Blackwing Lager | Union Craft Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Union Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
unioncraftbrewing.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by RichardMNixon on 01-13-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
123
Reviews:
16
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
10.44%
 
 
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0
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27
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Photo of stakem
2.25/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12oz can poured into a tulip. The brew appears dark brown in color with lighter brown clarity around the edges when held to the light. The cap is khaki in color that fades leaving patchy lace.

Aroma is slightly roasty with minerals and carbonic character filling most the profile with a touch of cola quality.

Taste is a little musty and mineral filled with an aftertaste faintly reminescent of the way stink bugs smell. There is also a stale grain component to this.

This is light bodied and modestly carbonated. Borderline drainpour, the fuck happened here.

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of Octoberist
3.21/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bierleichen
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JamLand
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rankandfile
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenK708
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of Prue
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

Photo of Abramson10
3.26/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gillagorilla
3.28/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Sample on tap at Smaltimore (3/11/14)

A: Black with only a collar head. Decent lacing.

S: Smokey rye. Watery. Burnt. Toasty.

T: Smokey but not too much. Watery. Black. Lots of rye and some malt. Eh.

M: Smooth. Massage. Bubbles.

O: Ok. I had to get this because it was $3 for a pint and it is Union's new addition to their canning line. This was decent but a bit bland.

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3.31/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.42/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bluehende
3.49/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This one is a bit light in mouth feel. There is really nothing here to excite at all.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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Blackwing Lager from Union Craft Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 123 ratings.
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