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Schwarzbier ("shvahrts-beer"), is simply German for black beer. It doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily heavy or light in body, although they tend to lean towards light. Unlike other dark beers, like porters or stouts, they are not overly bitter with burnt and roasted malt characteristics that the others tend to depend on. Instead, hops are used for a good portion of the bitterness. Very refreshing and soul lifting beers, they also make a great alternative for the Winter. Especially when you are looking for a lighter beer, but one with depth of colour and taste.

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 798) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
Samuel Adams Black LagerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)4.903.742,54483
Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.4.803.881,74994
Bohemian Black LagerSpoetzl Brewery / Shiner4.903.441,416-
Xingu Black BeerCervejaria Kaiser4.703.461,26882
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.003.771,11087
Saranac Black ForestMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.711,10096
Session Black LagerFull Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub5.403.67886-
Black BavarianSprecher Brewing Company5.864.0785990
Dixie Blackened Voodoo LagerDixie Brewing Co.5.003.4781-
KCCO Black LagerResignation Brewery5.103.36697-
Mönchshof SchwarzbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG4.904.0363993
Rogue Farms Dirtoir Black LagerRogue Ales6.004.03625-
Ugly Pug Black LagerRahr & Sons Brewing Company4.503.61458-
Midnight ExpressionPizza Port Solana Beach5.003.9371-
McSorley's Irish Black LagerPabst Brewing Company5.503.5347-
Cascadian SchwarzbierJack's Abby Brewing7.004.04344-
Krušovice CerneKrálovský Pivovar Krušovice a.s.3.803.54340-
Kidd LagerThe Fort Collins Brewery4.503.74315-
Duck-Rabbit SchwarzbierThe Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery5.804.01305-
Schwartz BierDevils Backbone Brewing Company5.103.8292-
Dark HelmetWestbrook Brewing Co.6.003.93250-
Einbecker SchwarzbierEinbecker Brauhaus AG4.903.7424696
Gordon Biersch SchwarzbierGordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant4.203.72219-
Black ThunderAustin Beerworks5.203.7210-
Krombacher DarkKrombacher Brauerei4.303.48208-
S1nist0r Black Ale10 Barrel Brewing Co.5.703.6203-
Short's Bourbon Barrel Sustenance Black BeerShort's Brewing Company6.503.97199-
Schell's Chimney SweepAugust Schell Brewing Company5.203.86193-
BREWtality - Espresso Black BierMidnight Sun Brewing Co.9.704.14189-
Insulated Dark LagerBrooklyn Brewery5.603.9317389
Short's Sustenance Black BierShort's Brewing Company6.003.76167-
Dark Helmet Imperial SchwarzbierThe Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works8.003.67128-
Das Kleine Schwarz Einhorn3 Floyds Brewing Co.5.504.1122-
LA-31 Bière NoireBayou Teche Brewery5.253.65120-
Black Radish Dark LagerWeeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery5.303.44116-
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.503.5311480
5 O'clock Shadow Double Black LagerGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.604.0511490
Miner MishapChoc Beer Co. / Pete's Place5.303.55113-
Monteith's BlackMonteith's Brewing Co.5.203.55109-
Blackwing LagerUnion Craft Brewing Company4.903.76108-
Rail Dog Smoked Black LagerThirsty Dog Brewing Company6.704.05104-
Schlafly Sessions Black Lager SchwarzbierThe Schlafly Tap Room5.003.61103-
Saranac Black LagerMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.37102-
Herold Bohemian Black LagerPivovar Herold Březnice A.s.5.203.9799-
Short's Black DiamondShort's Brewing Company ? 3.8898-
Das SchwarzeDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.6796-
Reasonably CorruptGreat Raft Brewing5.503.868784
MagnetronMetropolitan Brewing5.504.180-
StargrazerBauhaus Brew Labs5.003.9679-
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