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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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Einbecker SchwarzbierEinbecker Brauhaus AG4.903.7523597
Saranac Black ForestMatt Brewing Company5.503.721,05896
Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.4.803.921,55195
Mönchshof SchwarzbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG4.904.0458793
Cherny BockBohemian Brewery4.003.785093
Black BavarianSprecher Brewing Company5.864.0778990
Märkischer LandmannBerliner Kindl Brauerei4.903.691790
HowlMagic Hat Brewing Company4.603.6794890
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.003.7688986
Samuel Adams Black LagerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)4.903.72,51883
Progeny SchwarzbierHobbs Tavern & Brewing Co. ? 3.5180
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.503.5110680
Schwarzer AbtKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH3.902.654338
Blackwing W/Cocoa Nibs And VanillaUnion Craft Brewing Company ? 4.251-
Midnight Mocha LagerSaint Patrick's Brewing Company6.204.031-
Störtebeker SchwarzbierStörtebeker Braumanufaktur5.003.4138-
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company ? 3.2446-
Rechenberger DunkelBrauerei Rechenberg ? 3.852-
Schwarzbier LagerHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe5.303.885-
Krombacher DarkKrombacher Brauerei4.303.4172-
Fortuna CzarneBrowar Fortuna5.803.54-
Tabellenerbauer Bavarian BlackSoo Brewing Company ? -0-
Black OnyxCopper Kettle Brewing Company5.003.643-
Pfungstädter 1831 SchwarzbierPfungstädter Brauerei5.303.933-
EveryNight SpecialHistoric Brewing Company5.304.851-
LigeroCigar City Brewing5.503.8664-
UsetheRevolution Brewing Company4.803.7617-
S:t Eriks Bryggeri Caspers Yolle SchwarzS:t Eriks Bryggeri5.103.483-
Vanilla Bourbon Reasonably CorruptGreat Raft Brewing ? 4.251-
Graf Arco Birnbacher SchwarzbierGräfliche Brauerei Arco Valley4.703.751-
Midnight StrikesGrimm Brothers Brewhouse5.003.752-
Storchen Domgold SchwarzbierFrankenthaler Brauhaus4.802.751-
Landsberger SchwaresBrauerei Landsberg GmbH4.803.661-
SchwarzbierYards Brewing Co.5.503.674-
Saint Oskar (Oskar Blues/Saint Archer Collaboration)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew7.003.9420-
Czarna DziuraBrowar Pinta4.002.911-
Black ThunderAustin Beerworks5.203.74181-
Dark HelmetStewart's Brewing Co.7.70-0-
Das SchwarzeDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.7475-
Post Meridian SchwarzbierMad Fox Brewing Company4.103.7410-
Glops NegraLlupols I Llevats S.L.4.503.851-
Cherry Coffee Almond Black LagerCigar City Brewing6.504.132-
SchwarzbierOtto's Pub and Brewery5.403.977-
Thomaskirch SchwarzbierBrauhaus an der Thomaskirche5.003.923-
Nova Schin MalzbierBrasil Kirin ? 1.683-
Kettle Monster - Cigar City CollaborationJDub's Brewing Company6.663.7919-
Zähringer SchwarzbierPrivatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG4.903.251-
Sigtuna Black OctoberSigtuna Brygghus5.003.5812-
Monkey FaceGriffin Claw Brewing Company5.004.14-
Yinpu Black Rice BeerJilin Yinpu Brewery4.602.7222-
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