1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

1554 Black Lager1554 Black Lager
4,075 Ratings
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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-02-2002

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3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a nice dark reddish/brown pour with 2 fingers of tan head.. nice lacing too!
smells of nuts, dates, raisins, caramel. bitter, roastiness up front, followed by a sweet finish. roasted grains, sweet malts, cereal, toast, tobacco, nutty, slightly fruity.
light +, slightly creamy, mild carbonation.
overall good for a light black ale.. as far as belgian dark/strong ales go, this shit's weal. sorry. it's tasty and all, but it will never be up there with the big boys.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

New Belgium knows beer. 1554 is no exception. I received this beer at a restaurant. It was presented in a tall thin glass. It was very dark and only semi-transparent. It had a 3/4" head which it sustained for about ten minutes. The smell was earthy and sweet. The mouthfeel was nice. It had a heavy feel but really smooth, like silk. The taste was earthy and fruity with a hint of something sweet, perhaps chocolate. As with most of New Belgium beers, I give 1554 two-thumbs-up!!

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1554 Black Lager from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.83 out of 5 with 4,075 ratings
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