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Questions tagged [schwarzbier]

Schwarzbier, or black beer, is a dark lager made in Germany. They tend to have an opaque, black color with hints of chocolate or coffee flavors, and are generally around 5% abv. They are similar to stout in that they are made from roasted malt, which gives them their dark color.

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Dark Beer Classifications

What, exactly, is the difference between stout, porter, schwarzbier, and other dark beers? Wiki descriptions: -Stout: dark beer made using roasted malt or roasted barley, hops, water and yeast (...
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How can I brew a black lager? [closed]

Is a black lager really a lager (in terms of yeast and brewing time)? Can I just throw in whatever would make a good stout but use lager yeast? If not, then how much play is there to the recipe? I've ...