Raven Lager | The VB Brewery

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Brewed by:
The VB Brewery
New York, United States
thevbbrewery.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GreesyFizeek on 03-31-2014

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
8.89%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by SLeffler27:
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery.

Pours a dark brown, with a one inch head, and not much lacing.

Not very strong aromas here- some roasted malt and sweet grain, but muted.

This beer drinks pretty sweet, could be roastier. Some chocolate, along with mild grassy hop flavors. Seems to have the flavor profile of a weak dark mild instead of a German black lager.

Light bodied, a little too watery. Crisp mouthfeel, well carbonated.

Ok stab at the style, but a bit of a miss in the end.

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Photo of BeerBucks
3.43/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheOakKing
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Lucular
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I'm not sure why others aren't big fans of this beer. I found it comparable to other Schwarzbiers I've had with nice roasty flavor. What can I say - give it a try!

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Photo of deonreds
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Raven Lager from The VB Brewery
3.6 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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