BarossaLuke (539) - - DEC 23, 2011
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Quite dark in colour. Aroma has coffee and mocha, a lot of roast malt character. The palate is quite full bodied but clean and the hop bitterness balances it all out. I prefer a schwarzbier with less roast aroma and flavour, but this is a very well made beer and pretty tasty.
crossovert (6927) - Illinois, USA - JUN 15, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Brown pour. A hop pier and americanized schwarzbier, pretty nice tho.
jaymobrown (1644) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 18, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice dark color with coffe nose. Dark rye, malt, coffee flavor. Sweet but balanced with hops in the end.
baraciisch (1672) - USA - MAY 8, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Clear black in color... Aroma of roasted malts... Flavor of light roasted malts, fairly crisp and light palate... Not much going on, not very complex... Subpar
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Teddlet (10) - Magalia, USA - APR 18, 2014
4.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
A bit more roasted chocolate than I’d like in a Schwartz beer but still drinkable without being overly cloying. Mild malt nose, and a slight hop bitter on the back.
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 18, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
tap. dark brown with small head. roasty malt body, but feels light in the mouth. a bit of chocolate and toast.
mikedR (1071) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - APR 17, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
My first introduction to this style. For the uninitiated, think black IPA without the IPA part. Really nice black malty flavors. Quite roasty. Smooth in all ways. Very, very good.
hazelnut_brown (4) - - MAR 16, 2014 does not count
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Not bad for a dark lager. Hints of nuts and coffee, but not rich and thick like a stout. Perfect beer to pair with ribs or a nice steak!
jbruner (2135) - Athens, Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark brownish black from the bottle with fluffy tan brown head. Aroma is chocolate, slight lager yeast. Taste follows, a hint of smoke in there too. Bubbly mouth, pretty nice for how old it is.
SrSilligoose (3217) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Tap. Pleasant coffee roast. Dark chocolate. Doughy cocoa. Easy drinking. Pleasant roast chatacter . Like balance between bitter dark chocolate roast and sweet truffle cocoa. Good.
maekchu (1943) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 5, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bomber from Five Points Bottle Shop (Atl Hwy) discount bin. Light chocolate nose with a handful of rusty nails. Thick black, with a clumpy tan head. Mild chocolate and some dark fruit / choco continues in mid / mild lightly sweet finish. Medium body. Okay. Well made ,,, and all... but not a lot going on here.