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The Raven Special Lager - B.W. Beer Works USA

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The Raven Special LagerThe Raven Special Lager

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BA SCORE
78
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139 Ratings
THE BROS
74
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 13.61%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
B.W. Beer Works USA visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The Raven Special Lager is a perfect balanced lager beer that goes well with any kind of food, but particularly with spicy food or when you just want to sit down and enjoy a beer with friends. With a shot of Woodford Reserve chased with chilled Raven is a near perfect combination. The rich golden colored beer is an exceptionally smooth Southern German lager, somewhat malty but well balanced between the hops and malt. Experiencing the clean finish and pleasant lingering aftertaste of The Raven Special Lager, one can truly say that The Taste Is Poetic.

18 IBU

(Beer added by: RBorsato on 04-28-2003)
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Reviews by tatoodkelt:
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tatoodkelt

Maryland

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

Consumed 3/13/2010- from notes.

12oz brown bottle as pictured poured into a shaker glass.

A- A very clear, brassy color topped off with a soapy white head about one finger thick. Eventually settled to a patchy skim. Steady carbiniation bubbles.

S- Not much other than sweet malt and a faint grassy/metallic note.

T- The same grassy sweetness as the smell but with a little hop presence at the end.

M- Light to medium bodied and crisp. Not too much tingle from the carbination.

D- I could see this being a session beer if nothing else was available.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2010 12:31:13 | More by tatoodkelt
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S: complex, flowers and grass, old wooden furniture.
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The Raven Special Lager from B.W. Beer Works USA
78 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.