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RATINGS: 882   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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%


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 3, 2010
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting brown head. Aromas of roastiness, carmel, light fruittiness and lighjt smoke. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of roastiness, carmel and hints of fruittiness and smoke with a crisp lingerinmg carmel finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11044) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 12, 2009
Bottle. Deep dark brown color. Malt and hints of smoke, roast and raisin in the aroma. Malty flavor with raisin and roast. Just a hint of smoke. Thin to medium bodied. Sweetish. Pleasant.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (11014) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 22, 2004
TAP- Dark black beer with a thin white colar. Very little malts in the aroma. The hops are very sharp, very german. Lighter bodied than expected.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 12/08/1996
Mode: Bottle
Source: Sherlocks, GA

very dark brown, thin tan head, light malt aroma with a touch of chocolate and floral hops, high carbonation, good lingering chocolate malt flavor
-------- /> Date: 02/08/2006
Source: tasting

unchanged after all these years

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (10713) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2005
Pours black with deep ruby where the light makes it through and a medium tan head that quickly dissipates. Sour caramel chocolate malt aroma with a mild coffee nose and faint hoppiness. Sour malt flavor with a hoppy finish. Dark and fizzy palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (10684) - Søborg, DENMARK - FEB 5, 2006
Bottled: Amber coloured. unclear. Small beige head. Fruit, sugar and spices in the aroma. Has some light chocolatish. Flavour is light roasty and chocolatish. Fruity notes and a light dash of flowery notes. Ends on a fruity note with some chocolatish notes. A bit thin bodied.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10663) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Nice dark pour in glass. Nose and taste is lightly smoked malts. Low bodied watery mouth feel. Rated 12/20/2000

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 28, 2008
12 oz. bottle. Chocolate brown color with a minimal head. Caramel and dark fruit aroma with some roasted malt. Roasted malt taste with notes of raisin and bitter coffee. Medium bodied.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10377) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAY 28, 2010
courtesy of Allen - pours a very dark brown colour with a little beige foam left; toasted malts in the nose with some raisins and black chocolate; good malt body, tasty palate; aftertaste of dark fruits and toasted malts - pretty nice

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2008
Clear brown with medium beige head. Sweet flavour with with roasted malt, breadish and caramel notes. Finishes sweet.


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