Adam Und Eric's Neuschottland Schwarz Black Lager | Garrison Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Garrison Brewing Company
Nova Scotia, Canada
garrisonbrewing.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Derek on 08-10-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
2.04%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of hopsolutely
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very true to the style and more Germanic than I expected. Driven in from Halifax last week, so as fresh as possible for this "2011 brew off".

Pours an inky dark red, with impressive off-white head and lots of lacing. The aroma takes me straight back to Germany, with caramelized malt sweetness bordering on toffee, and the dark edges I associate with a schwarz bier. The flavour is sweet with an underlying hop bitterness. That bitterness coexists nicely with the roasted malt tones of coffee and ripe fruit.

Not a style I’d choose every day, but this is a good example and I’m very glad to have purchased!

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Photo of Derek
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep, deep chestnut with a very light tan head, good retention & lace.

S: Sponge toffee, roasted nut, herbal, floral, hint of rye bread.

T: Rye bread, caramel, herbal, roasted nut, toast (some mealy melanoidin here), blackberry, modest bitterness.

M: Fairly full body for a 5% brew, but it's very bready, without too much residual sweetness.

O: I really like this, and it's surprisingly Germanic for a domestic brew, but I'd say it's more of a dunkel.

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Adam Und Eric's Neuschottland Schwarz Black Lager from Garrison Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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