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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,437 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,437
Reviews: 750
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.73%
Wants: 66
Gots: 72 | 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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3/5  rDev -23.5%

porterman66, Dec 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

jasonPsager, Jul 06, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

cfalovo97, Nov 13, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

awoldt09, Dec 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

woscar, Sep 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

hanwong, Aug 06, 2012
Photo of jreitman
3/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark brown and only slight transparent with a white head. Despite the inability to see through it, high carbonation was evident on the sides of the glass. Overall I found the beer to be quite watery and the flavor profile pretty, for lack of a better word, blah.

jreitman, Jul 16, 2002
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

mrskunk, May 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

leitmotif, Jan 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

KillaB, Jan 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Ironthumb, Nov 16, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Jonny41, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

dcbike, Oct 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Nunya, Mar 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

DrumKid003, Dec 20, 2013
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JellyJacket, Dec 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

StoicBeast, Mar 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

kvnstfrd, May 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Piason, May 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Dg767, Jul 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Ben4318, Jan 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

zbooks, Dec 28, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

tom10101, Jul 22, 2014
Photo of Cresant
3.03/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served this 12 oz. brown bottle into a Guinness tulip pint. Best before 071911. The body was black/brown of course. The head was off white and very large but settled to a cap.

The smell was cereal. Sugar Smacks even. Tangy.

The taste was roasted light bitterness. Faint metallic tinge. Some brief nuttiness - walnuts.

The mouthfeel was smooth and somewhat thin.

Cresant, Jan 21, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
Dark brown (almost black) with red highlights and a dirty brown small bubble head that leaves small spots down the glass.

Smell:
Smells like a lager with a little extra roasted malt and grass.

Taste:
Tastes like a lager with some roasted malt, grass and caramel tossed in. Nothing terribly special but definitely better than a typical lager offering.

Mouthfeel:
Completely foams up and fills the mouth, actually kind of weird. Finishes clean and slightly dry.

Drinkability:
Light, clean and has some interesting flavors that can keep these coming. Still, not a huge beer to talk about, but decent.

Comment:
Got as a freebie from my uncle who dislikes those "fancy beers." He might have liked this one...

CRichardsMN, Nov 16, 2009
Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,437 ratings.