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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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This Schwarzbier has been "imperialized" (alcohol content increased) and then left to age in tequila barrels (used Jack Daniels barrels which are then used by Republic Tequila to age there tequila to Repasado or Anejo styles). Aging this unique beer in tequila barrels adds subtle flavors of vanilla and oak while the tequila adds a mild citrus/agave sweetness. At 8.2% alcohol by volume Senor Viejo is our strongest, most seasoned beer. About the name: Senor Viejo meaning "very old man" or "the old one". Schwarzbier, or "black beer", is a German dark lager beer. It has an opaque, black color and a full, chocolaty or coffee flavor. Although they share some similar flavors they are milder tasting and less bitter than British stouts or porters, owing to the use of lager rather than ale yeast and no roasted barley.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (1573) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Ooh, nice! The roastiness gives it more of a mescal feel than tequila, which is no bad thing. Interesting and unusual without tasting gimmicky.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - NOV 23, 2012
good lord, who puts a schwarzbier into tequila barrels..? .. fuckin asskickers thats who!! .. . pours a deep black .. moderate foam, good lacing .. . deep flavour here, from barrel, to roast etc .. . really enjoyable and very unique .. . . As my father always used to tell me, ’You see, son, there’s always someone in the world worse off than you.’ And I always used to think, ’So?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (5575) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Dark brown color with tan sheen. Big dark roast, tequila, wood aromas. Sweet fruity tequila flavors with wood, dry black malts--good

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - JUN 18, 2012
Brown pour with beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, a little oak. Taste is balanced, with a little coffee and oak; tequila is present but not overpowering. Enjoyable, refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAY 24, 2012
Tap @ Homefield.
Pours deep mahogany with a musty prune and caramelized molasses nose. Flavor is nice, raisiny cocoa with a dry tequilla finish. Average mouthfeel. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Errl (1474) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 4, 2012
On tap at Whip-in) Dark black pour with white head- Nose is wood, coffee, chocolate, roasted malts...Taste is Coffee, wood, light vanilla, alcohol, Roasted nuts, Palate is thiner than expected..

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
decaturstevo (4851) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 13, 2012
Brown black pour with creamy tan head and lace. Aroma is light coffee and roasted malt. Sweet toasted malt flavor, a hinto coffee, and abv. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2126) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Deep brown in color with off-white head. Roasty with a touch of tequilla but not so noticable if you dont know about the tequila...and a touch of lager yeastiness. Light but roasty malt aroma. On tap at the Whip In

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (4772) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Black with a cream head. Nose is wood, tequilla, light chocolate, and roasted malts. Heavy roasted malts, light tequila, wood, chocolate, and a smooth finishn.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Itzjerm (1124) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - FEB 3, 2012
OK I’ll have to say I don’t like tequila, but I do love imprialized beers. Since this is a dark lager, it really lacks in the ale flavors... this allows the slight tang of tequila to stand out. nothing really impressive though... skip it. No aroma little flavor ... it is a lager though.


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