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: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This pours a dark brown with a slight off white head. There is a slight scent of roasted malts mixed with a mild yeast tone. The taste has a mild roasted malt taste. The texture and volume is perfectly done. Smooth, tasty, and refreshing! A rather boldly made brew that most will find very likeable. A great brew for those looking to start drinking dark beers but can’t quite handle a porter or stout yet. A great beer for the price!

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


12 oz bottle poured into a tumbler. Enjoyed at home.

A: Dark ruby color. About three fingers of tan head, which dissipated slowly leaving substantial lacing on the glass.

S: Strong toasty malt aroma, with significant chocolate scents. Toffee and nutty undertones are also evident. Very much resembled a porter.

T: Strong toasty, malty flavor on impact, with a somewhat sweeter chocolate/nutty finish. Very little in the way of aftertaste -- I was pleasantly surprised at how minimal and pleasant it is.

M: Medium body, but on the lighter side of medium. Carbonation seemed a bit much.

O: A good beer. Flavors aren't terribly complex, but they are executed well. The rich flavor without an overpowering aftertaste makes for a nice drinking experience. I would certainly have this again, but wouldn't go out of my way to do so.

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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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