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RATINGS: 399   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionably drinkable and pitch black in color.


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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
zoucrew102 (467) - - MAR 29, 2013
Aroma is fairly strong coffee with some chocolate notes. Pours black with decent tab head that hangs around for a little while. Taste is smooth to start with more chocolate than coffee. Finishes a little more of the coffee than I'd like but a decent black lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jandd1983 (2470) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2014
It poured a black color with a tan head. The aroma was of roasted malts, earth and some funk. The taste was of roasted malts with coffee and chocolate notes and a little smokiness. Thanks Hayduke.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1190) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 9, 2014
10oz draft poured almost black with off white head. nice roasted malt aroma with some mild hop. the flavor is traditional lager based but with the roasted dark malts and it was quite tasty. full flavored with medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2615) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
Can (12 oz). Black with a huge beige head and good lacing. Aroma is of roasted malt, fruity notes, toffee and light pine. Taste is soft with roasted malt, fruity notes, molasses, resinous notes and very light bitterness. Light/medium body. Medium carbonation. Smooth and slightly creamy mouthfeel. Slightly dry finish. Very good drinkability. Light, but quite tasty. Good balance! Nice product.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gachupines (850) - USA - JUN 29, 2014
Black with a thick tan head. Aroma is roasted malt with a touch of smoke. Flavor is malty with a pleasant bitterness and decent smoke flavor in the finish. Wife: 3.8

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ExpendableHero (745) - Florida, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Dark cola colored beer with a white head. Aromas of peat and dark chocolate. Tastes of smoked malts, peat, some meaty flavors, earthy notes, and some dark chocolate. Bitter, smoky finish. Surprisingly smooth. This was great.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (1784) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 24, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY --- Clear deep brown color, long-lasting 1/2" tan head, swirls and bands of lace. Taste is toasted caramel malt that purrs through the palate, adding butter rum, and then just a twist of hops to keep everything well-balanced in the finish. An amazing Schwarzbier, especially at only 4% abv. High recommendations.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
conway (1310) - - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Black with a thick mocha head. Aroma is chocolate and roast. Taste follows suit with lager yeast. Medium mouthfeel and carb. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (797) - - JUN 23, 2014
Tap at Lazy Dog. Pours a dark brown with a layer of tan head. Taste pig roasted malts and chocolate. Aroma of toast.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BLADT (474) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Can pour. Coffee black with white head. Lots of dark bread on nose. Toasted malts. Some light chocolate and faint lager yeast. Taste leads with toasted malts, mild coffee and rounds out with earthy hops. Chalky finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Busick (355) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Still trying to discover this brewery and this beer didn’t help put it on my beerdar!


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