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Bier Factory Rapperswil Blackbier

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Brewed by Bier Factory Rapperswil
Style: Stout
Rapperswil, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.49/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A stout brewed with English yeast, German malts and Swiss hops. Blackbier was awarded the silver medal at the European Beer Star awards 2007 & gold in 2009 for the Dry Stout category. It is heavier and sweeter than most dry stouts. Typically, roast and chocolate malt aromas dominate…maybe a hint of coffee? With a full and smooth mouth feel, the strong hop and roast malt bitterness is balanced by rich malt sweetness. Three different roast malts combined with a pilsner malt base result in a complex, black beer. The finish is long and roasty but not harsh.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13163) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate dark coffee and malt aroma. Medium dark sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a good rich beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8434) - Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2016
330 ml bottle shared by Tmoney99. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, dark chocolate, black coffee, light medium bodied, pretty straightforward dry stout, decent flavor for the low abv, some earthy bitterness, decent.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sissio (1168) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 27, 2016
Bottle @ home Clear dark brown, brown head Coffee, freshly ground coffee, leather, milk chocolate, walnut Dry roasted notes, cocoa bean, slightly watery

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caribou43 (466) - SWITZERLAND - APR 3, 2016
I bought this bottle at amstein, I drank it in Lausanne, relax. It is a decent stout, I appreciate this lovely black color and consistent foam, roasted malt, dry, bitter and some vanilla, a bit watery but it is ok, good one.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Absolutbeerginer (54) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 10, 2016
Robe noire aux reflet cuivrés. Mousse brun-moka en dégradé moyennement persistante. Nez: cacao, café, caramel, pain grillé, fumé. Attaque amère, vive, contrebalancée par une légère douceur. Corps léger mais crémeux et chaleureux. Longue finale amère. Bel équilibre entre douceur et amertume sèche. Arômes de cacao et de café dominent en bouche. Bière légère, complexe et équilibrée. Une magnifique stout d’apéro.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (5976) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle from trade with CH-303, many thx cons 2015-12-11 Göteborg AR: thick dark chocolate, wee red grapes, licorice AP: black, very high lively dark brown head F: fizzy, heavy roasted malt, dark bitter chocolate, dry coffey, tar, liqurice, some ripe fruitinees, finishes tar and tobaco

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ogivlado (7076) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 2, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -Trade with CH-303 (thanks Asbjorn!). Black coloured, huge brown head, pure chicory nose. Roasted malt, chocolate, chicory, light caramel and notes of wood with whiff of smoke in the finish. One-dimensional.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1902) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - OCT 12, 2015
Appearance: Dark brown, huge amounts of tan head. Almost too much.
Aroma: Dark malt, burnt, metallic.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted, slightly burnt. Nice.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Online), 330 ml, CHF 4.70
Info: 10/10-2015, BB: 30/11-2015

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5292) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2015
Bottle from Drinks of the World. Dark black body with foamy, tan head. Nose is licorice, malty, oily. Taste is similar of coffee, malts and licorice - and molasses - super creamy texture. Pretty good stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (977) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Bottle at Café des Amis. A nice coffee aroma is present throughout nose, mouth and palate. Some caramel, but a bit watery. And pleasantly dry.


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