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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (4872) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Black brown pour with light tan head and lace. Aroma is roasted malt. Flavor is semi sweet roasted malt. Medium bodied but just a tad thin and fizzy for me. still a pretty solid sb,

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
coyforce (572) - Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2014
What a smooth and delicious schwartz bier! Pour is a nice pitch black with a brown head. Flavor is roasted malts. Palate is very smooth with a nice roasted aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (267) - - MAY 4, 2014
On draft. Flavors of coffee, toffee and caramel, all with a pervading roastiness. Finishes clean, dry as a bone. Super spring/summer beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RavensFan11 (3) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2014 does not count
I stumbled across this beer at a bar in DC and fell in love with it. Pours very dark - but dob’t let that fool you - easy drinking beer. Notes of caramel and coffee after it is poured with a decent head. This is a fine beer and I think you should give it a try!

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
strongpieman (1459) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle. I didn't like this one at all. Taste is off, almost sour. Palate is thin. Not recommended.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4635) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Rich deep dark brown body with a lighter brown and deeper than cola coloured tint - all with a thin, half a centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, alcohol, grass and a lot of deep bitterness from the malt. Light-bodied; Strong roasty flavours with the nuts and caramel coming out the strongest, then showing a light grassy and dry flavour. Aftertaste shows some deep bitterness, but mostly a dry herbal note and very light smoked flavour. Overall, a nice and strong bitter flavour from the malt and little else, especially in terms of complexity. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Giant Food in Arlington, Virginia on 12-March-2013 for US$1.67 sampled at home in Washington on 30-March-2014, just over a year later.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cantabrian (776) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 27, 2014
Aromas of coffee, roasted malts, chocolates - just woody, asshes, not much of a fruity tyouch. Same for flavour. Very 2-dimensional. Watery. Faithful to style, I suppose.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (293) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
This is a great beer. Warm inviting color, rich malt aroma, carmel flavors. Delicious.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (802) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Light brown color, small off white head. Mild malt aroma. Medium body light roasted malt flavor with a clean finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (7902) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with tan brown head. Nose and taste of smoke, coffee, caramel and toasted black malt. Some cocoa. Lighter medium body. Slightly dry finish.


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