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Ursus Black - Ursus S.A. (SAB) / Compania de Bere Romania

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29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.08%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ursus S.A. (SAB) / Compania de Bere Romania visit their website
Romania

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 03-28-2008)
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4.36/5  rDev +22.8%

beersquirrel1337, Aug 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

dsimanski, Oct 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Tasted in 2010

Appearance - deep black color with a light brown head.
Smell - Sweet licorice and slightly chocolaty
Taste - light chocolate with licorice flavor,
Drinkability - Greatly enjoyed this schwarzbier that goes down surprisingly easy.

Can't wait to have this beer again!

Preisman, Jun 28, 2010
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

drewface, Jan 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

k3ve, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

skywizzard, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

Darkhnum, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of thierrynantes
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%

Beer bottle (50cl), tasted in 2005.

Appearance : deep black color, with tan foam head.
Smell : Licorice and chocolate aromas, rosted malt.
Taste and mouthfeel : licorice and chocolate too, a little bitterness in the finish
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Schwarzbier.

thierrynantes, Mar 28, 2008
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Trent, Saturday at 04:29 PM
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

StarRaptor, Feb 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

leitmotif, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

jschitt, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

dcmchew, Nov 10, 2013
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3.66/5  rDev +3.1%

Stouty black with lumpy tan creamy head.
Tinny, acidic black malt nose with maybe a bit of ash.
Bit of coffee with sugar, some licorice sweets, metallic bite, and bit of marmite and some roast.
Tobacco leaf end and root beer barrel finish.
Med, round, lots of chewy residual sugars.

Maybe a bit too big and sweet but the roast takes a stab at balance. Again, hides the ABV like these other Romanians. Very much black, not brown.

Most like a Czech black lager.

StJamesGate, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of smakawhat
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%

Served in Sigishoara probably poured from a bottle.

Black opaque color with a cream colored somewhat solid head. Head manages to stay.

Smell of nut possibly chestnut but not much else, faint nose a bit weak.

Tastes like an average typical brown ale of sorts, not hoppy some malt perhaps on the palate, a bit too wet for my tastes in mouthfeel though. It is a pleasant taste, there is no excessive alcohol or anything unpleasant but some. It is very macro like tasting.

Easy drinking if that is your thing.

smakawhat, Nov 07, 2010
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3.53/5  rDev -0.6%

Almost black, ruby edges. Beige, creamy foam. Very beautiful.
Not too intense smell, but whit toasted malt and caramel well noticeable.
Same notes at the taste, stronger and more intense. Malt, caramel, toaste, liquorice, and a bit of bitterness.
The liquorice is longstanding in the mouth and aftertaste, not tiring, but rather giving the beer a good drinkability.
Overall, much more elegant and refined that expected.
Good surprise.

stcules, Feb 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Marius, Jun 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Ciocanelu, Jul 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

safaricook, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

phaedrusovchaos, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

nandika, Feb 08, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

arkanu, Jul 05, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

GeeZaa, Apr 04, 2014
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3.23/5  rDev -9%

Very dark color with hints of chocolate. Nose cellar, maturation of coffee with juice lightly safety. In the first mouth, we fix some coffee but the body in general, is far from being bitter and there is easily drinkable, with just a little bitterness in the finish notable. Lacks a bit of flavor but nice to drink.

ThaCreep, Aug 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

crosbyms, Aug 26, 2014
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Ursus Black from Ursus S.A. (SAB) / Compania de Bere Romania
81 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.