Full Review

Burleigh Brewing Co.

Burleigh Brewing Co.
Japan Black Beer

Category: Black Beer

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 4.6%
93 Points
Gold Medal
Exceptional
2022 World Beer Championships Gold Medal - Best Black Beer

Burleigh Brewing Co.
Japan Black Beer

Category: Black Beer

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 4.6%
Walnut color. Aromas of smoked chocolate soufflé, cured meats, toasted matzoh, and egg drop soup with a slightly chewy, finely carbonated, dryish medium-to-full body and a tingling, medium-length black raisin bread and toasted nuts finish. An unabashedly complex black lager with an easy drinking appeal.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Malty & Smooth & Mild
Aroma Aroma: smoked chocolate soufflé, cured meats, toasted matzoh, and egg drop soup
Taste Flavor: black raisin bread and toasted nuts
Bitterness Bitterness: Low
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy with food
Recipes Pairing: Jambalaya, Meat Loaf, Muenster
Bottom Line Bottom Line: An unabashedly complex black lager with an easy drinking appeal.

The Producer

Burleigh Brewing Company

The Producer
2 Ern Harley Dr
Burleigh Heads, QLD 4220
Australia
61 07-55936000

Black Beer

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Serve in a Pilsner Glass
Black beers, or schwartzbiers, are dark brown to black in color and range in alcohol from 4-5%. These beers feature a bitter chocolate, roasted malt note and a rounded character. Hop accents are generally low. Black beers originated in eastern Germany, but are brewed in markets ranging from Japan to the US today. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Samuel Adams Black Lager, Guinness Black Lager and Rogue Chateau Rogue Dirtoir Black Lager.