Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle
Style: Schwarzbier
Neuzelle, Germany


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RATINGS: 299   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
loseratheart (110) - USA - MAR 13, 2007
This pours a near opaque black with touches of red around the edges. Creamy Mocha head that gives off an aroma of toasted marshmallows with a hint of fruit. The flavor is intensely sweet with a roast malt background. Not a good Schwarzbier, weird sweetness, but some will like this

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Senka (734) - 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 (1508) - 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 (2731) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cfrancis (2565) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
Pours black with a frothy beige head. Aroma is sweet malts and slightly roasted. Taste is slightly roasty, slightly syrupy which is a turnoff and sweet.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
eihcir (40) - - NOV 7, 2014
Schöne Karamellnote, ziemlich süß, leicht, süffig, rauchig, fast cremig, langer Abgang

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
gopherfan99 (664) - CROATIA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle; pours a very dark brown with a beige head; aroma is sweet with sugar, caramel, and a little roasted malt; taste is very sweet, almost overpowering, of sugar with hints of coffee and roasted malt; has a dry bitter finish; would be better if it was not so sweet

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rotaman14 (200) - Potsdam, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 8, 2014 So this beer was the reason for the "Brandenburg beer war". Dark brown colour, beige head. Weak aroma of bread, some hay, coffee. Very sweet taste, due to the added syrup - hints of candied sugar, some chocolate, not much more. Would have probably been a lot better without the syrup.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alusmamuts (562) - LATVIA - SEP 17, 2014
Dark brown with yellow a bit creamy rich head. Sweet taste with quite strong carbonation, and smoked meat notes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredd_an (85) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - SEP 16, 2014
Gammalt tyskt munkrecept. Mörkt bröd socker, mörkt sirap, russin å mogna frukter. Ganska bra Schwarzbier inte lika bra som köstritzer i min mening. Lite för söt för min smak men ändå god att njuta av. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ha1ag (739) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2014
Bottled, very dark brown color, firm tan head. Roasted nose. Aroma is sweet, and slightly hoppy. Flavour is somehow out of balance and very sweet with covered hops. Too thin for its sweetness.

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