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Baba Black Lager | Uinta Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.77/5
Very Good
1,238 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionally drinkable and pitch black in color.

32 IBU

Added by Wasatch on 10-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,861
Reviews:
237
Ratings:
1,238
pDev:
10.61%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
306
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,238 |  Reviews: 237
Photo of Eddiehop
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MFMB
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jimboothdesigns
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

When I hit my local grocery store, this always ends up in my mix a six.

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Photo of chrisroarshack
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaveDay5
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluehende
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RHVC59
3.47/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrBoJangles
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lucular
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This was an enjoyable schwarzbier. My one complaint is that along with the roastiness in the flavor was a touch of honey which I found to be out of place.

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Photo of rw1992
3.04/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of PhillyRiver
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from can into porter glass. Newbie reviewer, but have happily had this beer several times before. A few extra O points for great label and name.
Look: pours dark root beer color, black in glass with ruby root beer lighted at narrow bottom. Nice crowning two-finger taupe head. Head starts pockmarking quickly, collapses to rough 1/4 inch head before drinking. Dissipates on glass (lace?) while drinking.
Smell: coffee, hops, more than a hint of pee.
Taste: hard to ID any one taste, hops and coffee I guess, some sassafras in second half, but it is good, smooth yet lively, a trace of bitterness, which stays on roof of mouth.
Feel: medium body, creamy
Overall: one of my favorite beers, probably sessionable if the bitter aftertaste doesn't build up. Not a problem at all with one beer.

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Photo of cheah
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of anwo56
4.15/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueSpader
3.66/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmanjohnson
3.15/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wcjensen
4.45/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of royalflushr
5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of joeMcGill
5/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

good dark beer tasty

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Photo of lwillitz
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle into pilsener glass

A - 4-finger medium tan head over a body of deep brown with red/orange highlights

S - black coffee, caramel sweetness, smoke, lactic

T - roasted and burnt notes, coffee, nuts, hint of chocolate milk, touch of herbal hops

M - slick medium body, low/medium carbonation

O - Baba is a decent schwarz.

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Photo of TychoNDC
3.59/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wjpwalsh
4.65/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is an exceptional beer. I think the organic ingredients make a huge difference.

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Photo of benjamincarter
3.46/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Baba Black Lager from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 1,238 ratings
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