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Brewed by FEMSA Cerveja Brasil
Style: Schwarzbier
Jacareí (SP), Brazil

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RATINGS: 1244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
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Xingu is a line of exotic beers dedicated to bring awareness to the Amazon Rainforest. Xingu Black Beer is very smooth and drinkable and is a two time winner of the Beverage Taste Institute of Chicago’s Gold Medal as the best dark lager in the world.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
richboy (8) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2005
Bottle- rich aroma, grapey like welches. smooth clean flavor, fruity, not really all that roasty . dry finish, mild bitterness in finish, well carbonated. black in color but ruby and clear when held to light. Nice tan well retinted head.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1219) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Pours a brown color with khaki head. Bread, grains, and some caramel malt on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with some toast.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christpuncher (947) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Hate this style of beer but this one I okay. Bitte and tastes like a lager. Pours black. Had at world of beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tomekk1978 (406) - POLAND - JUL 7, 2014
Barwa: ciemna, z rubinowymi refleksami, pod światło. Piana beżowa, znikoma, drobno pęcherzykowa, szybko opadająca i pozostająca jedynie przy ściankach. [4/5] Aromat: karmel, odrobina czekolady, orzechów, trochę miodu gryczanego oraz niestety mokry karton. Brak chmielu czy alkoholu. Smak: raczej lekki, słodowy, dość słodki, ale również nico kwaskowy. Karmel, lekka czekolada, kawa oraz wspomniany miód. Jeszcze jedno piwo "książkowe" zakupione w Żywcu. Tym razem schwarzbier rodem z Brazylii. Niestety już sam skład i mnogość niesłodowych dodatków odbiera ochotę na degustację. Barwa jest nie najgorsza, choć piana powinna być większa i bardziej trwała. Aromat jest niestety dość ubogi do tego miodowo - "papierowy", co sugeruje utlenienie. Może to być prawdą, wziąwszy pod uwagę nieczytelną datę przydatności do spożycia.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (2578) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 5, 2014
35,5cl bottle from Stockmann, Tallinn. Pours very dark brown with a beige head. Mild roasty aroma with caramel and hints of dark fruits and spices. Medium sweet with mild, but nice malty flavours and a light bitterness. Pleasant one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
agent_persik (355) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 4, 2014
Black color, medium beige head. Aroma of caramel, malt, dried fruits and hint of chocolate. Taste has roasted malt, light coffee, dark fruits, hint of ash - dry sweet with gently bitter finish. Light body and average carbonation. Decent beer, quite drinkable, especially while watching Brazil playing a world cup game...

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DedicatedToFun (2124) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle, dark pour, no head, nose is toffee, taste is caramel, finishes very light, decent

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Calisky (451) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 29, 2014
Couleur noire avec reflets ambrés, mousse qui disparait. Nez de malt grillé, café, caramel grillé. Gout doux de malt grillé et caramel, le tout assez leger et aqueux .

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
firemarshal (144) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours black, opaque. Very little head dissipated almost immediately. Aroma is toasted malt, coffee, some grassy hops, licorice (very light.) Flavor is a pleasing combination of roasted coffee, light hop bite, and light bitterness. Pleasantly surprised with this one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
generallee08 (523) - New York, USA - JUN 28, 2014
It pours into the glass a very dark brown/black color and when held up to the light it shows very dark crimson highlights. On top sits a nice tan head of slow fading foam. A thin cap hangs on to the end. Lacing is mostly slick but there is some sticky lace just up at the top of the glass. Sweet roasted barley and bready notes fill the nose. Also there are hints of raw grain and even some very slight white grape and peach candy notes. Just as the aroma suggests there is a good sweet roasted malty character. I also picked up the fruity notes of white grape and sugar covered peach gummy candy. The body is quite easy drinking, about a light medium. Its texture is some with a light or mellow, yet still active carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (555) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 22, 2014
0,355L bottle. Pours very dark ruby with tan head. The head stays. Aroma is fruits and malt. Taste is sweet, fruits, roast, malt, hints of grain and noticeable alcohol. Body is watery. Overall: feels very simple, but not unpleasant.


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