Old Black Bear Cave City Lager
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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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 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 (2850) - 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 (1372) - Atlanta, Georgia, 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 (519) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10447) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Tap at Hop City Birmingham. Pours clear brown with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is chocolate, toast, and nutty malt and earthy hops. Flavor is malty, light hops and bitterness, clean with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5340) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Amber pour with a creamy white head and lace. Aroma of light malt and paper. Paper, light caramel malt, with a floral bitter finish. Thin and watery. ok

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
magsinva (923) - Virginia, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle from liquor express - pours clear brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is... Actually I got nothing, I can’t place it. Taste is bittersweet. Overall, meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3610) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bottle from liquor express. Pours dark brown with a thin khaki head. Some unknown something on the nose. Fairly malty on the tongue. Clean finish. Solid example of style.

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