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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1918   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drmet (523) - 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 (173) - 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 (1396) - 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.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EkinTelli (60) - TURKEY - SEP 11, 2015
Bitter coffie taste dark, black color avarage dark beer its has quite palate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
freekyp (1715) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 6, 2015
A medium bodied dark brown pour with a frothy off-white head. Softly carbonated smooth mouthfeel. Light caramel, roast and smokiness are the primary aroma and flavor components. Hops take a back seat. Not as crisp as some other Schwarzbiers, and more malt-forward.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HourGlass13 (386) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2015
Dark brown pour with small beige head. Aroma is roasty, some nuts, caramel and smoke. Taste is roasty, with a grain like taste, and nutty, well balanced. Slight hint of booze. Refreshing for a dark beer. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
AtronSeige (1040) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - SEP 2, 2015
Aroma: Medium grainy, cracker. Medium-Light coffee, Medium caramel. Medium-light floral. Appearance: Dark brown with red hues. Small, light brown head, low retention. Flavour: Medium-high coffee, but like putting ground coffee in your mouth, Medium bitterness. Dry finish with lingering slightly harsh acrid, astringency. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Medium-high carbonation. Slight astringency. Overall: Coffee or roastiness is too high in flavour. 330 ml bottle, poured. 4C. Schwarzbier (Black Beer)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
damjan (70) - CROATIA - SEP 1, 2015
50 cl bottle. Pours black colour with medium brown head. Aroma is malty and pleasant. Taste is malt and caramel with light bitterness. Average aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
huineman (454) - Madrid, SPAIN - AUG 30, 2015
Pours hazy dark brown with short-lingering tan head. Aroma is cola, blackberry gummy and chocolate drop. Taste is fresh, light and not very bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fredd_an (224) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - AUG 27, 2015
Kolsvart färg med ganska stora bubblor, Stor doft av mörkt bröd & knäckebröd, lite sirap, fantastisk! Jäkla fint mörkt knäcke bröd å andra mörka bröd likt kavring, en viss sötma av malt, lätt i kropp men inge blaskig alls, helt fantastisk Schwarzbier! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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