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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sustenance Black Beer, classically referred to as a Schwartz beer, is a dark American lager brewed in the spring. Soft and sweet on the palate, the roasted, dark caramel grains lend to satisfying drinking experience, while lager yeast creates a refreshing thirst-quenching sensation. This combination provides a rich, full-flavored, light bodied brew.

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3.5
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber beer, ok beige head. Chocolate and licorice aroma. Chocolate flavor, dry hoppy, fruity notes. Nicely balanced beer.

3.4
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle from Cask Pub & Kitchen and drunk at home. Black beer lasting beige head. It’s a toasty roasty chocolate type beer. It’s half decent, quite drinkable and I like it.

3.6
saxo (18301) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 12, 2012
Bottle from Skjold Burne. Nice head with good duration. Color is black. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, notes of smoke, caramel and hops.

3.6
chrisv10 (17427) - DENMARK - AUG 5, 2011
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Flaovur is roasted malts, chocolate, dry, bitter, hops and fruit.

3.4
yngwie (17053) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle. A dense, two-finger dark beige head forms over reddish dark brown body. Nice lacings. Roasted, almost burnt aroma with a spiced and hoppy touch. Some dark berries too. It’s a bit too carbonated I think, medium to full-bodied and quite smooth. Lightly acidic, with roasted malts, dried fruits and a pleasant bitterness. Lasting finish with raisin notes and a good bitterness that lasts, of both the hoppy and roasted kind. Certainly a nice one, maybe not the most true to style schwarzbier, but good. 120324

3.7
jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Bottle thanks to wnoble. Pours black with creamy tan mocha head. Nose is licorice, chocolate and breads. Mouth feel is bready. Taste is chocolate malts and licorice.

3.7
Dedollewaitor (16158) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2011
Bottle @ Vinens Verden, Odense. Pours black with a creamy head and lacings. Lovely roasted nose. A bit of fruit, roasted coffee, caramel, grains and ashes. Smooth and mellow. Very tasty!

3.8
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 15, 2011
Bottle at home. Black - offwhite head. Coffee. Sharpness. High malty. Oiley notes. Burned. Light dark chocolate. Light sweet notes. Licorice. Ryebread. Pleasant body and finish.

3.4
gunnfryd (14872) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 6, 2012
Bottle. Red dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, berries, coffee, malt. Flavour is roasted malt, berries, grain, coffee, malt, caramel, hop. Medium to full body. Nice beer.

3.4
djd07 (14496) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle thanks to Brian. Pours a cloudy brown with no head. The aroma is roast and caramel. Thin mouth with strong caramel and light roast. Good.


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