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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (12989) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2010
Sample. Dark brown with big tan head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and dry.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12351) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2005
(DC) Beige head, dark cola body, nice lacing. Aroma is mild, medium sweet, some roasty, light coffee, faint chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, roasty, light coffee, nutty. Light-medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (12066) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2006
(Miami) Draft. Poured dark brown with a average frothy off-white head that diminished slowly. Good toasted malt aroma. Medium body. Solid sweet roasted malt flavor with a smooth light bitter finish. Solid brew.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11587) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 25, 2011
[Miami]–on tap-pours a Schwarzbier tight foamy tan head and copper color. Aroma is roasty medium malt-some toffee. Taste is roasty medium malt-some toffee, some spice hops.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11380) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2008
On tap @ Gordon Biersch Flatirons poured a clear dark brown with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, toffee, light smoke, light carmel and a hint of licorice. Palate was light bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, camel, lighjt fruittiness and light smoke with a smooth bittersweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11237) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 10, 2010
A dark clear mahoganny brown bock with a thin off white head. A pleasant smokey malt aroma, quite smooth light chocolate. In mouth, a nice lightly peaty chocolate, very restrained, but overall, pleasant. On tap at GB Cleveland airport, Sept. 6 2010.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Date: October 14, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub, Buckhead GA
Appearance: black, big dense beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: roasted and dark chocolate aroma, touch of caramel sweetness, chocolate emerges as it warms
Flavor: rich roasted malt flavor, dark chocolate bitterness, just a hint of sweetness, warmth brings out a richer chocolate character and a bit more caramel sweetness, long roasty bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10838) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 10, 2007
Draught at Colorado Springs Airport. Pours black with brown highlights and an average, foamy, light brown head, somewhat lasting, spare lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (cookie, chocolate, nutty), light hops (herbs), average yeast (dough) with notes of dust and paper. Medium bodied, sticky texture, average carbonation, and a chalky finish. Average duration, moderate sweetness, light acidity and bitterness; roasted light chocolate malt flavor with a tingling carbonation at the end.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (10703) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Sampled on draft at the Virginia Beach location. Pours a clear dark copper/red color with a large head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma is caramel, light roast and nuts. Taste is very nutty with caramel, light roasted malts, light smoke. Smooth but thin bodied.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
daknole (10320) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2009
Poured at the Jupiter brewfest. Looks like a coke. Aroma of coffee, caramel, roasted malts and dark toast. Flavor is a bit on the sweet side wtih some bitterness as well. I thought this was just ok.


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