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Winter Rental Black Lager - East Coast Beer Company

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Winter Rental Black Lager
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56 Ratings
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Ratings: 56
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
East Coast Beer Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jtierney89 on 10-26-2011)
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andrewt960

New Jersey

4.9/5  rDev +38%

Enjoyed this at the windward tavern... Poured a dark rich mahogany color, and had a 2 finger cream colored head.
Smelled of some sweet malty notes, roasted grains and coffee I n the background. Tasted much like it smelled and it was quite enjoyable! Would drink this again and considering its so local, gotta love it!!!

12-15-2013 03:12:22 | More by andrewt960
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Jeremy_Zim

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

01-03-2014 03:21:17 | More by Jeremy_Zim
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creeker2258

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

01-16-2012 01:14:40 | More by creeker2258
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mkarmilowicz


4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

01-23-2013 02:34:23 | More by mkarmilowicz
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JAB1978


4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-11-2014 13:20:40 | More by JAB1978
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schmidlove

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

11-16-2011 03:43:26 | More by schmidlove
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1p5v

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-08-2012 03:53:04 | More by 1p5v
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Gww1864

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-13-2012 01:13:18 | More by Gww1864
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-09-2012 05:08:20 | More by iL0VEbeer
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Wedcat

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-24-2013 18:45:09 | More by Wedcat
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Roose13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

10-02-2012 19:23:20 | More by Roose13
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GFD400

New York

4/5  rDev +12.7%

12-16-2012 21:15:47 | More by GFD400
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skriv

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-08-2013 00:20:56 | More by skriv
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benetoh

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +9.9%

A friend of mine who lives in Point Pleasant gave me two bottles of this to try.

Appearance: Dark brown, almost black.

Smell: Slightly roasty, a little bit of chocolate. Not much hops.

Taste: Similar to the taste. The hops aren't noticeable but the overall flavor of the beer is mild as a schwarzbier should be.

Mouthfeel: Relatively lLight in body; not Coors-light light, more like Yeungling.

Overall: A decent session beer, nice to have on a cool fall night. As long as you don't grab a bottle of this expecting to get blown away, you will not be dissapointed. Consider this a decent alternative for someone who drinks Newcastle, but wants something a little more mild.

11-17-2011 15:41:15 | More by benetoh
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JohnFatAss

New Jersey

3.8/5  rDev +7%

Winter Rental Black Lager is a dark brown beer when poured into a glass. Hold it up to the light and it becomes a clear dark copper color.

It has a tan head. and left some lacing on the glass.

This is a medium bodied beer. On the light side for a dark beer.

Well carbonated with a nice mouthfeel.

It drinks easy like a like a lager should.

This is a mild beer. It has a mild roasted malt aroma. The flavor is mild too. Roasted malts with only a slight bitterness.

Overall, Winter Rental is an enjoyable beer.

01-24-2012 02:43:20 | More by JohnFatAss
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richbrew

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-13-2012 19:49:17 | More by richbrew
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12-22-2012 05:27:54 | More by WDJersey
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

01-30-2014 00:30:37 | More by BeerForMuscle
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jnardone235

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-03-2012 04:23:17 | More by jnardone235
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +5.1%

Picked up a single from the Wegman's in Allentown. It pours a dark brown with a tall off-white head. The body is thicker and creamy, like an oatmeal stout. There's a little roast in the aroma and flavor, a hit of dark fruit, and a mild dry cocoa flavor in the finish. There's a bitter bite in the finish a la Irish stout for a pleasant finish. The mid-flavor is a little bland, the flavors aren't popping, but it's still a tasty beer worth checking out.

12-03-2011 23:10:29 | More by tempest
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +2.8%

Pours a very dark brown with about a half inch of tan head that retains somewhat well. Smells of caramel and dark malts with subtle scents of licorice and chocolate. Medium bodied with with a good amount of carbonation and finishes with a slight warming sensation as you swallow (perfect for a cold winter night at your lonely winter rental in pt pleasant)

Taste wise this beer does very well for a winter session brew. Lots of caramel, chocolate and dark malts followed by a mild hop presence to balance things out giving you a superbly clean finish!

Like I said before, an awesome winter session beer!

10-26-2011 23:37:22 | More by jtierney89
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micromaniac129

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +2.5%

THis schwarzbier has a nice looking color of rusty auburn copper.
The head formed was thin and small but dense and lingering. Well attenuated.
There is a slight roasted aroma on the nose. Also some sherry like or sour notes too.
In the back I pull out molasses and anise.
The taste is pretty dry and with a sour or sherry taste to accompany the maltiness. Very light hints of roast gives the beer some add depth.
I tried looking for thier summer rental this year, I'm glad to get the winter rental.

11-28-2013 16:23:49 | More by micromaniac129
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

3.56/5  rDev +0.3%

12oz bottle in a nonic pint glass.

A- Mahogany, black cherry color. Off-white head, 1/2-finger, tapers to a film and leaves some decent lacing.

S- Rich roasted malts and dark chocolate. Touches of caramel, sweetness, and alcohol. Very clean.

T- Dark roasted malts, bitter chocolate. Some dark fruit on the finish.

M-Tingly with medium body. Drinkable and smooth. No hops.

O- Not bad. A few more IBUs might cut the sweets.

10-04-2013 20:57:49 | More by NiceTaps
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev 0%

Picked this up from the House of 1,000 beers for a dollar. I new it was old but was intrigued when I found out it was a Schwarzbier.

A - I really didn't get too much head but it has a nice cocoa color with a deep amber hue almost pitch black looking beer.

S - A touch grainy but I do get the standard chocolate and mild roasts associated with the style.

T - Well crap for a dollar and being old it was rather good. Roast is minimal and chocolate/malts were well balanced. The grains did clash a bit the the hops making for a mildly bittering finish but overall not bad.

M - Light to medium quite easy to drink.

Overall I might have to see if I can get this again. Possibly fresh next winter release. Not a bad beer overall.

07-06-2012 05:14:31 | More by DrDemento456
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Winter Rental Black Lager from East Coast Beer Company
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