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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 AG4.903.7117696
Saranac Black ForestMatt Brewing Company / Saranac Brewery5.503.755896
Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.4.803.8778594
Mönchshof SchwarzbierKulmbacher Brauerei AG4.904.0337493
Cherny BockBohemian Brewery4.003.753693
Black BavarianSprecher Brewing Company5.864.0846190
Märkischer LandmannBerliner Kindl Brauerei4.903.611290
5 O'clock Shadow Double Black LagerGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.604.054290
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.003.7919387
Reasonably CorruptGreat Raft Brewing5.503.891484
Samuel Adams Black LagerBoston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)4.903.791,43283
Xingu Black BeerCervejaria Kaiser4.703.4756982
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.503.553680
Schwarzer AbtKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH3.902.833639
Blackwing W/Cocoa Nibs And VanillaUnion Craft Brewing Company ? -0-
Midnight MischiefEpic Brewing Company5.503.743-
SchwarzbierHofbräuhaus Columbus5.503.681-
Midnight Mocha LagerSaint Patrick's Brewing Company6.203.892-
Störtebeker SchwarzbierStörtebeker Braumanufaktur5.003.4623-
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company ? 3.2832-
Rechenberger DunkelBrauerei Rechenberg ? 3.931-
Cowboy Schwarz BierBrauerei Julius Hummel5.003.961-
Schwarzbier LagerHarvest Moon Brewery & Cafe5.303.83-
Krombacher DarkKrombacher Brauerei4.303.4936-
Fortuna CzarneBrowar Fortuna5.80-0-
Tabellenerbauer Bavarian BlackSoo Brewing Company ? -0-
Black OnyxCopper Kettle Brewing Company5.003.931-
Pfungstädter 1831 SchwarzbierPfungstädter Brauerei5.303.854-
EveryNight SpecialHistoric Brewing Company5.30-0-
Heavy Seas - Schwartzbier - Desert Island SeriesHeavy Seas Beer5.403.891-
SchwarzbierBarley John's Brew Pub ? -0-
LigeroCigar City Brewing5.503.9318-
UsetheRevolution Brewing Company4.803.674-
Vanilla Bourbon Reasonably CorruptGreat Raft Brewing ? -0-
Graf Arco Birnbacher SchwarzbierGräfliche Brauerei Arco Valley4.70-0-
Midnight StrikesGrimm Brothers Brewhouse5.00-0-
Storchen Domgold SchwarzbierFrankenthaler Brauhaus4.802.741-
Landsberger SchwaresBrauerei Landsberg GmbH4.803.661-
Obsidian Black LagerPrimal Brewing5.14-0-
SchwarzbierYards Brewing Co.5.503.871-
Czarna DziuraBrowar Pinta4.002.931-
Black ThunderAustin Beerworks5.203.7430-
Dark HelmetStewart's Brewing Co.7.70-0-
Das SchwarzeDinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG4.903.6637-
Post Meridian SchwarzbierMad Fox Brewing Company4.104.141-
Glops NegraLlupols I Llevats S.L.4.503.831-
Cherry Coffee Almond Black LagerCigar City Brewing6.50-0-
SchwarzbierOtto's Pub and Brewery5.403.996-
Thomaskirch SchwarzbierBrauhaus an der Thomaskirche5.003.92-
Nova Schin MalzbierBrasil Kirin ? 1.82-
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