Brewed by Klosterbräu Bamberg
Style: Schwarzbier
Bamberg, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15067) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2009
Tap @ Brewpub. Pours dark brown with a creamy head and lacings. Nose is vaguely roasted and has lots of caramel and liquorice. Smooth and full bodied. Hard roasted flavor with bread and caramel. Very nice. One of the best Schwarzbiers Ive had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (23913) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2009
Draught@brewpub. Very deep brown colour, small beige head. Aroma is mild roasted malts, some yeast as well as caramelly. Flavour is roasted malts, caramel and some yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (14042) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2009
Very dark brown. Slightly chocolatey, cocoa aroma is sort of fresh. Toasty, biscuity palate with hints of cocoa. Slightly thin. The body is a bit charred, not my type of schwarzbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Draft at the brewery. Black, pretty much opaque with a slight red tint. Fizzy but lasting beige head and no lacing. The slightest hint of diacetyl is here, strange! Wet grain aromas. Brisk carbonation is light and refreshing. Nice toastiness and burnt qualities. The sourness is strange but falls just short of being offensive.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
daniele (7203) - ITALY - APR 4, 2009
scura schiuma non abbondate pèoco persistnete note maltate dolciastre e tostate in bocca malto tosature ma disarmonica

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asheft (2825) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 23, 2009
[bottle] Nice toasty aroma with some plums and coffee. Clear, but practically opaque garnet with a lasting and lacy tan top. Nicely balanced sweet base malt with smoothening liquorice and bread crust flavours that end in a pleasant bitter bite. Even a little bit of hay and lotus root. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, slightly bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2008
(draught, at the Gaststätte Klosterbräu, Bamberg) pours a dark ruby colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of roasted malts, light herbal hops and butter. flavour of grainy roasted malts, with strong coffee and light butter notes. medium body and carbonation, light roasted-bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ober (2813) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2008
Brewery tap. A black colored beer, with a thick dark beige foamed head. The aroma of dark malts, caramel and hops. The taste of dark fruits, like prunes, a little bit chocolate malts, with a nice hopbitter. A nice smooth after bitter. When the temperature of the beer is rising, the chocolate taste is stronger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
henrikb (1261) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2008
Draft - Dark chestnut body, beige lasting head; pleasant caramel warm nose; Fresh warm slightly sweet balanced body; Slightly smoked (?) finish, caramel warm. Very special and very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1121) - FINLAND - SEP 1, 2008
Black colour with a tan head. Roasted and smoky aroma. Sweet and roasted flavour with hints of coffee and smoke. Medium bodied, some bitterness in the aftertaste. Very good.

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