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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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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 10
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Photo of gatornation
3.27/5  rDev -1.2%
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 womencantsail
3.01/5  rDev -9.1%
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 Deuane
3.19/5  rDev -3.6%
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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Photo of mactrail
3.45/5  rDev +4.2%
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 atrocity
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of jtirpak22
3.79/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of 2GOOFY
3.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevenw7474
4.18/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of smb
3.51/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Blackfin Lager from Babe's Bar-B-Que And Brewery
3.31 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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