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Blackfin Lager | Babe's Bar-B-Que And Brewery

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Brewed by:
Babe's Bar-B-Que And Brewery
California, United States

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Deuane on 09-25-2008

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of FriedSlug
3.92/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opaque black beer with a light tan head that fades quickly and leaves no lacing. There is a ring of head around the edge of the glass that lingers though. Burnt sugar or toffee smells combine with roasted malt. Nice sweetness to the beer with malt and toffee. Finishes mildly bitter. This is a very mild and easy drinking beer.

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Photo of 2GOOFY
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jtirpak22
3.79/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Avatar113
4.18/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mig100
3.51/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of gatornation
3.27/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

on tap @ Babes
A-pours a Mahogany/black color with tan head slight lacing with a fresh collar looks good
S-slight roasted malts a whiff of citrus
T-follows nose very subtle notes of roasted malts with chocolate light vanilla coffee
M-smooth with low/medium carbonation light bitterness
O-drinkable black ale more a session brew

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Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of womencantsail
3.01/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

On-tap at Babe's

A: The beer pours a very dark brown with a rather creamy tan head.

S: Starts off a little buttery, but that seems to diminish with time. Moderate roastiness with some nice toasted malt and an earthy and floral hop profile. A little bit of bread and toffee sweetness.

T: The flavor also shows some butter. Sweet with a big creamy caramel flavor. Some roast, but not all that intense. A mild bitterness to go along with some light earthy hop notes.

M: Light to medium in body with a medium level of carbonation.

O: One of the least awful beers at Babe's, but that's not saying much.

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Photo of mactrail
3.45/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pleasant dark lager of no great distinction.

Very dark with a chestnut cast. Modest head and not a very enthusiastic feel in the mouth. Fairly malty. Best feature is the pleasant hint of roasted barley. Hops a barely discernible, but the whole affair is low-key and more hops would throw it off.

The best of a not very interesting bunch of beers at Babe's. I wanted to bring back a jug of anything from the desert towns, and this was the best I could do. However it is fine for a quaff, just not worth a detour.

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Photo of Deuane
3.19/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-Brown tinged black body with a medium rich and creamy off-white head that held on and left decent lace.

S-No aroma at all....would expect at least a hint of malt.

T-A nice rescue here with notes of light roasted caramel and lesser notes of chocolate and coffee. Nothing strong all very mild.

M-Medium-light body and little to no aftertaste. Very smooth.

D-Light and easy drinking. Nothing to offend here and not much to excite either, a bit boring for me to love. Would love a bit more roasted/toasted malt complexity and a lingering finish.

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Blackfin Lager from Babe's Bar-B-Que And Brewery
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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