Köstritzer Schwarzbier | Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

Köstritzer SchwarzbierKöstritzer Schwarzbier
BA SCORE
3.91/5
1,919 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:
#6,233
Reviews:
842
Ratings:
1,919
pDev:
12.02%
Bros Score:
4.22
 
 
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123
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours with a fluffy light brown head that leaves behind some lacing. A dark reddish/purple. Smells of dark malts, molasses, not overly complex but well put together. The taste has a strong malt profile with some chocolate and molasses notes followed by a long dry finish. The only black beer I have had so far and I cant wait to try another.

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usually try to pick up a random German single whenever I'm at Grapes & Hops in Fayetteville...sometimes it works out and sometimes it doesn't. Never been blown away but I am usually satisfied, and this one brings the latter.

a: Pours a respectable khaki head that chunks up around the edges and lingers. Great retention. The beer is a deep stain brown in color. Some lacing.

s: A standard good schwarz. Aroma is a majority of clean pilsner malts with a strong back note of roasted barley. Good noble hop presence.

m: Smooth carbonation borders on medium-high, with a creamy medium body.

t: Love a flavorful dark lager. This one comes close. It's at once crisp with an abundance of clean, pale German malts, and at the same time carries clean flavors of roasted/toasted malts. Nice noble hop bite after the swallow, rounding things out very nicely.

d: extremely

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A: A deep, reddish-brown, slow receding off-white - very pale tan head.

S: A light roasted malt aroma... just shy of being smoky/burnt.

T: Sweetish roasted/toasted malts. A dash of smokiness and a very light dark fruit ester towards the finish.

M: Medium-light body. A decent feel with a touch of buttery oiliness towards the finish.

D: I could have done with a touch more body, though going much further could hurt the style. A good meal choice, nonetheless. I'd do it again.

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Mouthfeel - soft sipper, mild carbonation with a light thin finish

Drinkability - good, would definitely recommend and will buy more if I find it again

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Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 1,919 ratings
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