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Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier
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RATINGS: 256   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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 28, 2010
Sample at the North Market Columbus Microbrew fest on 09/26/2010. Dark brown thin pour. Slight aroma of nuts. Flavor was very thin, bitter chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
6ROW (410) - corpus christi, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Black pour with a med tan head. light body with coffee like aromas and taste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - SEP 16, 2010
This is a really nice little beer. Very drinkable and flavorful. Pours a dark brown with a light tan head. Roast and coffee are the primary flavors and aroma. At 4% I could drink this all day. I’ve had better but this is very enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8933) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2010
On tap at the Cleveland Airport location. Poured a dad brown color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas and tastes of roast, chocolate, and lighter coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rauschwerk (14) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2010
Tastes of roasted malt and chocolate, with a hint of coffee. Just the slightest bit sweet. Light in body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - AUG 8, 2010
On tap at brewpub. Pours very dark brown with small tan head. Aromas of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, and some caramel. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, light coffee, and some toffee. Finish malty. Another drinkable brew.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1794) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 4, 2010
This schwartzbeer was a little bit watery and a little light but it was pleasant and sessionable. No smoke notes except in the aroma. Just a nice easy drinking black lager.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2010
on tap, thin black cola in color with slight foam, aroma has some roast malt, flavor of chocolate, roast, cola, dried alfalfa, thin tinny finish

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (7812) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2010
2010-07-03. Crisp dark brown body, small beige head. 3+ Flavour has a dusty mild roast character, muted dry malt base. 5+ Aroma is pleasant, mild dusty roast, mild sweet caramel malt. 6+ Average to light palate. 2+ Best of the six we tried today. On tap at Gordon Biersch, Seattle

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (5762) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2010
[3105-20100703] Tap. Toasted stinky socks and smoky charred beet aroma hints at some tree earth. Clear, dark red body with a medium-lasting creamy light tan head. Mild earthy tree malt continues in the flavour with a lingering earthy malt aftertaste. Medium body. Fair.
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