1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

1554 Black Lager1554 Black Lager
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1554 Black Lager1554 Black Lager

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

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

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Ratings: 4,071 |  Reviews: 1,382
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I poured this nice beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer poured a dark beer with a really nice creamy head. I like that! The smell was faint roastedness smell. The beer was actually a little bland I thought for what it looked like. I still liked it as it was very drinkable and I will buy again.

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

Two fingers of tan head. Dark brown body, almost black.
Smell is a strong roasted malt. Nice.
Tasty with roasted malt balanced with a mild bitterness. The malt comes through nicely.
Smooth texture with a light to medium body and moderate carbonation.
Pretty good Black Ale. Great balance of roasted malt and bitterness.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.23/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

pint glass

a - pours chestnut in color with a thin cap of coarse, tan foam. head dies down to a film and leaves thin, leggy lacing in the glass.

s - carmel, crackers, faint green apple.

t - predominantly carmel malt with spicy notes. peppery, but maybe a with bit of cinnamon as well. has a mild, earthy bitterness and a light, sugary finish. not much going on here.

m - lighter in body with adequate carbonation. co2 profile is on the coarse side though.

o - not black or enlightening, just a decent, easy drinking beer. not likely to be a regular in my fridge, but i wouldn't turn it down either.

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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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