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Black Bear - Morgan Street Brewery

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Reviews: 2
Hads: 22
Avg: 3.41
pDev: 51.32%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Morgan Street Brewery
Missouri, United States | website

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier | 4.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: zeff80 on 08-11-2013

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
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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.
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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.

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Black Bear from Morgan Street Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.