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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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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Brams17, Thursday at 06:06 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Basoos1, Monday at 05:16 PM
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4.38/5  rDev +11.7%

A malty sweetness comes through readily in the aroma, along with a touch of molasses, brown sugar, prune. The body is a very dark brown with faint garnet highlights; the head is light tan; lots of lacing sticks around. The flavor initially gives off roasted malt with malty sweetness in support; there is also some light coffee and prune-like fruitiness. The body is rather light with just a little carbonation, but it's smooth and mildly crisp.

The body is a bit light and minimally carbonated, but the aroma and flavor are very solid and thoroughly enjoyable.

fipoceilz7, Monday at 11:42 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

brittanylicious, Sep 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

heysuz, Sep 14, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black color with red highlights with a thick beige head with good retention and leaving some laces.
Grainy malty aroma with notes of chocolate, mild licorice and lots of dark fruits.
Flavor with lots of chocolate, some spices, cocoa powder, a bit of caramels, a hint of homemade coffee, grains and nuts. Quite dry aftertaste with a bitter roastedness.
Light body with medium carbonation.
Great balance between flavor and drinkability. Definitely a reference for the style. Quite consistent, no disappointments from different batches. Great malt complexity, refreshing and clean taste. If you like the style that is a solid choice.
Ap.3,75 Ar.3,75 Sab.4 Sens.4 Cj.4

FLima, Sep 13, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.6%

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ESpindle615, Sep 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

TheBrk, Sep 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

Trombone69, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

vfgccp, Sep 06, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.04/5  rDev -22.4%

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Glenney67, Sep 03, 2014
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yoshimg, Sep 01, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Black in color with little penetration to light. A thin fingernail of khaki colored head covers the majority of the top of the beer. Aroma of dark,but sweet smelling malt is present. The taste is very malt forward but intensely sweet. Licorice and dark wheat flavors are dominant. The mouth is slightly sticky and chewy. This is a dark malt lagered bomb.
Appearance: 3.75
Aroma:3.5
Taste:3.75
Mouthfeel:3.5
Overall:3.75

Franziskaner, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

DoktorEd, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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Luiscorreia, Aug 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

JasonThaler, Aug 27, 2014
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Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,437 ratings.