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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!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38083) - 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]

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15054) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft at Paradiso Dupont. Hazy dark amber brown color, medium white head. Aroma of burnt caramel, light charcoal. Taste is roasty caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Sample. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, coffee, chocolate, lactose sugar, caramel and hops. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (12875) - 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

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (12130) - DENMARK - NOV 11, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown with small tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, caramel and bread. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee, caramel, bread, medium sweet, hop and a little bitter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11955) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 12, 2013
12oz bottle. Small tan head atop cola dark-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, coffee, some roast, light milk chocolate, faint earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, caramel, some roast, light milk chocolate. Soft light-medium body, light stickiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10820) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 1, 2013
Bottle courtesy of Steve-O (thanks Steve) poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of roasted malt, cocoa, light smoke and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of roasted malt, smoke, light cocoa and light earthiness with a crisp lingering roasty earthy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10603) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Tap at Capital Ale House, Richmond, VA. Pours black with a small, fizzy and bubbly tan head, short retention with spotty lacing. Aroma is dark malt (chocolate, light roast, coffee), light spicy hops, and a clean lager character. Flavor is malt dominant with light malt and hop bitterness and a clean, dry finish. Light body and warmth, medium carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (10426) - , 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10107) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Dark brown pour. Samples at GABF. Chocolate, charcoal, ash, hops and chocolate. This beer is in harmony. So smooth.


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