The Raven Special Lager | B.W. Beer Works USA

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187 Ratings
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The Raven Special LagerThe Raven Special Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
B.W. Beer Works USA
Maryland, United States
ravenbeer.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Raven Special Lager is a perfect balanced lager beer that goes well with any kind of food, but particularly with spicy food or when you just want to sit down and enjoy a beer with friends. With a shot of Woodford Reserve chased with chilled Raven is a near perfect combination. The rich golden colored beer is an exceptionally smooth Southern German lager, somewhat malty but well balanced between the hops and malt. Experiencing the clean finish and pleasant lingering aftertaste of The Raven Special Lager, one can truly say that The Taste Is Poetic.

18 IBU

Added by RBorsato on 04-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
187
Reviews:
72
Avg:
3.42
pDev:
14.04%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: foamy, doesn't stay long. Nice color, changing between lemon yellow and amber. A little bit cloudy,
S: complex, flowers and grass, old wooden furniture.
T: nice balance between sweet and bitter, not as complex as one would expect from the smell.
M: well carbonated, full-bodied.

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look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on 12/27/13 with Arithmeticus
Appearance: The color was a caramel with an orangish/reddish hue, decent carb, nice lacing and creamy head.
Smell: Not much there, and what we did smell was that of apples and metal
Taste: Compared to the other lagers we tried during the session, this had more of a toffee taste and more spices. It was definitely more complex. It had a soft finish too.
Mouthfeel: creamy mouthfeel with light, decent carbonation
Overall: One of the better lagers we had during our session. Would I have it again? Yep.

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The Raven Special Lager from B.W. Beer Works USA
3.42 out of 5 based on 187 ratings.
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