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Brewed by Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei (Bitburger)
Style: Schwarzbier
Bad Köstritz, Germany

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RATINGS: 2055   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Speziell veredelte Gerstenmalze verleihen der Köstritzer Bierspezialität ihr einzigartig feines Malzaroma.
Mit dem spritzig-eleganten Charakter entsteht ein unverwechselbares Geschmackserlebnis.
Genießen Sie Deutschlands beliebtestes Schwarzbier. 11.4°

Since April 1991, the Köstritzer black beer brewery, a subsidiary of the Bitburger brewery, has emerged as of one of the most modern breweries in Thuringia. In September 1993, it was with great pride we (re-) introduced the "original Köstritzer black beer".

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2.9
rich8880 (55) - - DEC 16, 2017
Black (!) appearance - not much body. Mild liqorice aroma, bitter foretaste, sweeter after taste. Ok .

3.2
ferjho224 (32) - MEXICO - DEC 12, 2017
Dark beer, good creamy head with medium retention, toasty aroma, toasted and caramel flavour.

3.1
psilosophy (821) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - DEC 8, 2017
Bouteille de 50cl. Couleur brune, mousse moyenne de faible tenue. Arôme de mats torréfiés, le houblon apparaît en fin de bouche. Manque de personnalité. Carbonnation moyenne. Trouvée à auchan

4.7
HopsMeister30 () - Huizingen, - DEC 2, 2017
Delicious bitter hoppy flavor, nice deep dark color. Not much foam
Very nicely styled bottle.
Goes well with pork

3.7
biilz (238) - SPAIN - NOV 24, 2017
Вполне неплохое темное немецкое пиво. Аромат сильно жженый с привкусом хлеба. Цвет очень темный, пена практически отсутствует. Во вкусе ощущается жженый карамель с черным хлебом. Послевкусие идет плавно с легкой кислинкой.

2.4
oobawa (1804) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 13, 2017
Bummer of a schwarzbier, aiming for dark and roasty but coming off more fruity and bitter, lacking much by way of chocolate or deep roasted malt notes and instead offering up a weird red apple center laced with espresso and floral Euro hops. Hints of toffee underneath the apple, but never develops the typical heavy black lager traits you want. Pours a dark, dark brown with a slight off-white head and minor lacing. Nose has faint notes of chocolate and yeast. Good sparkly texture, but otherwise a letdown.

3.3
tgrtnr (350) - Augsburg, Bavaria, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2017
330 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with decent head. Roasted malt, burnt bread crumbs, cocoa. Medium bitterness. Soft carbonated, full bodied, creamy texture. Easy to drink and refreshing. Nice.

2
dzenkalpic (95) - TURKEY - NOV 10, 2017
Arpa kokusu, fazla asidi olmamasına karşın asidik arpa tadı alınıyor. Koyu aroma, yudum alındıktan sonra ağızda metalik tat bırakıyor.

3.5
azzurro (457) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 10, 2017
A better than average beer worth trying. A bit in the same league as the Isseki Nicho from DDC, but hands up the DDC.

3.7
Luneylane (249) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - NOV 6, 2017
A bottle from the basement of Shinkong Mitsukoshi, opposite Main Station. Aroma: yeast, nuts. Appearance: cola, 1mm. tan lacing. Palate: medium-bodied, rather sticky, soft carbonation. Malty, pleasantly chewy finish. Taste: medium sweet and bitter, well balanced. Nuts and chocolate at the finish, not bad, refreshing.


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