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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
This crisp clean dark lager begins with hints of roasted coffee beans and rich chocolate but showcases a surprisingly light body and mouthfeel. This schwarzbier is moderately hopped with noble German hops that compliment the delicate malt backbone. Not to be underestimated, this light lager is a true champion of flavor.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcos (1747) - Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Draft at Snallygaster DC on October 13th, 2012. A guy who works in distributing handed me a pour of this one - I never had heard of Union Craft Brewing. Was pretty impressed. Nice dark color, good malt aroma, light bitter taste. Looking forward to trying more, especially the one with duckpin in the name.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (4963) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 3, 2015
12oz can in a tulip. Pours near black with a beige head. Aroma of pale malts, hints of roast and chocolate, some light bitterness, and some toast/bread. Flavor the same. Average texture. A decent beer for the style, but sort of boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (4600) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Can at Villain & Saint. Deep, dark brown body with slight mocha head. Nose is malts, coffee and chocolate. Taste also malty, but also hop notes that balance it out. Crisp finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1258) - Maryland, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Can into lager glass, crazy bubbly deep rusty brown color with much light tan head. Aroma notes of light roasted malt, caramel, light coffee and earthy hops. Taste adds light cocoa, bread, tad smokiness and grass bitterness. Light body, heavy carbonation, crisp with clean roast finish. Once the over carbonation of this can settled a refreshing, flavorful dark lager.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (12515) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Draft. Medium beige head atop cola black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, roast, some caramel, toffee, light smoke. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some earthy, bread, light cherry. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1246) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 9, 2015
Draft in a flight at pizza paradiso DuPont. Dark brown. Light coffee with a cocoa finish. Light body, average carb. Smooth lager. Awesome. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (7463) - Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2015
Draft at Pizza Paradiso Dupont. Pours a dark mahogany brown color with a medium sized creamy off white head. The aroma and flavor have mild roasted malt, weak coffee, chocolate, smooth mouth feel, a light schwartzbier?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (2575) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2015
pours dark brown with a thick white head. Aroma of biscuit, roast and caramel. Taste follows, lager yeast, biscuit, roast and sweet caramel. Not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5510) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Can. Pours a clear dark brown body under a one finger fizzy beige head that faded to a thin film. The nose is husky, nutty, and a little chocolaty with a bit of light roastiness and the lightest hint of hops. The flavor is dry, chocolaty, lightly roasty, and has just a hint of hops on the back end. I like that they kept the sweetness in check pretty well. Lighter bodied with soft fizzy carbonation and a lingering nutty and roasty finish. Pretty decent effort.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1599) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 25, 2014
Solid dark brown appearance with an average size tan head and good lacing. Toasted malt aroma layered with caramel and chicory. Earthy, grainy, modestly hopped flavors and a dry, bitter aftertaste. Medium bodied, well carbonated mouthfeel leading to a lingering finish. Pairs nicely with pizza.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (434) - Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark soda color. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts. Taste is coffee up front, some smoke and roasted malts, and touch of hops. Feels light in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer. Definitely a good one from Union.

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