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Altstadthof Schwarzbier
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Brewed by Hausbrauerei Altstadthof
Style: Schwarzbier
Nürnberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (7538) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2012
Had this on tap at Schwarzer Bauer, Hausbrauerei, Nuremberg, Germany, Tuesday 5th June 2012 Pours very, very dark brown with an off-white head. Bubbles tingle in the mouth again this has a good soft carbonation and has a nice sweetness with caramel and some dark sticky fruit als present. A very decent beer much like the Maibock but not quite as good. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.5

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
motelpogo (6700) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 16, 2004
on tap at the brewery which is a damn nice place. had a big beige head peering out from the top of the ceramic mug, a quick pour of a few drops into a used hefeweizen glass showed it to be a dark brown with a purple tinge. aroma of sultanas, cocoa powder and a faint hint of some stewed fruit. incredibly lush in the mouth and then does a nice little disappearing act. hint of charcoal in the lightly bitter finish. all class, hard to imagine a better schwarzbier

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (6360) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 19, 2007
Draught at the brewpub November 2006. Very dark brown with tinge of red. Aroma contained roasted notes with some sweetness. Very drinkable, with chocolate and caramel prominent. Excellent.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ernest (6257) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Draught at Altstadthof. Head is mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown. Aroma is moderately malty (coffee, chocolate, roasted grain, husks), with a note of diacetyl. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter, husky. Light to medium body, watery texture, soft carbonation. Such a shame when a once-great beer is no longer so. Not as bad as the Helles, but very dull and disappointing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft. Poured into a ceramic mug with a beige head. Light roasted malts, a hint of fruity sweetness, and a crisp finish. Very refreshing for a schwarzbier.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (5836) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 3, 2011
En fût. Verre de 200 ml dégusté directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréales grillées et de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire. Présence d’un mince col beige col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales grillées avec une pointe de chocolat et de caramel. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de céréales grillées en arrière goût. (Rating #3854)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Braudog (5832) - Glenville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Draft at the brewpub. Wow ... another delicious offering at this little place! Roasty malt, toasty and finishing with a nice little mildly sweet flourish. I love little hausbrauerei! (#4380, 11/30/2011)

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonas (5692) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - MAR 17, 2005
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Strawberry earthy aroma. Cloudy red brown, stable brown creamy head. Doughy minerally fruit (strawberry). Fullbodied, creamy mouthfeel. wonderfull.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5456) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2011
on tap at the brewpub. Thick creamy off white head. Dark amber pour. Nice :-)

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2009
Draft @ brewpub. Great, true black color with thick beige head. Cola aroma has some coffee grounds too. Slick palate has a little diacetyl. The coffee flavors are pronounced and has a porter quality to it as well as coffee creamer but not in a bad way. Drinkable.


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