jtw (1057) - farmington, Michigan, USA - DEC 4, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft, a neat surprise to find at my local bowling alley. Dark and full with a whitish head, and a sweet mocha nose. Classic schwarz character, clean and well executed, and at a decent enough price I wonít mind enjoying a few more.
hopdog (8225) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Poured a dark brown color with a small sized off white head. Chocolate, roast, with a light coffee finish.
Pailhead (4232) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap: The aroma consists of chocolate and light roasted nuts, and some faint black licorice. It pours a dark black with some faint orange highlights MD a small beige head. The flavor starts with chocolate and a hint of caramel. The finish has roasted nuts and faint black licorice. Itís light-medium bodied with mild carbonation.
Tmoney99 (9580) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap sample at MBGSF 2013. Poured clear black color with medium tan creamy head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Medium toasted malt and coffee aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium flavor of toasted sweet malt with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting solid brew.
b3shine (3488) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft to pint. Looks good for the style; a fairly opaque dark brown with off-white head that dissipates into lacing. Smells doughy and malty with a bit of hops and mild roast. Tastes like it smells with a nice, clean mouthfeel. A decent lager.
574deadzone (757) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap. Black pour, brown around the edges, with a thinner khaki head. Nose involves light roasted notes, some soy, dark fruit, toasted notes, with a light hint of metal. Lightly sweet flavor, pretty bitter, just a touch tart. Medium bodied, quite carbonated, with a dry toasty finish. Not bad.
BrownALEx (193) - Portland, Michigan, USA - JUN 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at FifthThird Ballpark, home of your West Michigan Whitecaps. Nice dark pour with a nice white head. Smells of toasted oats and lager yeast. Taste is roasty and slightly chalky. Palate is a little weak for such a dark beer. Overall a descent beer, I would get it again at the ballpark. Especially in a park full of domestic lagers, although they do have some great craft selections. Get your popcorn here!
rumproasts (1842) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 16, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Tap. Dirty, like a clear black color with small head. Iím not a huge fan of the style, but this is decent. Pretty smooth.
milewide (1315) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 6, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bland sweet and roasted. aroma and taste. Clear black color, with modest head. Seems true to Schwarzbier style. Draft at Old Chicago.
kaser (1740) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 31, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Had this on draft at the Perrin brewery. Black pour with tan head. Earthy and slightly malty. Good in between IPA stout beer