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

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RATINGS: 1375   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (896) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2013
Black with almost completely opaque, not much head, but off white and around the edges of the glass. Nose has small hint of licorice, strong dark fruit, odd aroma, something that I haven’t smelt often. Light body, very sweet, light malt spread across the palate. Odd, but good beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerme31 (636) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Bottle. Mild aroma of chocolate and sweet dark malt. Pours almost black thin tan lacing. Medium-high sweet taste. Light body, finishes thin and watery. Also a little too sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nybol (1354) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2016
En swartzbier. Den smager meget af denne tyske klassiker, den er lidt mere syrlig og skarp i smagen end en porter vil være. Kan, hvis jeg lukker øjene, godt forstille mig på cafe i Rio drikke denne øl rigtig kold.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
biir (696) - Berlin, - APR 20, 2016
Bottle - Nice smell of exotic fruits, dark brown color, stable head. Taste is dark malts, chocolate. Body is medium. A bit bitter in the end. Quite drinkable, you might think at first. But the more you drink the more the added sugar unnerves you. And why is there artificial colorant, stabilizer and antioxidants? Would rate better if they just let the chemicals out of it.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Iphonephan (5966) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - APR 11, 2016
From a bottle. Pours a clear cola brown with an ecru head. Aroma of caramel. Flavors of sweet toasted grains. Smooth finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kaser (5500) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2016
Black pour from a bottle at Louie's wine bar. Black licorice. Spices. Gross overall

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (3665) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - MAR 25, 2016
Clear dark brown, brown lasing foam head. Nice looks. Light aroma, nice bitter sweet taste. Light caramel tones. OK beer. (Velp 201603)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2626) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2016
Dark brown/black color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt, & mild coffee; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, light hops, and some chocolate; Not that bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
phfyysik (598) - Tartu, ESTONIA - FEB 8, 2016
Pours black with beige top which disappears quickly. Aroma is a bit milk chocolate, caramel and some fruity notes. Quite fresh and appetising aroma. Taste is also fresh, quite milky, some caramel and white chocolate notes. Not very heavy, after lasts some time and brings up milk caramel. Easy to drink and fresh enjoyable taste!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Douberd (4610) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - FEB 4, 2016
(Xingu) Bottle 355 ml at home, served into a pint, ABV 4.6% Dark brown colour on the body, small and thin light brown head on top, with lo retention.Aroma has some liquorice, chocolate and nice fruity notes. Taste is sweet, with chocolate, plums and dark fruits, more milky chocolate on the finish. Medium thin body, carbonation on good levels. Much better than I expected, very easy to drink and tasty too.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FrankZappa7 (432) - GERMANY - JAN 8, 2016
8.1.2016-0,355L-Flasche.chwarz mit hellbraunem Schaum. Aroma: Malz, Getreide, Melasse. Geschmack malzig, Karamell, süß.


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