Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle
Style: Schwarzbier
Neuzelle, Germany


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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bov (12007) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 30, 2008
pours a very dark brown colour with an elusive foam; aroma of caramel with strange vegetal notes; sweet and light-bodied with a solid carbonation; no bitterness and a short and quite watery caramelish aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2002
I liked this better than the Blackened Voodoo Schwarzbier because it was not as overly carbonated. Black color and decent head/lacing. I can’t see dropping $3.50 to add this to my bathwater though. Usually you take a bath to get rid of the beer smell, not vice versa. Fairly sweet malty maple flavor with coffee notes. I’d have this one again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (11414) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUL 8, 2012
Poured a dark brown with a thin brown head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11405) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2005
Bottled @ Fynske Øldage: Reddish brown coloured. Light brown head. Is a little bland. Light roasty and sweet. Has some vague caramel notes. Flavour of grass, malt, light roast and light cocoa. Is sweet in the end. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
crossovert (11398) - Illinois, USA - OCT 24, 2011
Like most from this brewery it is almost like an extract brew. It has some nice roasted notes but is otherwise un-memorable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (11341) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2012
500ml bottle by the courtesy of Finn. Clear rosewood coloured body. Rocky, dense, beige head that recedes slowly, leaving fragile lacing behind. Burnt dark malts to the nose, notes of cardboard. Mild smoked malts in flavour alongside dark bread, mid-sweet, on a backbone of roasted bitterness. Rather thin on the swallow and easy to drink. Not bad at all (Tromsø, 24.02.2012).

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10883) - 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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (10625) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2011
500 ml bottle. Finland.
Dark brown colour with small light tan head. Sweet buttery (diacetyl) aroma with some bread and caramel. Sweetish caramel, milk coffee, toasted malt, mild rye and toffee in flavour. Tiny hints of hops. Coffee in aftertaste. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 9, 2007
Deep dark brown colour with a nice foamy head. Aroma of smoked malt and some chocolate. Flavour of well roasted malts, chocolate, nice smokiness and caramel. Roasty bitter finish. A tasty schwarzbier brewed according to an old monk recipe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2007
This black/brown elixir bade bier has a moderate head and an aroma with notes of malt and herbs. The flavour is a bit like their "Anti Aging Beer", less sweet perhaps, and strong notes of malt (wheat among others), and notes of berries and licorice. It’s a quite OK schwartzbier.

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