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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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Name Brewery < ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Dark Lager&Union5.003.832-
S1nist0r Black Ale10 Barrel Brewing Co.5.403.65163-
Lumberjack Black Lager3 Beards Beer Company6.003.4322-
3 Ravens Schwarz Dark Lager3 Ravens Brewing6.303.51-
33 Acres Of Darkness33 Acres Brewing Co.5.0041-
Minoh Dark LagerA.J.I. Beer Inc5.003.774-
Åbro Bryggmästarens Black CoffeeÅbro Bryggeri7.2041-
Siegburger SchwarzbierAbteibrauerei Siegburger Brauhaus - FritzAle ? 4.51-
Afanasy Eksperimentalnoe Temnoe LegkoeAfanasy Pivo (Brau Service)4.503.51-
Who Schwarted?Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse5.103.753-
Agner & Wolf SchwarzbierAgner & Wolf Brewery Corp.6.003.619-
George JeffersonAl's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing6.803.7913-
Small HandsAllentown Brew Works5.203.428-
Altenburger SchwarzeAltenburger Brauerei GmbH4.903.51-
Amadeus SchwartzbierAmadeus Hausbräu4.903.42-
Schwarz BierAmos Howard's Brew Pub ? 4.344-
Amsterdam / Geordan Saunders Black LightAmsterdam Brewing Company5.603.751-
SchwarzbierAngel City Brewery4.603.555-
Bohemia EscuraAntarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)5.003.0121-
Niksicko TamnoApatinska Pivara A.D.6.203.116-
Schwartz BierAppalachian Brewing Company ? 2.992-
SchwarzbierAppalachian Brewing Company5.004.151-
Herzog Der SchwarzeArnsteiner Brauerei Max Bender5.20-0-
Cascadian Dark Lager (CDL)Aslan Brewing Company6.503.472-
Ruta Maya DarkAtwater Brewery5.504.089-
Schell's Chimney SweepAugust Schell Brewing Company5.203.74136-
Black ThunderAustin Beerworks5.203.74163-
SchwarzbierB-52 Brewing Co.4.303.352-
Blackfin LagerBabe's Bar-B-Que And Brewery4.803.245-
Baeren SchwarzBaeren Brauerei ? 3.393-
Baja BlackBaja Brewing Company6.003.5614-
Watzkes SchwarzbierBall- und Brauhaus Watzke4.80-0-
Steamboat Black LagerBallast Point Brewing Company6.003.7429-
Winter San SalvadorBallast Point Brewing Company7.002.952-
I Just Trub'd My SchwarzBallast Point Brewing Company6.703.751-
Tuborg BlackBaltika Breweries4.8031-
Lower Bankhead Black PilsnerBanff Ave. Brewing Co.5.703.546-
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company ? 3.2844-
StargrazerBauhaus Brew Labs5.003.7827-
Velvet RevolutionBay State Beer Company5.203.395-
Bayern SchwarzbierBayern Brewing, Inc.4.804.1313-
SpezialBayern Meister Bier7.504.481-
LA-31 Bière NoireBayou Teche Brewery5.253.5489-
Teche 3113Bayou Teche Brewery ? 4580
Wild Oats Series No. 23 - Dark HelmütBeau's All Natural Brewing Company7.303.9418-
Bourbon Barrel Aged Dark HelmütBeau's All Natural Brewing Company7.703.795-
SchwarzwälderBeau's All Natural Brewing Company6.90-0-
Dark HelmutBeau's All Natural Brewing Company7.303.833-
Black LagerBeer Academy5.603.8511-
BeerZelis ChernoeBeerZelis4.5031-
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