Brewed by Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei (Bitburger)
Style: Schwarzbier
Bad Köstritz, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 1905   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Speziell veredelte Gerstenmalze verleihen der Köstritzer Bierspezialität ihr einzigartig feines Malzaroma.
Mit dem spritzig-eleganten Charakter entsteht ein unverwechselbares Geschmackserlebnis.
Genießen Sie Deutschlands beliebtestes Schwarzbier. 11.4°

Since April 1991, the Köstritzer black beer brewery, a subsidiary of the Bitburger brewery, has emerged as of one of the most modern breweries in Thuringia. In September 1993, it was with great pride we (re-) introduced the "original Köstritzer black beer".

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kto (295) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 11, 2015
pours clear very dark brown with a small beige head and some lacing. aroma of dough, nuts, toasted malts. flavour of bread, dark chocolate, nuts. weak carbonation, smooth, short aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Chopper925 (315) - Gross Gerau, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle. Pitch black color, lacing beige head. Bready flavour, slight roast notes. Taste is a bit too dry and bitter for my taste, light sour. Medium texture, average to low carbonation. Aftertaste has just a few roast and coffee notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (549) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - OCT 5, 2015
Liquido de coloração escura,creme médio e duradouro,média carbonatação,aroma delicioso de malte torrado,café,frutas secas,no sabor presença de lúpulo harmonizando bem com o malte e o álcool,gosto marcante de café,ameixa,chocolate meio amargo,cinzas,bem refrescante para o estilo,bom conjunto.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Schlumpfhunter (17) - Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2015
Farbe: schwarz Schaum: sehr gut, fein, bleibend Nase: nur leicht süsslich und rauchig Geschmack: auf der Zunge eher wässrig, leicht. Dann der Abgang: Ziemlich klarer Geschmack nach Rübensirup, geräuchert natürlich. Noch ein bisschen eine Kellernote dazu. Nachgeschmack: wie der Abgang, nichts Bitteres, kaum Säure. Insgesamt: recht nettes Dunkles, nichts Besonderes, kann man immer mal zum Essen trinken.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jamesbeith (18) - - OCT 1, 2015
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PMgep (199) - Lund, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2015
Old rating. Great schwarzbier, easy to drink with roasted malts in the taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gogoji (3) - TURKEY - SEP 17, 2015 does not count
A light bodied, smooth very drinkable dark lager with mild roasted malt flavor

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (439) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2015
L: -pours a clear dark brown with ruby tinges and a medium to big,frothy,beige head S: chocolate,plums,raisins,vanilla T: -ch coffee,bready F: -light to medium body -medium carbonation O: Really balanced Schwarzbier

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swillguzzler99 (168) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - SEP 12, 2015
From a 11.2 ounce bottle. Pours brow-black with slight head. Sweet nose, maybe raisins/fruit. Slight nutty, muted taste. I really enjoy this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TorbenJensen (1334) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2015
A great schwarzbier (served on tap and of course in the original Köstritzer glass) with large renewable foam on top. Delicate aroma of hard roasted malt, light coffee tones and dark bitter chocolate. The taste varies over lightly smoked malt with burnt caramel tones for light coffee and customize hoppy bitterness. In the aftertaste dolls little fruit up and round it all in great style.

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