Pennichuck Feuerwehrmann Schwarzbier (Firefighter Black Lager)

 
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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Schwarzbier (shvahrts-beer) is German for "black-beer". Brewed to be a light bodied dark beer with a clean, crisp, refreshing finish. Its well balanced malt character is complimented with a touch of roastiness. Brewed using imported black patent malt and noble hops. Pairs with chunky dark breads, marinated meats such as brisket or German Sauerbraten. Not recommended for cellaring. Serve in a flute or pilsner glass at 45-50deg

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2.7
omhper (25246) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2008
<i>Bottled at Akkurat, Stockholm. </i> Transparently black, creamy head. Vague plastic aroma Medium sweet and fairly light bodied with clean somewhat rounded mouthfeel. Before warming to near room temperature the flavour is void and lifeless - only some slight molasses are there. As it warms chocolate comes out more. It finishes with low bitterness and a tad of cardboard. Remains a bit sterile and clean throughout.

4.2
Oakes (17815) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 25, 2009
Very dark brown with a thin head. Cocoa and chocolate in happy abundance. Full body is smooth, rich, and gently roasty and very chocolatey. Complex, balanced, delicious schwarzbier with an off-dry finish.

3.7
jtclockwork (16685) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours black with tan head. Nose of smoke and chocolate. Taste of smoke, chocolate and anise. Some licorice.

3.4
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 30, 2008
(22oz bottle) Small beige head atop clear cola body. Aroma is moderately sweet, cola, caramel, some roast, cherry, light coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some coffee/roast, chocolate, light cola, cherry. Smooth medium body with low carbonation, light stickiness.

3.4
Lubiere (13953) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 26, 2008
Aged in Bourbon Cask with Vanilla Beans. A dark brown murky lager with a thin light moka head. A pleasant woody bourbon cask aroma with light caramel and butterscotch. In mouth, powdery chocolate with notes of Brett, vanilla and cherries. Light and refreshing. On tap at Vermont Brewers Fest 2008, July 19, 2008.

3.5
bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2008
(Vanilla Bean Bourbon Cask version) Pours a dark reddish brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of molasses, herbs, toastiness, and caramel. Flavor of sweet molasses, roasted malt, vanilla, some bourbon, and light cocoa.

3.5
hopdog (12673) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2008
22oz bottle shared courtesy of Josh. Poured a deep brown color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, caramel, and toasty. Tastes of roast, chocolate, light coffee, and some caramel.

3.2
j12601 (12622) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 8, 2010
Bottle. Pours a deep dark black to brown with a large creamy tan head. Sweet light cocoa, dark old fruit, plums, faintest hint of grain. I’m surprised at how good this smells since a number of their other beers really broke down over time, and this smells… tasty. Medium bodied, a bit of plastic and old cardboard finally do show up, but only after a soft bit of vanilla and toffee. Finishes with a bit more old cardboard and a soft grainy bitterness. Better than expected given the age.

3.4
jcwattsrugger (12433) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 9, 2008
on tap-pours a foamy tan head and dark brown color. Aroma is dark malt-chocolate. Taste is dark malt-chocolate/roasty, some hops bite, yeast. OK carbonation.

3.4
Sammy (12336) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2009
Radek’s bottle. I rally like the style. Not much roast,it is there, dark with a cape of a light brown head. Average mouthfeel. A good lager, you can drink a litre of his and if not share it with others.


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