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Ambar Negra | La Zaragozana S.A.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
La Zaragozana S.A.
Spain
cervezasambar.com

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 09-15-2002

BEER STATS
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
10
Avg:
3.13
pDev:
21.73%
 
 
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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 10
Photo of maitrejl
4/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice surprise!
i am always doubtful about spanish beer, but spain can be proud of this one.
Nice smell really nice flavour, deep in the mouth, very sweet for a 12% bottle. Even the girls love it. (maybe i should not said that^^)
Very easy to drink. I recommend!
you can drink it with tapas and ham.

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Photo of patre_tim
3.79/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown with a ruby tinge. Almost opaque. A finger of beige head with fair retention.

Molasses, toffee, dark and toasted. Lightly sweet fruitiness.

Molasses, toffee, lightly sweet, grainy, a hint of toasted bitterness.

Thick and bready, smooth with a hint of syrup, light foamy carbonation.

Found it at Tops in Chiang Mai. Well crafted brew. Drank May 24th in Chiang Mai. Really enjoying it, definitely a better rendition of the style than I’ve had from several brewers, even better than some from Germany.

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Photo of tesguino
3.63/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

My favorite of spanish beers; an special schwarzbier with intense brown color,a light palate, taste caramel, wide, sweet, firm; smell syrup, notes of malt and sugar cane; try with mexican food, seafood, and cheese, chinese is good for this beer too; serve in a pilsner glass; 93% recommended;

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Photo of AlexLMS
3.36/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: opaque due to the black colour. The head is deep brown and low. Poor head retention and no lancing whatsoever.
Aroma: interesting port, roasted and sweet malty aroma.
Taste: bitter in the right way, complex roasted taste with strong coffee notes.
Mouthfeel: smooth with a strong carbonation, low alcoholic strength and a medium body.
Finish: lingering bitter and coffee finish.

Overall: despite the lack of head retention, this beer is quite complex and intriguing. Very nice coffee presence. One of the best Spanish beers I’ve ever tasted.

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Photo of Suds
3.31/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This is a solidly black beer with a stable light-brown head. It's aroma is of dark malts, with a with some tinny and medicinal notes. However, there's also a notable caramel smell that translates nicely into the taste. The beer is modestly sweet, and nicely balanced with the roasted qualities. It's clean and straightforward, making it quite a nice lager. It tends to be a light-bodied brew, with a very smooth mouthfeel. The roasted quality follows into the finish. Not a bad beer at all.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
2.95/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Pours black with a light tan head.
Sweet aroma of bready malt, brown sugar and chocolate fudge along with some faint vegetal notes.
More bready and toasty malt as flavours, also some brown sugar, soft coffee notes and a bit of roasted malt.
Carbonation is too high.
Half way between a schwarz and a bock.

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Photo of stcules
2.31/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Black, with a brown creamy head. The smell is very light, essentially roast barley. At the first taste you can see just roasted and burnt, but a little after, you can see even a little taste of nut. The finish is quite bitter, witha sweet malty note. Not very impressive.

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Photo of josanguapo
2.05/5  rDev -34.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From Hipercor, last units. In Legado de yuste glass. Watching Game of Thrones 5x05. Can be drank althouht I wouldnt repeat. Coffe bitterness low. Little body

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Ambar Negra from La Zaragozana S.A.
3.13 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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