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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 >
Einbecker SchwarzbierEinbecker Brauhaus AG4.903.7622497
Saranac Black ForestMatt Brewing Company5.503.7396796
Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.4.803.92137595
Mönchshof SchwarzbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG4.904.0553193
Cherny BockBohemian Brewery4.003.774593
Black BavarianSprecher Brewing Company5.864.0772690
5 O'clock Shadow Double Black LagerGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.604.038990
HowlMagic Hat Brewing Company4.603.6791890
Jack's Abby / Evil Twin Jack's Evil BrewJack's Abby Brewing5.203.821690
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.003.7469286
Samuel Adams Black LagerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)4.903.71244483
Brewery Backyard Series: Black Lobstah LagerRedhook Ale Brewery5.303.582781
Teche 3113Bayou Teche Brewery ? 4580
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.503.519480
Schwarzer AbtKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH3.902.644238
Midnight Mocha LagerSaint Patrick's Brewing Company6.204.031-
Achluophobia Black KölschStoudts Brewing Co.4.803.6912-
Störtebeker SchwarzbierStörtebeker Braumanufaktur5.003.4330-
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company ? 3.2743-
Rechenberger DunkelBrauerei Rechenberg ? 3.852-
Schwarzbier LagerHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe5.303.885-
Krombacher DarkKrombacher Brauerei4.303.38146-
Fortuna CzarneBrowar Fortuna5.803.882-
Tabellenerbauer Bavarian BlackSoo Brewing Company ? -0-
Black OnyxCopper Kettle Brewing Company5.003.842-
Pfungstädter 1831 SchwarzbierPfungstädter Brauerei5.303.933-
LigeroCigar City Brewing5.503.8858-
S:t Eriks Bryggeri Caspers Yolle SchwarzS:t Eriks Bryggeri5.103.732-
Graf Arco Birnbacher SchwarzbierGräfliche Brauerei Arco Valley4.703.751-
Landsberger SchwaresBrauerei Landsberg GmbH4.803.661-
SchwarzbierYards Brewing Co.5.503.674-
Saint Oskar (Oskar Blues/Saint Archer Collaboration)Oskar Blues Grill & Brew7.003.8810-
Czarna DziuraBrowar Pinta4.00-0-
Black ThunderAustin Beerworks5.203.73142-
Das SchwarzeDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.7362-
Post Meridian SchwarzbierMad Fox Brewing Company4.103.7410-
Glops NegraLlupols I Llevats S.L.4.503.851-
SchwarzbierOtto's Pub and Brewery5.403.977-
Thomaskirch SchwarzbierBrauhaus an der Thomaskirche5.003.923-
Nova Schin MalzbierBrasil Kirin ? 1.762-
Kettle Monster - Cigar City CollaborationJDub's Brewing Company6.663.7117-
Zähringer SchwarzbierPrivatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG4.903.251-
Sigtuna Black OctoberSigtuna Brygghus5.003.6811-
Yinpu Black Rice BeerJilin Yinpu Brewery4.602.7222-
Schwarzer SteigerFeldschloesschen AG4.803.828-
Schwarzer HundCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.5.503.645-
Schwarzer KristallBrauerei Locher AG6.304.3211-
Blowing Rock Schwarz BierBlowing Rock Brewing Co.5.303.061-
Cidade Imperial EscuraImperial Premium Beer Ltda.4.50-0-
Bogermeister SchwarzbierБогерХоф (Bogerhof)5.703.181-
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