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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,442 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,442
Reviews: 754
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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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

atone315, Jun 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

UBSAN, Jun 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

crisis44, Jun 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

bluesfan1181, Jun 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

baconman91, May 31, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

wakajawaka76, May 30, 2012
Photo of KMcG
3.23/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Dark brown with a tan head about 2 fingers thick

S: malty, slightly nutty, overall mild

T: Roasted malts that give a nutty taste, light on the hops, slight bitterness at the end

M: Thin, light and easy to drink. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, this is nice sessionable beer.

KMcG, May 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

lampshadedude, May 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

northjet, May 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

Tarks, May 24, 2012
Photo of MrMegaton09
4.38/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: Original Bottle

Appearance: Dark Lager with very low transparency. Minimal Lacing.

Smell: Maltly aroma, notes of chocolate/toffee, hop aroma non apparent.

Taste: Very good flavor and extremely balanced. As with aroma notes of chocolate and toffee come aparent. Slight to no hop bitterness. This may very well be one of the most balanced and cleanest finishing brews I have had yet.

Overall: A very good choice no matter your particular preferences. A very drinkable beer with a great rich flavor. A special thanks to my friend who gifted me this bottle.

MrMegaton09, May 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

Beermazter310, May 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

theminutemen, May 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

zinkosaurus, May 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

rednuht, May 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

gutbuster, May 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

wrath98, May 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

IrishGermanAmerican, May 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Piason, May 11, 2012
Photo of BierStein711
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap, four finger coca-cola head

Black as night

Healthy carbonation

Taste: Malty, chocolate , booze, and a tad bit of hop at the finish.

S: Lager yeast

M: perfect

Overall, this is the perfect beer for a business function. This is a beer that says "I mean business." It delivers no frills drinking pleasure!

BierStein711, May 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.5%

mrskunk, May 10, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some malts. Taste is also rather mild, roasted malts, just a touch of chocolate. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, while not a bad beer, I felt it was a little lacking for this style.

tone77, May 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

Duff27, May 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Wyatt_Smoot, May 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

kornkid8600, May 06, 2012
Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,442 ratings.