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Reserve Special Black Bier Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Co.

Reserve Special Black Bier Ale

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Overall: 8.40/10 by 1 dude

Trend: 8.40/10 over past 5 reviews

Style: American Strong Ale

ABV: 8.50%

Season: Year Round

Have Another: 100%

310 beers rated with a 8.28 average
  • 8.40/10 have another
  • A: 8.0 | T: 9.0 | L: 8.0 | M: 8.0 | O: 8.0
  • Color: Black
  • It is a chilly evening tonight and a dark strong beer sounded good.

    Pours a pitch black color with a dark tan quarter inch head. Good retention with lots of thick spotty lacing.

    Aroma is a nice mix of strong dark scents. I am getting roasted malts, a bit of coco, and dark coffee.

    Taste is very similar to the aroma, but wow this beer packs a major bitter punch up front! Dark roasted malts that work into a strong coffee flavor with a hint of smoke. Bitterness is long lasting.

    Full bodied beer with light to medium carbonation. Creamy and smooth on the palate.

    I really like this beer. It is well balanced and has lots of bold flavors. A very enjoyable beer on a cold night! Try one!
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  • Reviewed: Monday, September 05, 2011 at 23:53:45
  • Tasted: Monday, September 05, 2011
  • $1.99 for 12 oz. bottle