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1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.82/5
Very Good
4,090 Ratings
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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,780
Reviews:
1,385
Ratings:
4,090
pDev:
12.3%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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128
Gots:
768
Trade:
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a glass from a 12 ounce bottle. Pours a very thick head that last for quite some time. Nice dark color that looks like a cross between an Amber and a Porter. Taste is a bit of chocolate malts with a subtle hop finish. Pretty smooth overall and medium bodied. It didn't have a coffee taste like some of the other black ales I've had, but I'd say overall this was a solid black ale by New Belgium.

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I really don't want to seem cliche giving this beer a perfect score, but quite honestly I had absolutely zero gripes with it. I'm a big fan of New Belgium's beers, and I'm a dark ale guy. And this stuff is honestly the most appealing beer I've ever tasted. When you smell it, the sweet caramel / chocolate aroma hits hard, giving you a good sign of what you're in for - the head on this stuff is gorgeous, although not the world's thickest. It's a true beauty to look at once you've poured it into a glass. I'm really glad to see so many positive reviews on this beer, because in all honesty, it's my new favorite. I'll definately be buying it again, and probably many more times to come.

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1554 Black Lager from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.82 out of 5 with 4,090 ratings
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