Kuhnhenn Penny Black | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
kbrewery.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black in color, this Cascadian Black Lager has a lightly hopped malty nose. The hop character is supported by dark malt richness. Dark beer lovers as well as hop fans will enjoy this beer.

Added by MasterSki on 07-01-2012

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Reviews:
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Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
3.79%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 4
Photo of MasterSki
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Kuhnhenn. Served in a taster glass.

A - Tan foam settles to a thick collar and a few specks of lace. Transparent cherry wood brown when held to the light, otherwise dark brown.

S - Roasted malts, caramel, chocolate, and citrus hops. Smells like a Black IPA - wouldn't have guessed lager. Quite nice, in any case.

T - Unfortunately, lager or not, this is plagued by the astringent black malt flavors that I don't like in this 'style' (Cascadian Dark Ale/Lager). Some citrus and caramel show up late, but there's too much char and hop bitterness for my tastes.

M - Zesty carbonation, medium body, with some grain to the texture. A bit flaccid for the ABV.

D - Started off promising, but the excess of char and astringency and the unpleasant mouthfeel made this something I'd be unlikely to order again.

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Kuhnhenn Penny Black from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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