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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A unique take on a traditional style, our latest Brewhouse Rarities release is a Black Lager brewed with cherries and cocoa. Chocolate and spice greet the nose and flavors of sweet cherry, dark caramel, chocolate, and delicate earthy bitterness tease the palate.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pras (420) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Dark appearance, nose of toasty malt. Didn’t pick up any cherry in this one. Full of roasty and toasty malt.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9396) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap. Pours opaque with a medium, creamy tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is caramel and chocolate malt, light cherry and prune notes with earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with dark fruity esters, leather notes and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (4170) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 24, 2012
This poured a dark red colorw ith a pinkish hued head. Aroamwas nutty, dark cherry pits, some roast and buttery notes. Flavor wasof dirt, dusty hops, artificial dark cherry and lots and lots of butter. maybe infected?

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hoosiers1994 (684) - Maryland, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Draught pours deep brown with a light tan head. Aromas are roasted malt and sweet fruit. Tastes are very mild roast with cereal notes a slight tartness from the cherries. Body is light to medium. Overall a good drinkable session beer with some flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 8, 2012
Draft. Small beige head, atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, black cherry, some cocoa, light caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, cocoa, some black cherry, light cola. Light-medium body, some stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Elwood (3027) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Serving: Draft at MacDowell Brew Kitchen. It pours black with a very slight head. The nose is a little faint (perhaps a bit too cold) with light roasted malt notes. The roasted component strikes the tongue first with some earth, a slight bitterness, and a light cherry finish. Crisp and clean. The parts play well together and it has good balance. Nice brew.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mnoud (271) - Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA - FEB 22, 2012
2012.02.22 - On tap at Always Ron’s. Dark brown in color. Head is pretty sticky, adhering to glass everywhere. Aroma indistinct to me. Taste as expected, a dark beer with a bit of fruity aftertaste. Not as distinctly cherry as something like Onmegang Three Philosophers. Pretty good.


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