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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A German-style black lager. Hints of caramel and coffee blend in this light to medium dark lager. Do not let the color fool you, this beer goes down very easy. May the schwartz be with you!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2773) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2015
12 oz bottle with a 22 Sept. 2014 date stamp. Pours clear, dark red-brown with a decent head, but the head soon reduces to a ring. True to style, this is a very well crafted Schwarzbier. Plenty of sweet toffee in the aroma; caramel, coffee and black bread in the flavor. Lightly sweet. O: Nearly as good as Sprecher’s, this is highly recommended for style

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (651) - Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2015
schwarz mit dünnen braunen Kopf. Licht each malts, leckeren Malzgeschmack mit perfekter Hopfencharakter. klassischen Stil Munchen schwartzbier

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4503) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2015
Pours very dark brown, minimal white head. Sme is coffee sweetness without the bitterness. Taste is bit bitter, aromatic coffee, vanilla aspects. Much caramel. Rather sweet. Thin mouthfeel. Good carbo

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
climberbob (248) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Draft. Dark w thin tan head. Malty caramel notes. A bit sweet. Mild hops. Easy drinking. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holdwine (1116) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Points off for not being smoky enough. No bacon. Otherwise a truly good beer. Sweet porter-like. Chocolate, coffee and dark fruits. Nice effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Huhzubendah (2832) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Dark brown, near black, body with a half inch of khaki head. Chocolate, nutty, earthy, aroma. Chocolate and caramel malt with a hint of yeast and afterthoughts of coffee. Dark and rich. Light to medium bodied with soft carbonation and a mild hop note in the back end. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2406) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours a black brown color with a foamy light brown head. Notes of smoke, wood, milk chocolate, and marbled rye.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (5387) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Nate as a Christmas mixer. Black with a tan head. I get ash and chocolate in the aroma with a little roast. The flavor is earthy with that roast and chocolate. The ash, too. A nice smooth easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5348) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body under a small fizzy light brown head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is pretty nice, roasty and slightly sweet with licorice and coffee. The flavor is just lightly sweet with some burnt caramel, licorice, coffee, and a light bitterness on the finish. Light to medium bodied with a light cling and soft gentle carbonation. Pretty nice beer, I enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3548) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2014
12 ounce bottle poured into a brandy snifter. Pours a near black with a beige head of foam that fizzles out quickly. The aroma has notes of dark roast and burnt toffee. The taste is roasty and mostly roast and caramel. I get a touch of sweetness in the finish. Higher carbonation. Medium body.

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