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Black Thunder - Austin Beerworks

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BA SCORE
85
very good

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 12
Gots: 23 | 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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Ratings: 172 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Ford, Jul 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

drummermattie02, Jul 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

JamLand, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

grittybrews, Jun 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

JohnBender, Jun 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

carrollmel7, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of hooliganlife
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

pours cola black, chocolate head, dissipates quickly.

dark chocolate and roasted malts, light light citrus twist.

very roasty and chocolate through out. bitterness with a slight complimenting backbone. light citrus hops.

smooth with a mild carbonation, micro bubbles add body. light and easy.

pretty good, i like it.

hooliganlife, Jun 16, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

htdoerge, Jun 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Abe_Froman, Jun 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

tastymug, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

tubeyes, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

tjmodica, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Cvescalante, Apr 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

gtermi, Apr 06, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.4%

BGsWo22, Mar 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

vcoggins, Mar 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

mikool_451, Mar 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

JeffSuttonTX, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

coldriver, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

jheezee, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of brentk56
3.6/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Another impressive Austin Beerworks pour, with the clear chestnut colored liquid presenting several fingers of ecru foam; both the retention and the lacing were noticable

Smell: Brown bread and nutskins, with hints of powdered chocolate and coffee

Taste: Brown bread with a bit of acidity and nutskin bitterness developing; in the mid-palate, the powdered chocolate and coffee arrive; chalky and dry, in the finish

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: I am a bit disappointed in this beer, as the finish fails to hold the promise of the front end; not bad, but not something I would be inclined to re-visit

Thanks, Phoenix2443, for the opportunity

brentk56, Feb 09, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Fair shwartz. Big white head on black body. Aggressive carbonation. Significant acid. Drinkable beer, it grew on me.It was only an extra, thanks Steve in Austin for some fun. Some burning tummy. Good roast aroma.Some chocolate. Lots of Rough patches.

Sammy, Jan 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

ChaseTheAce, Jan 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

phishbone23, Jan 23, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

deep brown pour with a finger of tan head which dissipated slowly. smells of chocolate, roasted grains, nutty. the taste is much better than the smell. lots of dark roasted grains are present, dark chocolate, sweet malty profile with a roasty essence throughout.. really nice. medium body with moderate carbonation and a creamy feel.

a nice sweet yet dark schwarzbier. very good in the flavor department with a really nice mouthfeel.

facundoCNB, Jan 21, 2013
Black Thunder from Austin Beerworks
85 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.