Brewed by Vielanker Brauhaus
Style: Schwarzbier
Vielank, Germany


on tap


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rune (9056) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2012
500ml flip-top bottle kindly shared by KnutAlbert at the second day of the great Absalon Tasting session. Decent beige head resting on top of a deep, rosewood coloured body. Smell of slightly burnt dark malts. Brittle caramel malts and liquorice in flavour. Gets very sweet in the ending partially offset by some roastiness (Copenhagen, hotel room 13.05.2012).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (8900) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle 500ml @ Geokkjer
Pours reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel and chocolate. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
maeib (8750) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - NOV 14, 2005
Bottled at the Chris_O Beer, Cheese and Curry powwow. Listen if a beer’s crap and not seriously over its Best Before Date then it shouldn’t have a default score. This was not worthy of 2.7 so shouldn’t get it. Anyway rant over!!! This black beer had a musty stale farty offish prune aroma. The taste is sour fruit. Tastes off and nasty. Ugh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MoritzF (8676) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 21, 2011
(swing top bottle, with thanks to Quack-Duck) Deep brown, almost black colour with a beige medium-sized foamy head. Slightly sugary sweet and roasted malty aroma with distinctive notes of dark and milk-chocolate, accompanied by a herbal and ethereally touch. Balanced roasty bitter and sweet flavour, medium to light bodied with a pleasantly calm carbonation. Roasty malty taste with notes of chocolate, liquorice and herbal accents; sweet and roasty bitter, quite balanced and lasting finish. A pleasure; like a bottom-fermented Sweet Stout. 16.III.11

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (8383) - Down South, GERMANY - APR 10, 2011
bottle from the brewery (mail-order). Deep brown colour, large beige head. Aroma of caramel and chocolate. Full-bodied, malty, lots of caramel and chocolate. Not as dry and cardboardy as many East German Schwarzbiers, this one is well balanced and full of good flavours. A delicious example of the style!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (7595) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2011
Swingtop bottle. Medium high creamy and lasting off-white head. Very dark red brown body. Caramel cofffe roasted barley malt aroma with a touch of liquorice. Sugary sweet coffee roasted malt caramel flavor with little a bit of hops bitterness, low carbonation and a long bittersweet aftertaste. Well balanced, alcohol level seems just right. Delicious.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 4, 2005
Bottle at London gathering, November 2005. Thanks to Jacob Lovenlund for thisone and sorry we’ve blitzed the score of a previously highly rated beer. I’m sure it would be good fresh at the brewpub, but there was definitely something dubious about this bottle, even if I didn’t find it quite as hideous as other dis. Dark reddish brown colour. Malty and soft. Definitely sour. Didn’t pick up any rotting meat in the aroma, but I was suffering from a cold.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hansen (7309) - Assentoft, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2013
Dark brown and clear. Has an off-white head, mostly lasting. Sweet aroma, notes of caremel and butterscotch. Flavor starts sweet, caramel, faint. Finish moderate bitter. Creamy, dry texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (7308) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 4, 2012
50 cl bottle @ TimoA.
Pours deep dark red color with small head. Aroma of dark berries, mild caramel malts, some toffee, some vanilla notes and grass. Flavor of malts, caramel, fruity notes, some honey hints. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
motelpogo (7175) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 22, 2007
on tap at berlinerbierfest06. pretty dark shade of brown with a light head. aroma of licorice and coffee bean, tasted of vanilla and burnt stone fruit, really delicious

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