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RATINGS: 398   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.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SSSteve (3719) - - JAN 21, 2012
bottle. pours a deep clear dark brown under a small beige head. sweet lager nose with a roasted overtone. a very light bodied beer with a modest abv. extremely easy to drink. nice toasted caramel flavors and light milky chocolate. creamy palate. a very nice beer for what it is.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ccex (903) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2012
12 oz. bottle pours black with a small frothy tan head and good lacing. Smells of roasted malts and grains. Aroma is full of roasted malts and coffee. I expected a thinner body from a lager, but donít complain at all. Tastes slightly sweet with the hops and a smoky flavor (almost like bacon) coming out in the finish. Iím glad to have picked up 6 of these. Cool label and compass bottle neck, too.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (601) - Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Very dark appearance with very little head. Robust aroma of roasted malt and some burnt sugar sweetness. Taste follows as mostly well roasted malts with some piney tones and even milk stout chocolate-like presence. Real dark for 4% lager, even though it is definitely not as thick as a stout or porter. Good stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cheap (3940) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Wow, the shape of this bottle makes for a very nice pour. Beatiful black smooth looking liquid. First taste is very friendly mild stout attributes, very nice. Yesssss, very nice, Iím liking this experience. Mild char on back of throat and even tho it builds thru the session, it never goes over the top. As session continues I think I would like to have a case of this stuff. Very nice really nifty black beer experince. Yes, almost as good as Xingu, Kruöovice Černe, Buckbean Black Noddy Lager, Shiner 97 Bohemian Black Lager, Full Sail Session Black Lager, Brick Waterloo Dark & Magic Hat Howl

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (2408) - Michigan, USA - SEP 26, 2012
12 ounce bottle into pilsener glass, bottled on 5/7/2012. Pours crystal clear dark reddish brown color with a nice 2 finger dense tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some good soapy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of dark chocolate, coffee, toast, char, caramel, roasted malt, and light earthiness. Very nice and well balanced aromas with good strength. Taste of dark chocolate, char, roasted malt, coffee, caramel, toast, herbal, and earthiness. Lingering notes of roasted malt, coffee, dark chocolate, herbal, and earth on the finish for a short bit. Nice balance and robustness of flavors. Fairly dry on the finish with no cloying at all. Medium carbonation and light-medium bodied; with a lightly creamy and crisp mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming as expected of 4%. Overall this is a very nice schwarzbier. Very nice balanced and robust flavors for a 4% beer; very smooth to drink. Very enjoyable stuff. If I could get this around here, this would definitely be a nice session beer choice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (326) - - DEC 28, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2014 Pours jet black with a tan head that quickly diminishes. Dances that line expertly between the full flavours of a dark beer- coffee, chocolate, toasted malt, smoke? but refreshes like a lager. Itís a beautiful compromise. Bit of bitterness in the finish. Pairs nicely with lighter foods without overpowering. Could be a really, really good session beer. "Exceptionable drinkable" is a perfect descriptor. Makes me wish I had another.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2013
Hey now, this is a pretty good schwarzbier. I loved the smooth, robust flavor, and the clean finish. A very beautiful, black as night colored pour. Loved the label, bottle, and design all together as well. Uinta always has great design.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IrishBoy (3799) - Bakersfield, California, USA - FEB 22, 2013
12 oz bottle from Country Club Liquors. Nose is chocolate, roast, and a hint of vanilla caramel. Black with a medium, lightly lacing, beige head. Flavor is roast with coffee, some nuttiness, and a little coffee and bitter. Awesome for a 4% lager.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Iíve seen this on the shelves here for quite awhile now, and finally picked some up last week. 12oz bottle poured into a stemmed lager glass. Pours a deep black, like a stout. Small beige head on top that dissipates very quickly. Aroma of hot chocolate, dry husky grains, graham crackers. Easy subtle feel. Though this beer looks heavy, it is very light on the palate. Almost too easy to drink this one. Heavy-hitting roasted chocolate flavors present. Sweet mellow flavors meld with a dry cracker finish. Cereal grains on the back end. This little beer packs on the flavor. This is organic too? Nice. A nice little beer here. This is a style that is underrated in my mind, and one I need to revisit more and more. Cool label art to boot.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1124) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2013
For a shwartbier this is pretty good. Nice flavor great roasted aroma. Pretty good beer very dark just no head. Nice chocolate malt taste mild aroma nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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