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Köstritzer Schwarzbier - Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,370 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,370
Reviews: 742
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.48%
Wants: 62
Gots: 52 | 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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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +2%

12-02-2011 03:13:27 | More by rab53
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GallowsThief

Florida

4.28/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Old Heidelburg in Ft. Lauderdale. Served in a branded .5l tall glass.

A – Pitch black in color with a deep tan head. Good retention and solid lacing down the glass.

S – Nice light roasty aroma. Caramel malts. Coffee, molasses.

T – Caramel malt sweetness and a light roast taste. Coffee. Has a nice bready flavor perhaps rye. Brown sugar and light chocolate. Small trace bitterness at the end.

M – Very creamy and smooth. Medium body and carbonation.

O – Really dug this beer. Its very tasty and is a very easy drinker. Could have had a few of these. Might be my favorite in the style. Looking forward to more.

Serving type: on-tap

12-02-2011 03:10:30 | More by GallowsThief
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-01-2011 06:10:28 | More by bigox420
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brandoman63

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

11-30-2011 22:19:19 | More by brandoman63
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

11-30-2011 21:12:58 | More by kelvarnsen
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +2%

11-30-2011 18:17:26 | More by rekel
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2%

11-27-2011 22:04:12 | More by akinsja
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

11-27-2011 05:23:37 | More by barnzy78
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-25-2011 22:07:42 | More by mdillon86
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benholmen

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-23-2011 20:09:07 | More by benholmen
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wallrock

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-23-2011 16:12:36 | More by wallrock
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Sean9689

Illinois

3.68/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Northdown Cafe.

A - Pours a dark brown, light reddish hue, tan-colored head, sticky lacing, thin collar, nice cap.

S - Roast, caramel, light burnt sugary sweetness, malts.

T - Similar to the nose. Nice roast malts, light sweetness, some grains, touch of caramel, toffee. The sweetness is more prevalent on the palate.

M - Medium, good carbonation, creamy sweet finish.

O - A solid Schwarzbier and was easy-drinking and went well with my meal at Northdown. Would def have again in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2011 16:08:28 | More by Sean9689
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Caterwaul

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2011 14:08:31 | More by Caterwaul
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paxkey

Ontario (Canada)

4.72/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

050712 dated.
poured in chimay goblet.
black beer one finger mocha head.
alcohol dark fruits in the nose. dates raisins. sweetness. roasty qualities.

tasty bitterness mixed with roasty sweetness with a sweet savory finish.
smoky chewy beer. very yummy. flavor goes on and on long after sip.
gamey, roast bbq meat. very flavorful beer.

love this beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 09:20:30 | More by paxkey
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RepMichigan

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2%

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

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

11-21-2011 06:14:07 | More by cbnz
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TicoCali

California

4/5  rDev +2%

11-21-2011 05:41:30 | More by TicoCali
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RedAleMan

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-21-2011 02:53:47 | More by RedAleMan
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jonb5

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 19:46:27 | More by jonb5
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ctangent

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2011 04:14:33 | More by ctangent
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IPAaron

Virginia

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-17-2011 02:43:43 | More by IPAaron
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Ironthumb

Washington

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-16-2011 13:56:25 | More by Ironthumb
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BeerSingh

India

4/5  rDev +2%

11-16-2011 11:00:09 | More by BeerSingh
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raqbmb

California

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-15-2011 02:33:33 | More by raqbmb
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Kartoffeln

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours an opaque brown so dark it's practically black, with a sizeable head of pillowy, dense tan foam. Good retention, gradually dissipating to a ring of foam and leaving spotty lacing.

S: Sweet Munich and roasty black malts with aromas of pumpernickel, black coffee, molasses, icing sugar, cocoa powder, nuts, and birch smoke. Faint, grassy hops.

T: Rich biscuity, roasty, and bready malts with overtones of slightly sweet rye bread, black coffee, black molasses, and cocoa. Roasted barley and grain, nuts, and faint grassy, earthy hops towards the finish.

M: Light-bodied with moderate carbonation. Finish is exceptionally dry, balancing the robust roasty flavour cleanly.

D: An excellent, archetypal example of an uncommon style, offering rich, roasty flavour with the usual refreshing lager drinkability. A must-try.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2011 01:43:59 | More by Kartoffeln
Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
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