deaconmike (296) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JAN 14, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured from a bottle. Nearly black with redish brown edges and a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt and earth. Taste is roasted malt along with coffe and chocolate notes; also, slightly smokey. Taste is somewhat sweet followed by a mild bitterness. The body is light, but the carbonation is crisp and bright. A good option for people that need organic.
puboflyons (1823) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. It pours ruby red to dark brown and nearly black. A long lasting off white head. The aroma is very odd and rather unexciting. It has some dark malts yes but there is this melted butter overtone that takes the over the entire nose. I couldn’t shake it. The body is medium. The taste makes a bit of a comeback as that nauseating butter is not evident but there is a pleasant dark slightly bitter character.
Cooterbridge (9) - - JAN 11, 2014 does not count
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice schwartz bier. Full bodied roasty lager with a smokey finish that lingers for just a moment or two.
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skoisirius (1440) - Earth, Washington, USA - JAN 6, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Nice and roasty wet malted nose. Flavor is light dark fruits up front and a great polite blast or roasted grains towards the back. Yum!
firemarshal (104) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Black with dark red hue around the edge. Aroma is chocolate, roasty, leather, smoke. Taste is chocolate, roasted coffee, thick malt character, pistachio. Long sweet finish. Fantastic.
johnnnniee (1954) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 5, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Can from Lazy Dog
Pours a deep dark brown with a smallish off white head that dissipates quickly. Aromas of burnt caramel toffee and butter with a hint of chocolate with a touch of ash and sulfur. Flavor is rich caramel and chocolate with hints of butter. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet mouthfeel. Decent brew, but the buttery aspect of it turned me off a bit.
Streak (15) - - JAN 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle: nice dark coloring. Minimal to no head. Medium to large amount of carbonation. Porter-ish flavor. Not bad for my 1st black lager.
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snoworsummer (1500) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle. Pours black with a foamy, frothy beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes nutty, like light coffee, light sweetness, grains, very smooth and tasty. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like roasted grains and nuts.
sonnycheeba (2964) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 31, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Pours dark, cola brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is toasted and chocolate malts, lager yeast, toffee, light raisins, and light earthy notes. Flavor is dry chocolate malts, light earthy hop bitterness, and faint dark fruit esters; dry finish. Light/medium body and medium carbonation.
BREWMUSKCLES (2143) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
a lager brew with a bit of roasted malt and a hint of cocoa and perhaps coffee. lower alcohol not evident and the body is nice enough with some substance and smooth carbonation it feels airy like a milkshake. guess overall robust is a good definition.