Köstritzer Schwarzbier | Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbier
BA SCORE
72.9%
Liked This Beer
3.91 w/ 1,914 ratings
Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbier
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
Germany
koestritzer.de

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stirgy on 10-17-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,130
Reviews:
841
Ratings:
1,914
Liked:
1,396
Avg:
3.91/5
pDev:
12.02%
Alströms:
4.22
 
 
Wants:
123
Gots:
298
Trade:
1
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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: Dark brown with a tan head about 2 fingers thick

S: malty, slightly nutty, overall mild

T: Roasted malts that give a nutty taste, light on the hops, slight bitterness at the end

M: Thin, light and easy to drink. Moderate carbonation.

Overall, this is nice sessionable beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type: Original Bottle

Appearance: Dark Lager with very low transparency. Minimal Lacing.

Smell: Maltly aroma, notes of chocolate/toffee, hop aroma non apparent.

Taste: Very good flavor and extremely balanced. As with aroma notes of chocolate and toffee come aparent. Slight to no hop bitterness. This may very well be one of the most balanced and cleanest finishing brews I have had yet.

Overall: A very good choice no matter your particular preferences. A very drinkable beer with a great rich flavor. A special thanks to my friend who gifted me this bottle.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap, four finger coca-cola head

Black as night

Healthy carbonation

Taste: Malty, chocolate , booze, and a tad bit of hop at the finish.

S: Lager yeast

M: perfect

Overall, this is the perfect beer for a business function. This is a beer that says "I mean business." It delivers no frills drinking pleasure!

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Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
Beer rating: 72.9% out of 100 with 1,914 ratings
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