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Bohemian Black Lager - Spoetzl Brewery

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1,131 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,131
Reviews: 481
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.83%
Wants: 9
Gots: 52 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spoetzl Brewery visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 09-02-2006)
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jik18

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-19-2013 03:48:12 | More by jik18
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Ford

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

01-18-2013 02:43:55 | More by Ford
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TCMike

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +26.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a glass it produced a 1 finger, creamy head. The beer color is a very dark brown.

The aroma was of roasted malts, and bread.

The taste was similar but with a hint of chocolate, lager yeast taste, and a slight hop bitterness on the end, ( which quickly faded). Medium mouth-feel, a low-medium carbonation.

This is a very good, and easy drinking beer. Got as part of the family pack. I need to find a store that sells it in it's own packaging, because I want more.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 22:28:11 | More by TCMike
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into pint glass.

A- Very dark brown, almost black. Had 2 finger head that went away quick. Left some lacing on the glass
S- roasty malts, cocoa, hint of coffee and caramel
T-roasted malts with a hint of chocolate.. then some dark malts and a coffee bitterness
M- a little thin body. high carbonation
O- Was better then I thought it would be. Would buy again if I saw a six pack by itself and not part of the SHINER family reunion variety pack. Didn't care for half the beers in there.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 18:41:08 | More by Damian74Shensky
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John1985

Tennessee

3.3/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured black with little head. Mild aroma, flavor is all upfront with some black patent malt flavor that eased in the middle to no aftertaste on the end. Mildly interesting for a near craft beer. Inoffensive and easy to drink. Not sure I would want more then one but would be a good choice if only BMC was available.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 04:56:47 | More by John1985
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Scott_at_Beer_Frog


3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-15-2013 21:19:30 | More by Scott_at_Beer_Frog
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-14-2013 03:18:03 | More by cosmonick
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harrylee773

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

01-13-2013 23:35:05 | More by harrylee773
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ChaosKittyXJ9

Texas

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-13-2013 05:23:49 | More by ChaosKittyXJ9
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whendeathsleeps

Indiana

3/5  rDev -12.8%

01-12-2013 23:55:51 | More by whendeathsleeps
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Stephenboyter

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +9%

01-09-2013 19:29:26 | More by Stephenboyter
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Anthogonist


4.5/5  rDev +30.8%

01-09-2013 04:08:58 | More by Anthogonist
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-07-2013 04:37:36 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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TOP

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

01-06-2013 22:08:40 | More by TOP
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mckenderson

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

01-06-2013 16:27:06 | More by mckenderson
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jjauga

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

01-03-2013 03:28:51 | More by jjauga
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vato315


3/5  rDev -12.8%

12-31-2012 01:07:30 | More by vato315
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

12-29-2012 00:29:03 | More by StArnoldFan
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oliviabitting


4.75/5  rDev +38.1%

12-28-2012 11:35:21 | More by oliviabitting
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jmathis

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

12-27-2012 22:42:20 | More by jmathis
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.48/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nice looking, good light brown head and lace, nearly black, slightly auburn brown clear color.

Aroma is light but slightly roasty, with a little cocoa and burnt malts.

The burnt malts are more prevalent in the flavor, along with a nice roasty component, a little cocoa and coffee.

Could be a little thicker, body is light and a bit watery, but carbonation is ample.

Overall it's a pretty decent beer. While spoetzl hasn't produced any world class beers that I've tried, their beers aren't bad, and aren't too expensive. Plus it's locally produced here.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 17:20:50 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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tswater

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

12-26-2012 16:35:52 | More by tswater
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EvanWilliams

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

12-23-2012 05:13:04 | More by EvanWilliams
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Jamiee

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

12-22-2012 14:07:32 | More by Jamiee
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ymz

California

4/5  rDev +16.3%

12-22-2012 05:01:45 | More by ymz
Bohemian Black Lager from Spoetzl Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,131 ratings.