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Squatters Black Forest Schwarzbier - Utah Brewers Cooperative

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BA SCORE
85
very good

25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 7.65%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This tasty dark German lager is brewed with Pilsner, Munich, Special B and black malt hopped with 100% German Noble hops. Squatters Schwarzbeir has smooth roast undertones and is lightly hopped, leaving us with a malty delicious lager.

(Beer added by: connecticutpoet on 06-29-2004)
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3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of supergman007
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of titty_mcbitty
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Cery dark in color. A tan head on this one.

Smells like roasty malts and nuts! Along with some spice.

This drinks like a mild stout. Very creamy and delicious. Chocolate, toast, char, and nuttiness.

Creamy and full mouth surprisingly. Not like a heavy stout or barleywine, though.

Overall a wonderful beer! Like a robust porter without all the extra alcohol.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of hoppy91
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Shua
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of BrandonLBC
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Color was really gorgeous dark brown/black with a thick, tan, head. It smelled of malt, malt, and more malt. Pretty much the same on taste, lots of malt with maybe a hint of sweetness (toffee?). It finishes with a nice roasty flavor. The Color makes you think that it might be fairly heavy in the mouth, but it does have that medium-light Black Lager feel. All in all it's a very nice beer that compares very favorably to other black lagers that I've had.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.85/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Zorro
3.44/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Wasatch
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown color, nice carbonation, nice one-finger off-white head, some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is malty, with some toffee notes. The taste is sweet, malty, with some toffee. Medium body, kinda crisp/smooth. Drinkable, not a bad brew.

Photo of Douglas88
4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the downtown brewpub in Salt Lake City, Utah. Pours a beautiful dark reddish brown hue with a huge light brown head. The aroma is full of roasted malts and some light fruit. The flavor was excellent; tons of malt here, roasted and full. A nice fruity flavor, sweet but not too sweet. Some light hops and a very nice full and creamy mouthfeel round it out. Just an excellent beer. I wish this was bottled so I could ship some out. Squatters kicks ass.

Photo of Braudog
4.05/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft pint at the brewpub. It’s schwarz alright! This is a beauty with a full, sticky head. Sweet malty aroma. Nice tight black malt flavors ... solid, solid malt with a nice little Teutonic hop bite to finish it off. Among the better Schwarz’s I’ve head in a while, think this would go toe-to-toe with Kostritzer. (#2791, 4/12/2007)

Photo of connecticutpoet
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one was a free sample at the brewery. It was a lovely dark brown color, but by the time I got it there was no head to speak of.

The aroma was of rich malt, and was quite sweet. Much more so than I would have expected for a schwarzbier, but it was pleasant.

The taste was of very strong, roasted chocolate malt. Very nice. I enjoyed this one.

Squatters Black Forest Schwarzbier from Utah Brewers Cooperative
85 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.