1554 Black Lager | New Belgium Brewing

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86
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:
No notes at this time.

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 GeorgiaBeerMoose
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of C_Pel
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of everyhumanist
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of holder1422
3.23/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of atr2605
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-pours a coca cola color with an off white head with average retention
S-lots of roasted coffee, nutty, biscuit
T-more roasted coffee, nutty, unsweetened cocoa, biscuit
M-medium bodied with average carbonation
O-pretty dark dark lager, definitely would have again

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Photo of xDrVillarreal
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Like a Dark Chocolate Champagne. Love the robust caramel smell. One of the best room-temp beers you'll ever have. If my word means anything of course. Drank out of the bottle, but probably would have enjoyed in a glass , cold.

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Photo of einman
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Boodks
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of andrewh995
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tons of carbonation, beautiful roasted malt flavors, as well as some dark chocolate, esters, and slight hop bitterness. Wasn't expecting much but it was definitely a treat.

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Photo of tapamiller
4.49/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of telescifly
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DesertFox24
3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thebooyakid
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Trivelli
4.84/5  rDev +26%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of nstygles
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hegg4345
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vainosuomi
3.16/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Look: Deep, very dark brown, minimal tan head
Smell: Caramel, licorice, light toasted malt
Taste: Sweet toasted malts, hints of chocolate and dark fruit.
Feel: moderate carbonation, light to medium body, fairly dry finish

Overall a relatively light and easy drinking dark malt lager. Unobtrusive and not particularly noteworthy, but not bad.

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Photo of Sappyjoker
4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Commandophile
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FrancisM12
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopstout
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tigerbrau
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breardon1776
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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