ClassyBeagle (376) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
FROM NOTES: November 27, ’13. Poured from a can into a snifter.
A: A very light aroma of dark roasted caramel, coffee like malts and a touch of earthy hop aroma.
A: Pours a deep brown with a finger of tan head that dissipates slowly.
T: Follows the nose, albeit a more simple taste than the noses suggest with roasted malt dominating (though not being over the top) and some chocolate in the background.
P: A medium body that is very crisp, clean, and dry. Easy to drink.
O: Perhaps the best schwarzbier brewed outside of Germany that I have ever had. WELL DONE.
Panzuriel (1952) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - AUG 19, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Opaque brown black. Full inch of off white medium bubbles.
Nose: malt forward with a very deeply roasted malt presence. Bit of earth and smoke.
Taste: Deeply roasted malt. Notes of nuts, burnt resin, chocolate and coffee
Body: medium to thinner.
Parting thoughts: a very tasty schwarzbier. Good overall flavor profile and blend of tastes
darbeer75 (525) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2016
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma: malty and roasty with some hops in the background; Appearance: extremely dark ruby red with fluffy, off white head that dissipates slowly; some lacing; Taste: combination of lager and stout tastes odd to me; not my thing; some chocolate notes; Palate: long and chocolatey finish with a medium body; Overall: I can appreciate it but don’t really care for it. Would not buy again.
wombat23 (709) - Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz. can. Pours a dark cola brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt with a bit of smokiness. Taste is roasted malt, nuts, a touch of smoke, hints of chocolate, and coffee. Has a pleasant lingering finish of mildly bitter roasted malt. Medium-bodied but on the lighter side of the spectrum. Nice one.
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
At Freeman’s BBQ. Pours a dark brown, light brown head. Aromas of light roast, light cocoa powder. Taste is sweet with fruity yeast notes. Medium light body and easy drinking.
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUL 7, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz beer. Walnut color, clear-ish, with light lacing, and a small off-white head. Pretty nice aroma, chocolate malts dominate. Taste is as advertised, not overpowering, pretty good schwartz! Traditional, with a kick. Nice medium mouthfeel/palate, with a light lingering bitterness. Recommended!
GreatDane1632 (1168) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 5, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Rated based on notes taken 23 May 2012 -- A well made schwartzbier. A tad bit on the light side. Needs just a little bit more stuff to it. But it’ll drink just fine.
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap, black pour, tan head, nose and taste are nutty, some coffee, dark but decent
Chudwick (2819) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
can thanks to one of the cousins from the barrio - nose is roast and toast with some chocolate. Really good for the style. lots of character and easy going down with a dark chocolate bitter finish.
jtclockwork (14964) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of cocoa, burnt toast, toasted pine - Medium body.
DrunkSanta410 (812) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 5, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can at home. Pours black, tan head. Aroma is chocolate, toast, faint biscuit. Nice. Taste is cocoa, coffee, toast, roasted malts, biscuit. Clean finish, crisp, a faint bitterness. Medium body, high carbonation. Thin mouthfeel. I enjoyed this, a lighter stout like beer with crisp finish. Could have one on a hot day and not be overwhelmed.