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

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RATINGS: 1827   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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".


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonsiii (165) - Fredericia, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2005
Bottle. Black with nice head. Aroma of malts, hardly any hobs. Not as much flavour as I expected, but good smooth carbonation. Very drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weepingsuds (222) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - JUL 4, 2005
Bottle. While this did not assault the senses causing moments of dillusion, it was a well balanced schwarz. Although not to dark, the reddish tint gave it an inviting feel. NIce character with a call for seconds in the finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
HenrikSoegaard (11131) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2005
Good head, sour taste, average finish a bit metallic, I couldnt sence the liquerice that my drinkingmates could. Not a beer for my taste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ABUSEDGOAT (2416) - California, USA - JUN 29, 2005
Poured a coca cola (thin black) like body into my Kostritzer cup. The glass (listed there) is much nicer than the beer itself. Anyway.. head was nice. Aroma was malty, smelled lagery as well obviously. Hops are hard to detect. Hints of roast in the flavor, it’s very smooth. Enjoyable but not very complex.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 25, 2005
Berlin - Black with a frothy brown head. Malty aroma with hints of smoke. The flavor didn’t have as much punch but was nice and roasted and malty. It was a very smooth and enjoyable beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaiBockAddict (1497) - Good Beer Bar Deprived, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2005
12 oz bottle. Clear dark brown, tan head. Fresh bread aroma (love it!). Malty palate, not much hops. Slight roastiness, and lots of bready munich malt flavors. I am a sucker for this type of brew, and it has been way too long since I have had one of these...

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkobes (2142) - paramus, New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2005
Bottle. Deep dark black in color with a nice tan fluffy head. Malty and hoppy. Roasty. Caramel, chocolate notes. Toasted malt. Malty flavor. Full bodied. Creamy. Smooth. Sweet tasting. Well balanced. Nice beer. Drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4734) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 22, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2007 Original rater 3.9: Dont exactly know what a schwarzbier is, but this is pretty good. Reminds you somewhat of a lager, except its black and has more flavor. Nice. Re-rate: Well, I was pretty accurate a long time ago. I nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
porterdude (170) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2005
Bottle. Pours a deep ruby, with a light, lacy offwhite head. Smells of toasted malt. Tastes like a lightly burnt malt and nicely toasted malt. An easy beer to drink. A good beer to give to your "light" colored beer friends!

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GonZoBeeR (2966) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 15, 2005
On tap... Aroma:Light rosted malt and cooked vegtable...... Appearance:dark small head... Flavor:Chocolate,cooked vegetable and light rosted malt...


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