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Brewed by Krombacher Privatbrauerei Kreuztal
Style: Schwarzbier
Kreuztal-Krombach, Germany

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The full-flavoured beer with a fine and malty taste.

Un plaisir noir avec une marque grille.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MalcolmTucker (924) - - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle. A handsome beer - dark mahogany with a generous beige head. Roasted malt aroma. Flavour is roast, coffee with a dry finish. Prickly mouthfeel and a little thin.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (5230) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 16, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown with a small head.Slightly thin and didnt impact much on me. Pleasant but boring.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Demens (383) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAR 10, 2017
0,33l bottle. Clear dark brown colour with a long lasting off-white head. Aroma: Strong malt drink aromas with caramel, sugar syrup caracter and light roasted coffee beans. A bit artifically sweet but okey. Taste: Full rich malty lightly sweet start with a pleasent bitter mouthfeel. Light/medium body with medium carbonation. Medium lasting bitter/sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (12006) - Troms, NORWAY - MAR 9, 2017
400ml, 4.7 % abv, on tap at Gullkorn lbar, Hamar. Off-white head to a deep black body. Clingy lacing. Roasted aroma of dark bread. Taste of dark bread, dough and dark chocolate followed by a roasted malty finish. Medium bodied. Likable (03.03.2017).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kleg (165) - The Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2017
Germany. Clear black pour with dark ruby highlights and a large beige head and very good retention. Good lacing. Clean and smooth dark roasted malt lager. Medium body. Simple, easy drinking and good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
midovark (742) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - MAR 1, 2017
Bottled. Pours black with thin head. Coffee, roasted malts and some chocolate appear in aroma and taste, but altogether its quite thin and watery. If they werent this short on components it couldve been better.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4561) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Bottle. Semi hazy. Some ruby highlights, brown otherwise. Small bubbles, cream colored head. Light aroma. Grain, chocolate. Slight grain flavor, some more sweet notes than others in the style. Chocolate, bready.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stew41 (1966) - Phuket, THAILAND - FEB 5, 2017
Much better than expected. Nice roast and milk chocolate, low(ish) fizz, holds a chill well. Makes for a nice dark beer in the tropics.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vinivini (1797) - BELARUS - JAN 31, 2017
Bottle at 4.7% ABV. Pours opaque deep brown. Lush frothy beige head. Decent retention. The foam leaves sophisticated pattern laces on glassware. Bread and wort on nose. Also molasses, roasred malts. Light to medium body. Oily palate. Rich malts on flavour. Bready, toasty, minor roastiness. Semidry. Light grassy bitterness on ending. Highly drinkable and well made.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
esp0r (2837) - NORWAY - JAN 30, 2017
Bottle enjoyed at home
Pours dark brown, black in glass, huge tanned head. Smell of toast, dark malts, hay, caramel. Moderate sweet, nice malt, dark fruit, toast and caramel. Quite rich flavors. Enjoyable

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
john44 (2928) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle. Deep Reddish-Brown (almost Black) in colour. Malty; roasty malts, caramel, some chocolate, hint of coffee. Hoppy; slight grassy hops. Sweetish roast malty with a slight sour hop edge. OK. Easy drinking. (2011-11-28)


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