Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier
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RATINGS: 267   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 28, 2012
Draft, cola colored pour. Decent roasty flavor, lightered bodied, decent schwarzbier

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6835) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Sampled on draft at the Virginia Beach brewpub this beer poured a very dark brown color with orange highlights and a small tan head that left minimal lacing. The aroma was faint but dryish with a hint of roasty malts. The flavor was dry, malty, roasty and woody. Medium length dry, roasty and woody finish. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6749) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUL 31, 2009
By far the darkest colored beer on tap at the Las Vegas brewpub. It was quite dark with lots of red highlights. A small almost white head. Very nice richly malted flavor is roasted. Some light smoke. Their boldest beer and one of their better ones.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6511) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Braudog (6377) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Draft at the Washington DC brewpub, 5/5/06: Pitch black (duh). Almost a stouty roastiness with a bit of a tart side. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerman6686 (6377) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2009
This poured a very dark brown almost black color with a small eggshell head. Aroma was slightly roasted but pretty bland. Flavor was pretty watery, slightly roasted and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - APR 17, 2009
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Smells of roasted malt, fruity. Tastes sweet and malty with a nutty finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (6281) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Draft sample @Syracuse location. Dark brown with thick head even in the sample glass. Nose is roast, hint of coffee and chocolate. Really nice roasted malts with the afore mentioned chocolate and coffee hints, finally a really nice brew at this place.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (6099) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 12, 2007
On Tap in Glendale AZ before the Fiesta Bowl 2007. Pours out a dark brown topped with a tan head. A nice aroma and tast of roast malt. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (6071) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2010
(draught) medium clear brown with decent tan bubbles around the edges. Nose of lightly sweet brown sugar, mild watery coffee, touch of smoke, and some cereal grains. Taste of cereal grain, watery coffee, a touch of smoke, and light brown sugar. Hate to repeat the Mose but it tasted exactly like i expected after smelling it. Light body and lots of flavor for the style.

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