Old Black Bear Cave City Lager
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A German Dunkel inspired American Amber Lager with a signature hop aroma. This lager boasts a bit more malt backbone and overall character than most Amber Lagers out there today. It has an elegant copper color formed by mostly Munich malt, with the addition of gently balanced caramelized malts. When you add in a complex combination of noble hops, it enables our lager to be paired with a wide variety of food items and will really hit the spot on those Hot summer afternoons.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drostj (106) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark, copper brown with a faint head. Faint roasted malt aroma. Taste has some hops, but more roasted malt with a hint of sweet and a slight bitter aftertaste. Slightly effervescent with a bit more body than a typical lager. This is more what I expect of an Amber than a lot of the beers labeled that way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JHeath99 (1608) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Can while other people drank the Judge. Pours a brownish brown. Taste is overly sweet up front with some caramel and dark fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (4627) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Can. Pours ear dark amber with fizzy off-white head. Aroma is toasted and caramel malts, fig, and faint floral notes. Flavor is coffee, toast, burnt caramel, faint dark fruit notes, and a slightly harsh lingering aftertaste. Light/medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BarnettBrews (12) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Clear amber caramel color with a white lace on the edge of the glass, darker lager than expected. Slight roasty nose, easy light body, very drinkable with a slight toasty finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Soured_Hops (36) - California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Not as crisp as I'd want in a lager, but interesting none the less. Appearance is crystal clear Amber brown. Nice flavor and very smooth. An all day drinker for sure. Alabama is making some solid stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
joet (2462) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Dark thin color, light bodied, medium full effervescence, lightly tangy, caramels, balanced, bit of roast,lightly creamy, so good. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
REDMAN1 (2) - Alabama, USA - OCT 24, 2014 does not count
Great smooth flavor. There seems to be a small hint of sweetness that I think is honey. Like the label of a black bear with a fish in its mouth, awesome beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Malaclemys (421) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Clear clopper with white head. Chocolate, caramel, malty, light fruit. Taste is coffee, Chocolate, caramel, and earthy. Light body with a balanced finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (4034) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Draft at the Huntsville Stars stadium. Pours Dark brown with a fizzy beige head. Tastes like burnt toast, bitter coffee, roasted malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like burnt toast, burnt malt, and faint coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1663) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a murky, dark brown, with a small, beige head. Aroma of chocolate malt, cinnamon, and some burnt toast. Dry, chalky maltiness, slightly sweet, and light bitterness. Medium body, astringent, and grainy. Overall, this is a strange beer, but despite the oddness, its still fairly tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drjohnrock (644) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Draft at West End Grill in Huntsville, Alabama. Very dark brown/ruby hue, small tan head, sweet but firm malty aroma, creamy texture, medium to strong malty flavor with a chocolate note, slightly bitter finish with slight astringency but still a quite good dark lager.

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