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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle
Style: Schwarzbier
Neuzelle, Germany

bottled
common

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unknown

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RATINGS: 235   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
grat (433) - ST. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 24, 2004
very roasted beer. Pours black as night, with not too giant a head. smells like burnt wood, cracked pepper, and aniseed. It’s like your chewing on deep roasted grain. Good brew. Aftertaste is round and satisfying. I could drink a couple. grat

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Delbomber (387) - Philadelphia, USA - NOV 16, 2001
Nice mixture of maple syrup and hops, treading the line between sweet and sickly sweet. Vague port scent and sugary aroma accompany this dark, watery beer.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerAteHer (384) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2005
Not a bad base but the carbonic acid shows through as if one of those artificially carbonated cans of Boddingtons Ale. Aroma is very nice: toffee and oaty. Very dark black color but very unintense smoky coffee flavor in comparison, perhaps partly due to the H2CO3. However, this beer is quite drinkable and may even be a good choice for someone who specifically doesn’t like the intensity of most German black beers.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcalbi (378) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 7, 2002
Took forever too pour as the head kept piling up on me. Nice black color but lacked the body I would expect from the appearance. Too much carbonation which never really seems to settle down.Cloying bitterness. It’s a good thing this beer has an alternative use since I won’t be drinking it again.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
iam (369) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 6, 2004
Pours a nearly opaque black with a thin bubbly head. Sweet burnt malt aroma. Smoked malt taste with a sweetish finish. Light in body. Unimpressive

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishman (350) - Philadelphia, USA - NOV 16, 2001
Moderate. Smooth but alittle too light, some maltiness and maple undertones but the mouthfeel was almost watery. Not bad, I would most likely have it again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muenster (345) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Bottle. Pours black/dark brown with a bubbly beige head. Aroma instantly reminds me of Moorhouse’s Black Cat, lots of toffee, flat malt, some cardboard, and paper. Flavor is caramel, flat malts, a bit of smooth chocolate, and a touch of smokiness. The mouthfeel is nice and velvety.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (341) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle from eDrinks in Tallinn (€ 1,56). Pours brown with a shade of ruby. Head brief and fizzy, light beige. Nose: roasted malts and caramel dominant, faint notes of berries and dark fruits, or rather grape juice in the background. Taste: grainy malts and caramel, some ashy roastiness, slightly metallic and fruity in the finish. Dry on the palate. Medium body. Small but fizzy carbonation. Quite good!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
humulus (339) - Salem, Missouri, USA - NOV 28, 2004
Flavor = toffee rich malts with a coffee touch. Carbonation is medium while head low. Deep red-black and tanic. If you need a bath, evidently, this is the beer for you. Aroma of sour molasses malts. Light hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
taunusmies (331) - FINLAND - DEC 20, 2011
Dark brown, almost black, colour. Strong notes of roasted malts with caramel. Has some ash notes too. Light mouthfeel, almost a bit too watery. Better when not so cold.


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