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Wolverine Dark | Wolverine State Brewing Company

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3.57/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wolverine State Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
wolverinebeer.com

Style: Euro Dark Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jale on 08-16-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,790
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
34
pDev:
9.24%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured dark and bubbly. This is my first brew from Wolverine and I've never been there despite living right in town. It smelled a subtle mix of grains with no hop. The flavor was a pretty standard lager but with more body. I'm not usually a lager guy (aside from mexican), but this was decent.

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3.42/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Nothing of particular note - color to style, small head.

S - Nice malty nose with some roast coming through.

T - Malt with some coffee-like roasted character, but no bitterness to speak of. Lightly hopped.

M - Medium body, not too heavily carbonated.

O - Wolverine Dark is the best among their standard offerings. The niche of lagering everything they serve left me wondering if they use lager yeasts on all of their beers or if the just cold condition some fermented with ale yeasts. The Dark was flavorful and appropriate to style, but only slightly better than average.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A $4 or $5 bottle had at Three Blind Mice in Mt. Clemens, Michigan.

Appearance: Ruby. Head dissipates pretty quickly. Only a bit of lacing.

Smell: Malt. Roasty character to deem this a "dark" lager. Nothing especially interesting, but it smells nice.

Taste: Like the smell. A lot like it. A slight sort of coffee or chocolate flavor comes off as well, but it's in the background. Hey, I guess some roasting will do that to a beer, eh? Fairly high carbonation which is expected for the style. A pretty nice beer. Simple tasting sort of beer that you can drink without feeling compelled to think too much about what you're tasting. I'm not the only one who does that... right...?

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Wolverine Dark from Wolverine State Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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