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

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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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 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.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1273) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2012
Pours black with a massive tan head and tons of lacing. Nose is roasted grain with a hint of coffee and pine. Aromas are roasted grain, coffee, a hint of bitter chocolate, and a great grassy hop bite as well. Tastes are big sweet with a strong bitter finish. Creamy in the mouth with lively carbonation. This is one of my faves from Beau’s.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1197) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2012
Thanks to cfrancis for this beer. Pours an opaque black with a spotty brown head that leaves a bunch of sticky lacing. Aroma of cocoa, sweet molasses and grass. Taste is yeast/chocolate and coffee finishing with a nice grassy bitterness. Alcohol is hidden and it is very easy to drink. Very nice example of the style

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HeistAlmighty (1126) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (966) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewturba (962) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2012
Pours black with huge tan coloured head that leaves a nice lace all the way up the glass. Aromas consist of roasted malt, coffee, light noble hops, a clean nose. Flavours consists of rich bitter chocolate that lasts through the finish, medium bitterness which lingers a bit, crisp flavour that is dry on the finish.

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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 8, 2012
On tap at brewers backyard. Brown/black. Fuzzy brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, molasses a little coffee. Mostly sweet dark chocolate, roasted, light body. Low bitter dry finish. Malty, dark and crisp. Not complex but exactly what they intended. Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
neongolden (390) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
(650mL bottle from Sleepless Goat, Kingston ON) Pours dark brown/black, frothy tan head that left lacing. Aromas of roasted dark malts, chocolate, a little molasses-like sweetness and grassy bitterness. Flavour fairly closely matches the aroma, malts balanced between roast and sweet with some grassy hop bitterness, nuts and a bit of dried fruit. Finishes fairly dry. Alcohol hidden, smooth, moderate carbonation and fairly hefty mouthfeel for the style. As far as schawrzbiers go, a very good one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BreWedge (310) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2012
600 ml bottle @ Wellington Gastropub Ottawa. Pours an opaque brown with a moderate mocha head. Aroma is raspberry, chocolate, and molasses. Taste is coffee, cocoa, and a nice bitter hoppy finish. Medium body and a longish bitter finish. Great desert beer.


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