1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

1554 Black Lager1554 Black Lager
BA SCORE
66.8%
Liked This Beer
3.83 w/ 4,071 ratings
1554 Black Lager1554 Black Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,920
Reviews:
1,382
Ratings:
4,071
Liked:
2,719
Avg:
3.83/5
pDev:
12.01%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
125
Gots:
757
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,071 |  Reviews: 1,382
Photo of Maillard
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbtkd
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New Belgium 1554, 5.6% ABV, 21 IBU. Pours medium viscosity and light black, with a one finger off-white head that left decent lacing. Nose is malty, bready, slightly nutty, taste follows, with very little bitterness. Excellent mouthfeel, overall excellent.

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Photo of citizencane
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours translucent red-black with decent head and leaves abundant lacing. Smell is faint or roasted malts and dark chocolateZ. Taste is same, with a marked toastyness. Feel is thick and slightly creamy, but definite carbonation. Overall, not bad. Have had a few times.

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Photo of devilmakesthree
4.28/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeremiah_Nelson
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CanadianGinge
3.95/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nodder
3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sabotage628
4.66/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of samibr
4.14/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Quafftastic
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of S-Taylor
3.45/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OriginalWayOut
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paresis
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GeorgiaBeerMoose
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Pel
3.9/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of everyhumanist
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of holder1422
3.23/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of atr2605
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-pours a coca cola color with an off white head with average retention
S-lots of roasted coffee, nutty, biscuit
T-more roasted coffee, nutty, unsweetened cocoa, biscuit
M-medium bodied with average carbonation
O-pretty dark dark lager, definitely would have again

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Photo of xDrVillarreal
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Like a Dark Chocolate Champagne. Love the robust caramel smell. One of the best room-temp beers you'll ever have. If my word means anything of course. Drank out of the bottle, but probably would have enjoyed in a glass , cold.

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Photo of einman
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boodks
3.83/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
3.78/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tons of carbonation, beautiful roasted malt flavors, as well as some dark chocolate, esters, and slight hop bitterness. Wasn't expecting much but it was definitely a treat.

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1554 Black Lager from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 66.8% out of 100 with 4,071 ratings
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