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Brewed by Beaus All Natural Brewing Co.
Style: Schwarzbier
Vankleek Hill, Canada

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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Our Schwarz is bigger than your Schwarz... and tastier too! This extra-strong version of a German black lager displays pronounced roasted flavours juxtaposed with a lager’s enjoyable crispness.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeistAlmighty (1127) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 5, 2013
500ml bottle. Dark black oily body, moderate tan head. Particulate in the head. Nice touch. Very nice caramel and dark malt aroma. Taste is fairly complex, caramel, light chocolate, light fruity tartness, light smoke, some roastiness. Body is dry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2033) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 9, 2013
Awesome nerdy beer. Black with a nice mocha head. Alcohol, raisin, prune, smoke, chocolate. Moderate body and mild carbonation, becomes dry with more chocolate and roasted malt. Very nice finish and worth trying.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (6127) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 10, 2013
Bottle [600ml[. Pours a deep ruby, almost black, with an average size semi-lasting fluffy tan head. Decent lacing on the glass. Aroma of lightly roasted caramel malt, light smoke, coffee and light leafy hops. Flavour follows the aroma with lightly roasted malt, notes of coffee, light leafy hops along with some molasses and dark fruit. Medium bodied. An enjoyable Schwarz. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VT (1413) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
600 ml bottle. Pours orange-reddish tinted black with a very thick, resilient beige head. Smell is dark fruits, roast, hazelnut. Taste is hazelnut, dark berries, light milk chocolate, roast. Finish is roasty, a bit of dark chocolate bitterness at first, which with time morphs into an obvious coffee bitterness. Lingering dark berry flavor. Light to medium body. Average carbonation. Probably the best Schwarzbier I’ve had, and one of the best beers I’ve had from Beau’s.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
probstblueribbon (2942) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2014 600 ml bottle from the brewery via Lubiere (merci!), served at cellar temperature in a tulip glass. 17NO12.

App.: Deep brown-black with a full mocha head. Aroma: Infection tang (dang!), meaty/brothy notes, alcohol sting, touches of minty herbals, a little dark-roasted malt character, a shame that it is infected. Palate: Medium body, rounded effervescence. Flav.: Nice dark-roasted malts, a touch of grape-like fruitiness, still infected, light molasses, tries to be tasty; dry with good bitterness and a long, fruity, sorta dark malt finish.

Boo!

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Re-rated on Sept/ 14/14, from an Oktoberfest mixed pack from LCBO, served cool in a tulip glass.

Aroma: Rich dark-roasted malts, chocolate, a bit of alcohol sting, a carbonic acid sting too, much cleaner this time. Palate: Medium-full body, restrained carbonation for a smooth, rich mouthfeel. Flav.: Lots of chocolate, mainly milk, slightly dark, other dark-roasted malt notes, quite rich, not infected in the least (thankfully); dry with moderate+ bitter moderate+ alcohol presence and a long, unctuous, quite richly malty finish.

A very nice beer. I’m glad I got to re-try it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabel (5805) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2012
[4852-20121008] Tap. Light coffee grounds Aroma seems a little soured. Black body with a long-lasting foamy light tan head. Bitter roasted malt spark flavour finishes with roasted raisin wood notes. Full body. Really interesting, like Darth had soured over the years and this was the biggest schwartz he could mustard. (7/4/7/4/16) 3.8
(Brewer’s Backyard @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle 600ml at Cest What?
Aroma: tad too fruity , lacking dry metallic feel, vineous with hints of coffee . Soft finish.
Apperance: dark ruby with touch of brown. Off white lighter top.
Taste/Palate etc. medium bodied with thinner side. Some sugary sweetness with roast, Thinner finish . Tad oily malt in character , felt a bit like bock with dark roasted malts. Good but not as Schwartz.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gorbalev (2927) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 25, 2012
Bottle, 2012 Oktoberfest Mix Pack, thanks Kristi! Pitch black, ice cream like lumpy foamy head. Roasty aroma. Taste is awesome - roast, alcohol over a foamy lively yet smooth body, long slightly bitter finish with licorice and molasses. Just an awesome Schwarzbier, amped up. Man these Beaus one offs are for the most part blowing my socks off. Good job folks!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AGAquino (659) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 22, 2012
At C'est What for the Winter Solstice get-together. More smoked aroma than flavour, which is a good thing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPad

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (994) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
600ml bottle
7.3% ABV
C’est What (Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
November 16, 2012
Shared with a friend. The beer poured a coca-cola colour with a brown head. Aroma was roasted malt, coffee, and some molasses. Mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavour was well balanced between the coffee roastiness and the molasses sweetness.


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