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Dark brown to black. Medium body. Roasted malt evident. Low sweetness in aroma and flavor. Low to medium bitterness. Low bitterness from roast malt. Hop flavor and aroma, "noble-type" OK. No fruitiness, esters.

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1Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager  
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 668  3.76 Find
2Sprecher Black Bavarian 
Sprecher Brewing Company
Glendale, Wisconsin
 803  3.72 Find
3Beaus Dark Helmüt 
Beaus Brewing Co.
Vankleek Hill, Ontario
 67  3.71 Find
4Garrison Black Lager 
Garrison Brewing Company
Halifax, Nova Scotia
 33  3.7 Find
5Jack’s Abby Cascadian Schwarzbier 
Jack’s Abby Brewing
Framingham, Massachusetts
 105  3.7 Find
6Moonlight Bony Fingers Black Lager 
Moonlight Brewing Company
Fulton, California
 48  3.69 Find
7Port Brewing Midnight Expression Lager (Moon Lit Sessions) 
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey
San Marcos, California
 586  3.67 Find
8Heater Allen Schwarz 
Heater Allen Brewing Co.
McMinnville, Oregon
 57  3.67 Find
9Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 
Garage Project
Wellington, New Zealand
 11  3.67 Find
10Cigar City Ligero Black Lager 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 79  3.66 Find
11Grand Teton 5 O’Clock Shadow 
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Victor, Idaho
 89  3.66 Find
12Moonlight Death and Taxes 
Moonlight Brewing Company
Fulton, California
 245  3.65 Find
13Wąsosz / Kraftwerk This Is Kraft, Bitch! 
Mikołów, Poland
 52  3.65 Find
14Short’s Bourbon Barrel Soaked Sustenance Black Beer 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 262  3.64 Find
15Rieder Schwarzmann 
Brauerei Ried
Ried, Austria
 44  3.63 Find
16Oskar Blues / Saint Archer Saint Oskar Indica Black Lager 
Oskar Blues Brewery
Longmont, Colorado
 16  3.61 Find
17North By Northwest Blackjack Ale  
North By Northwest Restaurant and Brewery
Austin, Texas
 59  3.6 Find
18Short’s Sustenance Black Beer 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 175  3.59 Find
19Base Camp Celestial Meridian Cascadian Dark Lager 
Base Camp Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 63  3.59 Find
20Perrin Black Goat 
Perrin Brewing Company
Comstock Park, Michigan
 20  3.58 Find
21Samuel Adams Double Black 
Boston Beer Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 30  3.58 Find
22The Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier 
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Farmville, North Carolina
 326  3.57 Find
23Jack’s Abby Session Black IPL 
Jack’s Abby Brewing
Framingham, Massachusetts
 11  3.57 Find
24Philadelphia Schwarzinger 
Philadelphia Brewing Company
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 12  3.57 Find
25Three Floyds Throat Snatcher 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 10  3.56 Find


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