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Sternquell Schwarzbier

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Brewed by Sternquell-Brauerei
Style: Schwarzbier
Plauen, Germany

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (15472) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2016
Klares dunkel orange braunes Bier mit einer ordentlichen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch dezent süß malzig, karamellig. Geschmack süß malzig, schokoladig, wenig Kaffee, okay.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anstei (1016) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle, courtesy of Koelschtrinker. Slightly roasty aroma, but really low. Some malt taste, well-drinkable and easy, but not interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (16440) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 19, 2015
Rund malziger, wenig herber Antrunk. Nur leicht steigende Malzigkeit, mild süß-röstig. Süffig. 8/10/11/9/9/9

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (17041) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle from Kaufland, Jena. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and light roasted malt. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 221015

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are caramel, nuts, fruits, roast malt and hops. Sweet finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Erzengel (7403) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2015
Schönes mild-trockenes Schwarzbier. Sehr trockene Aromen mit leichtem Röstmalz, leicht süßlich-frisch, leider nicht zu tief. Schöne leichte Lakritze im Nachgeschmack, trocken malzig, süffig mit einem leichten Hauch Restsüße. Aber nicht zu intensiv alle Aromen. Auf der Zunge bleibt eine nett röstig-lakritzig-trockene Note mit einem Hauch malziger Süße. Nett.

PS: This is the first beer, which I had to downgrade in "appearance" and "overall" after reading the backside-label. The brewery promotes its beer by saying that they use selected hops and special malts to brew this unique beer. But the ingredients say: ... Hopfenextrakt and Röstmalzbier. So using only cheaper hop-extract and the even more convenient "Röstmalzbier" (a "beer" brewed by a large factory using only roasted malt to sell it to breweries that don’t use special malts for their own brews but want to sell a f.ex. Schwarzbier) but promoting it differently is in my eyes cheating on customers. Ok - they could read the ingredients, but brewing a good Schwarzbier is for me not brewing a Helles or Pils and mixing it with convenient "Röstmalzbier".

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (11079) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAY 18, 2014
Many thanks for this bottle to kappldav123. Pours dark brown color with a small tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate and roast a Medium bodied with a slick texture and soft carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (6388) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Ein irgendwie ungewoehnliches Schwarzes mit ein wenig Malz, etwas Zucker und ein paar Rosinen. Nicht sueffig, nicht zu einfach zu trinken. Eunfach derber Durchschnitt, der etwas milder als andere Schwarze ist.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
McTapps (6421) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
Pours out of the bottle in a clear dark brown colour with low steady head and medium body. Aroma of dark grains and malt. Taste of roasted barley, dark grains, straw, nuts and chocolate. Easy drinkable and more of a Dunkel than a Schwarz.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ElDesmadre (3078) - Mikołów, POLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle. Caramel, a roasted note, dark bread crumbs and a metallic note. Dry taste, low on flavour, a bit caramelly, a bit roasted, a tad bitter. Oh, and a bit metallis as well. Boring.


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