Kidd Lager | The Fort Collins Brewery

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3.71/5
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316 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery
Colorado, United States
fortcollinsbrewery.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
"A hint of smoked malt compliments the chocolate malt in this surprisingly light bodied Schwarzbier. Experience Kidd's intriguing aroma and complex flavor as you enjoy this remarkable style of beer."

Added by Beaver13 on 02-01-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
194
Ratings:
316
pDev:
13.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
7
Trade:
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3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.1/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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4.17/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.14/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours black with a thin brown cap. Some nice lace. The nose is so nice. Aromas of malt and sweet cocoa and dark chocolate. This is right on par for the style. Lightly chard malts, light coffee and smoke. Lightly carbonated and little if any alcohol flavor make this highly drinkable.

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3.4/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear dark brown color with a 1 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a light amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, toast, toffee, dark bread, smoke, light char, and roast/smokey earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark, roast, smoke, and bready malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, toast, toffee, dark bread, smoke, light char, and roast/smokey earthiness. Light roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, toast, toffee, dark bread, and roast/smokey earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity and robustness of dark, roast, smoke, and bready malt notes; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly bready mouthfeel that is nice. Very clean flavor and finish as well. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is a damn nice schwarzbier style. All around great complexity and robustness of dark, roast, smoke, and bready malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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Kidd Lager from The Fort Collins Brewery
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 316 ratings