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RATINGS: 887   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 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11778) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2006
12oz bottle-pours a tan head and black color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt-dark fruit/chocolate. Taste is dark malt-dark fruit/chocolate, secondary hops. OK carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (11650) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2009
Bottle @ Ølfestival, Esbjerg, 2009.
Pours clear dark amber with a fizzy, off-white head. Aroma is light metallic, some black berries, caramel and light roasted notes. Highish carbonation, fine dry mouthfeel. Flavour is also lightly metallic, some caramel, light berries and only mildly roasted. IT is okay, it just is a bit dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (11588) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (11539) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (11360) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2011
Bottle at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Black color, off-white head. Smell malt and sweetness. Taste malts, sweet and caramel. Average carbo and body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11156) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
madsberg (11069) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (11063) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (10933) - 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

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