RateBeer
overall
93
98
style
Brewed by Burleigh Brewing Company
Style: Schwarzbier
Burleigh Heads, Australia

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black Giraffe is the result of a collaboration between Burleigh Brewing and Zarraffa Coffee that saw the brewer combine 100 kilos of 100 per cent rainforest alliance coffee beans to create a locally-produced rich and flavoursome black coffee lager.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 10, 2012

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear dark black brown colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, sharp, alcohol ! Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, coffee, hard to drink because of heavy carbonation ! Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is fizzy. [20120320]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (32032) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
22 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy brown with a huge tan head. Aroma is roasted dark malty and coffee herbal. Dark roasted malty, caramelish and bitter coffee herbal. Bitter and dry roasted malty. Smooth dark malty into the finish. Smooth dark malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29848) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottled - shaken by Papsoe. A small black beer with a huge dark brown head. The aroma has notes of roasted malt, coffee, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of coffee, bread, and roasted malt, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of bluebetty. Pours an opaque black with a huge and very lively and frothy brownish head. Roasty nose with a slight tartness. Medium body, chocolatey roast with only a vague coffee note. Fairly dry, roasty finish. Has a vague infection for sure. 200312

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21507) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 21, 2012
Bottle at yespr. Black coloured with a medium sized beige head. Light roasted aroma of hay, cocoa powder and berries. Light roasted flavour of coffee and cocoa powder. Light roasted finish. Very carbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2012
Bottle @ yespr. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Has a roasted malty coffee aroma with hints of chocolate. Roasted malty coffee and chocolate flavor. High on co2. Roasted malty coffee finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10927) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
pitch dark, smoot light brown head. aroma of hard roasted malts, lots of coffee. quite bitter and slightly herbal. flavor is coffee, roasted malts, this hebal coffee flavor from coffee.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8741) - San Diego County, California, USA - NOV 16, 2010
22oz. Pour is deep brune to ruby with a large, tan to yellow head leaving okay to little lace. Decent retention. Aroma is mocha, dark chocolate, Starbucks macchiato, sharp caramel, burnt caramel, anise, licorice. Taste is slight black olives but thankfully moves away to bitter coffee, creamy coffee, cedar, oak chips, unsweetened chocolate. Dry palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7979) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 23, 2013
Draught as part of a tasting paddle at Archive Beer Boutique and Bistro, Brisbane, on July 19, 2013.
Black color with red hues, brown head. Roasted, coffee, dry taste. Coffee, dry, roasted aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high dry griany bitterness. Malty, grainy, coffee, roasted scent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6599) - Helsinge, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
Bottle at Papsoe. Pours black with a huge fluffy tan head. The aroma is lots of coffee and some roasted malt. The flavour is mostly coffee and hard roasted malt. Light chocolate notes. It kinda explodes in the mouth because of over carbonation.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 5 6


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50