Xingu Black Beer - Cervejaria Sul Brasileira
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Reviews by thelagerheads:
3.05/5 rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
$7.99 for a mixed 6
12 oz bottle
Good Time Party Store
This thing starts out as a cow-herder's delight chock with heavy malt. Then the shell game of flavors and non-flavors starts. Here a twang of some undistinguishable hop-like remnant, there a swath of hard country water, everywhere a conveyance of uncertain traits that never quite come through. It's like putting beer through a cheesecloth and tasting what was once a beer but now is only the ghost of that beer. Hey, there's even some caramel and light coffee in the dregs. Live amongst the dregs and prosper I tell you.
Serving type: bottle
11-05-2006 13:29:41 | More by thelagerheads
More User Reviews:
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
3.35/5 rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
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
Xingu Black Beer from Cervejaria Sul Brasileira
79 out of 100 based on 1,045 ratings.