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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerGreenDC (792) - - SEP 24, 2016
Draft. Brewery serves it too cold. Aroma of Baker’s chocolate. Flavors of that, toasted bread crust. Mouthfeel and the finish is reminiscent of a chewy dark rye. Coats the palate a bit too much at the end.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jde123 (775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Not a bad one here. Caramel taste, dark, somewhat burnt(?), flavor, but not at all unpleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (5280) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5630) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (1395) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13233) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
John25 (1291) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9007) - 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?

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (3091) - 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

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (5827) - 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.


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