cgreb (382) - Marburg, - APR 24, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle - Black beer with a nice beige head. Fresh and roasty Aroma. Flavour is crisp and has faint roasty and coffee notes. Moderate bitterness. Medium carbonation.
bartlebier (840) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - FEB 25, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
50cl fliptop bottle - Did not expect too much from this unusual import beer from NRW, given it was purchased out of sheer curiosity at the Reformhaus and Schwarzbier tends to be the most boring of traditional German styles. Pours a standard dark brown-black, rather flat with little head. Pleasantly surprised: is brimming with aromatic malts, adding a sweet lemonade fruitiness and with good fresh hop aromas. Slight roasted and coffee notes make this verge towards a porter with a very light mouthfeel. All in all a maybe haphazardly unconventional, but highly drinkable and fresh take on the dull Schwarzbier style.
kevnic2008 (6630) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a dark brown color with a half finger thick light tan head. Aroma is toasted malt and esters.
Idiosynkrasie (2778) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
330ml bottle. Clear dark brown colour with average, frothy, minimally lacing, tan head. Roasty, dark malty aroma with a minimal spicy and grassy touch. Taste is dry, roasty dark malty, hints of coffee, in the finish minimally metallic.
brugmanneke (274) - GERMANY - JUL 30, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
(50 cl swingtop-bottle) Dark brown, almost black, with a brown head. Unfiltered, therefore hazy, nearly opaque. Aroma of caramel/toffee, nuts, coffee, roasted malts, and a touch of juicy grass. Lactose sweetness, moderate bitterness. Light-bodied. A decent and drinkable and better-than-average example of a style which is clearly not among my favourites.
rosenbergh (5595) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2012
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. From bierzwerg.de.
Colour is black as my soul. Small tan head. Very roasted malt, mild lactose sweetness, nuts and mild coffee in aroma. Flavour is slightly more mildly roasted but still quite dark. Mild sweetness and mild chocolate. This Schwarzbier is rather close to Stout. Watery though.
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Brandman (1759) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAY 24, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Black body, light brown head. Aroma has dark roasted malt, coal, molasses, nuts. Flavour has dark malt and really ashy roasted caramel.
Miksu (4741) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - DEC 21, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Dark reddish brown color. Aromas of dark bread. Flavors of dark bread Simple fresh aroma and flavor, like a crust of dark rye bread.
oh6gdx (19679) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 3, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Quite much pitch black colour with a mediumsized brown foamy head. Aroma is roasted malts, some toasted notes, mild toffee and some mild caramel and mild ashes as well. Flavour is roasted malts, some ashes, toasted notes as well as mild smoked wet wooden notes. Rather ashy aftertaste.
pivnizub (8385) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2011
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bügelverschlußflasche: Deep amber coloured, hazy - presumably - ,quickly vanishing off-white head; moderate dryish roasty to nutty nose, some fruits underneath, light bodied, very soft; dryish bitter-sweet flavour - but not too dry..; fruits in the sweeter toasty finish. Pretty O.Ok. ....