Cascadian Schwarzbier (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Style: Hoppy Schwarzbier 7.0% ABV 70 IBU’s OG: 16.5 Plato From: Framingham, MA The beer pours a deep, chocolaty brown with a massive head of creamy, sand colored bubbles. The head sits two finger’s widths above the glass with a nice lasting retention and a puzzle grid of thin lacing. On the nose, the beer smells delicately of roasted coffee beans and damp pine forests. … Continue reading Cascadian Schwarzbier (Jack’s Abby Brewing)

Evil Brew (Jack’s Abby Brewing/Evil Twin Brewing)

Style: Schwarzbier 5.2% ABV From: Gypsies visiting Framingham, MA Brewer’s Note: “This beer was brewed as a collaboration between Jack’s Abby and Evil Twin Brewing. This black lager blends various roasted and dark crystal malts. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, and a subtle nuttiness dominate this sweet full bodied lager. Brown malt and chocolate wheat malt were specially sourced for this beer from Valley Malt. Enjoy!” … Continue reading Evil Brew (Jack’s Abby Brewing/Evil Twin Brewing)

Black Lobstah Lager (Redhook Brewing Company)

Style: Schwarzbier 5.3% ABV 25 IBU’s Est. Cal: 159 Bottled On: March 22, 2013 From: Portsmouth, NH Brewer’s Notes: “’Wicked good beeah made wit lobstah.’ – Black Lobstah Lager is Redhook’s take on the old-world style oyster stout. This is a crisp, black lager made with local New Hampshire caught lobster.” The beer’s label is very funky in color.  I love the black, red, and gray … Continue reading Black Lobstah Lager (Redhook Brewing Company)