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Hofbräu Steelers Schwarzbier - Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh

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Hofbräu Steelers Schwarzbier
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Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Summer

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(Beer added by: NittanyBeerFan on 08-23-2009)
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

04-29-2013 03:26:50 | More by wattoclone
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4.03/5  rDev -5%

Grabbed this on on tap during my "Beer Extravaganza" Weekend in Pittsburgh. Poured it into a half liter mug.

A: Clean and crisp black color. Crimson and amber hues around the edges and the bottom depending on how you hold it in the light. A full two to three inches of thick creamy frothy head sits perched on top, sinking back into the beer unevenly, leaving peaks and valleys in the foam.

S: Muted smell of roasted malts. There are some pale grains in there as well. Yeast strains overwhelm pretty much everything else that could be in there.

T: Good strong roasted malts are heavy up front. Sasz and other German hops add another layer to the flavor. German yeast strains spice up the beer nicely, and there is a caramel character in the finish.

M/D: Creamy and rich. So smooth that there is not even a tingle from the carbonation. Definitely a good session beer. I enjoyed everything about this from the texture to the flavor to the smell. A very balanced schwarzbier, with a great roasty flavor that is nicely complemented by the rest of the beer.

08-23-2009 03:12:26 | More by NittanyBeerFan
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-06-2013 18:55:29 | More by HollyHops
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

03-02-2012 06:58:43 | More by ChumleyX
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.9/5  rDev -8%

Draught @ Brewpub: This one pours a clear brown color with a large tan head. It left a fair amount of lacing. The aroma was good. Some chocolate and caramel malts to the nose. The taste was good. Chocolate, roasted malts, a hint of caramel malt sweetness. A nice brew and very easy to drink.

06-06-2010 10:52:10 | More by Boto
Hofbräu Steelers Schwarzbier from Hofbräuhaus Pittsburgh
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