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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Santo is a black Kölsch, which technically doesn’t exist as a style, but this is as close as we can come to describing it. Essentially it is brewed using a Kölsch recipe with the addition of Munich and black malt. It is light bodied and floral yet with a distinct dark malt flavor. Our goal was to create a dark yet refreshing beer that would pair perfectly with a plate of enchiladas. The label artwork is by Houston artist Carlos Hernandez who is known for his Day of the Dead Rock Star series of paintings and prints.

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3.2
RobertDale (6662) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 13, 2013
On tap. Comes dark brown with a small biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and smoke. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, chocolate, coffee, and smoke. Thought more of a Brown Ale. Very drinkable.

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RickTStiles (826) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2013
pours brown with a lasting white head and no lacing. roasted, nutty aroma. taste has notes of dark malt, and caramel. light, burnt finish.

3.1
doubelknv3 (1093) - Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Brownish-black with thin tan-off white head. Mild roast, coffee, and mild caramel aroma. Medium bodied, syrupy, malt sweet, mild sour-bitterness, and roast. Mild dryness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
GIJOE (1249) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 29, 2013
This brew is basically somewhere between Negro Modelo and Newcastle Brown. Sweet, malty and totally not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
yngwie (17109) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2013
Bottle, 12oz. It pours a dark amber body, clear, and topped by a minimal sized light beige head leaving lacings. The aroma is roasted with some caramel and hints of bonfire. Some hoppy hints in the far back. It’s full to medium bodied, with a tad too much carbonation, semi-dry. It’s roasted and lightly burnt in the flavor, some hoppy hints and bitterness in the far back. A bit sweet in the finish. Overall, quite decent, but perhaps a bit sweet. 130828

3.1
Rocketman2013 (108) - Texas, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Aroma: chocolate, floral, earthy. Appearance: brown, clear, frothy, tan foam. Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter. Palate: light body, thin feel, lively carbonation, malty finish.

2.9
ben4321 (6607) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle at a restaurant in Houston, 6/4/13

Aroma: The nose is light, with some malty notes, it leans toward the sweet side, with spice notes
Appearance: The pour is an amber color with an average sized, frothy head on it
Flavor: The taste is pretty similar to the nose, kinda sweet, a bit of hop, it works okay at best
Palate: The body is light-medium, and it has an alright, but not exciting mouthfeel to it
Overall Impression: I wasn’t really that impressed by this one. It is kind of like a mediocre Amber. I wouldn’t rush back.

2.6
CarloOG (57) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle to glass-Brown pour with a thin, light brown head. Malty aroma with hints of caramel and really slight hops. Medium body with a slight bitterness, malty sweet and a bit roasty.

3.5
jsquire (4538) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Deep amber color out of the bottle with a foamy beige head. Sweet caramel nose with some roasted grain notes. Brown sugar and some table sugar sweetness with some toasted white bread, burnt sugar and some dark pit fruit flavors. Nice roasted, almost smokey finish. This is very drinkable if a little sweet.

3.2
Ratman197 (15121) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of carmel, cocoa, toasted malt and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt, cocoa and light earthiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish. I had no idea what style this was when I rated it. I assumed it was a brown ale, nothing about it made me think Schwarzbier.


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