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Brewed by Klosterbräu Bamberg
Style: Schwarzbier
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 156   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
henrikb (1260) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
asheft (2738) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (9425) - Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 16, 2011 Vom Fass at Klosterbräu Bamberg. It is a tasty, somewhat refreshing Schwartzbier with a decent dark malt kick.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (16462) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2011
2011-05-17, bottle, 6-4-6-3-13=32
Very dark mahogany color, almost black. Both the aroma and flavor present caramel and chocolate, that seems to be heavily oxidised; there is some sweetness in the front, while it’s dier in the end, with also a bit of roasted malts. Unexciting.

2011-02-12, draught at the brauhaus, 7-4-7-3-15=36
Dark mahogany color; generous head. Nice delicate aroma of roasted malt. Malty flavor, sweetish, with a round mouthfeel, and a good chocolate and coffee component, delicate; the bitterness is quite low, although in the end the coffeish touch is more evident. Very good Schwarz.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ragnampiza (751) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - AUG 17, 2011
50 cl bottle from "Il Regno di Gambrinus". Served into an english half pint glass. Pours a clear dark ruby red/brown with an off white non-persistent head. Averace lacing. Aroma of toasted malt, herbs hops, some light chocolate and caramel. Same taste with an herbal and toasted aftertaste. Good carbonation, watery texture. Not my favourite Schwarz but still very refreshing and easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hawanna (2687) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
0,5 l swing top bottle BB 17.07.14 Dark brown - black color, hazy, creamy / rocky brown foam head. Aroma: caramel, bread, cereal, toast, roasty, coffee, woody, hints of smoke, earthy, herbs. light sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, lively, long finish,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Moravius (864) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 17, 2014
Flasche von Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. - Tiefes Schwarzbraun, klar; reichlich beigefarbener Schaum. - Nase röstmalzig-würzig und fruchtig (Schwarzkirsche). - Im Antrunk gediegenes Röstmalz, schwarzer Kaffee, Karamelsüße, Schwarzkirschen mit pikant-säuerlicher Note. Mild rezent, weich im Mund. Die Karamelsüße nimmt nicht überhand, da durch trockene Röstaromen austariert. Ausreichend hopfenwürzig-krautiger Hopfen im Abgang. Leicht erdig-röstmalziger Nachtrunk mit trockenem Kakao. - Schönes (wenngleich streckenweise etwas holpriges) Zusammenspiel von malzsüßen, pikant säuerlichen und erdig-bitteren Aromen - ein richtig gutes Schwarzbier. - Laut Etikett mit 5,2 % Alkohol und leider auch mit Hopfenextrakt.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olsvammel (4230) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 13, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Bready, malty, toasty smell. Nice clear bready aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ThirstyBird (2215) - London area, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2015
On tap at the source, pours a super dark brown with a light tan head. The smell is roasted malt, molasses, dark bread. The taste is molasses, roasted malt, a bit herbal. The body is light plus with average carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (6020) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
Draught at the brewpub. Clear chestnut, mmedium beige head. Caramelly malt aroma, some coffee and chocolate. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Dry with medium bitterness.


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