Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle
Style: Schwarzbier
Neuzelle, Germany


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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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Black Abbot - The historic blackbeer brewed after an old monk recipe A low-dark, malty, aromatic, fulfilled and fine-lovely black beer which is a rare piece with an alcohol content of 3,9% and 12 Degrees Plato.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - DEC 4, 2004
This is pure awful candy beer. Seriously, I would like to take the brewer of this beer and stick his head in a bucket of hops and keep it there until his body absorbed enough that his mere proximty to the brewing process would ensure that this never happens again. I am not sure how this beer has ratings as high as it does. One of the few beers that I have not enjoyed at some level.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
matbli (115) - Poznań, POLAND - APR 20, 2015
Bottle 500 ml, pours dark brown with no head. In aroma slightly coffee with a lot of cooked vegetables. Extremly sweet and nothing more. Leave a sour aftertaste. Undrinkable. Spilled away.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
neverleaveopen (176) - GERMANY - APR 20, 2015
clear very dark brown with a foamy head. aroma of licorice and dark bread and some coffee. very sweet taste. sweet aftertaste. not my kind of beer, but not so bad for a schwarzbier.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McSherman (278) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 18, 2015
Pechschwarz mit einem hellen schönen Schaum. Schöne Aromen vom Röstmalz, etwas Kaffee. Geschmack recht süß (enthält Invertzuckersirup!), malzig, etwas rauchig. Erinnert an das Störtebeker Hanse-Porter. Gut!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
klas (345) - SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
Bottle bought in Germany. Limited aroma. Very sweet. Malty. Looks good, but not so much more.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
RexTalionis (2963) - FINLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown, fluffy fast disappearing head. Dark bready sweetness in aroma. Brown sugary sweet taste. Some roasted malty notes as well.Too sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
lordsimmons (43) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2015
Far too sweet, I much prefer a bitterer beer. Granted I generally havent enjoyed the schwarz beers I have had so maybe I should just avoid the category altogether.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (218) - Minsk, BELARUS - FEB 2, 2015
Bottle 500 ml. Dark with ruby. Pleasant aroma: sweetness, caramel, light smoke from burned sugar and malt, a little coffee and cake. Sweet taste with caramel, instant coffee, liquorice and sugar candy with a slight bitterness. Beer for dessert or ice cream.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Senka (860) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 24, 2015
German trip 2010: A ok Schwarzbier. Rather thin and watery. Remind me of a UK bitter with gas and less body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1586) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Appearance: Blackish brown, good amount of tan head.
Aroma: Caramel, malt.
Taste: Very sweet, malt, very slightly toasted. Borderline too sweet.
Bought: Trade with Erzengel - thanks!, 500 ml
Info: 21/12-2014, BB: 23/7-2015

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3064) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2014
(Neuzeller Schwarzer Abt (Black Abbot)) Bottle 500 ml at home, served into a glass tankard, ABV 3.9% Dark brown colour on the boy with deep red hues, tall and thick, creamy, tan head, with very good retention, leaving medium lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malts, caramel, light chocolate. Sweet taste, again lots of toasted malts, even more chocolate now, light coffee and mocha, molasses. Medium thin body, low carbonation. Slightly sticky on the palate. Very drinkable this one.

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