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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark ale crafted in the spirit of a German Schwarzbier, or "black beer." A blend of German Munich malt, Vienna malt and "huskless" roasted malts give this beer a subtle toastiness without creating a more harsh roasted character.

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3.3
SpringsLicker (3682) - Tennessee, USA - APR 8, 2017
Bottle.
Clear dark garnet with a tall, tan head.
Nutty, roast malt aroma.
Lightly sweet roast malts. A hint of soy.

3.5
wombat23 (1832) - Texas, USA - APR 26, 2016
Draft at the source. Pours a clear amber/mahogany with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt, and chocolate with light coffee notes. Nice.

3
Suttree (6521) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - APR 25, 2016
Dark reddish brown, dense beige foam. Smells like pumpernickel bread, plus some raisin and caraway seed. Taste is lightly sweet and toasty, more pumpernickel and a dry, woody finish.

3.4
Itzjerm (3134) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 24, 2016
No nose (But it is a lager). Nice lasting head. Malty dark thin fading head. Flavor wise this is a nice beer with no off flavors.
Earlier Rating: 9/22/2013 Total Score: 3.1
Dark Yeasty taste. dominated by the lagger yeast used. An overall okay beer, but nothing very great... but It is a schwartzbier.

3.4
nearbeer (5636) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Pint on tap. Unclouded ebony with a spot and ring of bubbles. Nose is dark bread, dry cocoa and lightly tart berry. Tastes of berry, graham cracker, and coffee with some semi-sweet chocolate and marshmallow on the finish. Near-medium body has medium carbonation and a good balance.

3.4
dmctaster (98) - Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2016
Black and tan head. Aroma is malts, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is roasted barley and slight chocolate.

3.6
tnkw01 (1833) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Deep, deep brown, almost black. Nice medium sized head. Aroma was burnt toast and dark roasted gains. Taste was dark roasted grains with hints of deep roasted nuts and toast.

3.4
edgallow (4560) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Draft sampler pours brown with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, dried fruit and some floral notes. Taste is coffee, chocolate and fruit,

3.4
Aggiebob (1322) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - APR 26, 2015
Draft. Dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma was roasted malt with a coffee and toffee flavor.

3.2
blutt59 (6585) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 8, 2015
On tap, dark brown pour with some tan foam, aroma of roast malt and caramel, sweet, flavor is roast, caramel,toffee, dark fruit, lighter bodied, good finish


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