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A Bohemian Black Lager is a rare and delicious style of beer, referred to in Germany as "Schwarzbier". Shiner Bohemian Black Lager remains true to this old-world style by using imported Czech Saaz and Styrains Hops and select roasted malts to make it our darkest beer. First brewed to commemorate our 97th anniversary, this Bohemian Black Lager remains true to the old-world heritage of the German and Czech immigrants that settled Shiner. Prosit!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (2001) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place. Thanks zvikar. Clear and very dark brown, off white film. A little roast and dark fruit aroma, slightly roasty, mildly sweet taste. Light body, well-carbonated, a little roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
johnnymusky (102) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 18, 2014
very interesting beer....pour is black ...great head....reminds me if guinness for some reason.. enjoyable ...i would drink again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HuskerTan (343) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle. A- Coffee, cocoa, sugar, roasty, smokey. A- Black color, black liquid, tan head. T- Cocoa, smokey, coffee, slightly malty. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, smokey finish. O- I was surprised with this one. I honestly wasn’t expecting much but the flavor was more complex and deeper than imagined. A solid beer from a brewery that predates Prohibition. Certainly something to be said for that. Odd they celebrate their 97th anniversary instead of waiting for 100th, but a great celebration beer, nonetheless.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (5022) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at kerenmk’s place. Thanks zvikar. Clear deep reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, a bit sugary, with some dark bread and light roasty notes. Sweetish flavor, mildly roasty, with caramel, nutty notes and a drier finish. Light to medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BEERSOLDIER (42) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2014
Beer is black. Pours a small dark head that leaves only a little lacing. it’s does look pretty active with carbonation. Definitely smells of coffee, chocolate, a little smoky, a real malty smell. Tastes pretty good, you get the coffee right away with a toasted feel behind it. very robust and flavorful. It finishes nicely leaving behind a light carbonated fell on the tongue with a nice after taste. I was surprised by this beer. This is the best Shiner that I have had and I would definitely recommend this beer to any real beer drinker.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Bottle. Dark pour with short lasting head. Minimal aroma, some bready notes. Thin, watery mouthfeel. Flavor has some chocolate notes, and a bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
poisoneddwarf (1621) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JAN 19, 2014
12 oz bottle from the Shiner Family Reunion variety sixer bought at WinCo in CDA, ID. Pours black but looks red in the light; has a medium tan head with great retention. Aroma is toasted marshmallow, roasty coffee, raisins. Taste is sweet and roasty; could use some hop bitterness to balance it out. Creamy mouthfeel with a relatively thin body. Not bad. Probably the best one here, which was what I was expecting. Second thoughts: maybe not the best of the six pack. It gets a little cloying after awhile. I really wish there was at least a touch of bitterness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kdm1984 (586) - Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Not much aroma. Some sweetness. Flavor follows suit with just a little roast. Of all the schwarzbiers I’ve had so far, this is the weakest - flavor is weaker, palate is a little watery, and nothing much lasts. Certainly drinkable, but disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Brandon1989 (228) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours a black with small head. the aroma is typical for this style, nutty and dark roasted malts. the taste is where this beer falls apart in my opinion. it is similar to aroma but the taste doesn’t blend well. Sam Adams black lager is much better in my opinion.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
honest_silu (56) - Jeddah, SAUDI ARABIA - DEC 31, 2013
Tonight I celebrate new year with much beer and firework display. I try this Shiner beer from large state of much guns and beauty cowboy cheer squad. I am like this choco beer of much dark and nut flavours. I drink many and continue untill ball drops or I pass out.

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