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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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chromeotaphor (74) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 7, 2015
Aroma van caramel en bruine suikers. Kolenzwart van kleur met een lichte rode waas. Koffie toffee smaak met dunne carbonatie. Hinten van honing en chocolade. Weinig diepgang, waterig pallet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hoppy_Luke (469) - Poznań, POLAND - FEB 5, 2015
Całkiem porządne piwo! Jak na lidlowy zakup, jestem pozytywnie zaskoczony ;) Ciemnobrązowe, z niewielką beżową pianą. W zapachu na pierwszym planie palone słody, karmel. W smaku karmel i paloność na przyzwoitym poziomie, nieco wodniste, ale to nie przeszkadzało. Piwo pijalne, lekkie i przyjemne.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lordsimmons (40) - Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 3, 2015
I must not be a fan of dark beer. This was the first beer I had in Germany. It’s cheap which is good. Taste is okay. Kind of bitter. Went down smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2142) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of toasted malt, light cocoa, & some coffee; Flavor of slight roasted smoky malt, light hops, caramel, and some chocolate; Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsjn (2) - ebeltoft, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2015 does not count
aroma: coffee, nuts, appearance: black, whit a red glans. taste: very bitter, medium sweetness, palate: light body, thin feel, soft carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
suribe (4) - Valdivia, CHILE - JAN 26, 2015 does not count
Esta es mi gold standard para las cervezas negras. Tiene todo lo que se espera de una buena negra: buen olor, cuerpo, potabilidad, ligera al principio y amarga al final. Perfecta. En segundo lugar dejo a la Kross Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (872) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Draft at Asbury festhalle. Black. Chocolate with a big roasted nuts note and coffee. Medium mouthfeel with carb on the high side. Tasty and very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TedE (295) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JAN 24, 2015
330ml into glass. Chocolate nose. Black opaque with tan head. Thin body, mild taste. Good coffee aftertaste. Nicely balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Atheist_Peace (981) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2015
Near black pour with a tan head of tight bubbles. Grainy nose with light molasses notes. There’s also a foresty sort of aroma that I can’t quite define. Much less grain on the palate. Light molasses and that foresty note. A touch of licorice. Medium body. I’m not sure what to make of this.

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