REVIEW: Black Lager by Silversmith Brewing Co.

The Brew Head



  • STYLE:  Schwarzbier/Black Lager
  • ABV: 5%
  • IBU:  20-22
  • COUNTRY: Canada
  • REGION: Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
  • BREWERY: Silversmith Brewing Co.

From Silversmith Brewing Co.,

Introducing our German style Black Lager {Schwarzbier} that will teach anyone to speak the language of great beer. Brewed in Niagara using classic East German black lager recipes dating back to the late 1300’s this local lager is simply a reminder of what good enjoyable beer should taste like.

Appearance | Pitch black with a mocha head that laces around the glass.

Smell | Smoke, dark malts, and liquorice.

Taste | Smokiness, roasted dark malts, and dark cocoa.

Aftertaste | Dry, smokey, and liquorice.

Overall | This is the flagship brew of Silversmith Brewing Co.  Don’t let the appearance of this dark brew deceive; it is not a stout or porter, as its dark colour might suggest. The carbonation…

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