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Bohemian Black Lager - Spoetzl Brewery

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Ratings: 1,212
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 12
Gots: 67 | 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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2.76/5  rDev -19.8%

From a 12 oz bottle into a pilsner glass.

Appearance- Pours with a decent off-white head, body is black with a bit of ruby showing.

Aroma- Slight roasty malts, that's about it.

Flavor- Coffee, light bread, slight bitterness. A ~woody component. Maybe licorice. Short finish.

Mouthfeel- Watery, moderate carbonation.

I've only had two schwarzbier, and this is my least favorite of the two.

babayaga, Jan 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

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4.35/5  rDev +26.5%

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.

TCMike, Jan 16, 2013
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3.53/5  rDev +2.6%

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.

Damian74Shensky, Jan 16, 2013
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3.3/5  rDev -4.1%

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.

John1985, Jan 16, 2013
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Bohemian Black Lager from Spoetzl Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 1,212 ratings.