on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
Share this beer with friends!
Robust and smooth, this full-flavored lager is exceptionably drinkable and pitch black in color.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
aumentm (400) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 22, 2015
This is a very dark beer that is good on cold nights. Has a distinct malt taste. Good aroma and a creamy head. Nice palate with great overall taste. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 13, 2015
From Notes........ Pours black with good head........................................

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theOptimator (305) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Aroma is sweet toffee, coffee and milk chocolate. Appearance is dark mahogany reddish black. Taste is caramel chocolate coffee sweetness with a hint of nutty roasty smoke. Palate is medium light. You can tell this is a small beer but still with some body. Overall an impressive small beer. Large complex flavor and quite drinkable. One of the best low gravity beers Iv had.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
texrx (37) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Pour: Dark brown with a big tan head. Smell: herbal & floral hops, lager yeast, light malt, charcoal. Taste: roasty and malty w/ a decent amount of hops. Very light chocolate and espresso notes Tart, semi dry finish-not too bitter. Very light and easy to drink. A good beer. :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
climberbob (248) - Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Black w not much head. First hit on the nose is roasted coffee and chocolate that dissipated as the head went. Not much subsequent aroma. Umami and perhaps a little sooty in the mouth. Malt coffee chocolate smokey but not as strong or syrupy as an imperial stout. Retains some of the lightness of a larger. Great beer when u want a black full flavor beer but not a heavy stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinator (1231) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Nice beer. Deviates slightly from the style. No real hint of aroma. Very dark brew with a tan head. Medium weight with strong carbonation. Nice flavor of roasted and hoppy, almost like a black IPA and schwarzbier blended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (511) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Very dark brown brew with a 2 finger head of off white foam sitting atop. Bitter roasted malt in the smell with string hints of smoke. The bitter could be some hop character as well, I suppose. Roasted malt, bitter hops, definite flavours of smoke that compliment. There’s some real harmony going on with this black lager. It has a creamy mouthfeel. Very good brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2610) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Pleasing aroma, chocolate syrup and some coffee notes. Very dark but not quite opaque in the glass, tinting red/purple in the light. Decent sized foamy head. Flavor somewhat empty, dry cocoa, mild coffee, dry finish - all somewhat typical of schwarzbier but the finish just runs a tad thin. I feel like there’s an illusion of smokiness in here, possibly due to a touch of roasted malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
CVBis007 (54) - - JAN 11, 2015
A nearly black lager with a creamy beige head escaped the 12 oz bottle and rested in my glass. The aroma was mostly charred chocolate with maybe a hint of coffee. The beer was lighter than expected, both in feel and flavor. Palate seemed one dimensional with a short very slightly bitter finish. Good, but not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (2901) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brownish black with a small tan head. Aroma was roasty with chocolate and coffee. Flavor of roasted malts, black coffee, chocolate, light caramel and had a little smokiness.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 47

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50