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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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javlin624

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

12-17-2013 01:23:36 | More by javlin624
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greenspointexas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

12-14-2013 16:42:15 | More by greenspointexas
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cbutova

Massachusetts

3.88/5  rDev +4%

Another can thanks to my cousin sonnysideup.

A- Poured from the can to a glass for the review with a black body with just a tiny bit of dark brown around the edges where light pierces through. Foamy light tan head forms to about a finger and falls fairly quickly to a bubbly ring. Lacing is spotty.

S- Aroma mostly comprised of a good variety of malty notes. This ranges from sweet caramel to toasted nuts and some roasty coffee but not dark roast like a stout. No yeast and just a hint of hops.

T- As I may have expected the malts carry over from the nose and make up most of the flavor. The yeast is incredibly clean and responsible only for slight breadiness and a tiny hint of fruits. Rich grainy flavors of cracked cereal grains, toasted bread, caramel and smooth roasted coffee. Tiny bit of nobles hops round it all out.

MF- Light bodied with a high end carbonation like a Hefeweizen almost. A decent creamy texture leads to the beer finishing with some roast and hop bitterness lingering on the palate.

Covers a nice range of malty flavors starting at cracked pale grains and ending at a freshly roasted pot of coffee. A dark beer by color but drinks as refreshingly as any brew.

12-05-2013 02:58:08 | More by cbutova
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +7.2%

11-24-2013 21:29:50 | More by EgadBananas
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DrewLikesBeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

11-22-2013 22:57:56 | More by DrewLikesBeer
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

11-19-2013 03:29:47 | More by Sir_Goatman
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zonker17

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

11-02-2013 02:31:54 | More by zonker17
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StevenLaValley

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-31-2013 04:23:06 | More by StevenLaValley
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Canti4341

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

10-29-2013 00:05:51 | More by Canti4341
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hoober27

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

10-20-2013 18:57:48 | More by hoober27
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

10-20-2013 17:51:16 | More by iL0VEbeer
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anvilx

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-19-2013 04:34:10 | More by anvilx
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Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev +7.2%

10-14-2013 01:10:14 | More by Tiernan
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TomTown

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-25-2013 18:05:48 | More by TomTown
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-24-2013 18:58:58 | More by Jame515
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Dicers

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-16-2013 01:57:56 | More by Dicers
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mcdsports

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

09-15-2013 02:10:04 | More by mcdsports
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thugherman

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-08-2013 22:41:56 | More by thugherman
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E_Cox

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

09-04-2013 18:17:53 | More by E_Cox
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cam12

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-29-2013 03:36:51 | More by cam12
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

08-17-2013 08:23:42 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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Dimitri

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-30-2013 21:30:38 | More by Dimitri
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Sark

Montana

3.83/5  rDev +2.7%

Appearance- pleasant finger and a half of aromatic pebbled beige head, medium toast brown with a bit of transparency

Smell- toasted caramel malts and a touch of earthy hop, toffee and light coffee

Taste- malt sweetness comes in the form of a toasted breadiness and there's a presence of caramel and coffee, the balance of hop crisp comes on the later half and rear of the palate

Mouthfeel- super smooth, full bodied, carbonation on the back of the tongue

Overall- the malt prominence deserves worthy praise and is well balanced, not too big, not too light, good for a few

07-21-2013 03:48:49 | More by Sark
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GibbonsTheBeerGuy

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

07-20-2013 21:31:44 | More by GibbonsTheBeerGuy
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2013 17:04:08 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
Black Thunder from Austin Beerworks
84 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.