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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,453 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,453
Reviews: 756
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 67
Gots: 74 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 10-17-2001)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours black, nearly opaque, with a big bubbly tan head. A lot of the head dissipates, but patches of it stick around, enough to leave pretty good lacing.

S: Light and kind of woody, primarily malty sweetness.

T: Also fairly light, but nicely balanced. Some roasted malt flavor, but not too sweet. Dry to finish.

M: Light to medium carbonation, medium body, a little chewy.

D: Quite nice to drink - reasonable ABV, tasty enough with no overbearing flavors.

seand, Mar 12, 2010
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a lighter body schwarzbier with a nice bitterness. pours is like a nice german lager with a off chocolate head. nose of mild straw and apple and maltose. very lightly roasted. palate is bright. crisp on the tongue with a carbonation that constricts a bit and a bitterness of hop that sits nicely with the hops. good but i expected bit more chocolate and 'dark qualities'.

rtepiak, Nov 16, 2009
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black into a dimpled mug. Small, one finger beige head that reduced to a thin film on the beer. Not much lacing.

Aroma is quite malty more than anything else. Hints of coffee and bitter chocolate come through.

Similar to the aroma the taste is driven by the malt profile. Some sweet chocolate and coffee are there with hops in the background. The finish is slightly bitter. Good balance to this brew.

Medium bodied and a pretty soft carbonaton.

Quite drinkable, great for the cold wintertime

EatsTacos, Jan 14, 2009
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Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,453 ratings.