Blackhorn | Bolero Snort Brewery

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45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bolero Snort Brewery
New Jersey, United States
bolerosnort.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jjchristiano on 04-25-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Photo of q33jeff
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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03/09/2014

Aroma Is toasted barley, light chocolate, coffee. Dark brown color, creamy white head. Taste is toffee caramel. A touch of bittersweet. Very nice.

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Photo of Walleybeer
3.13/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BFCarr
3.56/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwc215
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown to black with a thin bubbly head that leaves spotted lacing.

The smell is of chocolate, coffee, (hint of licorice) and pine.

The taste is of chocolate cake, mild coffee, with pine and some grapefruit. Dark malts and hops blend well in the dry finish.

Smooth as a lager should be.

A pleasant hop-forward dark lager. Unique and enjoyable!

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Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mmhannon
2.95/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.94/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.44/5  rDev -10.6%

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4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

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3.15/5  rDev -18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of farrago
3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Normal pour yields a massive head which fills close to half the glass, looks like a root beer float, airy and whipped up, forms a huge crater in the middle, dark tan to brown in hue, when there is room for lacing it’s thin yet has pretty much has to be washed out of the glass. Black liquid, fully opaque, aura of orange rust around the edges and glass bottom, darker than expected. The nose is mostly roast and toast, black chocolate and coffee, raw grains and country style bread, moderate mixed citrus and dark fruits, while there’s a good amount of underlying sweetness the roast makes it difficult to register most anything else. Full-bodied, heavy and on the creamy side, the carbonation gives it a gently churned feel. Chocolate, coffee, caramel, roast, roast and roast. Which, oddly, does not make it that bitter, suggesting the base material is sweet. Grain, mineral water, muted florality. No real fruit presence, more citrus. Hard to deny it’s a one trick pony (and in some ways closer to a Schwarzbier than anything else), but if you like that pony it’s easy to drink and does not leave any unsettling aftertaste.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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Blackhorn from Bolero Snort Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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