Brewed by Hop City Brewing Company (Moosehead)
Style: Schwarzbier
Brampton, Canada


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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Tessic's rating

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tessic (1045) - Brantford, Ontario, - MAY 18, 2014
This lager poured a deep amber colour with a quick living head. Scents of smoke, malt and caramel. First swig was nice but a little thin in the mouthfeel dept. Malty, smokey flavours most prodominant. Finish is smokey but very good. Thicker would be better... That sounds terrible!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ChadPoole (320) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2016
Pours black with a tanned head. Aroma is espresso and dark chocolate. Flavour is roasted malts,  coco, and dark fruits. It has a medium creamy body with bit of a sweet finish. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JeongWoo (2) - - JUL 30, 2016 does not count
첫 맛은 마치 달지않은 맥콜을 마시는듯한 느낌 보리의 향이 확 올라온다. 아로마 마져 콜라같은 그런 느낌. 코로나 같이 엄청 부드럽진 않지만 꽤 부드럽고 스무스하게 넘어간다. 생각 산 맥주인데 매우. 상당히 맛이 좋음. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clarkdvm (458) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2016
Draft in Toronto. Black pour. Thin. Cocoa very evident. Definitely not a stout (bartender tried to say was like Guinness). Not bitter. Enjoyable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eructoblaster (3891) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 25, 2016
On tap at The Works (Ottawa, ON). Pours a black body with brown glints and an average, beige creamy/frothy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with roasted cereals and coffeeish hints. Its well balanced malty/hoppy taste carries roasty, herbal, and some chocolate notes. Ends with s decent bitter/roasty finish. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
portwood (190) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2016
Smell: caramel, espresso, chocolate. Taste: sweet, medium body, roasted malt. Finish: bittersweet, plum skin, hint of smoke & roasted chestnuts. (can code A15612 12:33)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (1347) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 4, 2016
On tap. Dark brown with a frothy beige head. Flavors are roasted cereals, chocolate and toffee with fruity and nutty notes. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, slick texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ILduce (257) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 28, 2016
Can LCBO: black beer with a tan head. Nose is chocolate and malt. Chocolate covered plums, toffee, and cream in it’s flavour. Nice medium body with a slick mouthfeel. True to the style and good for a one-off.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - APR 24, 2016
Pours ruby black with massive tan head. Aroma is of chocolate, coffee, burnt malt, fruit cake, and raisins. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, raisin. burnt malt, toffee, and black licorice . Has a creamy medium body with average carbonation, also a little dry feeling with good lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Subliminal64 (104) - London, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2016
Another Hop City product, and another favorite. Smells very faintly of malt. Almost a licorice smell. Pours a dark brown with no visible light through it. Head stays to the end. Taste is not overpowering of malt. No booze taste. Decent amount of carbonation. Small bubbles. Little aftertaste. Overall I was so happy with this purchase. Had on draft at The Works in London. Will be looking for this one again. MB The Beer Bearon

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJester (2542) - Cavan Monaghan, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 10, 2016
On tap at the Ashburnham Ale House. Looks about right. Mild, pleasant aroma has a little roast, a little toffee. The flavour is surprisingly complex, with some flavours more typical of a stout. Only more restrained. A solid, very flavourful lager.

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