Brewmaster's Black Lager | Okanagan Spring Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Okanagan Spring Brewery
British Columbia, Canada
okspring.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This unique style of beer was introduced for all those who love their beer a little darker and a little bolder. Rich in colour & flavour, our Brewmaster’s Black Lager finishes crisp and clean.

Added by BDTyre on 10-05-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
10.73%
 
 
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Photo of ZachT
4.2/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of napetry
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of KStark
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Olek4374
3.17/5  rDev -17%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased from a sampler. Pours a very fizzy black not unlike coca cola with two fingers of beige head. Smells malty with some burnt marshmallow notes, and I'm also making out some coffee here too. Pours very thick, though it doesn't feel that way in the mouth. Mouthfeel is very smooth, but you get some carbonation on the tongue for sure. Taste is not as great as I would have wanted. I'm tasting some coffee, but it's not bitter, just somewhat unpleasant. Aftertaste is sour, although this may be attributed to the bottle being in my fridge for six months. I'll try a fresher bottle when I can, but if the next one is like this, I'm not making a repeat purchase.

Looks and smells great though.

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Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of LampertLand
3.83/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

OK Springs 'Brewmaster Black Lager' @ 5.0% , from a 6pack of 330 ml bottles ,
(originally had on tap @ GCBF 4.5 rating)
A-pour is dark brown/black with a fine tight tan head , leaving spotty lacing along the stein
S-roasted dark chocolate malt
T-smooth taste , not as crisp as I remember it tasting on tap ,
MF-mild/medium carbonation , medium/full body
Ov-tasted better on tap @ GCBF (won my Bronze Medal) , but still a good beer in the bottle form

cheers LampertLand

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Photo of LagerHOGGER
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of TheBeermin
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of papat444
3.67/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled at Le Mondial

Poured from a 341ml. bottle.

Appearance: A cola brown body with a fat finger of dark brown foam.

Smell: A certain nuttiness mixed with some grainy coffee.

Taste: A mix of light charcoal, dark Munich malt and light molasses in the tail end.

Mouthfeel: Crisp yet strong bodied for the style and carbonation is spot on.

Overall: An enjoyable take on a style that isn't readily available.

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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5/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of slimspady
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Great looking dark black. Lets some light through. Can smell the roastiness right away. A little coffee too. Good malt flavor, hop bitterness comes through late. Carbonation is a little high, but still very smooth. Not heavy at all. Pretty good overall

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Photo of tonyf55
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of fizzyted
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of papawu76
5/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of EskimoDave
4/5  rDev +4.7%

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Brewmaster's Black Lager from Okanagan Spring Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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