1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

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very good
4,055 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
Ratings:
4,055
Reviews:
1,378
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
12.24%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
744
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 4,055 |  Reviews: 1,378
Photo of Spider889
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of Dave1999
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a foamy off white head.

The smell is roasted malts, raisins and plums.

The taste is cherry,raisins and prunes.It tastes of all the dark fruits, quite sweet and malty.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Overall an enjoyable dark fruity tasting beer.

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Photo of rkarimi
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DustinPurvis
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of stampfler07
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of breedsimpsonville
5/5  rDev +30.2%

Photo of TimoP
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of mwayne
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Jupitersample
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Crevilo
2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

Photo of Hanzo
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Will_Turner
5/5  rDev +30.2%

Photo of ZachBurns
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of BarelyLegal33
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of OriolesFan1008
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of 59rockabilly
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of steelreserve69
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of crobinso
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of kevgod
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of Bobhoya
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Cbrazbox
5/5  rDev +30.2%

Photo of intensify
4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a thick and heavy Cola-colored body. Off-white, 3 finger head(even with a tilted glass) and good retention. Packed plenty of lacing for the whole summer.

S- Dark fruits, caramel, biscuit, toffee, roasted malts and a microscopic hint of hops.

T- Follows close to the smell. A coat of dark fruits and roasted malts up front, then the biscuity/bready finish blends it well all while hiding the alcohol. Rich, warm and inviting tones of toffee and dark chocolate add to the style.

M- Full bodied, creamy mouthfeel reminds me of a shake. Packs a small amount of carbonation, too.

This one caught me off guard. Drinks like a thick, creamy milkshake and tastes like the dark fruits and biscuit which you expect from a Fat Tire. I found a new friend.

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Photo of MelJ
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Photo of siddhartha
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of Vlaminck
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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