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RATINGS: 91   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!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle split with Pedro. Pours a deep brown, near black with medium beige head and lace. Nose is chocolate, roasted malt, bread. Medium body. Smooth and well balanced. Really good for a style I don’t typically care for.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (2966) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Sweeter than I usually like my black beers, but overall a very decent beer. Lots of roasted character.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4001) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JAN 10, 2014
12 ounce bottle thanks to ygtbsm94. Very dark. Light roast. Creamy in taste overall. Very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle. Poured black with a medium-size light tan head that leaves a bit of lacing. Aroma is light roasted malt and a hint of coffee. Flavor is roasted malt, lightly sour fruit. Low to moderate sweetness and low bitterness. Nice but kind of boring. Medium, slightly creamy mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (1019) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours like a big bold stout but tastes like a lager w/ just a hint of some chocolate malt. Aroma is soft & just a touch malty. Taste is slightly smoky but pretty boring after that. Palate is slightly watery but this beer is drinkable & not bad overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (4608) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 6, 2013
Keg @ Devils Backbone. The pour’s deep brown with a small head. Mellow red apple, berry on the nose. Mild roasted grain. Some tobacco. The flavor is similar. Brown sugar and berry. A touch of roast, burnt toast. Mild hop bitterness. Light body, fine carbonation. Good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear dark red brown colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, roasted, caramel, chocolate, light brown sugar. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and light bitter with a long duration, sugary malt, bread, roasted. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20131111]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1503) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Basic black appearance with a large mocha colored head and good lacing. Grainy, toasted malt aroma. Smooth, rounded flavors of biscuits, dark bread and roasted malts. Sweetness held to a minimum. Hops were subtle up to the aftertaste, when some spicy, herbal hops kicked in. Medium bodied, well carbonaed mouthfeel with a lingering finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (5971) - Hasselager, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Dark brown with a small offwhite head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee, little dark chocolate. Flavor is roasted malt, dry, coffee, little dark chocolate. Thin body, livily carbonation, dry finish. 111113

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11217) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 111113


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