Black Thunder | Austin Beerworks

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Austin Beerworks
Texas, United States
austinbeerworks.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mora2000 on 10-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
217
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.16%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
54
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 217 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of srletend
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OKFine
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevotex
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Burkbom23
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very underappreciated style and this was excellent. I could drink this all day! Doesn't sit heavy and the mix of roasty, nutty, sweet and dry with a dash of chocolate was great! Keep it up, fellas!

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Photo of JohnDee
3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ldgrem
2.17/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I feel it got the worst of the stout lager relationship.

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Photo of mig100
3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mjwellman
3.14/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mchengcit
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Emrgnc
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jkn09
4.34/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Premo88
4.37/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 oz. on-tap poured into pint glass at Torchy's Tacos in Cedar Park, TX
(12/13/14 ... Texas Stars night)

L: blackish brown, tan head (minimal ... very light pour); no lacing; clear brown up to the light; not much amber in it, more just brown

S: slightly chocolate, floral note; real chocolately and sweet as it warms ... REAL sweet

T: roasted malt, not burnt, much smoother and lighter than the American family of browns/porters/stouts; closer to brown ale; has a noticeable floral note (while eating spicy jerk tacos :) ... floral hops (?)

F: full carbonation but light ... fantastic

O: interesting mix of darker malt with floral hops ... a darker beer in which you can really detect the hops; good brew, tons of flavor and very drinkable. this brewery is good.

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Photo of nathanmiller
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of BaroomHero
3.92/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of RAC81
4.16/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of erushing
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of cdhoward318
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Kyrojack
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Geobus
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Martyrob
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Domvan
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

Black Thunder from Austin Beerworks
3.7 out of 5 based on 217 ratings.
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