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Bier Factory Rapperswil Blackbier

Brewed by Bier Factory Rapperswil
Style: Stout
Rapperswil, Switzerland


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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.48/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
A stout brewed with English yeast, German malts and Swiss hops. Blackbier was awarded the silver medal at the European Beer Star awards 2007 & gold in 2009 for the Dry Stout category. It is heavier and sweeter than most dry stouts. Typically, roast and chocolate malt aromas dominate…maybe a hint of coffee? With a full and smooth mouth feel, the strong hop and roast malt bitterness is balanced by rich malt sweetness. Three different roast malts combined with a pilsner malt base result in a complex, black beer. The finish is long and roasty but not harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caribou43 (373) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2016
I bought this bottle at amstein, I drank it in Lausanne, relax. It is a decent stout, I appreciate this lovely black color and consistent foam, roasted malt, dry, bitter and some vanilla, a bit watery but it is ok, good one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Absolutbeerginer (54) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 10, 2016
Robe noire aux reflet cuivrés. Mousse brun-moka en dégradé moyennement persistante. Nez: cacao, café, caramel, pain grillé, fumé. Attaque amère, vive, contrebalancée par une légère douceur. Corps léger mais crémeux et chaleureux. Longue finale amère. Bel équilibre entre douceur et amertume sèche. Arômes de cacao et de café dominent en bouche. Bière légère, complexe et équilibrée. Une magnifique stout d’apéro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (5826) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle from trade with CH-303, many thx cons 2015-12-11 Göteborg AR: thick dark chocolate, wee red grapes, licorice AP: black, very high lively dark brown head F: fizzy, heavy roasted malt, dark bitter chocolate, dry coffey, tar, liqurice, some ripe fruitinees, finishes tar and tobaco

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (6978) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 2, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -Trade with CH-303 (thanks Asbjorn!). Black coloured, huge brown head, pure chicory nose. Roasted malt, chocolate, chicory, light caramel and notes of wood with whiff of smoke in the finish. One-dimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1876) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Appearance: Dark brown, huge amounts of tan head. Almost too much.
Aroma: Dark malt, burnt, metallic.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted, slightly burnt. Nice.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Online), 330 ml, CHF 4.70
Info: 10/10-2015, BB: 30/11-2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5103) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle from Drinks of the World. Dark black body with foamy, tan head. Nose is licorice, malty, oily. Taste is similar of coffee, malts and licorice - and molasses - super creamy texture. Pretty good stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (874) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle at Café des Amis. A nice coffee aroma is present throughout nose, mouth and palate. Some caramel, but a bit watery. And pleasantly dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (5256) - Freising, GERMANY - MAY 16, 2015
(bottle) black in colour with a creamy light-brown head. aroma of brown sugar, some roasted malts and hazenuts, quite ashy, with a very light touch of caramel and vanilla. flavour is mostly the same, roasted malts, ash and dark chocolate, slightly oxidized and metallic, with a touch of sugar icing, yeast and a light roasted-bitter finish. light- to medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SinH4 (2080) - Garching, GERMANY - APR 22, 2015
Brown color with small tan head. Aroma of coffee, a bit of fruits, chalk. Taste is weirdly balanced towards fruitiness and chalkiness. Not as watery as many stouts. Okay, but does not live up to Bier Factory’s standards.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7433) - ITALY - APR 15, 2015
on tap scura buona schiuma discreta persistenza arrostito lieve erbaceo buona secchezza tocco cioccolato amaro

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