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Bohemian Black Lager - Spoetzl Brewery

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BA SCORE
79
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1,271 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,271
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.12%
Wants: 14
Gots: 90 | FT: 2
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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2.64/5  rDev -23.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

mklisz, Sep 17, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -34.6%

Pours a brownish-black hue with a huge head into my glass.

Odd, metallic note greets the nose. I don't detect much beyond that. Wait, there is a touch of roastiness.

Quickly turns into a weak mess with what I perceive to be caramel and dark fruit. It tastes more like a botched black-n-tan than anything.

Finishes flat at the back of the throat.

Not recommended. You can get much better examples elsewhere.

Brad007, Sep 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9%

coopdog1000, Sep 14, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev 0%

dithridge, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

Beardo, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.5%

holder1422, Sep 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

WKrieger, Sep 07, 2014
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3.24/5  rDev -5.8%

aprdck, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +16.3%

sharpski, Sep 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

A bit watery. A little too much carbonation for my likes.

I'd rather have a Guiness.

Tony_O, Sep 05, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +20.3%

12oz Brown bottle with twist-off cap. Possibly a "06 2014" bottled on date? Poured into a Stange glass.

Appearance: Pours a clear, Dark brown with 1 finger of head. This beer looks stunning in the sunlight with vibrant maroon tones at the bottom of the glass

Smell: Light toasted malts and slight floral note

Taste: The toasted malt note from the aroma comes up front with roast flavor building until the finish which is semi dry with some sweetness

Mouthfeel: Well carbonated with the finish preventing it from being too creamy

Overall: Its been a while since I last enjoyed this beer and it still is as enjoyable as I remember. This is a great beer when you want a dark beer with roasted notes without being too heavy. This is also a great alternative to those not wanting a nitro Guinness since it offers a similar dryness. As long as you don't go in expecting a full-bodied porter or stout, this is a great beer that I would love to pair with some oysters or smoked cheese.

Tuck_leepulin, Sep 03, 2014
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Bohemian Black Lager from Spoetzl Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 1,271 ratings.