Black & Blue Grass | New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Indiana, United States
newalbanian.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with blue agave nectar, toasted black pepper, and lemongrass.

Added by emerge077 on 06-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#43,727
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
75
pDev:
18.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I dont see why this beer is so poorly rated. I enjoyed it a lot.

Lots of nose including lemongrass, spice, belgian yeast, blueberry (pr blue agave based on description)

The flavor follows the nose. Lots of belgian yeast, lemon, peppery notes, blue agave/blueberry, bready malts, sweet butter.

Overall an enjoyable beer. A lot happening and it may conflict and clash a bit, might explain the lower rating. But i enjoyed this beer.

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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

Photo of ONUMello
3.4/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 650ml bottle into a pint glass
A: Light orange with a 1/2-finger head
S: Sweet, some spice, some light wheat notes
T: Lots of spice initially followed by some florals/potpourri, not a lot in the way of malty/hoppy characteristics
M: Light-bodied, a fair amount of carbonation
O: Meh. Not what I'd call a saison but not sure what style it would be... a unique/interesting beer but not one I'd buy again

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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1/5  rDev -70.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.74/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had a 25 oz of this On-Tap in Louisville.

Made great for the large quantity. I drank it rather quickly.

The small head faded quickly.

Some spicyness. Dry, but not as much as the other saison's I've had. Very pleasant.

I would say this does not have all the characteristics of a saison, but then again I haven't had too many. Could have used a touch more carbonation.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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2/5  rDev -41.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

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4/5  rDev +17.3%

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Black & Blue Grass from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 75 ratings