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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,475 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,475
Reviews: 757
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 65
Gots: 83 | 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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4/5  rDev +2%

tootsMcGee, May 13, 2013
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ejh06752, Feb 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer poured a nice dark black colour with a white/tan head. The aromas were of sweet, roasted malts, and faint hops. The taste was a sweet malty mix of nice flavors. The mouthfeel was a little thin and watery, but still nice and the drinkability was very good.

A very good Schwarzbier!

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francisweizen, Aug 26, 2003
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4/5  rDev +2%

mrfrancis, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle served in a Weizen glass.

A: Pours a beautiful dark amber to brown color forming a a big, thin bubbled beige head. Good retention. Forms a lot of small and spotty lacings in the glass

S: Sweet in the nose. Strong notes of caramel, caramel malts, crystal malts, roasted malts. brown bread, earthy yeasts. Flowery hops. A bit metallic end

T: Slightly sweet upfront. Strong notes of roasted, caramel, caramel malts and crystal malts. Toffee. Very bready and crispy. Notes of grassy and flowery hops in the end. Slightly metallic

M: Medium to low body. Medium carbonation and a delicious brown bread aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Great German Schwarzbiers even for the not big fans of this style, like me

eduardolinhalis, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

SonOfKyuss, Oct 13, 2013
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Bf_89, Jan 31, 2014
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koopa, Apr 27, 2014
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Zabka, Jul 03, 2014
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brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
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Molson2000, Sep 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%
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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4/5  rDev +2%

RoryOMoore, Jul 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

tbeq00, Dec 12, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2%

dmorgan310, Apr 28, 2013
Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,475 ratings.