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Michelstädter Rathausbräu Schwartzbier | Michelstädter Rathausbräu

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Brewed by:
Michelstädter Rathausbräu
Germany | website

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by rinhaak on 10-20-2011

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4.03/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Michelstädter Rathausbräu.

Pours a rich black that, when held up to a candle in the dim light, reveals that it's a very rich, dark red. A very nice head tops off this beer, and with excellent retention, it lingers throughout the glass.

The nose isn't overwhelming, but there are aromas of caramel, coffee, and - ever so faintly - smoke.

The taste is wonderful and exactly what I've been looking for in a schwartzbier. Lots of roasted malt flavor, I taste burnt coffee, campfire, and the faint flavor of dried fruit. Though by no means bitter, a surprisingly present hop profile.

Tremendously drinkable, this is an excellent example of the style. In many ways, this beer strikes me as an American interpretation of the style - which is odd, given there are nearly no American breweries brewing schwartzbiers. It sort of reminds me of a Porter brewed with lager yeast. Unique.

I can highly recommend the Michelstädter Rathausbräu any time you find yourself in Michelstadt.

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