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

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RATINGS: 1267   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.


dnstone's rating

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2139) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Brought this back from a night in Brasilia and was pleasnatly surprised, not being partial to lagers. Sweet and dark, one of a few lagers I would have a second of.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
smaynard6000 (634) - Apopka, Florida, USA - SEP 16, 2014
bottle. Pours a very dark brown to black with a small creamy beige head. Aroma is roasty caramel and chocolate with a bit of hazelnut. Mostly one-dimensional sweet flavor. Light bodied with a smooth sweet finish. Decent.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
kaups (11) - ESTONIA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle @ de Tolly joogipood, Tartu, Estonia. Pours with moderate brown head that won´t last. Aroma of some roasted malt and bit sweetness. Taste is fruity, little bit sour, sweet. Aftertaste is also sweet with very little bready bitterness. Overall quite weak head, weak aroma, weak taste, weak aftertaste. Not the worst but not good either. Left emotionless

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ordybill (79) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a strong malt smell with a sweet follow on Appearance- The beer is black as night and it has a nice creamy tan head Taste- : A lightly bitter flavor with a rich hop taste. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- This reminds me of Guinness Black Lager, but I prefer Guinness over this. Not terrible and I would recommend people to give it a whirl

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
panzerwolf (31) - - SEP 13, 2014
Pours very dark brown with a moderate white head. Taste is bittersweet, a light roast and hops. Smooth and easy to drink.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
birraiolo (201) - ITALY - SEP 4, 2014
Bottiglia da 355ml. Color tonaca di frate con poca schiuma di grana fine color nocciola scuro. Al naso un leggero fruttato con sentori tostati. Al palato si presenta con un corpo molto esile con note di nocciole tostate e finale amarognolo.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (151) - California, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle pour. Cloudy brown with a small tan head. Very light aroma with roasted malts. Taste is nuts, and raisins with a slightly sweet aftertaste. Not a lot going on with this beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mikkvoika (6) - ESTONIA - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
Nice darkbrown color. A bit of sweetness in aroma. Fruity taste. It has a bittersweet taste.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (60) - Tartu, ESTONIA - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle. color dark brown with pale brown head. Aroma is weak, roasted nuts maybe.Taste also weak, sweet and sour, maybe little roasted. Nothing special. Light body. Hot summerday drink.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martin00sr (635) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle, Xingu Black Beer. Clear, dark brown. Creamy, light tan head. Light aroma, roast, hints of hops and nuts. Flavour is sweetish, fruity with roasted malt. Creamy mouthfeel, light bittersweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrodooo5 (1015) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Good opaque pour w/ a retaining tan head that leaves some lacing. The aroma is a little funky - kind of sweet yet sour. The taste is relatively clean w/ a little bit of that odd sweet/sour combo & a touch of roastiness. Easily drinkable if nothing else!


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