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Black Bear | Morgan Street Brewery

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3.4
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Morgan Street Brewery
Missouri, United States | website

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This light flavored black lager is our version of a classic schwarzbier. This schwarzbier has moderate malt flavors that finish clean and sweet, and are balanced out nicely with just a hint of bitterness. The appearance is very dark brown, with a tan-colored head. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium to medium-high carbonation. Black Bear is truly a beer that will surprise the drinker. It is overall dark, but very pleasantly sweet with no harshness that most would expect from a dark beer. This beer is available seasonally, so try it when you can.

24 IBU

Added by zeff80 on 08-11-2013

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 23
Photo of BigBry
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Single can, brought back from St. Louis. Morgan Street's generic black label, with a "Black Bear" sticker, Dark Lager, 4.6% alc.
Dark brown, not quite black liquid with tan foam. Head is a bit weak, thin streaky lace.
Smell is slightly nutty, malty.
Starts with sweet malt flavor base, caramel, then finishes with some balancing bitterness.
The mouth feel and body is medium, a bit sharp from the carbonation.
Quite light in flavor and body, I think I was expecting a bit more, but still a nice easy drinking beer.

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Photo of zeff80
3.45/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured out a black color with a small, tan head of foam. It left thin trails of lace.

S - Good toasty aroma with nuttiness and caramel.

T - It was roasty with caramel, chocolate and a mild piney bitterness.

M - It was crisp, sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a nice schwarzbier.

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Black Bear from Morgan Street Brewery
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