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Das Schwarze - Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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BA SCORE
85
very good

70 Ratings
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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 02-28-2005)
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Photo of brandonld23
4/5  rDev +7%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of OtherShoe2
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark brown with a tan foam head. No lace.

Some nice malt aromas, a little cocoa and nuts, a touch of molasses. Not a strong aroma though.

Nice roasted malt, with a little cocoa, no charred or burnt notes. Molasses essence, meaning flavor but not sweet, and maybe some nuts. Mildly bitter. Long pleasant roasted malt finish. A slight sour note in there somewhere. It all works.

A little acidic, mildly carbonated.

Nice version of the style. Drinkable and multi-layered. A very soft beer. Smooth. Worth trying.

OtherShoe2, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of stampfler07
4/5  rDev +7%

stampfler07, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Celebrator pokal. Pours a dark chestnut amber with a one finger light tan head that dissipated fairly quickly to a ring around the glass with wispy lacing. Aroma of sweet toasted malt, molasses, light nuts and a hint of hops. Flavor follows with toasted malt, a slight nuttiness, rye bread, finishes slightly dry with light grassy hops, faintly metallic. Light bodied with nice carbonation. The flavor is subdued, but very nicely balanced. Flavors are good enough that they make me want a slightly more intense version. Still nice schwarzbier that popped up in our market and is apparently a one time only arrival. I'll have it again if it shows up.

LiquidAmber, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of Ingjald
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Ingjald, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Dark chestnut; good head, but minimal lacing on the glass

Aroma: Malty; sweet; slightly hoppy with good continental hops

Taste: Juicy malt on start; hoppy finish; a little watery

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of webmanspidey
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle while in the Stuttgart area. This is a nice dark brownish black color. Smells are predominantly caramel and graham cracker. Tastes are light and sweet with more caramel and graham cracker and maybe some marshmallow. Very light bodied and light alcohol. Easy to drink and tasty.

webmanspidey, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of Purp1eOne
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Purp1eOne, May 29, 2013
Photo of mjtierney2
3/5  rDev -19.8%

mjtierney2, May 25, 2013
Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +7%

Ciocanelu, May 24, 2013
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3/5  rDev -19.8%

westcoastbeerlvr, May 23, 2013
Photo of tootsMcGee
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

tootsMcGee, May 13, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.44/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear but very dark red in color (black when viewed from afar) and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass and a thick collar around the edge.
S: Light aromas of dark malts are present in the nose along with some faint hints of chocolate and bitterness.
T: The taste has faint bits of sweetness with flavors of dark malts and hints
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied, clean and a little watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink but the taste lacks complexity.

metter98, Apr 02, 2013
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

DrunkinYogi, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of BlackHaddock
3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Flip-top half-litre bottle from a local Aldi store: best before 22 June 2013, poured into a Wolnzacher Brauhaus tall glass tankard on 8 Dec 2012 (@ home).

Looked great: huge tan coloured head of foam sat on top of a deep, dark ruby red body. The brew was clear and clean when held up to a good light source.

The aroma given off was minimal: some German rye bread and maltiness with a touch of grain in the background.

Taste wise it came to life a little: malty, semi-sweet and lively in the mouth feel. I've struggled with this style before: having trouble finding any strong flavours and any depth, this was better than most. Far from robust and flavoursome it did however have something about it. There are chocolate and coffee notes in the taste and it does feel a little richer than most German Black Lagers I've encounted. Considering the price (less than two pounds): this was a good deal.

BlackHaddock, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of JHendu
5/5  rDev +33.7%

JHendu, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of whatsgoody
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

whatsgoody, Nov 24, 2012
Photo of brinch
4/5  rDev +7%

brinch, Oct 21, 2012
Photo of ckollias
3.05/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Enjoyed this flop top bottle out of a pint glass.

A: Pours a Dark black hue with a thick light brown 2-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves a wispy lace.

S: Slightly malt aroma – not a huge aroma here.

T: Smooth slightly roasted malt flavor with hints of licorce. Not a huge flavor here either.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: I’ve had a couple of Schwarzbiers and they all seem to have this same bland yet smooth flavor and aromas. It’s not a bad beer but nothing in it really stands out.

ckollias, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of jandadeboer
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

jandadeboer, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of shakerus
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

shakerus, Aug 09, 2012
Photo of breedsimpsonville
5/5  rDev +33.7%

breedsimpsonville, Jun 13, 2012
Photo of adamcthomp
4/5  rDev +7%

adamcthomp, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of Loogs
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Loogs, Mar 20, 2012
Das Schwarze from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
85 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.