Schwarzbier / Black Lager

Two Brothers Reprieve Schwarzbier Lager

Two Brothers Reprieve Schwarzbier Lager

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Fresh beer is the best beer and being just 20 minutes from Two Brothers brewery and knowing that this particular brew was bottled within the last week, I would say this one classifies as fresh. The pour was nice, a dark, deep brown but nothing too thick or syrupy. It was definitely opaque, a tan […] ... [Read more]

Samuel Adams Black Lager

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I am not really a lager guy but a friend of mine won a 12 pack of SA and didn’t want to waste his alcohol consumption on beer. Since he is a wine snob I gladly accommodated his request to take a brew off his hands. I opened the bottle on a gray fall day […] ... [Read more]

Guinness Black Lager

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Guinness! Personally, I think it can be placed in the top 5 greatest companies this world has seen. Whatever your feelings are on the brewery, its operations, marketing, or the beer it produces, the legacy of Guinness is shrouded in a family instilling [Christian] values into future generations that chose to make a difference in […] ... [Read more]

Port Brewing Midnight Session Lager

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The summer here in Chicago has been one of the rainiest I’ve experienced. If not the rain, than the humidity has sure been uncomfortable. With an increase in precipitation the grass tends to grow much quicker. So was the case last week and today called for a mowing. After my morning yard work was completed […] ... [Read more]

Shiner Bohemian Black Lager

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After a long day at work, it’s time to sud up. This weekend I picked up a case of the Shiner Family Reunion (that’s 6 different beers from the Spoetzl Brewery in Shiner, Texas) and selected the Black Lager – a.k.a. schwarzbier – for review number one. I first had the Black Lager a couple […] ... [Read more]