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Widow Maker Black Ale - Keweenaw Brewing Company

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79
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204 Ratings
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 15.9%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Keweenaw Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: association330 on 06-13-2009)
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3.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - 4 - Dark almost black beer with a nice medium head that sticks, but is kinda thin. Minimal lacing.
S - 3.5 - Little bit roasty, bread, corn, light coffee.
T - 3.75 - Light coffee, roasty. Bread. Some hop bitterness balances it well.
M - 3.5 - Medium. Alc covered. Aftertaste is like a dark lager or dunkelweisen. Not much just a tiny bit of roastiness.
O - 3.75 - It's pretty good. I'm kinda biased because it's from Michigan's UP.

ISmith87, Dec 15, 2013
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

From an undated 12 oz can purchased in MI last month. Served in a snifter. Pours clear, dark red-brown color, but nearly black in the glass. The medium-size tan head soon reduces to a ring but leaves a coat lacing upon tilting.

S: Lightly sweet with medium roast malts and minimal dark roasted grains. Improves with warming.

T: Sweet upfront but more balanced by the finish. Less dark roasted malt flavor than expected, and probably less than any schwarzbier I've come across. Very lightly smoky with a hint of spicy hops.

M: Light carbonation; medium-light body.

O: Somewhat light American Schwarzbier. As the brewer says, "Don't let its looks deceive you."

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Widow Maker Black Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.