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 Avg Ratings Bros
"Richard Kind" Of A Big DealSisyphus Brewing5.103.873-
Černá Hora GranatPivovar Černá Hora4.503.4213-
'na Biretta NeraBirrificio Ostiense Artigianale (BOA)5.503.929-
'Na Biretta NeraBirradamare SRL5.503.9210-
1910 Black LagerWallace Brewing / Orehouse Tasting Room4.803.7722-
1911 Black LagerSouthern Peak Brewery4.30-0-
3 Ravens Schwarz Dark Lager3 Ravens Brewing6.303.51-
33 Acres Of Darkness33 Acres Brewing Co.5.003.9626-
38 Redemption Black PilsenerWolverine State Brewing Company5.503.583-
4 Pines From Darkness Schwarzbier4 Pines Brewing Company4.303.431-
5 O'clock Shadow Double Black LagerGrand Teton Brewing Co.7.604.0612090
5,0 Original Black BeerFeldschloesschen AG5.003.525-
8th Sin Black LagerHop City Brewing Co.5.003.6370-
A Beer Called TimFreetail Brewing Company ? 3.72-
Adler Fund SchwarzbierMountain Sun Pub & Brewery4.703.722-
Afanasy Eksperimentalnoe Temnoe LegkoeAfanasy Pivo (Brau Service)4.503.42-
After Hours Slovenian Black LagerMotor Row Brewing8.003.751-
Agner & Wolf SchwarzbierAgner & Wolf Brewery Corp.6.003.5420-
Ahhhnold SchwarzbierWorthy Brewing Co.4.903.581-
Almus Dark BeerLomsko Pivo4.703.721-
Alt-Bamberg DunkelBraumanufactur Alt-Bamberg4.803.753-
Altenburger SchwarzeAltenburger Brauerei GmbH4.903.51-
Amadeus SchwartzbierAmadeus Hausbräu4.903.362-
Ambar NegraLa Zaragozana S.A.4.803.1310-
American Black LagerWar Horse Brewing Company5.003.7224-
American Black LagerStadin Panimo5.302.881-
Angler Black LagerBarley Creek Brewing Company5.203.2950-
Anton's Special FiveHofbrauhaus Wolters GmbH5.003.571-
Apoldaer Schwarzer EselVereinsbrauerei Apolda GmbH4.50-0-
Argus BlackLidl Polska6.003.332-
Arnie SchwartzbiernatorWarPigs Brewpub5.60-0-
Arnold SchwarzenbierIron Hill Brewery & Restaurant4.503.972-
Arnstädter SchwarzbierStadtbrauerei Arnstadt5.003.411-
AroiiMikkeller ApS5.003.686-
Art Of Science SchwarzbierDillon Dam Brewery5.20-0-
Augusta SchwarzbierAugusta Brewing Company5.403.791-
Auspicious GroundMartha's Exchange5.002.751-
B3K Black LagerWynkoop Brewing Company5.503.5112080
Baba Black LagerUinta Brewing Company4.003.781,20987
Baby HammerJack's Abby Brewing6.003.8822-
Back In BlackRound Guys Brewing Company5.704.045-
Backer BlackCervejaria Três Lobos Ltda.4.903.51-
Bad Moon SpellSocial Kitchen & Brewery5.00-0-
Baeren SchwarzBaeren Brauerei ? 3.473-
Baja BlackBaja Brewing Company6.003.7624-
Balder Mørk AleBaldersbrønde Bryggeri A/S4.6031-
Balham BlackBelleville Brewing Co.4.603.351-
Baltic Black Anniversary LagerPearl Street Brewery ? 3.961-
Bam Bam Black BeerStandard Brewing4.703.51-
Bamberg SchwarzbierMicro Cervejaria Bamberg4.803.959-
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