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Brewed by Vancouver Island Brewing
Style: Schwarzbier
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
All the taste of a perfectly balanced German Dark Lager, but made right here on the 48th parallel. Excellence knows no borders.

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3.5
simonblaine (576) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2015
Pours dark brown black, good head. Aroma of roasted malts, floral. Taste is roasted malty lager with loads of carbonation. I enjoyed.

3.4
RichardGretton (4770) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 16, 2012
[email protected] Head Pub, Victoria, Canada. Black beer with a strong head. The aroma has some hops, some smokiness but quite mild. The flavour is malty and roasted with a fair dry finish. Overall a reasonable mildly malty and roasted beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
vadie (1256) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2015
Noir avec un col moyen marron. L’arôme du malt torréfié et du chocolat. Assez du corps avec malt torréfié et chocolat, puis une finale legerment amer et très bien équilibré.

3.4
Fullpintofbeer (378) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2017
Tap @Butchard Gardens, Victoria, BC. Medium beige head, which quickly disappears. Very dark brown colour, clear. Aroma: roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. Bitter taste with dry/coffee aftertaste. Medium body, lively.

3.3
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 16, 2007
on tap @ Pacific Shore-pours a retaining creamy tan head and dark brown color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt, hint of dark fruit. Taste is dark malt-chocolate, secondary light hops bite, dark fruit. OK carbonation.

3.3
MarkQ (83) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 8, 2013
Above average beer... toasty flavor. I wish I had a mustache like the man on the label. Drunk from bottle and a decent price (under $2).

3.3
RumRunner101 (918) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 27, 2013
Dark brown pour. Aroma is roasted malts. Nothing too big or overpowering here, but decent flavours. Has nice lightly roasted flavours, nut, just enough hops for balance.

3.3
bth122 (1557) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2017
Draft at Whistler. Pours a dark brown color with generous head. Smooth roasted malts with some cocoa and caramal nutty background. Texture is on creamy side. Medium light body. It’s pretty good.

3.2
TipsyMcStager (1139) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 11, 2007
light malty aroma. Pours opaque black. Kind of like porter lite. Light body, roasted malts with slight bitter and sour finish.

3.2
pfriesen (113) - Richmond Hill, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 15, 2009
Pours Black with a tan head that quickly fades. Aroma is molasses and coffee, with a slight bit of anise. Mouth feel has a slight, smooth chocolate richness, with flavours of molasses, dried plum and mocha


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