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RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Although literally meaning "black beer" in German, Schwarzbier has a light body with a dry, roasted finish, Gold Medal winner at the 2006 World Beer Cup and the 2007 Great American Beer Festival.
OG: 11.2 P

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3.8
yespr (45514) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap in Pasadena. Pours dark brown with a redish glare and a lacing white head. Solid roasted malt and liqourice hops aroma, very inviting. Dry, roasted and liqourice flavour in a tasty and smooth mix. Lovely.

3.1
Ungstrup (37685) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2006
[Draft at the DC location] A red-brown beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with a light roasted note. The flavor is sweet malty with the faintest of roasted notes.

3.4
anders37 (26657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2009
Draft @ SF location. Pours a dark brown almost black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel finish.

2.4
Travlr (24930) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft at CLE. Very dark brown color, small white head. Aroma of coffee grounds. Taste is dilute Starbucks.

2.8
fiulijn (20516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2007
Draught at the brewpub, Washington DC
Black color. Soma roasted malt and cardboard aroma. Nice flavor, dry, mix of roasted malt and chocolate malt, milky. Not bad.

3
saxo (18707) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2012
Tap @ the brewpub, Seattle. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, nuts and hops.

3.2
Oakes (17700) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2008
Dark brown. Very toasty nose with hints of roast and nutty complexity. A little bit watery and thin. The roast is cheap coffee with chocolate overtones.

2.8
TBone (17589) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2011
[email protected] Biersch, Downtown Seattle (ABV 4.3%/21 IBU)
Dark nut brown color, small beige head. Caramel, some coffee and chocolate in the nose. Light-bodied. Active carbonation. Sweetish with toasty maltyness and some coffee. Stylish although unexciting Schwarzbier.

3
chrisv10 (17474) - DENMARK - MAY 31, 2010
Sample. Dark brown with big tan head. Flavour is roasted malt, coffee and dry.

3.5
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 31, 2014
On tap @ Gordon Biersch San Jose. Dark brown color with a khaki head and some reddish highlights. A strong roasted malt note and some cola sweetness. Kind of ashy and a bit of a chocolate note. Maybe some hot cocoa mix. A bit of toasted grain to it, too. The flavor is lightly bitter and roasty. Toasted nuts, some grass, earth, and a bunch of chocolate. Good toffee and toasted bread sweetness. Not bad, I prefer it more roasty though.


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