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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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!


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jefcon (1514) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2013
Intense coffee flavors and aromas. Nice and light. A minerality to the flavor profile. Lots of astringency. But the thinness of the beer makes it taste a little like cold coffee. A bit more heft from the lager would make it softer and more enjoyable on the palate.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbrana (590) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - AUG 25, 2015
This is a well brewed beer, but not a style that I’m fond of. Has some roasty chocolate and coffee notes, but with very little body or mouthfeel. Very light and crisp.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (36043) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 12, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is mild caramelish. Bitter and toasted malty. Bitter, roasted and dark malty. Bitter and roasted finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (14379) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 12, 2015
Bottle sampled at Chris and Ruth’s place in London. Black beer with a quite nice beige head. Roasted leather aroma, malty, caramel notes, chocolate, some tar notes. Roasted tar flavor, leather, grassy, hay, cocoa powder, some dark chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3534) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 31, 2015
12 oz bottle poured into a footed stem glass at True Food Kitchen in Fairfax, VA. Dark brownish almost black with beige head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, malt. Tastes of caramel, toffee, malt, light toast and biscuit. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tbunting75 (25) - - JUL 31, 2015
Good clean lager flavor. Has a faint but appealing roasted malt note on the nose. Nice beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bricks (762) - Delaware, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Great appearance. Very dark brown, with slight amount of head. Aroma of caramel, coffee and fake smokey flavoring / bacon bits? Taste is a bit strange.. some malt, with a hint of band aid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rondphoto (2939) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2015
on tap @ Devil’s Backbone / Roseland VA --- Clear very dark cherry-brown color, ivory head, splotches of lace. Taste is lightly roasted fizzy malt that adds just a dab of hops, but enough to keep things together. A really well-balanced brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hfmejias (1060) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 16, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured reddish dark brown, with tan head, no retention and no lacing. Aroma of of roasted malts and coffee. Taste is pretty much the same, malts and coffee with hints of coffee. Nice beer enjoyable and drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
aumentm (452) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2015
This is a dark dark beer. It tasted like coffee and had a light tan head. It wasnt hard to throw down.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Imaena (2086) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. This is a nice roasty lager with a light profile and strong malt finish. Definitely recommend.


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