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Black Thunder - Austin Beerworks

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BA SCORE
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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.8%
Wants: 8
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 10-25-2011)
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asparkoflife

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-09-2014 01:55:33 | More by asparkoflife
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ChuckHardslab

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-04-2014 06:08:33 | More by ChuckHardslab
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novangelus

Virginia

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-30-2014 01:30:11 | More by novangelus
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Oregon

3/5  rDev -19.6%

06-25-2014 21:30:47 | More by sharpski
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

06-25-2014 17:33:57 | More by mvdhype
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Getalegup

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-20-2014 05:09:51 | More by Getalegup
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texsmitty

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

06-20-2014 01:46:39 | More by texsmitty
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

06-02-2014 18:39:42 | More by kvgomps
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montydesi

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

06-02-2014 02:45:08 | More by montydesi
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Nightwish1094

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

05-30-2014 09:55:45 | More by Nightwish1094
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mgr78704

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-29-2014 19:42:20 | More by mgr78704
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jlower


3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

05-24-2014 21:30:50 | More by jlower
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July2Nov

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-21-2014 01:37:53 | More by July2Nov
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obrike

Texas

3.81/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A locally brewed "schwarz"...why the hell not?

This one pours a dark brown with a bit of ruby red if you hold it up to the light. A half inch light brown head rises, then slowly dissipates, leaving some streaky lace.

Getting some decent nutty roasted malts on the scent. I like. Smells fresh and clean.

The roasted malts certainly are evident in the taste. Maybe even a bit of bitter coffee...but very little. Just a super easy drinking, low abv beer that would be a great choice to offer folks in Texas a "light" dark beer. Hell, I'd call this one a good hot Texas summer beer.

Nice job with this one Austin Beerworks! Offering up a good, drinkable, unique style brew is always a welcome choice.

Serving type: can

05-20-2014 01:00:17 | More by obrike
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Dewsby

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-18-2014 23:19:08 | More by Dewsby
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drewfromboulder

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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ptickle

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-27-2014 01:15:33 | More by ptickle
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cgrunin

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-15-2014 23:14:05 | More by cgrunin
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Maryland

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Texas

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popery

California

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark brown, looks nearly black without direct light but it's quite brown when lit. The head is medium-sized and tan in color. Good retention. Lots of bubbles sticking around, coating the top of the beer. Cleanly malty aroma. Nutty with caramel depth. Very light coffee roast. It's a nice, round malt sweetness. Taste is mild and nutty, again. There's some malt sweetness. Caramel in the finish. Solid grain flavors. Mouthfeel is pretty normal. Relatively light, medium carbonation. Good beer.

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 05:38:44 | More by popery
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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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Iowa

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California

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Black Thunder from Austin Beerworks
84 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.