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Störtebeker Schwarzbier | Störtebeker Braumanufaktur

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Störtebeker Braumanufaktur
Germany
stoertebeker.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by paterlodie on 11-11-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,524
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
62
pDev:
14.74%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
10
Trade:
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Review: 0.5l Bottle of Stortebeker Schwarz bier: ABV : 5%

Lovely looking bottle, logo of a ship, really well done and stands out.

As expected got a striking black colour on pour, but also interestingly some shades of dark red. Got a porter style tan head, which was large and very creamy. Head maintains well. Some nice lacing. Not a bad looking beer.

Lovely initial smell, was really pleasant, of roasted malts, some fruits and sweet coffee. Also got some dark chocolate on the nose. A nice balance of rustic smells. Good start.

On taste is very similar to porter, and very, very smooth. No real feel of the alcohol, at least initially. Nearly too smooth for my liking as I do like to feel some alcohol now and again, especially in a slow burner like this. No bitterness.
Safe, nothing extraordinary
Black chocolate found. Tastes light. Nice though all the same. Caramel taste apparent as well.
Nice large mouthfuls.
It is a nice beer to drink and I did enjoy drinking it.

Strong in the end, after the two bottles. Good and can do the business, but not going to set the world alight in terms of strong tastes as it is a little thin, but if it just added a bit more it could be a stand out beer as it does lack a little depth or flavour, a pity

I see they won the best black beer in Europe, a “European Beer Star” in 2010 and 2011. Frankly, that is taking the piss, lol!

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Photo of SCproUA
3.83/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OlaB
3.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L: pours a deep dark brown color. Small head that dissappear rapidly.

A: roasted malts,bread,cofee,caramel and dried dark.fruits.

T&F: Starts of with a flavour of dark fruits with roasted malts and coffee in the background , the finish is dry and sweet and the aftertaste is decent.the flavour gets a little to watery,but the malt profile is quite satisfiying.iI also find it a little to sweet .Mouthfeel is smooth and is lightly carbonated.easy drinkable.

O: a interesting beer to try. A solid and decent, but maybe a little flat flavour to get a full score. Nothing really exiting about it, but drinkable enough.

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Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This schwarzbier deserves more love than it has been getting in the ratings. It was rich without much alcohol. And it was balanced enough to go well with a German spinach tart for lunch.
A Baltic take on the Bavarian style, Stortebeker's Schwarzbier is listed in the "1001 Beers To Drink Before You Die" and is reviewed so well, please indulge a quotation: "This velvety-black specialty is malty but not sweet, offers roasted but no burned notes, and is bitter but not harsh... this beer is wonderfully balanced and yet full of character."

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Photo of igl
4.5/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tuesunsommiel
3.24/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L: Pours very dark with minimal, tan head. Very dark but not opaque. Some light passes through when held up. No appreciable viscosity.
S: Coffee, toasted malt, dried fruit. Expected more of an intense flavor, but just falls flat.
T: Mediocre. Some toast/dried fruit one would expect from a porter, additional aftertaste that is not that pleasant.
F: Oily, aftertaste and feel lasts for a while. If the aftertaste was more pleasant, I wouldn't mind as much.
O: Was hoping for more. It's Ok.

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Photo of rjervis1888
3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kiro
3.59/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.58/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JamesLeung
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aleigator
3.18/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a hazelnut brown to black color, together with a beige, bubbly lacing, coating the edge of the glass.

Has aromas of dried walnut shell, bread, rock sugar and a note of milk chocolate. All in all the nose comes well together promising a sweeter, malt relying beer.

Has a soft mouthfeel among a lighter body, which features many Dunkel qualities in a well put together way, ranging from bready to toffeeish sweet.

Begins with slightly tart milk chocolate, coming along with a soft bread and earth malt foundation, which turns sweeter, revealing toffee qualities right before the swallow. Gets added a portion of rock sugar during the finish, balanced by earthy marzipan and bakers chocolate, preventing the beer from becoming overly sweet.

Solid beer, with a pleasant finish, absorbing a lot of the prominent sweetness, adding a nice depth to the taste.

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Photo of samEBC
3.71/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrewharemza
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Deep dark brown and clear with a tan head that disappeared to a small ring. Aroma of malts mostly bready, light sweet caramel and hints of coffee and roast notes. Flavour is dominated by roasty and coffee notes, light carbonation and a smooth mouthfeel. It leaves a pleasant light sweet coffee aftertaste. Nice.

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Photo of RickyS
3.93/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
2.5/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.81/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of takusan1000
3.29/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of torwart68
4/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of torwart94
3.31/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mercarood
3.79/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Good dark beer from Germany

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Photo of drmeto
3.69/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

-dominated by roasted malt and coffee
-touches of bready and caramel flavour
-some licorish
-nicely carbonated
-malty,bready finish

Not quite as smooth and varied as the Köstritzer but a good Schwarzbier

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Photo of CrazyDavros
3.42/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a small fading head.
Nose shows soft roasted malt, bready malt and biscuity notes.
Bready and toasty flavours, very easy-drinking and clean.

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Photo of wilsonbaron
3.21/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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