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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Hint of roast and caramel accentuate this light to medium bodied dark lager.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 3, 2012
On tap @ Babeís. Dark brown with a small, dense off white head. Aroma of rich, dark, bready malt, with some coffee and chocolate. Flavor is more dark, bread and some dry cocoa with a light hop bitterness. Medium body with average carbonation and a dry, clean finish. I really like this, lots of malt flavor but not sweet at all, goes down very smooth.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
brokensail (10841) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 31, 2011
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 Babeís, but thatís not saying much.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Getbetter (832) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Off a Tap@Babes,white head ,Dark Red in color,light body,crisp, caramel and a lite roasty malt taste,4.8% abv.Also noted itís called Blackfin now

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
WesKBob (563) - Bethany, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 16, 2010
On tap at Babes Bar-B-Que Grill & Brewhouse 1/8/10. Now marketed as Blackfin Lager. Pours a dark brown with moderate tan head. Aroma is biscut malt and caramel. Flavor is very sweet and not smoky for a supposed schwarzbier. Lots of caramel and toffee flavors and just a hint of light coffee malt.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naven (1000) - Poway, California, USA - APR 12, 2009
Growler that my brother brought over. I had this about a year ago and enjoyed it - and am enjoying it again today. I havenít had that many schwarzbiers, but this was as good as any that I have had. Malt and smoke are present, but donít overkill the base beer, which is a nice flavorful lager. If youíre ever in Rancho Mirage/Palm Springs, stop at Babes for some good BBQ and beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6672) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 23, 2009
Part of the tasting platter at Babeís BBQ & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage. Now called "Blackfin Lager" with an ABV of 4.8%. Deep clear mahogany. Burnt malt entry, followed by a surprising fruity sweetness (cooked berries). Finish is dry with low bitterness. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - AUG 9, 2007
Blackfin Lager On tap at Slim Pignís Redlands. Dark brown with a slight creamy white head. Faint malty aroma. Caramel and roasty taste with a hint of chocolate and a clean crisp finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - APR 15, 2007
I had a pint of this on draft. They call it "Blackfin Lager" and list it now at 4.8%. This is a Very Good Schwarzbier. Great nose of smoke & roasted grain, this was great w/ BBQ

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2364) - California, USA - MAY 12, 2006
Well, Iím guessing this is their schartzbier I had. It was called the Blackfin Lager. Tap at the brewpub... black body with a rich creamy roasted caramel aroma with lesser notes of chocolate and coffee. Very smooth and drinkable. After a long hike this hit the spot.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
timmy300 (203) - bloomington, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2005
VERY DARK BROWN WITH A CREAMY WHITE HEAD, LIGHT AND REFRESHING CARAMEL FLAVOR WITH A LITTLE BIT OF A BITTER AFTERTASTE


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