Brewed by FEMSA Cerveja Brasil
Style: Schwarzbier
Jacareí (SP), Brazil


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RATINGS: 1395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
Xingu is a line of exotic beers dedicated to bring awareness to the Amazon Rainforest. Xingu Black Beer is very smooth and drinkable and is a two time winner of the Beverage Taste Institute of Chicago’s Gold Medal as the best dark lager in the world.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
richboy (8) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 9, 2005
Bottle- rich aroma, grapey like welches. smooth clean flavor, fruity, not really all that roasty . dry finish, mild bitterness in finish, well carbonated. black in color but ruby and clear when held to light. Nice tan well retinted head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Wiredup (3) - - JAN 14, 2017 does not count
Dark smooth with a sweet non bitter flavor. Clean finish. Sweeter than Guinness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CObiased (402) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - JAN 4, 2017
12 oz bottle - first drank in 1995. The appearance is a jet black pour with a thin tan head. The aroma is molasses, prune, cola and a hint of licorice. Sweet molasses flavor coupled with ripe pit fruit, prune and all malt. Kinda like one every couple years.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cokemonkey11 (665) - - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle. Pours black with a thin brown head subsiding quick. Scent is medium dense toasted malt and notes of caramel. Taste is sort of Belgian ale? Dense properties of caramel. A little skunky and a little flavor of lime. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozzy70 (925) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 9, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma was sweet malts, some roasted malt. Taste was sweet, malts, caramels, molasses.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DWestrick (692) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 4, 2016
bottle. pretty sure this was my first So. American beer. Actually really enjoyed it. I expected a boring, mass produced Corona type beer, but this it was not. good beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerdedDave (1455) - Beckley, USA - NOV 22, 2016
black color; chocolaty, roasted malt aroma; roasted malt with chocolate notes; a bit of a medicinal quality

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
foyle (412) - Wyoming, USA - NOV 18, 2016
Served from 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Pours a 1" tan head that falls slowly with mild lacing. Color is black with a reddish tint. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and toffee along with earthy hops. Medium mouthfeel with a mostly dry finish. Flavors of dark roasted malt, hints of coffee, chocolate, toffee. A lingering hop bitterness in the finish. Overall quite a pleasant and easy drinking brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PanMarek (336) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2016
Pours dark and opaque with beige foam. Smells of toasted malt and maybe some coffee and cocoa. The taste brings these out but with a thin body and light fizz. The finish is moderately dry. A good dark beer for a warm day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tfontana (836) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from Whole Foods, Lynnfield MA. Appearance is dark brown with mahogany, effervescent sparkle, and 1/2-finger width creamy head with nice retention and nice soapy lacing. Aroma is lightly roasted malt with dark fruit, noble hops, and hint of chocolate. Taste is as aroma. Palate is medium bodied with thin, creamy texture, soft carbonation and crisp, dry texture. Overall, this is a pretty decent Schwarzbier. Not sure why rated so low.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryanscourt (1381) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Like dark layers and there is plenty of good chocolate roasted notes. Not my favorite though.

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