Schwarzer Herzog | Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
Germany
hofbrauhaus-wolters.de

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cnozzy on 02-11-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7
Reviews:
4
Avg:
2.95
pDev:
12.88%
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of takusan1000
2.3/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Bought in a 500ml can in China, best by date was April 1 and it is June 1, so quality may be suspect. Overall there are definitely better schwarzbiers around, but probably not in China.

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Photo of grahuba
2.36/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of BlackVeg
3.06/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of herrburgess
3.25/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Brabander
3.18/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is not a bad beer to start with. I have had plenty Germans who would lose in a battle with this one.

I bought this beer somewhere in may 2011. Best before november 2011.

Poured in my struise glass the beer looks ok.Darkbrown fluid with a decent head which disappears in a few minutes leaving a white ring in the glass. Smell is average, not much going on, slightly malty. This beer was a bit more on the abv then witten here; 5,2 abv. To get a nice mouthfeel a bit too low.

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Photo of dbaker61
3.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500mL can. Brew Date: Apr. 14, 2011. Best By: May 14, 2012.

Appearance: Deep brown, with a touch of orange seen when held up to a bright light. Two fingers of dense light tan foam, having decent retention. Left extensive lacing.

Smell: Roast malt, sweet malt.

Taste: Dominated by roast malt, but not overpowering. Just a touch of bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Light carbonation. Dry finish.

Overall: An average example of the style; there are better. Easy to drink, almost sessionable. Seems to lack depth.

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Photo of cnozzy
3.16/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 330ml bottle.

Appearance: Brown color with a fluffy brown head. leaving lace.

Smell: Roasted malt. caramel, and slight coffee.

Taste: Sweet malt, a little coffee, with an earthiness, a quite dry end.

Mouthfeel/Drink: Pretty light for a schwarzbier. Soft carbonation. Easy to drink when it is cold.

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Schwarzer Herzog from Hofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH
2.95 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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