Penny Black
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Style:
Lager - Schwarzbier
ABV:
7.25%
Score:
Needs more ratings
Avg:
3.62 | pDev: 3.31%
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
4
From:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
 
Michigan, United States
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Notes: 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.
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dudecandle from New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Aug 13, 2012
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whartontallboy from New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Aug 05, 2012
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MasterSki from Canada (ON)

3.72/5  rDev +2.8%
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.

Jul 24, 2012
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Zaphog from Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Jul 29, 2012
Penny Black from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 4 ratings