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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,374 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,374
Reviews: 743
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 63
Gots: 55 | 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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getbehindthemule

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%

01-30-2012 17:04:31 | More by getbehindthemule
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allstar255

California

4/5  rDev +2%

04-07-2013 14:18:41 | More by allstar255
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

08-11-2013 18:09:01 | More by ChipMurray
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SaltyLime

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - very dark brown beer with a light mocha colored head

Smell - chocolate-like

Taste - chocolate, malty up front but not really sweet and almost no hop profile

Mouthfeel - soft sipper, mild carbonation with a light thin finish

Drinkability - good, would definitely recommend and will buy more if I find it again

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2008 23:32:36 | More by SaltyLime
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2%

05-24-2014 06:21:27 | More by TheBishopco
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RepMichigan

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 05:30:52 | More by RepMichigan
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biggred1

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark chestnut amber with a reddish brown head of rocky foam that leaves fine lace on the glass. Aromas of fresh bread, toasted grain and honey. Tastes nice, roasty and sweet malt with some dry fruit and very little hop present in the flavor, just enough bittering to balance the mildly chalky smooth finish. Medium light bodied, smooth and crisp. A good session beer for sure.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2009 20:57:41 | More by biggred1
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klittle250

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +2%

06-29-2014 14:26:46 | More by klittle250
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BrewCityJeff

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

01-16-2012 02:32:28 | More by BrewCityJeff
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djgustafson

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

06-03-2014 20:56:34 | More by djgustafson
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

01-05-2012 04:37:32 | More by Stoffel
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bambam2517

Arizona

4/5  rDev +2%

04-14-2012 07:33:28 | More by bambam2517
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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

10-19-2013 22:05:43 | More by crowsnest
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

08-05-2013 23:11:38 | More by mpalestino
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josh__mason

Florida

4/5  rDev +2%

07-28-2014 01:31:00 | More by josh__mason
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml Can

Appearance - The beer pours a dark brown colour with a very large frothy and fizzy light brown coloured head. I can't see much carbonation due the darkness of the beer and there is very nice lacing running down the sides of the glass. The head lasted for several minutes before it began to disappear.

Smell - breads/grains, a skunkiness, malts, roasted/toasted nuts

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation and it feels very light and creamy on the tongue. Most of the taste consists of breads/grains and grassy notes. But there are also underlying tones of malts and light coffee flavours. There is also a bit of a metallic flavour to the beer. It finishes with malty and light chocolate aftertaste.

Drink - I was really impressed with this beer, it's almost like it has the best of both worlds; light like a lager but tasty like an ESB. It also had a really great appearance. Worth seeking out.

Serving type: can

01-05-2011 15:17:06 | More by spinrsx
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aasher

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2%

06-13-2014 06:18:59 | More by aasher
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

05-07-2014 16:40:56 | More by Dougwillhike
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safaricook

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +2%

04-28-2013 21:58:08 | More by safaricook
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OBMM1


4/5  rDev +2%

07-28-2012 15:20:27 | More by OBMM1
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

01-03-2013 10:13:53 | More by AnitaBrewski
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quantumcipher

California

4/5  rDev +2%

01-07-2012 09:53:54 | More by quantumcipher
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shanny1981

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

06-08-2013 18:37:13 | More by shanny1981
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spacemanvt

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%

01-22-2012 20:53:47 | More by spacemanvt
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AmyfaceNYC

New York

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a great dark beer. Nice malty flavor, with a surprisingly crisp and fresh mouthfeel. Doesn't feel heavy or warming at all--instead, tastes light and refreshing. Malts are pronounced but mild enough for this beer to be highly drinkable. Beautiful dark color. Would highly recommend.

Serving type: on-tap

04-16-2014 03:46:36 | More by AmyfaceNYC
Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,374 ratings.