a half inch beige head that quickly dissapated and left a light lace on top of the beer that held on throughout the drink

The smell a light malt with a skunky overtone.

The drink started with a watery tone that continued through the middle. It finished with a light hop bite but it left no after taste.

It carried great refreshment and drinkablility but I was just expecting more body. Maybe I got an old or bad bottle. I'll have to try this one again and see if the next bottle is the same way.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2004 00:13:55 | More by coasterfreak75
Photo of DaveGood


3.78/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer poured a very dark brown with an average tan head that left a nice lacing along the glass. The smell was full of a dark chocolate malt aroma, as well as some dark fruits. This is a medium bodied beer and the taste was fairly well dominated by the roasted malts although there were some earthy hops to give it some balance. There was a distinctively chocolate aftertaste, although it was not overwhelming. The mouthfeel was fairly creamy and it drinks down quite easily. My biggest complaint about this beer is that, on the whole, the flavors are good but they lack the strength that I was expecting from this beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2004 17:13:17 | More by DaveGood
Photo of maek228


3.98/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Immediatly noticable is that this beer pours damn near black and is a lager.

Appearance- Excellent look to it. Black, with a tan head. Dark tan though. From a distance, black with a slight blood red hue. Especially excellent due it's uniqueness. The appearance of this one is special because I imagine not many lagers have a color like this. Not very carbonated, and minimal head retention, which in the base of this beer, takes away nothing.

Smell- Hints of toffee, dark chocolate, possibly some roasted nuts.

Taste- Let's see...I'm getting a malty flavor that gives up dark chocolate, toffee, and hazlenut coffee flavor accents. A different kind of lager taste, but still definitly a lager. The beer has a for real hop kick at the end of it, rather bitter. leaves your mouth feeling dry. I can see how some people would feel that the strong hop finale (and dry mouth that follows) of this beer doesn't suit the intitial taste. That being said, im a hop lover, so...cheers.

Mouthfeel- Feels good in the mouth, full and mildly robust....like a lager should be.

Drinkability- If you don't mind the hops, this one is downable for sure. Not much wrong with this one and it leaves little to be desired.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2004 05:57:11 | More by maek228
Photo of hollicetales

New York

3.05/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

got this at coops and a few other local bars in new orleans... poured a nice dark almost ruddy ruby color slightly sweet nose with hint of malt...not much of a head...had a really week mouth feel very watery and thin...but the taste wasn't bad...slight bite...not too sweet...notes of chicory and coffee...it's drinkable...i'd chug a few of these in new orleans with gator bites again...but it's nothing i'd crave...still when the options are the normal tap options...i'd definitely opt for this over coors light or bud when i'm nawlins

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2004 15:05:56 | More by hollicetales
Photo of Southernbrew


3.13/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Small 1 finger head, dissapates quickly. Dark brown color, reddish-brown up to light. Strong malt scent, fairly sweet. Mouthfeel is almost watery, somewhat surprising. Definite coffe notes, almost acidic taste. Slight bitter coffee aftertaste. I would drink again but this isn't anything specia.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2004 03:27:21 | More by Southernbrew
Photo of Zorro


3.6/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dark brown beer with red color when viewed through a light bulb.

Smell is sweet and fruity with a tea smell from the hops.

Taste is slightly sweet; it has a mild tea taste to it. A subdued flavor of banana and raisins is present, but it is really subdued. There is also a chocolate taste present. A tasty brew, a tamed dunkel for those who wouldn't like the real thing.

Mouthfeel is light, seems maybe a little under-carbonated.

Drinkable. Those who know what a Dunkel is will not be satisfied, but it's not a bad beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2004 04:20:46 | More by Zorro
Photo of ALESwhatCURESya


2.2/5  rDev -34.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This poured a dark red color with very little head. It looked like a cherry coke! There is a malty taste at first but I was left with a flavor that I couldn't quite put my finger on. My mouth became very very dry. I felt as though I needed another beer just to moisten up my mouth. This may have convinced me not to try anything else from Dixie Brewing. I have yet to see anything that constitutes real beer from them!

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2004 01:28:37 | More by ALESwhatCURESya
Photo of kbub6f

New York

3.13/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Small, grayish-tan head. Fast death. Black liquid is brown/red before a light. Smell is malty, tangy toffee. There's plenty of dark toffee in the front, but it thins in the middle: a sourish, watery maltiness. Some bitter chocolate in the light finish. Not bad. A light black.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2004 00:43:55 | More by kbub6f
Photo of TastyTaste


3.88/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This brewery got a bad rep from having the worst ranked beer, which I remembered at the time of consumption. This one was a surprise, though. It did have a deeper taste that was quite intriguing. Chocolate and coffee flavors, medium body. I'd have this stuff again, probably.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2004 08:43:17 | More by TastyTaste
Photo of Boto


3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer poured a dark mahogany color. There was a small tan head. Very minimal lacing. There is a decent malt sweetness to the nose. Fairly sweet taste. A hint of roastiness to it also. A good compliment to many of the New Orleans sytle dishes. A good beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2003 22:27:18 | More by Boto
Photo of dpend


3.83/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured a deep mahogany and created a minimal light caramel colored head that stayed a few minutes.Lacing was nice and lined the glass to the bottom. Aroma was of nice malty notes and a strange sweetness almost like toffee. Taste was smooth with malts leading the way and staying throughout. Unfortunately, a metallic taste arose at the end, but faded as the beer warmed. Carbonation etched the throat a bit as it went down. Could be a good session brew, but drink them slowly or you'll fill up.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2003 04:22:55 | More by dpend
Photo of Dubblebock


4.1/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Dixie's Blackened Voodoo Lager is easily one of my favorite brews. It sports one of the all-time best labels in the business, and it never fails to conjure up a conversation every time that I introduce it to someone new. I make it a regular point to pick up a six-pack or two whenever I see it. It's fun to drink and fun to take to family gatherings or barbecues.

