Miksu (5030) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - OCT 13, 2009
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
0.5 l bottle from Systembolaget. Very dark reddish brown. Sweet, worty, coffeish, chocolatey and licoricey aroma with hint of sulfur (scrathed matches). Sweet worty chocolatey and coffeish flavor with licorice and hint of smoke and nuts. Full bodied and smooth palate. Despite the sulfur aroma, quite enjoyable beer.
ClubGonzo (4904) - Bergen, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2011
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Black body, huge light beige foamy head which dies after a short while. Nose is licorice, leather, coffee and hints of roasted bread. Taste is light coffee, toast and hints of leather. A bit boring and thin, but hey - what do you expect of a Schwarz?
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 21, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
0.5 L bottle from Systembolaget, Charlottenberg. Two-finger, mostely diminishing, beige head. Black body with almost no clarity. Fairly dry malt aroma, medium roasted, pepper, dark bread, mild coffee and some fruit tones. Taste is light to medium sweet and dominated by sllightly roasted, ashy dark malts. Notes of burnt caramel, English licorice, milk-chocolate and coffee ground. Mildly hopped, some salty undertones. Slick mouthfeel, not very filling.
Dryish, powdery chocolate finish.
olsvammel (4757) - Örebro, SWEDEN - SEP 13, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 3, 2011 It poured a dark brown liquid with a small brown foam that left no lacing. It smelled of cigarrs, soy sauce, chocolate and something burned. It tasted of burned toast, chocolate and smoke. The mouthfell was dry.
Pyrmir (4737) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2012
1.7 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Bottle a ÖÖWF 2012. Aroma weak, the only notes that sticks out are the burnt ones. Tastes burnt and unbalanced.
tkrjukoff (4229) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 11, 2011 Pours black with fluffy brown head. Aroma is smokey, roasted malts, coffee and dried fruits. Flavor is dry, roasted malts, acidy sour and crisp in mouth. Also tones of fruityness. A bit thin flat on palate. Finishes tart, dry and hoppy.
Arve_Christian (4155) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Stovner
Dark color& good foam
Smoked & roasted aromas
Medium body & complexity
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
stouby (4152) - Holbæk, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at home.
Dark red-black with a light brown head. Aroma heavy malty (roasted, coffee, chocolate). Flavor moderate sweet, light bitter, smooth. Coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, notes of vanilla. Medium body, not a schwarzbier to me, but very drinkabkle.
visionthing (3889) - Oslo, NORWAY - OCT 15, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
50cl bottle from Vinmonopolet, Storo. Pours black with a beige head. aroma of licorice, roasted malt, some coffee and hints of dark chocolate and fruits. Malty and medium sweet with a balced bitterness. Lightly malty and roasty finish.
rickgordon (3846) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2009
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown with pale brown head. Rye bread, slight smoke and cookie malt in aroma. Milky mouthfeel with chocolate, toast malts and rye bread in flavour. Elegant flavour profile, with tad nuts as well. Low bitterness. Really tasty and pronounced schwarzbier!