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Einbecker Schwarzbier - Einbecker Brauhaus AG

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BA SCORE
85
very good

223 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 171
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 14
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Einbecker Brauhaus AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 03-31-2002)
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generallee

New York

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-02-2012 13:47:24 | More by generallee
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-12-2012 01:20:44 | More by wattoclone
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cliff1066

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-10-2012 03:28:03 | More by cliff1066
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Jasoncolliver

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-22-2014 05:06:29 | More by Jasoncolliver
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

11-16-2013 03:02:43 | More by jaydoc
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plaid75

New York

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep amber hue with a one finger foamy tan head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell was 100% pumpernickel bread. Nice toasted grain element as well.

The taste was also reminiscent of pumpernickle bread. An excellent grain flavor with hints of roasted coffee and nuttiness. A very very mild caramel sweetness.

The mouthfeel was clean with a dry finish.

Overall a very nice and quaffable schwarzbier. I am convinced that this is perhaps the most underated beer style.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2006 00:35:03 | More by plaid75
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.7%

07-11-2013 01:46:41 | More by pathman
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arguemaniac

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep, almost black, copper color (in fact, the copper color really only comes through in the highlights). A rich, rocky head that leaves a creamy, sprawling lace. The aroma is mostly malty but with some roasty tones as well. The flavor includes brown sugar, caramel, mellow coffee, and smooth chocolate. Hop bitterness is in the background there, and balances to a limited extent. Mouthfeel is smooth and carbonation is moderately active.

A good beer from a brewery that has consistently managed to make superb German lagers. A tasty and drinkable beer with a great roasty, malty flavor. Highly recommended!

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2005 05:50:00 | More by arguemaniac
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-19-2012 06:27:13 | More by Antnyd82
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jreitman

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mahagony in color and only slightly transparent with a light tan head. Very interesting and complex nose. Pretty well rounded with a medium body. Caramel contributes to the generally sweet taste of the beer. Light bitterness in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2002 18:42:30 | More by jreitman
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rxthree

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-29-2011 02:28:24 | More by rxthree
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-03-2012 17:51:07 | More by tbeer40
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albern

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a really nice Schwarzbier, nice and caramelly and refreshing. The beer pours a nice mahogany brown, very clear, with a decent tan creamy head. Retention is okay, not much lace. The nose on the beer is quite complex. There are nice roasted malts, there is some toffee and caramel, a little mustiness, a little grassiness, some raisin or other heavy fruit is just lurking underneath.

The taste is quite clean, some roasted caramel malts, a tiny bit of hop to balance out the deep roasts, there is a touch of some chocolate in the beer. There might be a slightly nutty slightly fruity quality in there underneath. The beer is just right in its consistency, not too creamy, not too prickly. The toffee and caramel flavors are quite nice. This is a fairly light bodied beer once it settles in, easy to drink, very enjoyable. L'Chaim.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2009 21:35:21 | More by albern
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UnionMade

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is a deep umber brown, approaching black, topped with a thick ivory head. Great head retention, with lots of blobby lace. Tons of carbonation bubbles rapidly floating up.
Aroma is mostly a sweet roasty malt, with a bit of caramel. Very clean. Mild noble hops, with a bit of fig aroma to the malt.
The flavor starts with a rich, sweet dark maltiness. Mild roasted malt, although not bittersweet, with a bit of caramel. Some pruney flavor with the roastiness, with some mild herbal noble hops entering in the finish. Extremely clean, with no off flavors at all. Light bodied, with smooth, yet lively german carbonation.
An excellent dunkel. I've never tried anything by this brewery, so it was a pleasant surprise. Very clean flavors, with an excellent smooth malt profile.

Serving type: on-tap

10-08-2003 06:44:05 | More by UnionMade
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DmanGTR

New York

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-29-2013 03:42:23 | More by DmanGTR
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.7%

11-14-2011 08:17:35 | More by Jspriest
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LuckyJohn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-04-2014 01:04:58 | More by LuckyJohn
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Caterwaul

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.7%

11-22-2011 14:07:14 | More by Caterwaul
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whtguitarguy

Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I really like this one, aside from the name not quite being true. This one pours to a dark amber brown color with a thick foamy head about 1/3 of an inch. Aroma is of coffee and chocolate. And it has a sweet character. There is a bit of barley, malt character. It has a smooth clean finish.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2009 23:30:04 | More by whtguitarguy
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-08-2011 19:56:15 | More by Rochefort10nh
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petermethot

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-25-2013 16:34:52 | More by petermethot
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark brown dunkel body. Patchy head remnants and lacing.

S - Smells like a hopped dunkel. Some sweet scents like malt or toffee.

T - Tingly hops and sweet roasty malt. Slight chocolate note and a little malty sweetness.

M - Crisp and clean this one is refreshing with its medium body and fresh carbonation.

O - A good choice for a dunkel. This beer isn't what i expected from a schwarzbier but it is still a great choice if you like darker beers with the drinkability and body of a session beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2011 01:49:33 | More by BeerForMuscle
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-19-2012 03:48:03 | More by jfcaa193
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RoyalT

Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – Dark brown in color with some ruby red highlights and a modest, retentive head.

Smell – The hard, unsulphored molasses aroma takes over at this nose. I can pick up some good, roasty malts but the molasses dominates.

Taste – The big, raw, unsweetened molasses leads the taste as well. I’m getting some good caramel notes as the bier warms to go with the nice dark malts and even a hint of coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel – This is medium-bodied with some stiff bitter notes. It is drying in between the cheeks.

Drinkability – This is a good, solid entry into the Black Beer market.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2004 20:40:30 | More by RoyalT
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a modertly dark caramel/cranberry color with virtually no head. The carbonation is soft and true to style.

S: lightly smoked caramel notes with a touch of roasted malt sweetness. There is a slight hint of burbon, smoked woodiness, and dark caramel that is very sweet and pleasing.

T: The palate is dark roasted with some biscuit, and a nice sweetness coming through in a light-medium body. There is a sweet caramelized nuttiness, brown sugar and some bitter burnt chocolate as well detected in the finish.

M: light with a slight creaminess from the caramel and a nice earthy hop bitterness that is dry. There is a nice smoked caramelized lacing in the finish providing a nice charred residue coating on the tongue with just a slight touch of sweet molasses to balance it all out.

D: The beer drinks very smooth, has a very good grain bill per style as well bitterness and perhaps one of the better schwarzbiers I have probably ever tasted. A dark roasted bitter-sweet treat definitely worth seeking out.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2008 02:13:19 | More by beerthulhu
Einbecker Schwarzbier from Einbecker Brauhaus AG
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