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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Alpine-style Seasonal Schwarzbier
Very refreshing and soul lifting, Bakke Hill Black Lager is ideal choice for a Winter seasonal…especially if you are looking for a lighter beer, but one with depth of color and taste.

Bakke Hill Black Lager has an opaque, black color and a full, chocolaty or coffee flavor with a hint of vanilla. Although it shares some similar flavors, this German style is milder tasting and less bitter than British stouts or porters.

It is a light to medium-bodied, malt-accented dark brew, very opaque and deep-sepia in color, with a chewy texture and a firm, creamy, long-lasting head. In spite of its dark color, it comes across as a soft and elegant brew that is rich, mild, and surprisingly balanced.

Warm up with a cold one from Leavenworth…winters have never tasted so good.

5% alc/vol 12.6° Plato OG 25 IBUs

Available October - December


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (5798) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 4, 2012
Bomber thanks to Brewdad. Pours a totally black color with a thick light brown/beige head. A sweet toasted malt nose with some caramel. Rich with dry fruit, some coffee and light roast, very drinkable. A bit thin perhaps, but pretty robust as well. Some metal in the finish probably from the roast or it could be hops. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10699) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Pours dark brown with orange hilites and a tan head. Aroma is a little chocolate with smooth milky burnt malt. Flavor is more burnt malt than chocolate, but chocolate comes up a bit in the finish. Not quite med body.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GJP90X (5) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2011 does not count
deep dark charcoal color, mild tones of liquorice and red fruits; nutty mid palate of candied walnuts and toffee, long smokey finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reid (1851) - Salem,Oregon, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2011
22 oz bottle from Fred Meyer, S.Salem. $4.59 Black lager..very black with a lovelly creamy,thick yet bubbly tan head. Aroma very lager like..and with hints of caramel and chocolate Smmoth taste low carbonation..roasty ,coffeelike malts..some dark chocolate..slightly burnt notes. Pleasant. Nice smooth palate..the low carbonation works with this beer. Nice beer. But i do have to say this is much more a Schwarzbier than a ADL

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troopie (2292) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Bottle. Black with a lasting beige head. Some roasty notes in the malty aroma. Rather fuller in flavour than the average American dark lager. Dark roast coffee, almost espresso tunes in the flavour. Good hop finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5616) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Black color with tan foam. Dark roast coffee, nutty, black malt aromas. Light bodied with average co2. Dry black malt, dry chocolate, nutty flavors, nicely bitter finish--decent

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tbauer1134 (10) - - OCT 28, 2011
I had never seen this before so I picked up a 22 on a whim. Not a big fan of Leavenworth/Fish but I was intrigued. Beer pours beautiful dark brown with a killer thick head. Roasted malts, and coffee aromas are very evident. The mouth is rich and thick with more roasted malts and coffee. Nice smooth finish. Impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4774) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2011
Very tasty. Dark Black in color, clear with a thin head. Good dark malts. chocolate, and coffee flavors. This was a very tasty lager. Great Job Fish Brewing.


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