RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
A German-style black lager. Hints of caramel and coffee blend in this light to medium dark lager. Do not let the color fool you, this beer goes down very easy. May the schwartz be with you!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jefcon (1690) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 4, 2013
Intense coffee flavors and aromas. Nice and light. A minerality to the flavor profile. Lots of astringency. But the thinness of the beer makes it taste a little like cold coffee. A bit more heft from the lager would make it softer and more enjoyable on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (867) - - DEC 9, 2016
Shared bottle. Decent. Great style- a lighter bodied and less sweet dark beer. Medium bodied. Notes of chocolate, coffee, caramel but with the crisp finish and bitterness of a lager. Perfect fall-ish beer. Thoroughly enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (2305) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 26, 2016
draft that poured a medium brown the aroma had hints of coffee and caramel in this lager. nice body and flavor throughout. very surprised at how good this one was. body was mild to med easy to drink and good flavor start to finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TEJA (2626) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 13, 2016
Sampled at SBWF 2016. Nice roaste malty aroma. Fine roasted malty taste with a bit too sweet finnish. Medium bitterness and a good body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (485) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 2, 2016
Poured a dark brown with off white head that quickly disappeared to the glass edges. Aroma of lite milked coffee, some chocolate and caramel. Taste was Med roast coffee, coca, the coca gaining in strength in the finish to aftertaste. Also seems to get a bit of a bitter ting in the finish as it warms.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
olsvammel (6606) - rebro, SWEDEN - OCT 7, 2016
Sample at SBWF 2016. Dark malty and bready smell with a light farty aroma. Similar taste. Light toasted and roasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fluffy (2416) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2016
this is a very well done schwarbier if ever ive had one. i really like this one a lot, dont care who owns it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ChadPolenz (1749) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 8B Schwarzbier

AROMA: Dark roasty malt; slight coffee notes. Clean yeast character. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Dark brown with ruby highlights. Mostly clear, visible steady CO2. Average tan foam. 2/3

FLAVOR: Moderate dark malt flavor, though not especially sweet. Dry bitterness throughout; slight burnt toast flavor. A bit of a musty background note. Husky grain flavor with astringent aftertaste. 11/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium light body; moderate to low CO2. Smooth, but not refreshing. 3/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Unimpressive, below average black lager. Probably an old bottle. 4/10


DISCLAIMER: The author is not a certified BJCP judge; therefore, this score sheet is not necessarily indicative of proper BJCP judging techniques and protocol. The author is grading to 2015 BJCP Guidelines in order to prepare for examination.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (3343) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2016
On tap at P&P Charleston. Clear medium brown with small/medium head. Aroma cocoa, medium/light body, low carbonation, and some small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark malt and cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (6326) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Bottle: Very dark, rubied-brown with a short tan head. Chocolate, coffee roast aroma. Taste is chocolate roast, slightly sugared coffee....lightly bitter....not much. Overall...a bit thin, but pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10959) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle. Milky coffee, chocolate malt, and straw aroma. Black with moderate tan head. Lightly sweet coffee, chocolate malt and mildly bitter hay flavor. Body a bit light. Decent.

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