Russo (1868) - Hemhofen, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 16, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Drank at Alcatraz in Berlin. Black rubish with thin beige head. Aroma is weak with just some malt. Flavor is too dry a little bit of roasted malt. Mouthfeel is dry and long.
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 2, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
6/19/03, draft, Berlin. I've noticed that everything is better in an enjoyable context - in this case a wonderful German restaurant with good company. Dark brown lager, almost opaque with large white head. Aroma is heavily toasted malts, caramel, apple, oranges and balancing hops. Roasted sweet malt flavor with honey, smoke and citrus. Medium body and creamy in the mouth.
dutchbeerpages (1840) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2011
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
little bit of red fruit in both appearance and aroma. Come citrus, maybe peach too. Too watery. Had this at a restaurant in Berlin
jfm (1724) - Holbæk, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2004
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Very deep brown or black color with a brown head. The taste is maild roasted malts with caramel notes. Comes off a little thin.
TheBeerLover (1026) - DC Metro Area, USA - FEB 2, 2006
4.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Sampled this one on draught at a tavern in Berlin. Excellent example of schwarzbier, with lots of good dark malt aromas and flavors, and a touch of roast. Schultheiss Lager Schwarz pours to a beautiful, bright, deep brown to black color, with a thick white head, and a good bit of carbonation. The nose on this beer is excellent ,with good dark chocolate and nutty malt aroma, paired with light aromas of roast. The palate is polished and clean, with a sea of smooth dark malt flavor, coffee, and mild roast. This beer finishes with more of that great dark malt flavor, then ends bone dry and slightly roasty. An excellent schwarzbier, that works well with a number of hearty dishes. A great before and after dinner beer as well.
Beloved Beer (278) - California, USA - JUL 14, 2002
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
drank it from the can so my appearance rating may be off a little. but a simple enough style that a glass shouldnt make all that much difference. i foudn this one pretty good. malty and smooth. started out a little rough but got smoother as it warmed.
detroitsteel (235) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2007
2.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Berlin Trip beer No. 15. On draft. Cola Dark body, small lose head. Very light body flavour wise. Tar, roasted nutty stuff some citrus. Short bitter finish. Kinda coats your tongue. Very highly carbonated. Ok - bit thin and didn’t really make much of an impression.
wacohoover (100) - Garland, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2008
4.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
One of my favorite beers of all time. Drank this while on a trip to Berlin, at a bar I just happened to wander into. From the presentation (stem Schultheiss glass with gold trim and a Schulthiess paper "bib" around the bottom) to the head, to the temperature, to the finish, this beer is to me fantastic. While it is indeed a very dark beer, the flavor is quite light, possibly due to the high carbonation. This beer is ideal served highly chilled, and should have around a 1/2 inch head when pulled from the tap. Very nice.