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Xingu Black Beer - Cervejaria Sul Brasileira

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1,045 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,045
Reviews: 544
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 16.38%
Wants: 13
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cervejaria Sul Brasileira visit their website
Brazil

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 08-20-2001)
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bobhits

Kentucky

3.45/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Well black beer pours black, mind you when held to light some red hues break though so this isn’t the deepest or darkest. There’s a thin head that forms, but in the time to type this it is all but gone.

Chocolate and caramel malt turning to a nice vanilla cream finish. Really nice malty finish here, no hops to be noticed.

Rich dark malts and fruity finishes of hops. Chocolate, caramel, malts are balanced well with a good hop finish, but there seems to be an aged or light amount of them that balances things nicely.

Really easy to drink, a touch under carbonated but the alcohol is non existent.

I’ve always associated the darker malts with sipping high abv beers, but this one like Sam Adams Black Lager shows that the darker flavors can work perfectly in a lower abv beer. I have to say this is good stuff. I’m not sure when I’d seek out a black ale that drinks this well but if dark chocolate and caramel malt with some fruity hops to finish it is what you want but the high abv and a Russian imperial is too much, cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2011 00:29:27 | More by bobhits
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barczar

Kentucky

3.49/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Opaque deep brown, garnet highlights, with a frothy cappuccino head that lingers as a ring.

Nutty, lightly caramelized and toasted malt aroma, with a taste that's sweeter than expected. More caramel than nuts, and minimal roast. There's a slight metallic note. Carbonation is higher than I'd prefer, and it lacks roast for the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-10-2014 22:51:59 | More by barczar
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-09-2014 02:50:59 | More by KAF
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TX-Badger

Texas

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-09-2014 01:34:36 | More by TX-Badger
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-07-2014 01:50:30 | More by SkinniePost
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-05-2014 20:15:09 | More by Buck_Jones
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-04-2014 18:57:03 | More by Lehighace06
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jasonPsager

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-01-2014 23:08:29 | More by jasonPsager
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ThaHealer

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-28-2014 22:42:17 | More by ThaHealer
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frosted33

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-28-2014 15:50:33 | More by frosted33
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TequilaTom

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-26-2014 00:11:29 | More by TequilaTom
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-25-2014 21:09:14 | More by huntermop
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samtrillo

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-25-2014 01:07:37 | More by samtrillo
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CTague

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-24-2014 22:58:50 | More by CTague
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Elguero1

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-23-2014 04:41:08 | More by Elguero1
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Phelps

Arizona

3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Tap, shaker.

Black from afar, but a hold to the light reveals clearer ruby at the edges. A head the color and consistency of latte foam.

Figgy. Up front, it's all fruit. Bitter and raisiny, like reduced wine. Earthy hop character, a touch of cocoa powder and toasted wheat bread. Very balanced in the finish, with just a touch of raisiny tang on the sides of the tongue. Clean and light. Brown sugar finish. Reminds of a Belgian Dubbel, almost.

Soft body, cotton balls, light. Moderate, prickly carbonation. Clears the palate after each sip, a street sweeper washing it away. Very easy to drink.

Not incredibly complex, but very drinkable. Would be good at a soccer match on a hot Brazilian day.

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2014 15:28:50 | More by Phelps
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Auraan

Arizona

3/5  rDev -13.8%

06-21-2014 12:41:21 | More by Auraan
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ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean

Wisconsin

1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

06-21-2014 12:29:45 | More by ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

06-19-2014 20:10:40 | More by thufflife
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tykechandler

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

06-19-2014 04:24:00 | More by tykechandler
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seedyone

New York

2/5  rDev -42.5%

06-18-2014 22:44:57 | More by seedyone
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Beerdudenumberone

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -21%

06-17-2014 20:33:51 | More by Beerdudenumberone
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Filippo

Italy

4/5  rDev +14.9%

06-17-2014 08:58:17 | More by Filippo
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BillParton

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-16-2014 21:06:52 | More by BillParton
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heliocopter

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -35.3%

06-15-2014 21:05:49 | More by heliocopter
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Xingu Black Beer from Cervejaria Sul Brasileira
79 out of 100 based on 1,045 ratings.