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RATINGS: 893   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Brewed to pay homage to our founder’s homeland, our German-Style Schwarzbier is brewed true to style with a deliciously sweet malty flavor. It may be dark in color but it’s not heavy on roasted flavor like most people expect in a dark beer. BEER STYLE: Bavarian Black Beer MALT: Two-Row, Caramel HOPS: Mt Hood, Hallertauer ABV: 5.3%

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2009
Bottle 355ml.
Clear medium to dark red brown color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, fully - mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, caramel, brown sugar, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light light bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [260908]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - OCT 12, 2008
12 fl oz bottle. Pours deep brown and golden deep amber with a small lacing tan head. Mild roasted malty aroma, light liqourice and hoppy fruity. Sweet and fruity flavour with a light breadish roasted malt note. Lingering fruity hops finish, quite distinct and slight liqourice flavoured too. Not the classic schwarz bier yet a pleasant interpretation of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (34690) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2006
A deep red-brown beer with a thick brown head. The aroma is sweet with notes of chocolate, and a citrusy hop note. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel at first, before notes of citrus and hints of chocolate joins in, leading to a dry and quite bitter end from a combination of roasted malt and hops. But the body is a bit thin, as You often find in Schwarzbiers. I find it like an American interpretaion of a Schwarzbier, and quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2005
Bottled. Dark brown coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet roasted aroma with notes of vanilla. Roasted flavour with notes of fruits, berries and hops. Roasted and hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2006
Bottled. Dark rubyish brown colour, small beige head. Aroma is malty, slight caramel and hoppyness. Flavour is metallic, malty, hoppy and breadish. Finish and aftertaste is mainly hoppy and leathery. Schwarzbier? hmmm... Also quite watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 9, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear, reddish chestnut brown with a small, off-white head. Fruity, berry-like nose. Medium-bodied with roasted malts and some burned caramel accents. Some malt astringency. Decent - but I believe the Germans would laugh at this to be considered a Schwarz. 080507

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (23725) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2006
Bottled at Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Transparently black, average head. Aroma of resiny hops, metal and rec currant. The clean, hard crystal malt character gives a shiny metallic surface, but no depth. The pleasant hop character provides some interesting flavours and a soothing finishwith restrained bitterness. A decent beer with an awful bogus commercial description. This is extremely American in style, and I have no idea what they are talking about to when they are referring to it as a Bavarian style beer. Black Forest isn’t even in Bavaria.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 31, 2008
Bottle. Pours a black color with a longlasting tan head. Roasted malty chocolate aroma with some hoppy hints. Sweet smooth roasted malty chocolate flavor with some hints of caramel and some weak hints of hops. Sweetish malty finish with hints of chocolate and hops in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22450) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2009
13th April 2008 A dark brown beer that is something very mild mild or a porter with a sweet note. No bitterness, pretty neutral and quite drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (21897) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 17, 2009
Bottle at home from my GBBF haul ... deep red brown ... sweet toffee malt little blackcurrant nose ... sweet toffee ... little cherry ... little molasis ... little dry ... but fairly decent

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