Black Knight | River City Brewing Company

BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting More Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River City Brewing Company
California, United States
rivercitybrewing.net

Style: Black & Tan

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Offa on 09-20-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2
Reviews:
1
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
0%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 1
Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Offa
4.23/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I put this as a black and tan because it is a cask-conditioned blend of the Woodenhead amber ale and the Black River Stout, but in some ways is arguably like a traditional porter blend.

Anyway, on cask, this is a very good, light, gentle, but flavourful and well-rounded beer.

Black, it has a lasting, creamy small tan head that shrinks very slowly and leaves some good lace.

Aroma is gentle but firm molasses hint with winey prunes and hint of toastiness.

Taste is nicely balanced with toastiness, light roastiness, light coffee, a little earth, strongly caramelly dark toast, great balance. It has light fruitiness. It has faint complexity and is highly drinkable.

 680 characters

Black Knight from River City Brewing Company
4.18 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.