Watzdorfer Schwarzbier

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Watzdorfer Schwarzbier

Watzdorf in Thuringia
Style: Schwarzbier

Head: tan
, rocky
Nose: roasty, espresso

Body: medium

Palate: balanced, roasty, hint of espresso,
Finish: clean, dry, slightly bitter

Served: on tap at Burgschänke in Burg Greifenstein

Impression:  I had enjoyed their Pils but Thuringia is know for Schwarzbier so I was looking forward to this Schwarzbier. It was coal black with a tan head. The nose had a befitting touch of espresso for good measure. It was roasty with this coffee aspect in the background and the finish was clean, dry and slightly bitter. I’m not always a huge fan of the style but when they are dry like this one, they can be quite good and a style you can really session on.

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