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Fort Collins Kidd Black Lager (Schwarzbier)

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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This dark & intriguing Schwarzbier is brewed with Chocolate Malt and German Tettnang hops for a balanced, Crisp, Clean taste. Dark caramel in flavor with a finish reminiscent of a Smoking Gun.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
arojewski (49) - Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Their description of a light beer disguised as a dark is perfect. All the rich malty goodness of a dark without the heavy palate and mouth feel.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rondphoto (1828) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 27, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY Clear dark mahogany with an out-of-control tan head that slowly drops to 1"; globs of lace. Taste is more stout than schwarzbier - burnt toasted malt rolls through the palate without incident, yielding to mild bitter, and slightly sour, hops. Drinkable, but maybe not as fresh as is needed to properly appreciate it.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2009) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - OCT 24, 2013
12oz bottle - pours black with khaki head and decent lacing. Nose is roast, brown sugar and coffee. Very roasty and a little smoky. I canít believe I passed on this for so long.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (544) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2013
Black with a pitted tan head clinging to the sides of the glass. Nose has chocolate, some marzipan. Medium to light body, smooth body. Flavors are a bit of burn and smoke, some some sweeter notes which linger with a hint of anise. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 16, 2013
GABF week 2012. On tap at the brewery. Pours with a clear, deep brown hued body with a lasting tan head. Aromas are of brown sugar, malty, bready, low roast, nutty, and leathery. Flavors are nutty, roasty, coffee, mild bitter, light umami. Complex dark malt character. Pretty solid Schwarz. Fuller carbonation, light body and dry.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aholmb1 (89) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Appearance: opaque black color, two inch tan colored head which is slightly dense Aroma: chocolate, roasty, coffee Taste: taste kind of watery at first, at the end have a slight coffee, chocolate taste, not too much flavor Palette: slightly bitter at the end, light medium body Overall: I was expecting a bit heavier beer but I guess being a lager it makes sense it's a bit lighter, I feel the flavor could be a bit more ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (447) - Louisiana, USA - SEP 1, 2013
Appearance: very dark ruby color, has a thin tan head that doesn't stick around that long Aroma: dark roasted malt, coffee, kind of faint, smoky Taste: subtle coffee, very slight hops on the finish, smoke Palate: very light mouthfeel, slightly above average c02, leaves mouth dry Overall: I suspect this may be an old bottle but I could not find a date on it, I like that it has more flavors than a lot of lagers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheOneAfter909 (22) - Iowa, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Good flavor, good color and nice aroma. Probably my favorite beer from Fort Collins Brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2141) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle from BevMo: Poured a dark brown lager that was completely opaque with only a tiny development of foam up top. In the aroma, a bold scent of roasted down malts come through and bring about a smell of chocolate milk. The drink is somewhat bland with a thin palate, but then there is a notice of roast malt that gives this a flavor of an instant coffee pouch that you just add water too. This isnít anything special other than for being a black lager, it does have some kick to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4314) - Utah, USA - JUL 3, 2013
12oz bottle picked up at Wilburs
Dark brown with a medium sized beige head and good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and caramel. Flavors of roasted malts, grainy, roasted coffee and caramel
Decent


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