Schwarzbier ("shvahrts-beer"), is simply German for black beer. It doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily heavy or light in body, although they tend to lean towards light. Unlike other dark beers, like porters or stouts, they are not overly bitter with burnt and roasted malt characteristics that the others tend to depend on. Instead, hops are used for a good portion of the bitterness. Very refreshing and soul lifting beers, they also make a great alternative for the Winter. Especially when you are looking for a lighter beer, but one with depth of colour and taste.

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The Headless SchwarzmanCambridge Brewing Company5.4015
TreadstoneScenic Brewing Co.4.9024.98
Ritter SchwartzSchwetzinger Brauhaus zum Ritter GmbH & Co. KG5.0014.8
Bayerisch HellSchwarzbräu GmbH4.8024.7
Schwarz-ightedEx Novo Brewing5.1014.65
Cocoa SchwartzDevils Backbone Brewing Company5.1014.5
Tettnanger Coronator DunkelBrauerei Und Gasthof Zur Krone7.2014.5
Siegburger SchwarzbierAbteibrauerei Siegburger Brauhaus - FritzAle ? 14.5
MaySwiftwater Brewing Company5.6024.49
SpezialBayern Meister Bier7.5014.47
Weiherer SchwärzlaBrauerei Gasthof Kundmüller5.3014.44
Brazilian Black LagerRapp Brewing Company ? 24.38
Kiel KanalGæðingur Öl5.0014.35
Blind Pig SchwarzbierThe Blind Pig Brewery5.0014.34
Boscos SchwarzbierBoscos Restaurant & Brewing Co. ? 14.33
Steinhauer SchwarzbierInterboro Spirits and Ales6.0014.33
Schwarz BierAmos Howard's Brew Pub ? 44.32
Buckwhat?!Breakside Brewery5.1014.31
Dunklen Helm SchwarzbierGreen Mountain Beer Company5.4024.27
Ramstein Ink Black LagerHigh Point Brewing Company5.0024.27
GunnyGood River Beer5.5024.26
Zwei Bäume Im SchwarzwaldRocky Point Artisan Brewers (RPAB)11.0014.25
SchwarzbierThe 377 Brewery5.0014.25
SchwarzbierJasper Murdock’s Alehouse, Dining Room & Microbrewery (The Norwich Inn)4.5014.25
SchwarzbierGordon Biersch Brewery & Restaurant4.2914.25
Max's Black LagerLimestone Beer Co.5.6014.25
SchwarzbierInstitution Ale Company5.5014.25
SchwarzbierRapp Brewing Company5.6014.25
Stiegl SchwarzbierStieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH5.0024.25
Smoked Black LagerAsbury Park Brewery4.7014.25
Fiedler MagisterbräuPrivatbrauerei Christian Fiedler4.7024.24
Lord Dark HelmetSoutherleigh Fine Food & Brewery6.4614.24
HopCat Black MambaHopCat6.4084.24
Dark DayRare Form Brewing Company4.5014.24
Crossroads Coffee LagerBull Falls Brewery ? 14.23
Black Prince SchwarzbierIechyd Da Brewing Company5.1024.22
Trierer Petrusbräu Der Schwarze PitterTrier Petrusbräu5.0014.21
Hofbräu Steelers SchwarzbierHofbräuhaus Pittsburgh5.10104.21
Kickapoo OilHillsboro Brewing Co.5.7014.21
General SchwarzCentral Coast Brewing5.3024.2
Kaldi Dark LagerKaldi Bar/Café5.0024.2
Ocean BlackOceanbryggeriet4.8014.2
Black To RealityMoonlight Brewing Company5.2034.19
The Dark SideIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant9.7074.18
Fleetwood BlackMotor Row Brewing5.5044.17
BlackheartRelic Brewing Co6.20294.17
Faithless Spreadsheet NinjaWeird Beard Brew Co.5.5014.16
EveryNight SpecialHistoric Brewing Company5.3044.15
Black YakShangri-La Highland Craft Brewery5.4024.15
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