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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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If a stout and a pilsner had a lovechild, it would be Black Thunder. It would also be a miracle, because beer can’t “get it on.” This miniature powder keg starts with a roasted, bread-like complexity but finishes dry and clean like a pilsner. It’s dark, distinctive, and dry.
Hops: German Magnum, Tettnanger, Saaz, Hallertau
Malts: Pils, C-60, Chocolate Wheat, Debittered Black
Yeast: Urquell Lager


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
degbert (1060) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Can. Pours a very dark brown with red highlights and a cream/cinnamon-colored head. Nose has smoky, cocoa, and red wine elements. Very smoky and bitter on the front of the tongue, then follows with a baking-chocolate element. Finish is a little tight with a slight herbal element. Good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (1852) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Pouts dark black with a paperthin head. Aroma of smokey roasted malts. Taste is smooth and light bodied. Nothing special ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhamp9 (1012) - Corinth, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Dark brown pour with an off white head. Roasty aroma with some cocoa and coffee. Taste is a little chocolaty with some coffee and a bit of smokiness Nice bitterness. Dry finish. Pretty good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2012
tap @ whip-in, can @ g-man .. . pours a deep dark brown .. good healthy foam, as is lacing .. . browned malts, good roast, and light burnt tar .. . clean, very good stuff! .. . . serious grunt up front.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
high_on_hops (582) - Burlingame, California, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Pours a deep brown with a tan head and lacing. It has an aroma of caramel malt and a bit of toasted malt as well. It has a flavor with a mix of caramel and toasted malts with a semisweet aftertaste that becomes more toasty as it warms up. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2012
12oz can from Mora2000, thanks Bill! Pours a clear, deep brown colored body with some ruby highlights. Finger-width, frothy, tan head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is pale, bready malts with some nuttiness as well as a light earth, a touch of roast, and a hint of chocolate. Flavor is similar. Grainy pale malts with a light nuttiness and a touch of bread up front before some earth and a light roast comes in. A touch of chocolate before this finishes dry and lightly bitter with a clean earthiness. Fairly lengthy aftertaste following a light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, nothing special, but a clean and easy drinking schwarzbier. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3619) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Deep brown in color with an average beige head. Aroma is toasty, light ash and toast. Taste is of roasted malts and coffee. Light bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3831) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Dark brown to black in color, decent beige colored head. Bottle. The smell is burnt malts, roast, grainy, cereal, and coffee. The taste is smooth, roast, burnt, dark chocolate, malts, and coffee.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
soremote (13) - - APR 26, 2012
Looks sexy in a pint glass. Smokey almost burnt taste. Would have it again.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 20, 2012
Can from bgthang pours dark Brown, thin tan head. Aroma is Roast and coffee. Lots of Roast and smoke. Dry finish.


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