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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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A true TBK original, we kick this German-style black lager up a couple notches. Big clean malty flavor with just a hint of roasted malt. "May the Schwartz be with you!"


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pentaz (1264) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours clear reddish brown with a minimal beige head. Aroma is dark bread,roasted malt, chocolate, light burnt malt, mild coffee, nice hops. Taste is moderate sweet and light+ bitter. Body is light+, texture is oily, carbonation is moderate. Finishes quite sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25813) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle at Papsř. Dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and light roasted aroma of dark chocolate. Light roasted flavour of caramel and dark chocolate. Roasted finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (40082) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2013
12 fl oz bottle. Pours hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is vegetables and roasted malty. Bitter, toasted malty and caramelish. Bitter and light herbal into a roasted malty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1865) - - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle 35,5 cl. Pours a reddish, dark brown with a small, off-white head. Somewhat roasty nose with some perfumy hops. Rich, sweet body with vanillaish roast and a rather bitter finish. 120713

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (2819) - DENMARK - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Clear dark chestnut brown with an off white head. Watery, caramel, light roasted malt, light fruity and flowery. Light/medium body, oily texture, medium carbonation. Hides the alcohol well, but overall not too interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GandGKevin (934) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Killer swartzbier. Chocolaty flavors which lingers on the palate forever. Love this beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5983) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle courtesy of GandGKevin. Thanks Kevin! Nearly black, opaque, dark brown pour with a short, sticky brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, grape juice notes, toasted grains and dark bread. Taste is roasted malt, toasted grains, dark bread, light coffee, and chocolate notes. Body is medium with a dense bubbly carbonation. Ends with more roasted malt, grains, light coffee notes, burnt caramel and dark bread.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (5252) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2013
Froma bottle, quite aromatic. Big abnd dark. I had high hopes for this becasue the label said black lager. Is everything imperial these days? Big strong in yer face alky, not sure how this is a lager. By taste? NEVER. Think imerial stout or imperial porter on this, perhaps even foreign stout, yes, the last time I tasted something like this it was lion stout. wew. strong. Session is kick you in the teeth. Finish is kick you in the head.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
umich03jm (3460) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours an opaque dark brown color with a very small head that fizzes away quickly. Aroma is fruity, not what I was expecting from a schwarzbier. Kinda smells like fruit cake, licorice, and grape juice. Taste is very sweet and no bitterness. Lots of grape juice and fruit cake. Finish is a little tart. Thin mouthfeel. I don’t like this beer at all. And I don’t know what style I would put this in but its not even close to a schwarzbier.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2012
22oz bomber bottle consumed in April 2010. Dark red/brown but not quite schwarz. Malt is more bready than roasty in the aroma. Almost like black rye bread. On the palate there’s chewy fruit and licorice. Also lots of creamy chocolate. Rather sweet for my taste.


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