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Das Kleine Schwarz Einhorn - 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 6
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 01-17-2012

Ever seen a unicorn? How about a baby German one that's not white, but black? Well now is your chance to let one merrily prance across your pallet. This black German-style session lager is refreshing, crisp and mystically intriguing with its maltiness.

23 IBU
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Ratings: 111 | Reviews: 16
Reviews by tykees88:
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4.29/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this German raven on tap at the brewpub. Served in a stein with a 2 finger fluffy white/off white foam. Color is licorice black. Smells of a Munich malt and a bit of roast chocolate. Taste is very crisp, not overly sweet. A very nice malty body with a crisp lager finish. A very solid offering. Don't get hung up on IPA or big stouts from this group. They make outstanding beers in lesser sought after styles.

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On draft at the brewpub. This arrived a very, very dark brown with a one finger soapy head. The aroma consists of smooth and mellow malt sweetness with an ever so slight roast and a touch of minty spice. The flavors are of light chocolate, grains, light roast, and cream. It is exceptionally smooth and sessionable. I really like it. It's definitely a beer you could drink for awhile. Excellent schwarzbier.

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Das Kleine Schwarz Einhorn from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 111 ratings.