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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1972   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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".


Naka's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naka (719) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2012
Pours black with a frothy beige head. Malty brown sugar and molasses. Flavor is a little roasty with dark fruit and brown sugar. Medium body. Pretty nice.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ritzn (72) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 29, 2016
Dark black with a little bronze touch and minimal brown head. Aroma is much roast licorice (not aggressive) and dark chocoloate. Taste is well rounded bitterness, but an awkward sourness on top. Mouthfeel is just a tiny bit frothy.Medium finish, full body. Overall nice. Could be somewhat smoother though.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighH2O (41) - - APR 23, 2016
On tap in Wirtshaus zum Erdinger in Sindelfingen, DE. Pours black with a light brown head. Weak aroma but taste fantastic. Bursting with coffee and raisin. Labeled as a schwarzbier (black bier) but I call it an oatmeal stout. And a very good one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hidden_Pooch (488) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Pours ruby black with a big beige creamy head. Aroma is of raisins and chocolate. Tastes of light chocolate, raisins, mild coffee, and cereal. Palate is smooth, creamy with average carbonation and is very clean feeling.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlueGaljoen (64) - FRANCE - APR 16, 2016
Bičre trčs noire. Légčre et courte en bouche. Peu d’amertume. Pain grillé, céréales torréfiés mais dans la légčreté.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1652) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - APR 15, 2016
European Bier Cafe(16-Apr-16)Light caramel aroma.Black,cream head&suds lace.Cola caramel flavour.Cola sweet finish&caramel aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caribou43 (373) - SWITZERLAND - APR 15, 2016
It is an average dunkel beer better than usual. The body is black and white foam. The taste is classical, roasted malt, bitter and hop and well balanced. I bought this beer in Sevilla at the hypercor in the San Pablo area.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Milter (664) - Nyborg, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
Virkelig en positiv overraskelse. Behagelig řl, med tilpas sřdme. Overraskende frisk.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Demens (111) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 3, 2016
0,33l bottle. Black colour with quickly disappearing light brown head. Aroma: Sour and yeasty with notes of caramel. Taste: Medium bitter start with sour after taste. Malty dark lager taste without any sweet caracter. A bit watery but okey. Medium carbonation with light body. Short light bitter finish.Good to drink but nothing fancy here.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
nephirem (112) - CROATIA - MAR 28, 2016
Pours thick black with medium beige head that leaves some lacing. Smell of roasted malts and caramel. Medium to full body with average carbonation. Thick and smooth texture. Bittersweet taste with very pleasant aroma of roasted malts, caramel, toffee and dark fruits. Some slightly metallic notes towards the end spoil this one a bit, but overall it’s not that big of a deal. Not bad, would definitely drink this one again.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
txpitmaster (4) - - MAR 26, 2016 does not count
Nice tan head that was long lasting. A nice dark color with an aroma of coffee with a nutty undertone. Nice palate and pleasing after taste.


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