It looks good when poured. Dark, but not overwhelmingly so. Creates a nice head that sticks around for a minute or two, then fades away to leave thin lacing around the glass.

Smell won't knock you over, but you do get a crisp maltiness out of the nose.

The taste is surprisingly smooth and clean. It reminds me of Shiner Bock in a way. Malts dominate the taste, the hops are there, but subdued. Fairly well carbonated, it sticks to the ribs. Good mouthfeel and slightly dry finish will leave you wanting another. This is an extremely drinkable beer.

Blackened Voodoo is a Dixie Brewing product. They are a regional Louisiana brewery. BV is by far their most interesting product. This is a great beer to try with some Cajun dishes or with a good plate of spare ribs.

Who do the Voodoo? I do! And maybe you should, too!

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2003 19:47:41 | More by Dubblebock
Photo of RockyTopHeel

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Creamy but modest mocha-brown head atop a very dark brown brew with deep red hues. Slightly heavy aftertaste has overtones of dry chocolate, and leaves your mouth thinly coated. Taste has a mix of flavors like bitter chocolate and smoke, all of them dark but none of them really standing out.

I thought the Voodoo was really good, but maybe not quite worth the high price.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2003 02:14:03 | More by RockyTopHeel
Photo of brewdlyhooked13


3.48/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - very dark brown, but some deep ruby tones come through against light. Apropos for this beer, a little spooky blood red to go with that eerie label. Not much head, but it manages a thin covering and a pretty thick crown.

Aroma is of sweet malts, a light aroma of roasted coffee beans, and I swear I'm picking up a scent of melted butter. Strange, but that's the spell I'm currently under.

Taste - roasty malt and lots of carbonation. Further development of roastiness on the swallow. Some bitterness towards the end, grapefruit-like and sour. Sweetness hangs in there throughout, the most dunkel-like characteristic of the flavor.

Mouthfeel is solidly smooth. Sweet but not that syrupy. Very bubbly, burp-inducing. Leaves a heavy feeling afterwards, maybe a bit much for the style.

Drinkability - A little much for heavy quaffing, but tasty enough to down 2 or 3.

Serving type: bottle

10-01-2003 20:53:48 | More by brewdlyhooked13
Photo of marcobrau


3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Hmmm...I've had this beer before and I remember a little more roasted malt character and I forgot how thin it seems for the style. Starts out with a fairly neutral aroma with some chocolate and roasted malt aroma. These aromas are also the predominant flavors found in this beer. Hops are in check and the beer if fairly dry. A bit acidic and thin for the style. Nice appearance, but more of scharzbier/black lager, than a dunkel. The bottle I had was mostly near black with a bit of ruby color at bottom of the glass. I still like this beer, as I seem to recall having better bottles of it, but perhaps I'm just infatuated with the spooky label.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2003 23:00:40 | More by marcobrau
Photo of TheLongBeachBum


3.85/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: One of the handful of 12 ounce Dixie beers that I spied, and picked up from my local store. I decided to give them a whirl for the sake of my inquisitiveness. After the Dixie, the big thing that is immediately noticeable about the Blackened Voodoo Lager is the label – it conjures up images of dark murky swamps and ill-doings down in the big L.

Appearance: Deep chestnut brown with a lovely thick tan brown head that leaves a great looking lace when quaffed.

Nose: Molasses and sweet caramel mixed with Devon toffee aromas. Some roasted malts give this a very rich feel.

Taste: Chewy caramel entrance mixed with a toffee-ness that entices and dominates the middle. But this is far from ‘thick’ and it does not overpower at all. Lovely roasted malts, with a hint of burnt bread, linger in the ending. A very pleasant, solid dark Lager.

Mouthfeel: Chewy at times; rich, smooth and dark, that leaves a lovely coating in the mouth.

Drinkability: Even on a warm night, this is a very drinkable beer, and one that slips down easily, the lack of a solid mouthfeel aids this aspect of the beer I feel.

Overall: Much better than the Dixie-Dixie that I just tried, in fact this was a very pleasant offering and I rather enjoyed this dark Lager. I just wish they would filter out those shrunken heads and chickens feet before bottling.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2003 04:36:51 | More by TheLongBeachBum
Photo of beerguy101


3/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very dark amber color, small beige foamy head. Aroma is malty and slightly sweet. Roasted malts, slightly sweet. Slight hoppyness. Lighter bodied, full flavored beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean. Smooth taste. Aftertaste is slightly bitter

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2003 00:31:59 | More by beerguy101
Photo of Stubbie1


3.68/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with a tan head. The head stay a few and give way to a sticky lace. The aroma is sweet roasted malt with a slight hint of caramel. The taste started on the roasted malt side and hints of the caramel giving it a semi-sweet flavor that had a very slight bitter aftertaste. With a nice mouth feel and a medium body, this beer is very easy to drink. Enjoy!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2003 18:26:53 | More by Stubbie1
Dixie Blackened Voodoo Lager from Dixie Brewing Co.
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