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Dark brown to black. Medium body. Roasted malt evident. Low sweetness in aroma and flavor. Low to medium bitterness. Low bitterness from roast malt. Hop flavor and aroma, "noble-type" OK. No fruitiness, esters.

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1Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black Lager  
Rogue Ales
Newport, Oregon
 668  3.76 Find
2Beaus Dark Helmüt 
Beaus Brewing Co.
Vankleek Hill, Ontario
 73  3.73 Find
3Sprecher Black Bavarian 
Sprecher Brewing Company
Glendale, Wisconsin
 809  3.72 Find
4Garrison Black Lager 
Garrison Brewing Company
Halifax, Nova Scotia
 33  3.7 Find
5Jack’s Abby Cascadian Schwarzbier 
Jack’s Abby Brewing
Framingham, Massachusetts
 105  3.7 Find
6Moonlight Bony Fingers Black Lager 
Moonlight Brewing Company
Fulton, California
 50  3.69 Find
7Port Brewing Midnight Expression Lager (Moon Lit Sessions) 
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey
San Marcos, California
 587  3.67 Find
8Heater Allen Schwarz 
Heater Allen Brewing Co.
McMinnville, Oregon
 57  3.67 Find
9Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 
Garage Project
Wellington, New Zealand
 11  3.67 Find
10Grand Teton 5 O’Clock Shadow 
Grand Teton Brewing Co.
Victor, Idaho
 90  3.66 Find
11Wąsosz / Kraftwerk This Is Kraft, Bitch! 
Mikołów, Poland
 54  3.66 Find
12Cigar City Ligero Black Lager 
Cigar City Brewing
Tampa, Florida
 79  3.66 Find
13Moonlight Death and Taxes 
Moonlight Brewing Company
Fulton, California
 246  3.65 Find
14Short’s Bourbon Barrel Soaked Sustenance Black Beer 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 262  3.64 Find
15Rieder Schwarzmann 
Brauerei Ried
Ried, Austria
 46  3.63 Find
16Oskar Blues / Saint Archer Saint Oskar Indica Black Lager 
Oskar Blues Brewery
Longmont, Colorado
 16  3.61 Find
17North By Northwest Blackjack Ale  
North By Northwest Restaurant and Brewery
Austin, Texas
 59  3.6 Find
18Base Camp Celestial Meridian Cascadian Dark Lager 
Base Camp Brewing Company
Portland, Oregon
 66  3.59 Find
19Short’s Sustenance Black Beer 
Short’s Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 176  3.59 Find
20Samuel Adams Double Black 
Boston Beer Company
Boston, Massachusetts
 31  3.58 Find
21The Duck-Rabbit Schwarzbier 
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Farmville, North Carolina
 327  3.57 Find
22Jack’s Abby Session Black IPL 
Jack’s Abby Brewing
Framingham, Massachusetts
 11  3.57 Find
23Perrin Black Goat 
Perrin Brewing Company
Comstock Park, Michigan
 21  3.57 Find
24Schell Stag Series #9 - Cave Aged Barrel Aged Lager 
August Schell Brewing Company
New Ulm, Minnesota
 18  3.57 Find
25Three Floyds Throat Snatcher 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 10  3.56 Find


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