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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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Name < Brewery ABV Ratings Score
"Richard Kind" Of A Big DealSisyphus Brewing5.1034.07
Černá Hora GranatPivovar Černá Hora4.50133.31
'na Biretta NeraBirrificio Ostiense Artigianale (BOA)5.5094
'Na Biretta NeraBirradamare SRL5.50113.79
1910 Black LagerWallace Brewing / Orehouse Tasting Room4.80243.67
1911 Black LagerSouthern Peak Brewery4.3000
3 Ravens Schwarz Dark Lager3 Ravens Brewing6.3013.5
33 Acres Of Darkness33 Acres Brewing Co.5.00273.97
38 Redemption Black PilsenerWolverine State Brewing Company5.5033.57
5 O'clock Shadow Double Black LagerGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.601204.06
5,0 Original Black BeerFeldschloesschen AG5.0063.45
8th Sin Black LagerHop City Brewing Co.5.00863.61
9.9 Problems (But A Stout Ain't One)Angel City Brewery9.9023.93
A Beer Called TimFreetail Brewing Company ? 23.82
A Outra Escura MalzbierCervejaria Krill4.0012.06
Adler Fund SchwarzbierMountain Sun Pub & Brewery4.7023.72
Afanasy Eksperimentalnoe Temnoe LegkoeAfanasy Pivo (Brau Service)4.5023.25
After Hours Slovenian Black LagerMotor Row Brewing8.0024
Ahhhnold SchwarzbierWorthy Brewing Co.4.9013.58
Alaskan SchwarzbierAlaskan Brewing Co. ? 14
Almus Dark BeerLomsko Pivo4.7013.72
Alt-Bamberg DunkelBraumanufactur Alt-Bamberg4.8033.75
Altenburger SchwarzeAltenburger Brauerei GmbH4.9013.5
Alternate PresentFiction Beer Company5.2014.08
Amadeus SchwartzbierAmadeus Hausbräu4.9023.41
Ambar NegraLa Zaragozana S.A.4.80103.16
American Black LagerWar Horse Brewing Company5.00243.62
American Black LagerStadin Panimo5.3012.88
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company5.20503.27
Anton's Special FiveHofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH5.0013.57
Apoldaer Schwarzer EselVereinsbrauerei Apolda GmbH4.5014.16
ArboladoAZU Restaurant & Ojai Valley Brewery5.6000
Argus BlackLidl Polska6.0023.03
Arnie SchwartzbiernatorWarPigs Brewpub5.6000
Arnold SchwarzenbierIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.5023.97
Arnstädter SchwarzbierStadtbrauerei Arnstadt5.0013.41
AroiiMikkeller ApS5.0063.59
Art Of Science SchwarzbierDillon Dam Brewery5.2013.77
August Schell SchwarzbierAugust Schell Brewing Company ? 83.4
Augusta SchwarzbierAugusta Brewing Company5.4013.79
Auspicious GroundMartha's Exchange5.0012.75
Awesome But Impractical LagerNeshaminy Creek Brewing Company ? 13.97
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.501193.5
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.001,2463.77
Baby HammerJack's Abby Brewing6.00223.81
Back In BlackRound Guys Brewing Company5.7053.63
Backer BlackCervejaria Três Lobos Ltda.4.9013.5
Bad Moon SpellSocial Kitchen & Brewery5.0000
Baeren SchwarzBaeren Brauerei ? 33.39
Baja BlackBaja Brewing Company6.00243.64
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