Köstritzer Schwarzbier | Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,887 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
Ratings:
1,887
Reviews:
834
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.11%
 
 
Wants:
117
Gots:
285
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,887 |  Reviews: 834
Photo of DbbC
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of npachl
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hendrick24
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crow
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerucee
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My first Swartzbier in Germany! Stole the glass stien to remember for ever!

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Photo of John_Squires
2.98/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Edie
1/5  rDev -74.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of logicalparadox
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HoodviewBrew
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(8.5/10)- dark amber beer w/ little hop taste. Did not take good tasting notes- just hanging out in the bar.

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Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boo-urns
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tottel
3.28/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Schlitz74
4.41/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I bought this as part of a make your own six pack. This a very good and drinkable beer. This is smooth and easy drinking, with no bitter after taste. I highly recommend giving this one a try.

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Photo of Raziel313
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Homebrewer_Dave
4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very drinkable beer. Doesn't have a heavy feel to it. The color is dark brown almost black. It pours with a medium head. The carbonation dissipates fairly quickly so half way through the glass I'm not drinking foam. I would prefer a little more head retention. This is my first black lager and I'll be looking to try more.

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Photo of twage04
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had in the bottle at a resort in the Dominican Republic. Medium carbonation, smooth mouth feel. Not much aroma but taste is of burnt or toasted bread. Some solid bitterness but not much hop flavor. Best beer I've had so far in this country but probably not my thing any other time.

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Photo of Guppy314
3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, pours as black near opaque with a beige head. Aromas are real subtle, but perhaps a musty smoke. Roasted malt forward (but this seems mostly due to the absents of hops). There are some caramel and coffee flavors, but really (despite the blackness) the mouth feel is pretty light. Pretty drinkable but (in my area) pretty expensive. So one is plenty.

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Photo of zotzot
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oleg85
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cashcaliman
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crimsonfloyd
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Black with inch head that dissipates in a few minutes. Smells of rye and yeast. Tastes of roasted nuts, cherry, and rye. Medium body. Overall, a well balanced beer, but not super interesting.

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Photo of mdt88
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SebTBL
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Erik-P
3.41/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Köstritzer Schwarzbier from Köstritzer Schwarzbierbrauerei GmbH & Co.
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,887 ratings.
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