B3K Black Lager | Wynkoop Brewing Company

BA SCORE
81
good
120 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
wynkoop.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by smcolw on 06-06-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
120
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
15.67%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Photo of KLHBB
3.29/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of godawgs
3.03/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jtnord
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of LXIXME
3.78/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcscientist
3.02/5  rDev -14%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This tasted funny and I'm not sure why. Don't think it was past date, but I got a much stronger metallic taste than what you would expect from a canned beer. Flavor was just off, kind of tangy but not really hoppy like a black lager tends to be. I'm hoping this wasn't how the beer normally tastes, but if it is, it was probably my least favorite offering from Wynkoop.

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Photo of Cheld
3.35/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Black beer, appropriate schwarz appearance, viscosity more cola than stout like. Beige head. Aroma was hoppy, roasted like a porter. Not skunky lager.

Taste was a highly carbonated, lively black ipa-ish kinda beer, hop bitterness is up there, but its got more going for it than just that. Tiny sweet malt. Its good, nothing special.

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kojevergas
2.68/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jordanian2
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A dark taste but smooth and light.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zeff80
3.6/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerAdvocate
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #81 (Oct 2013):

Wynkoop’s take on the German Schwarzbier style. While it’s certainly good and highly drinkable, and offers can fans a dark beer option, it lacks some of the depth, complex malt characters and clean finish found in authentic examples.

STYLE: Schwarzbier
ABV: 5.1%
AVAILABILITY: Year-round

LOOK: Near black, opaque, brown edges, beige lacing

SMELL: Bread crusts, chocolate, spent coffee grounds

TASTE: Very creamy, light chocolate, bready, roasty, mild acidity, faint smoke, flash of sweetness, dark grapes, blood, coin; dry, bready finish

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Photo of WDJersey
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of maltlikker
3.64/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jdw275
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Blazer22
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of superdoopersauce
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of zander4dawin
3.67/5  rDev +4.6%

Dark black, very light drinkable body, light coffee notes, cream, sweet and low, milk chocolate. Some lager cereal and grain aftertaste.

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Photo of Basoos1
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Dewback4
3.44/5  rDev -2%

Photo of banger7
2/5  rDev -43%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of ktenneydenver
3.52/5  rDev +0.3%

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B3K Black Lager from Wynkoop Brewing Company
3.51 out of 5 based on 120 ratings.
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