1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On draft at Buffalo Wild Wings.

The beer is dark brown, approaching black, with a quarter inch of beige head. The aroma brings some Belgian style malts, chocolate, a touch of grain. The flavor brings some sweet milk chocolates and some bready malts. Not the most refined flavor, but easy enough to throw back a pint of this. Light to medium in body and fairly creamy on the palate. I drank a lot of this beer in college, so it was nostalgic to return to it after a long hiatus.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle wad poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that has reduced to a thin layer and left some nice lacing. It is a dark brown with a little light passing through when held up to a light with signs of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: I am picking up some fruity notes, chocolate, caramel, and toffee notes. There almost seems to be a creamy aroma to the beer too.

Taste: All of the above mentioned aromas blended together.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and silky smooth, low carbonation, medium to full bodied, silky, a little dry, and really delicious to drink.

Overall: Pretty solid black ale or Belgian dark ale. I was really surprised how tasty this beer was when I drank it. Pretty solid score and happy that my brother chose to bring this back from his trip to TN. Next time I am out in Colorado, I will have to hunt this beer down.

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1554 Black Lager from New Belgium Brewing
3.84 out of 5 based on 4,055 ratings.
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