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Kidd Lager - The Fort Collins Brewery

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BA SCORE
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303 Ratings
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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.48%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"A hint of smoked malt compliments the chocolate malt in this surprisingly light bodied Schwarzbier. Experience Kidd's intriguing aroma and complex flavor as you enjoy this remarkable style of beer."

(Beer added by: RoBotGod on 03-27-2005)
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hosehead83

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Dark brown/black in color, with a moderate head of tan foam.
Aroma-Roasted malt, chocolate notes
Taste-Roasty, smoky, chocolate notes-a lot of flavor for a schwarrzbier, almost porter-like. An excellent match for a burger or burrito. Tasty flavor and well-balanced.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 18:33:04 | More by hosehead83
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Pours a dark nutty brown, lots of carbonation and a fizzy patched light tan layer sits atop the brew. A lively looking brew. Brew leaves minimal lace and a patch for the head. Average looks.

Brew smells of good roasted malts, smokey nutty tones as well. Good malty cocoa and smokiness. Very good nose.

Brew is crisp and mellows out to a smooth finish. Roasted malts; cocoa, nuttiness fill the palate. Thin feel and has a good smoke to the flavor as well. Good session brew here that has good flavors.

A solid brew here that has low abv and would be a great brew to introduce someone to malts. Thin enough to keep a 'new to craft beer drinker' unoffended. And enough flavor to keep a seasoned craft beer drinker interested. A good session brew for get togethers. Good.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2012 00:46:24 | More by magine
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PoppyRobison

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

09-14-2012 20:25:11 | More by PoppyRobison
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-12-2012 22:03:18 | More by bluckbeyes
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smalenberg

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7.8%

09-08-2012 15:12:09 | More by smalenberg
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.1%

09-07-2012 20:26:23 | More by CWhite
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stampfler07

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-06-2012 03:11:50 | More by stampfler07
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

08-29-2012 12:24:09 | More by kelvarnsen
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CCRaise

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-25-2012 16:57:00 | More by CCRaise
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js155306


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

08-23-2012 02:31:29 | More by js155306
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bernardo06

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

08-23-2012 01:09:45 | More by bernardo06
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The_1084


3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-17-2012 04:50:31 | More by The_1084
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PaulMc

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-17-2012 03:28:24 | More by PaulMc
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enelson

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

08-17-2012 01:39:10 | More by enelson
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jkermitj

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-08-2012 03:39:11 | More by jkermitj
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dmilewsk

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-11-2012 22:23:07 | More by dmilewsk
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mrbill57

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-21-2012 00:18:51 | More by mrbill57
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wilfonzo

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

06-17-2012 22:58:21 | More by wilfonzo
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barczar

Kentucky

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

Pours an opaque deep cola brown with amber highlights and a quarter inch tan head that quickly dissipates, leaving no lacing.

Roast malt, with hints of caramel and chocolate and a tobacco finish comprise the aroma. Notes of soy emerge as it warms.

Flavor is dominated by roast malt throughout, with heavily toasted, burnt breadcrust, a touch of molasses sweetness, and an herbal hop finish adding complexity. There's a touch of bitterness at the finish. Notes of coffee grounds and chocolate surface late.

Body is moderate, with moderate carbonation and a bit if of astringency at the finish.

Overall, one of the more characterful beers I've tried from Fort Collins. The roast burnt flavor is a bit overwhelming, though.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2012 05:28:17 | More by barczar
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-02-2012 02:59:59 | More by abcramer
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3/5  rDev -19.1%

05-30-2012 01:28:36 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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divineaudio

Michigan

3.43/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pint glass.

a - pours a translucent mahogany shade with some faint red highlights showing through. gave me a thin film of greyish head that dissipated rather quickly. spotty lacing

s - dark chocolate, prunes, faint charcoal.

t - chocolatey and smokey. some spicy/peppery notes crop up then fade into a lightly bitter finish. not much going on here, but it's a nice flavor profile.

m - lighter in body with adequate carbonation. a coarser co2 profile brings out the spiciness in the taste.

o - pretty satisfying on this cool summer night, but nothing i would go out in search of.

Serving type: bottle

05-22-2012 05:54:25 | More by divineaudio
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

05-15-2012 17:20:25 | More by DerwinWentworth
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zillo043068

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-02-2012 17:14:16 | More by zillo043068
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

04-25-2012 21:57:31 | More by Mebuzzard
Kidd Lager from The Fort Collins Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.