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The Baron Schwarzbier is a classic German black beer.  The color is black with tinges of ruby and brown.  The flavor is full and crisp.  The Schwarzbier starts with a slight roast flavor upfront followed by a faint chocolate body with a very crisp clean lagered finish.  A very full yet drinkable lager.  

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5714) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 6, 2011
Location: 22 oz bottle from Buy Rite - Jersey City, 4/6/11

Aroma: Roasted malts, caramel, some chocolate, nuts, toast, grains, and a little earth
Appearance: The pour is dark brown-black in color with a foamy lasting light brown head
Flavor: The taste is fairly malty, roasty, some coffee flavors, touch of smoke, and some earthy hops
Palate: The body is medium leaning full with a slightly tingly feel. This is some fairly drinkable stuff
Overall Impression: This is my first beer from this brewery under the Baron name, but I have had a couple of the Three Skulls name. Anyway, this was a pretty solid one. Drinkable and with a solid flavor. Some nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
porterdude (170) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 9, 2005
On tap. POured a dark ruby color with a light white head. Smelled of toasted malts and malts. Tasted a bit watered down but still had a good nutty, toasted maly backbone.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (15664) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 11, 2005
Hazy dark brown colour. Very fresh malty aroma - it is a Baron beer after all. Light coffee flavour, fairly light but again quite fresh. Lacks the depths of dark malt I’d expect in a schwarzbier...it’s more of a dunkel but even then the freshness is more accented than the complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5359) - Newark, California, USA - NOV 5, 2006
This Schwarzbier pours a deep brown color from a 22oz bottle. Small sized white foamy head. Aroma is chocolate and roasty malts with a touch of earthy hops. Medium to lighter bodied dark lager. Malts are roasty and semi-sweet chocolate. Hops are earthy and floral. Somewhat toasty and nutty tasting. Nice balance. Good carbonation. This beer reminds me of the generic “dark beer”, simple, good and drinkable. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is slightly bitter and a touch roasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2007
On tap at The Taphouse. Pours a clear dark brown with a thin and lacy off-white head. Light body with med-light carbonation. Aroma of butterscotch with herbal hops. Sweet dark malt taste with a dry and slightly grainy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (3802) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 11, 2007
Bottle pours a clear deep mahogany with a small skin of a tan head. Light roasted aroma and slightly sweet roasted flavor. Light palate and clean. Nice chocolate and slightly sour trailer. Softly carbonated

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 13, 2007
Spunky chocolate aroma with some fruit. Deep reddish amber in color, very little head (I want my schwarzies to be a little blacker). Slightly fruity flavor, some chocolate, noble hops and residual roastiness. Fairly clean. Kind of like a lager brown ale. Cheers to André.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Reid (2319) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 11, 2007
Black ale ,with a nice sized thick ,frothy tan head. nice malt centered aroma, sorty of toffeeish in character. Again malt driven taste, semi-sweet, caramel, English toffee , some tingle of hopping below all this but barely there,like "DA" I find a slight smokiness almost in the aftertaste. Ok on the palate, low carbonated and smooth. Not my favourite style, but i found this nice and easy to drink.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jlf278 (288) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2008
On tap, was a real solid beer with good roasty flavor some sweetness and bitterness to linger on and enjoy. Basically a pretty decent drink with not too much going on in any direction, but a nice package backed up by how fast I saw it disappear before me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 21, 2008
Dark bronwy red beer with decent head. Aroma is toasty and malty with a touch of caramel. Beer is thin roasty with a touch of choclate and smoke at the finish. Good easy drinker.

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