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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle
Style: Schwarzbier
Neuzelle, Germany

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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An ancient style of dark beer brewed in the Brandenburg region of Germany. Sip one while you take a bath, or, like we do in Germany, add it directly to your bath water.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MiP (13535) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2009
Bottle, 5.2%. Brown sugar aroma. Almost black colour, seems cloudy. Small tan head. The flavour is sweet and bready, a bit one-dimensional.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (13288) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2011
Bottle from The Grove Huddersfield. Not expecting this to be super fresh as they were selling it off cheap. Black with dark brown edges and thick dark beige head. Its a decent schwarz not too sweet. Some ok malts. Its fine. Easy drinking and in fact what you could call mild.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yngwie (13216) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2006
Bottled. Clear, dark brown, with a tan head. Roasted aroma with coffee-notes and molasses. Weka flavor with malt, roasted notes and caramel, finished off with roasted malt. Medium body. (060829)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (12477) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 20, 2012
Bottled 500ml (Alko, BB 12/2012)
Dark brown-ruby color, small steady beige head. Bready, ryiesh with some cardboard and caramel. Medium-bodied. Flavor has cocoa, cardboard, some bread and caramel. Finishing to light bitterness and roasty maltyness. One of the better Neuzeller beers.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oakes (12234) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2001
Almost black; Toasty aroma - slight coffee; palate has dry, husky dark malts....then the problems start showing up. There is too much carbonation, and the body gets thin. As it warms, cardboardy flavours come out. Clearly, this sample has spent too much time in the distribution chain. The flavours are pretty good (like a cappucino & a peanut doughnut), though, so a fresh bottle would be worth drinking. I have ignored the flaws as best as I could in my rating.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11351) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 6, 2003
Near black body with gray-brown head. Aroma is coffee, moderately sweet. Taste is sugared coffee, with cream even -- not as oversweetened as the Black Abbot (thank goodness), but still too sweet for my taste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11131) - Kolding, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2006
Almost completely black, but lets in a ruby-red flicker of light. Dense creamy head. Aroma is peppery, roasted and with some caramel. Low to medium carbonated. Taste is filled with caramel and roasted tones. Some smoke is in there as well, and so is a touch of final bitterness.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11028) - Odense, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2010
Deep ruby brown with a lasting off-white head. Aroma of malt, licorice and a hint of anise. Thin, ashy dark flavour with some hay and grain notes

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Original Bathbeer
Date: 01/20/2002
Mode: Bottle
Source: Whole Foods Market

Black, frothy tan head, sweet malt aroma, hints of roasted malt, thin body, roasted malt flavor, a touch of roasted malt bitterness, just a little essence of chocolate after it warms

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rasmus40 (10698) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 8, 2011
Clear very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and dried fruit. Flavor is quite sweet. Dry finish. 150709


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