Lost Highway | Yellowhammer Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yellowhammer Brewing
Alabama, United States
yellowhammerbrewery.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Reaper16 on 03-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
44
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
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0
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11
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Ratings: 44 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of Justinbshelton
4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of STKPICR0720
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark black lighted headed brew. The smell is a toasty light not burnt malt smell. The mouthfeel is light and reminiscent of a stout even though it is a stout. It is the best schwarzbier I have ever had. It is light enough to drink when outside in the heat. It is also a great brew for the guy looking for a fall back brew when they cannot find their favorite dark brew. For Porter lovers this brew is perfect for you. This is a great brew in the heat or in the winter. Awesome brew and a great local surprise.

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Photo of Sanmn420
4.44/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of gerite
4.42/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Have had this beer both on tap at the brewery and in a bottle at home. It is much better at the brewery in their beer-garden. This is a very dark Black Lager listed as in the style of a German Schwarzbier. The taste is lighter than a stout but heaver than a porter. Flavor is roasted malt with a slight nutty taste. An excellent session beer.

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Photo of Adamanton
4.41/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass with little to no head. Look is nice, very dark like cola. Mouthfeel is smooth and light with excellent carbonation. Tastes like Nicely roasted malts. Good nutty sweet taste. Overall it's very enjoyable. Good job yellowhammer!

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Photo of Spavarious
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dabakemon
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Beerando
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rworkman
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of CowboyRob
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of TheBen5
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dper
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendrick24
3.93/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LJWalker
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jnorris404
3.88/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JintheHam
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours black like used motor oil with a beautiful tan head that has good retention.

Smells of crystal malt, bitter herb, raisin and plumb.

A nice touch of caramel malt up front with notes of raisin and plumb. Finishes with some bitter herb hop and alcohol tannins.

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Photo of jkermitj
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of richj1970
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of taylocd
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of justinm4bama
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A really well done and satisfying black lager . . . Schwarzbier.

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Photo of BlakeH215
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Buck89
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass. Clear brown, dark cola color on the pour. There was only a thin light tan head despite a fairly vigorous pour. What appeared actually stayed for a while. The nose was full of roasty malt and nutty smells. Also a funny, slightly tart smell that became more prominent as the beer warmed. No diacetyl or funkiness. The taste ts all dry roasted malt, with dark bread, toast a bit of charcoal and bitter coffee. As expected, no chocolate flavors at all. Dry, clean finish. Medium-bodied and lightly carbed.

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Photo of AgentMunky
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into an Altamont glass.
4.25/3.5/3.75/3.5/3.25
Shiny black. Opaque with no head.
It smells sweet and wheaty, tinged with fruit. No roast.
Intriguing. It doesn't taste very schwarzbier-y. Very little discernible roast. It's mostly a cheesy (cask ale-like), sweet (kölsch-y/lager-y), chewy sort of beer. Complex, but uninteresting.

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Lost Highway from Yellowhammer Brewing
3.81 out of 5 based on 44 ratings.
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