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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A very dark yet surprisingly light-bodied Lager beer, crisp and refreshing with no heaviness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_TBone (168) - Hollywood, California, USA - NOV 28, 2012
bad ass - roasty, toasty nose - clean finish, such a badass schwarz. Drink it all day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Pours black but see through. Amazing chocolate and nutty taste. Seems heavy but I guess it isn't. Super good stout. Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6281) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Draft at Toronado, served in a pint glass. Pours a dark chocolate brown with a small beige head. Aroma of toasted and roasted malts, nuts, earth, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malts, toasted nuts, brown sugar, dark fruits, and a splash of root beer. Medium-bodied, with medium carbonation and a roasty, pretty smooth mouthfeel. Really nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jethrodium (366) - Berkeley, California, USA - OCT 31, 2012
On tap. Pours a very dark brown with small tan head that has good retention and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The aroma is quite roasty with a bit of coffee and some light dark chocolate. The taste is dry and roasty with light coffee and dark bitter chocolate. The finish is dry with some roastiness and a light bitterness. Lingering roastiness. Light body. Medium carbonation. This is quite enjoyable. A light bodied, dry, roasty beer that you can easily have several of. Awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6043) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 15, 2012
Draught @ Toronado, San Francisco.
Pours a black colour with a small creamy off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, earth and subtle nuttiness. Flavour of rich roasted malts, grassy hops, nuts and raisins. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and a rich malty finish with some roastiness. Rich and good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
steview (1019) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 4, 2012
A solidly good beer that doesn’t suck, but isn’t great. Porter and lager, together. Dark, interesting, yet light and intended to be ignored. This is interesting in its own right. Notes of cocoa, grain, and nuts with some subdued citrus and a twinge of sourness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atheist_Peace (928) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 30, 2012
On tap at Monk’s Kettle. Near lack pour with tan head that leaves some nice lace. Roasted grain dominates the nose with notes of coffee and something green. Lots of light coffee on the palate with a hint of chocolate and something slightly hoppy. Tasty and easy going. A good session dark.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3682) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2012
Draught @ Toronado, San Francisco

Pours dark brown, almost black, with a foamy head. Aroma of toasted malts, some hops and earthy notes. Taste is slightly roasty with some bitterness and hints of chocolate. Finish is malty and bitter. Feels quite light bodied, but still quite complex. Well balanced, enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DruncanVeasey (7112) - NUNEATON, Top 13, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2012
Tap, Hopmonk Tavern, Sonoma, CA, 14/08/12. Big, chilled, beige-piled weizen of dark ruby beer. Neopolitan ice cream, blueberry and fag (cigarette) ash aroma. Smoky with a teasing interplay of pistachio, blueberry ice cream, black chocolate, coffee and blackcurrant. And a sprinkle more ash. Huge-bodied and conditioned at the strength-amazed to find it weighs in at a paltry 5%. Really, really nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFunGuy (614) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2012
This beer has a very dark Black look with a Hint of copper undertones. It pours with a very thin wispy cream colored head. It tastes of coffee and is rather light tasting. Overall a solid good tasting beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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