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Formerly brewed at Wanaka Beerworks
Style: Schwarzbier
Wanaka, New Zealand

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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A rich malty black beer with hints of caramel and chocolate. Slightly hoppy with a dry roasted finish.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - JUL 27, 2010
300 ml bottle Appearance: Transparent reddish dark brown. Off white head, large and fine froth with thick swiss cheese lacing; Aroma: alcohol and yeast, a smidgen of chocolate and a sour citrus; Taste: mildly yeast and sour and bitter. Palate: Light bodied, effervescent, thin texture; Overall: I would think it should be marketed as a lite brown ale. There is nothing stout about this stout. It is palatable but not a repeater.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
gam (3237) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2010
Big head very dark red brown pour above medium carbonation aroma chocolate coffee mild though flavour very mild tasting chocolate and coffee hint of liccorice seems weak flavoured alround some creaminess finish smooth but weak flavoured a pity

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DonBirnam (108) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 2, 2010
Brownish, with pale-to-light brown head. Dry roasty aroma. Flavour has pleanty of roastyness, a little smoke and a hint of coffee. Pleanty of body for a schwarz. It’s all right.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mickmac (484) - Ngunnawal, AUSTRALIA - NOV 18, 2009
Bottle. Pours with an average sized brown head over a dark ruby body. Soy sauce-like aroma. Quite subdued flavours of soy sause-molasses notes, finishing with a hint of sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
m2swim (12) - Idaho, USA - JUN 10, 2009
Bottle purchased from the brewery. Pours a deep reddish color with a nice, long lasting head. Initial aroma hints of coffee, chocolate and caramel. Nice mouth feel - slightly chewy. Above average finish.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jimthechap (1647) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 8, 2009
Aromas of dark chocolate, a touch of orange peel. Enticing. Fruity esters. Deep brown, ruby colour. Dark chocolate flavour with a touch of tangerine at the finish. A very pleasant drop and one worth going back for.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nate2g (1548) - Boomtown! / Waikato, NEW ZEALAND - APR 11, 2009
Bottle at Minibar, Queenstown. Pours dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and cocoa. Similar flavour and also nutty. Smooth, bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2008
Danish bottle. Pours a light black with a beige head. Sweet with lots of burnt malts. Hints of coal. Medium bodied. Dry burnt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 23, 2008
(Bottle 33 cl) Pours a clear, dark, orangey brown with a small, rough, beige head. Lightly burned, peaty aroma. Medium in body with sweetish, roasted malt accents - almost port like - and some burned caramel. Almost no bitterness. Baltic Porter? 200208

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plimmer (252) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2008
Dark colored with hints of cofee and chocolate. Normal head. Malty, sweet taste with oily feeling.


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