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Barley Johns Schwarzbier


Brewed by Barley Johns Brew Pub
New Brighton, Minnesota USA
Style: Schwarzbier | Ratings: 4 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 5.7%
Schwarzbier is a German Black Lager. It is light bodied, and the darker roasted malts are debittered (the hulls are removed) in order to avoid some of the bitter notes and tannins present in most dark beers. The result is a very light, clean and drinkable dark beer that retains a lot of the flavor, but very little of the bitter, heavy notes of other dark beers. Lagered for over a month before being released. A dark beer for people who donít like dark beers. Hard to say, easy to drink.

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