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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 founderís homeland, our German-Style Schwarzbier is brewed true to style with a deliciously sweet malty flavor. It may be dark in color but itís 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%

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hfmejias (1113) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAY 25, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours black (cola like) with a thick beige head that leaves lots of lacing. Not much on the nose, mostly caramel notes/roasted malts. Taste is sweet caramel, roasty tones, perhaps a bit watery although it does has a slight bitterness towards the end. Easy drinker... OK beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kirk36 (181) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Chewy first taste. A bears ass for sure. It's a bit watery, but true to the label it's not too malty. No after taste. No memory to encourage a repeat. ���� ---Rat via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4992) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 14, 2015
From a 12 oz bottle in Big Moose Lake. Pours a clear cola with a tan head. Toffee aroma. Flavors of caramel and toast. Roast finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BozzBoyer (39) - New York, USA - OCT 7, 2015
Appearance: Brown with Amber/Ruby Light. Aroma: Stone Fruit, Dark Esters, Raisin, Malt. Taste: Raisin, Plum, Hard Prune, Very Mild Apricot, Altbier Reminiscent. Overall: Very good German dark beer. Veeeery German. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Marko (4417) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 26, 2015
At the Loop Hotel with Hrabren, visnja666v and Goran (thanks guys!).
. Blackish, extremely dark amber really. Dull sweet aroma, raisins. Light, light creamy, raisiny taste, more sweet than dry. Vague soapy notes, pollen. This is awful for a Schwarzbier and just an average Dunkel, below average even. There is ABSOLUTELY NO reason to import it here. Useless and way too expensive (again, here).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hrabren (381) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 25, 2015
0.33 at Loop hotel, Folka. Dark brown with small head. Raisin, malts, dry figs, maybe some chocolate, caramel. Light body, roasty bitterness, malty taste. Watery. Not good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oldfatguy (1) - - JUN 27, 2015 does not count
Do yourself a favor and drink 2 before rating, the initial taste will throw you off , but it delivers a decent mouth feel and taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HammerTroll (945) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 9, 2015
Clear dark brown color with big tan head. Chocolate aroma, roasted malt. Spicy taste with roasty finish. Kind of weird (or unique?) notes. Too bad itís so watery. Different than usual schwarzbier, but iím not impressed.
(Pivoteka 0,33l bottle)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanscourt (1065) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Less than average black lager. Lacks the creamy chocolate sweetness. Thin body.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
N3lson1 (628) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Drank from the bottle, purchased at Matt Brewing Company. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel, and slight chocolately aroma. Tastes gross, roasty with a not so nice hop finish. Go get a different beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (7860) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAY 2, 2015
not too shabby - still a little thin and prickly, but they get some of the nuances of the style right and it was a pleasantly light dark beer :)

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