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Schwartz Bier - Devils Backbone Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 10.55%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Devils Backbone Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: on 07-24-2009)
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Ngntjp

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-31-2014 19:58:10 | More by Ngntjp
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myboyB

West Virginia

3.68/5  rDev -2.9%

08-30-2014 02:03:00 | More by myboyB
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

08-30-2014 00:57:49 | More by jaswilson2
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delta490

Virginia

3.85/5  rDev +1.6%

Pours an almost black dark brown. Moderate light tan head melts away quickly. The aroma is dark caramel sweetness, a light roasted malt note and a little earthy hops. It's also very light. The taste is very similar with an interesting vanilla note in the middle. The body is lighter and there is a little carbonation on the finish.

08-23-2014 20:12:36 | More by delta490
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Bierleichen

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-20-2014 18:25:29 | More by Bierleichen
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cbyrd4088

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-15-2014 23:30:44 | More by cbyrd4088
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BSuter

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-13-2014 16:34:03 | More by BSuter
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bigbutter

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-13-2014 01:50:34 | More by bigbutter
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Beerasaurus

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-11-2014 23:04:14 | More by Beerasaurus
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Kyrojack

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-11-2014 18:35:11 | More by Kyrojack
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Leiermann

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

08-11-2014 13:22:57 | More by Leiermann
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bcoutu

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-09-2014 23:00:47 | More by bcoutu
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thereal_adam

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-07-2014 17:10:24 | More by thereal_adam
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Devil’s Backbone Schwartz Bier has a thin-to-medium, cream-colored head, a very dark brown (lighter around the edges) appearance, some visible stray bubbles, and moderate lacing left behind. The aroma is of toasted, dark bread crust, some cream, and general malt. Taste is of sweet malt, bread crust, and just a kiss of the hops. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Devil’s Backbone Schwartz Bier finishes semi-wet and highly drinkable.

RJT

08-03-2014 23:53:37 | More by RonaldTheriot
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williahd

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-02-2014 00:36:29 | More by williahd
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neenerzig

Ohio

3.94/5  rDev +4%

So, I am currently on vacation with my wife and her family in Virginia for a few days visiting her mother's family. Today we are at Busch Gardens for the day, as we are all fans of amusement parks in general and most of us are fans of roller coasters. So we are in the Deutschland area of the park for lunch and I see this beer here on tap. Never heard of this brewery before so I decided to take a chance. Serves to me in a plastic pint glass, this beer draws a very dark brown color that isn't letting in any light. Has a nice, slightly tan head that is about 1/2 of an inch when first poured, eventually setting to a thick ring lining the inside of the cup and a decent surface film coating of foam. Barely any lacing though. Aromas of roasted caramel Malts and not much else which is probably just the way this beer should smell. Flavored of dark, roasted caramel malts with perhaps a hint or chocolate and coffee that is rounded out with a slight touch of hops. Again not very complex, but spot on I think. Has a nice smooth, frothy, slightly creamy, somewhat crisp mouthfeel with light to moderate carbonation. Easy toto drink in the manner a tasty beer should be!

Eric

07-31-2014 17:58:59 | More by neenerzig
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joegard

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-31-2014 16:11:20 | More by joegard
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-27-2014 17:49:34 | More by JMUbrewz
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dunix

Vermont

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-22-2014 17:52:49 | More by dunix
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hypnotoad1

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-20-2014 00:18:07 | More by hypnotoad1
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-19-2014 19:17:23 | More by smithj4
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MattSharpless

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-17-2014 17:20:21 | More by MattSharpless
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eschuler

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-16-2014 00:50:42 | More by eschuler
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Rarrar


5/5  rDev +31.9%

07-01-2014 02:26:51 | More by Rarrar
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brocktune

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

06-29-2014 00:57:26 | More by brocktune
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Schwartz Bier from Devils Backbone Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 169 ratings.