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2012 Top 10 Schwartzbiers in North America

This Top Ten List of Schwarzbiers is  from the results of the 2012 U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and the World Beer Cup.
1. Black Bavarian - Sprecher Brewing, Glendale, WI
2. B3K - Wynkoop Brewing, Denver, CO
3. Land Ho! - Heavy Seas Brewing, Halethorpe, MD
4. Ligero - Cigar City Brewing, Tampa, FL
5. TAPS Schwarzbier - TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Corona, CA
6. Nevermore Lager - Rock Bottom Brewery, King of Prussia, PA
7. Gordon Biersch Schwarzbier - Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant, Seattle, WA
8. Art of Science Schwarzbier - Dillon DAM Brewery, Dillon, CO
9. Point 2012 Black Ale - Stevens Point Brewery, Stevens Point, WI
10. Cameronís Dark 266 - Cameronís Brewing Co., Oakville, Canada


Sprecher Black Bavarian


These very dark brown to black beers have a mild roasted malt character without the associated bitterness. This is not a full-bodied beer, but rather a moderate body gently enhances malt flavor and aroma with low to moderate levels of sweetness. Hop bitterness is low to medium in character. Noble-type hop flavor and aroma should be low but perceptible. There should be no fruity esters. Diacetyl should not be perceived.
OG: 1.044-1.052
FG: 1.010-1.016
Alcohol by Weight: 3-3.9%
IBU: 22-30
Color SRM: 25-30

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