RateBeer
overall
32
30
style
Brewed by Krombacher Privatbrauerei Kreuztal
Style: Schwarzbier
Kreuztal-Krombach, Germany

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 281   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The full-flavoured beer with a fine and malty taste.

Un plaisir noir avec une marque grillée.


thirstyrabbit's rating

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirstyrabbit (1413) - Tallinn, - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown body, medium head. Aroma has dark roasted malts with some light smoky tones. Slightly ashy and mildly roasted taste. Average, not bad.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
heyden (97) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 16, 2015
Nice roasty aroma. Pours dark with fine lacing. Not challenging to drink but no off notes either, so very solid all round. lightly hopped. Short bittersweet aftertaste

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Russmorley (7) - Newhall, Derbyshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2015 does not count
A very nice smooth dark beer ... very dark in colour with a beige head. Went down a treat

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Kauge (658) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 27, 2015
50 cl bottle from Liviko Alcostore in Tallinn (€ 1.40). 4.3 % ABV; BB 20.11.15. Pours a chestnut brown colour with a big beige foamy head. Retention OK and lacing minimal. The aroma is roasty, bready, with a bit of herbal hoppiness. Later on a bit of buttery and muddy notes. Tastes of... well, roasted malts and nuts... but it’s all rather faint, restrained and mild but I can’t help but find myself enjoy it. The taste is pure and clear, yet not very specific. Lightish medium body with below average carbonisation. Kind of boring, slightly watery, but highly drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BuddBarker (8) - - JUL 6, 2015 does not count
Bottle poured to glass. Okay not great. Little aroma. Nice malty taste. Cola appearance (not my favorite). Light to medium bodied. Decent thirst quencher for a dark. Would drink again but probably wouldn’t buy it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
veceo (824) - CROATIA - MAY 31, 2015
Dark brown color with reddish hue, average sized creamy brownish head. Aroma of dark fruits, mushrooms, malt. Taste of dark fruits, malt. Watery. Light to medium body, average carbonation. Drinkable but nothing special.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2905) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Shared 11.2 bottles poured to snifters, showing a clear, ruby highlighted brown tone, with a presentable layer of off white/light tan head foam that reduced to a lasting ring & light film, leaving spots & strands of lacing on the glass. The nose was malty, with some roasted character, a touch of coffee, soft grain, and light caramel sweetness. Light bodied, with fair carbonation, the taste was similar notes, but mainly possessed a rather thin texture and flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kamillozo (51) - POLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Butelka. Piana beżowa, drobna, redukuje się jednak szybko do obrączki. Barwa ciemnobrązowa, klarowne. Aromat jest słodki, dominuje przypalony karmel, lekkie melanoidy. Tak samo jest w smaku, słodowe i zbyt słodkie, do tego mokry karton. Goryczka niska, nasycenie umiarkowane. Na dłuższą metę męczące.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Svarun (11) - - JUN 29, 2015
Soft and pleasant to drink, a bit of roasted coffre and caramel aroma. Pleasant and easy drinkable beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
yy0pp (843) - - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Black color with tan head. Aroma - Malts, bread, caramel. Taste - Acid-bitter, malts, coffee, smoke.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevnic2008 (9588) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a black color. . Malt, light chocolate, notes of hazelnuts, light hops.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 29


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50