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Black Thunder - Austin Beerworks

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BA SCORE
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147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 9
Gots: 16 | 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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obrike

Texas

3.81/5  rDev +2.1%

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.

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%

05-06-2014 23:16:05 | More by drewfromboulder
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Gbar


3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

05-01-2014 21:56:28 | More by Gbar
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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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n00blar

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

04-06-2014 15:29:09 | More by n00blar
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Kyleycoyote

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

04-03-2014 07:19:06 | More by Kyleycoyote
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popery

California

3.78/5  rDev +1.3%

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.

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

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-28-2014 16:32:09 | More by lazyfrodo
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KevinBrau

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-24-2014 11:34:49 | More by KevinBrau
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crob3888

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

03-16-2014 01:34:16 | More by crob3888
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-08-2014 14:23:17 | More by Karibourgeois
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

03-03-2014 20:01:18 | More by Kurmaraja
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Can_has_beer

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-03-2014 15:21:19 | More by Can_has_beer
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vmdominguez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

03-02-2014 22:44:35 | More by vmdominguez
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.2%

03-02-2014 04:49:43 | More by HeadyTheElder
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dwagner003

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-19-2014 03:10:32 | More by dwagner003
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Uanof

Texas

3.61/5  rDev -3.2%

A: dark opaque brown with a slighter brown around the edges, bubbly, creamy tan head that goes down to a thin layer over the beer.

S: big on roasted malts, hops, nuts, some coffee on the lighter side.

T: it's an extremely clean taste mostly compromised of equal parts roaste coffee and the bitterness of the hops. Bread like characteristics as well.

M: crisp, clean, light bodied, easy going, it's almost like drinking bitter coffee.

O: clean, easy drinking "dark" beer that would play well on a long day of drinking at the park on mid-october. Maybe too watered down for the style.

02-18-2014 10:24:37 | More by Uanof
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brandon911

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

02-18-2014 07:41:34 | More by brandon911
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jborgschulte

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

02-10-2014 02:57:21 | More by jborgschulte
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jtoledo04

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

01-11-2014 17:55:13 | More by jtoledo04
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attometer00

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

01-04-2014 22:04:52 | More by attometer00
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HumuloneRed

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

01-01-2014 22:40:43 | More by HumuloneRed
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +7.2%

12-28-2013 00:01:46 | More by rorjets
Black Thunder from Austin Beerworks
84 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.