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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 - 51 to 100 (out of 597) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
Blackwing LagerUnion Craft Brewing Company4.903.9160-
LigeroCigar City Brewing5.503.8859-
Live Oak SchwarzbierLive Oak Brewing Company4.803.9658-
Winter Rental Black LagerEast Coast Beer Company5.603.5556-
Brewmaster's Black LagerOkanagan Spring Brewery5.003.8356-
ReprieveTwo Brothers Brewing Company5.503.6246-
Cherny BockBohemian Brewery4.003.784693
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company ? 3.2743-
Black Cat LagerPaddock Wood Brewing Co.6.103.8343-
SchwarzUpland Brewing Company5.303.543-
NoireLes Trois Mousquetaires5.003.842-
Donnersberger - Bischoff Premium Black LagerPrivatbrauerei Bischoff5.203.5642-
Schwarzer AbtKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH3.902.644238
Private Stock Imperial Black SteamNarragansett Brewing Co.9.003.741-
Neuzeller Kloster-Bräu Schwarzer Abt (Black Abbot)Klosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH3.902.5941-
SchwarzHeater Allen Brewing4.803.8839-
Bernard DarkBernard Family Brewery5.103.6337-
8th Sin Black LagerHop City Brewing Co.5.003.5337-
Black HopsParallel 49 Brewing Company6.503.8736-
SchwarzbierSierra Nevada Brewing Co.5.003.836-
Original BadebierKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH5.203.8234-
Störtebeker SchwarzbierStörtebeker Braumanufaktur5.003.4733-
Trapp Trosten BierTrapp Family Lodge Brewery5.603.8633-
Lady Of AvalonNinkasi Brewing Company5.003.6632-
Burning Oak Black LagerLinden Street Brewery5.503.8232-
Klosterbräu SchwärzlaBrauerei-Gaststätte Klosterbräu4.904.0131-
Ursus BlackUrsus S.A. (SAB) / Compania de Bere Romania6.003.5529-
Leikeim SchwarzbierBrauerei Leikeim4.903.6829-
MagnetronMetropolitan Brewing5.504.1928-
Steamboat Black LagerBallast Point Brewing Company6.003.7428-
Silversmith Black LagerSilversmith Brewing Co.5.003.7627-
Innstadt Extra Schwarze OriginalInnstadt Brauerei5.003.9227-
Brewery Backyard Series: Black Lobstah LagerRedhook Ale Brewery5.303.582781
Kirin Ichiban Shibori StoutKirin Brewery Company, Limited5.003.426-
Coedo ShikkokuCoedo Brewery (Kyodo Shoji Koedo Brewery)5.003.4626-
Green Flash Ristretto Cosmic Black LagerGreen Flash Brewing Co.8.204.226-
BathbeerKlosterbrauerei Neuzelle GmbH5.203.925-
Cobbs Hill Black LagerThree Heads Brewing6.003.5625-
SchwarzingerPhiladelphia Brewing Company5.003.7225-
Upright Untitled (Bad Brains)Upright Brewing Company6.403.3825-
Leavenworth Bakke Hill Black LagerFish Brewing Company / Fishbowl Brewpub5.003.4824-
Black GiraffeBurleigh Brewing Co.5.003.9224-
Sheltowee GloomSucker Black AleBluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's5.503.623-
Senor ViejoTwisted X Brewing Company8.203.8523-
Yinpu Black Rice BeerJilin Yinpu Brewery4.602.7222-
American Black LagerWar Horse Brewing Company5.003.5821-
Dark Lager BeerKaiserdom Privatbrauerei Bamberg4.703.2621-
Breznak SchwarzbierPivovar Breznak3.803.5421-
Bohemia EscuraAntarctica (Companhia Brasileira De Bebidas)5.002.9820-
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