Zeitgeist | BrewDog

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Scotland, United Kingdom

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by stumac on 03-31-2009

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Ratings: 133 |  Reviews: 67
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3.44/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of dcmchew
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

During the pour it seemed like more of a stout, but this definetely tastes like a lager; it's lighter and clearer than expected;
Plus the mouthfeel makes that even clearer; not a big fruitiness, maybe some low dark fruit/berries; the malts are nicely roasted, giving off aromas of (very) dark bread, then going to coffee notes, lower strong cocoa powder also; decent nuttiness, also some dark chocolate sweetness, with faint candi sugar/licorice;
The bitterness isn't provided only by the roast, but also by some somewhat herbal hops, really nice and dry in the finish;
I'm conflicted, there are a lot of stout (going to porter) elements, with a lager body, but it fits nicely, it makes a "fresher", more sessionable dark beer

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.49/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a deep black color lager with a large foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma consists of dry roasted malt with light bitter notes. Taste is an easily drinkable mix of dry roasted malt with light dry bitter notes. Finish is lightly sweet. Body is light with good carbonation. Not bad though a bit more simplistic then I had anticipated.

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3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Very dark, black with a low tan head.

S - Rosted, bready with some coffee notes.

T - Much like the smell it tastes of rosted malts, bread, coffee. But the taste adds a slight smoky flavour to it.

MF - Medium to full body with a dry aftertaste.

O - Good beer, price wise it wasn't too bad compared to some other beers here in Sweden. Wouldn't hesitate to buy it again.

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Zeitgeist from BrewDog
3.68 out of 5 based on 133 ratings.
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