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RATINGS: 113   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (1560) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Aromas of roasted coffee, caramel, and light, floral earthiness. Black with ruby highlights and a mostly diminishing, off-white head. Dry, somewhat bitter, and somewhat savory, with hints of cocoa. Light-medium bodied with a good level of carbonation, and a clean, roasty finish.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3367) - 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 (16) - - 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 (748) - 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 (2893) - 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 (1038) - 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 (449) - 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 (2083) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. This is a nice roasty lager with a light profile and strong malt finish. Definitely recommend.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (3012) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maxbier (699) - Maryland, USA - FEB 22, 2015
schwarz mit dünnen braunen Kopf. Licht each malts, leckeren Malzgeschmack mit perfekter Hopfencharakter. klassischen Stil Munchen schwartzbier

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4567) - 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


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