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Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier
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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Although literally meaning "black beer" in German, Schwarzbier has a light body with a dry, roasted finish, Gold Medal winner at the 2006 World Beer Cup and the 2007 Great American Beer Festival.
OG: 11.2 P


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 23, 2011
Draft. Listed as ’Smoked Schwarz’. Mahogony beer with a dark cream colored head. light smoke aroma. Smoke and light bacon flavor with malt. Medium bodied Smoke and light bacon lingers with malt. I don’t know if this is a different beer or not.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6148) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Draft in D.C. Pours brown with an off white head. Roasted malty aroma with a hint of coffee and light nutty notes. The flavor has dry roasted malts, some nutty sweetness, and a hint of coffee. Pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5538) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Reddish brown with a fizzy tan head. Big smokey aroma and taste with caramel grain and charcoal notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3260) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - FEB 3, 2011
favorite beer at brewpub of the six i had. light roast. cold coffee. hints of cocoa. dry bread. flavorful session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andyhwcinc (1462) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Enjoyed while at dinner with co-workers at Gordon Biersch in Las Vegas, NV. Aroma slight malt and a hint of chocolate. Appearance dark brown with a light head. Taste somewhat carbonated, slight chocolate taste, mostly malty, decent stuff, average Schwarzbier.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aurelius (4228) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 16, 2010
Medium dark, mostly clear brown. Non-aggressive aroma. Coldwater, slightly sweet, lightly bitter with a medium-light body. Spritzy. Nothing special. Gordon Biersch Brewpub, Kansas City.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike67 (804) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2010
Sampled at Gordon Biersch Dallas, TX. Pours almost black hue. Aroma is coffee and some toasted malt. Body is creamy, medium-full. Taste is similar to aroma. Long coffee finish. On the whole, it is nice brew.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JDBaker11058 (1309) - Maryland, USA - NOV 30, 2010
Appearance: black, auburn highlights. Aroma: bitter toffee and black coffee. Taste: sharp and bitter, with light coffee and bitter chocolate. Finish: bitter and surprisingly short. Notes: Light on flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drpimento (2267) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Pretty good drinking beer in and of itself. However, it seemed to me leaning more in the porter direction. Again it was served with a small, off-white head, and good lace, which seems to be policy at GB. Color was an opaque black brown. Aroma was malt, roast, vanilla. Flavor was similar plus was fairly dry, and well balanced. Body was full and round with good carbonation. Finish was like flavor and of medium length. Session beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5144) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 11, 2010
Brown pour with thin white head and lace. Light smoke/peat aroma. Light peat, toasted malt, with a light medium bitter. light medium bodied just a bit fizzy.


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