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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Enjoy the smooth and light taste of this classic German Black Lager brewed with four types of malt (Schwarz, Munich, Cara Munich and Pale), Hallertauler Perle hops from Germany and the care and experience from the only German brewery in the Rocky mountains. Schwarzbier is mild and balanced and its moderate alcohol content of 4.8% vol. makes it perfectly suitable to be enjoyed year round. Come, all you dark beer fans, and enjoy the Dark Side of Bayern with Bayern Schwarzbier and experience again why German beer has the reputation as the best beer in the world.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 14, 2010
On tap at the brewery. Pours dark brown with a thin beige head and a malty aroma. There is a very hearty treacle flavor with a chalky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 28, 2009
10th rating of this brew...Growler - Thanks Toby! - Pours thin an dk dk brown with a small tan lead...aroma is burnt wood and a bit of lager skunk, roast...flavour is similar, with some light grain and grass keeping this on the thinner side...decent smoke and toast, with lively carbonation and a malty finish....

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jake65 (3445) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - NOV 4, 2009
At Bayern: Pours a beautiful chestnut brown with a small, off-white head. Sweet and inviting aroma. Taste is more roasty and floral hop filled, but a little malty in the end. Nutty, bur more sweet than anything. Not as roasty or smokey as I might have expected, but still enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2010
on tap-pours an off white head and dark copper color. Aroma is medium malt-roasty/nutty. Taste is medium malt-roasty/nutty/caramel, some medium fruit, some spice hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2006
Draught at the Brewpub:Clear brown color, light head and lacing. Nose of light roast and tomato sauce, the flavor is light. Chewy body but not much flavor. I like a bit more roast and flavor is my schwarz. Very vegetal in the tail.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (8399) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 2, 2008
On tap at the Wolf Pack in West Yellowstone. Pours a dark brown with a light off-white head. The aroma was roasted malts and nuts. The flavor was a full and smooth dark fruits, some toasted malts, and some nut bread. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BuckeyeBoy (5966) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 22, 2009
Brought back from Toby’s great Montana Growler round up. Pours out a amber topped with a sand head. Aroma was of nut brown and roast malts. Taste was more of the nuts along with some sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - AUG 19, 2008
On tap at the PDX Green Dragon. Pours dark red, close to black, small tan head. This was a really pour schwarzbier, felt like they just took their pils and added some chocolate malt. Very grassy and grainy like a pils, but with just the slightest roasted malt character at the front. Lacked the silky smoothness and maltiness of a good schwarz.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BillKismet (3839) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 10, 2009
Chestnut brown with a firm 1" thick lightly browned head. Light, characteristic Schwarz roastiness floats from the glass, however the body mostly lacks the roast component and just tastes like a German lager with a hint of roast malt bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
billk (353) - Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, USA - JUL 31, 2006
Tap @ Dog & Grog Virginia City, MT. Amber/brown w light beige head & fair lace. Dry tasting lager on the upper end of light bodied. Nice dry, sour, bitter finish. Won’t seek it out but wouldn’t hesitate to drink again.

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