Bill Becker (1774) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 25, 2016
Brewed in Canada. 650 ml can.
A very dark brown..reddish highlights pour. Nice head of tannish foam.
Smells of roasted malt, grain and some hops?
Light roasted malt flavour, dark chocolate, which I would suggest brings the bitter notes to the table. There are some sweet chocolate/caramel tastes as well.
Decent body with adequate carbonation.
Not bad. tmoreau (4631) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2016
22 oz. can poured to a pokal glass at Lunar Brewing Co. displaying a black/brown hue, with a frothy layer of tan foam, and dots & dashes of lacing. The nose was both roasted & toasted malt, subtle lager scent, a touch of woodiness, and light hints of prune & dark caramel. A little less than medium bodied, and somewhat dry, with fizzy effervescence that seemed to tone down midway through, after which the texture thinned a bit. Fairly solid, with decent drinkability. Resurrected as a U.S & Canadian product. degbert (1776) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Can (sample from local rep). This is not retired -- or if it is, it’s coming back as a zombie to eat your beer brains. Pours a medium brown-black with a shallow, fine-grained, light brown head. Nose is light coffee, chocolate, smoke, molasses, and rye bread. On the tongue, it’s smoked chocolate and rye bread, with a little coffee bitterness; it’s a very well-behaved and demure schwarzbier, with nothing to offend anyone. Finish is clean. It’s not a standout, but it’s also not bad at all. With Kuronama Dark going away, we have to take what we can get. Syfher (494) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle of 33cl, in a Lager glass; from the fridge.
Hum... nor good nor bad. But still a pils, still light, still no taste. One day Japan, you will learn how to brew great beers. slowrunner77 (12804) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 15, 2014
"like a slightly sweeter, thinner porter. overall it was neat to try, but not something i’ll go back for. not a ton of hops, or body, but what’s there is good enough.
mnurda (1298) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
Canned sampler jjs in Mississauga. Much better than I expected. Would have this again rmussman (1701) - California, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Sampled in the big metal can. Pours nice and dark black. Calls itself a stout but agree on the schwarzbier status. It drinks pretty nice. The malts leave a bit to desire but its alight. rodenbach99 (4678) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 10, 2010
Canette de 500ml. Bière noire avec une belle mousse épaisse, nez frais, bouche tout en douceur, très bonne lager noire. (bu il y a 2 ans) 6/10 rcasta (874) - EL SALVADOR - SEP 1, 2008
12 oz bottle, pour dark red/brown forming a beige in color foamy head. Aroma of hops, malts and coffee. Flavour was fairly balance, a little more carbonated than I was expecting. Easy drinking with a somewhat bitter ending. Not bad, but not exactly exciting either. CelticBrew (912) - The Crystal Coast, North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2008
12 oz bottle, pour dark red/brown forming a beige in color foamy head. Aroma of hops, malts and coffee. Flavour was fairly balance, a little more carbonated than I was expecting. Easy drinking with a somewhat bitter ending. Not bad, but not exactly exciting either.