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Recipe: Zoiglhaus Zoigl-Black Schwarzbier

In Portland, Oregon, Zoiglhaus brewmaster Alan Taylor and his team brew this award-winning schwarzbier with German ingredients and in accordance with German brewing traditions.

Alan Taylor Sep 19, 2023 - 4 min read

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Zoiglhaus in Portland, Oregon, knows its way around German beer styles—brewmaster Alan Taylor graduated from the VLB in Berlin in 1998 and has brewed in Berlin and Bavaria as well as California, New Mexico, and Oregon.

Taylor and team brew this schwarzbier—whose honors include a silver medal at the 2018 Oregon Beer Awards—with German ingredients and in accordance with German brewing traditions. The combination of lightly sweet malts with a kiss of dark malt provides the flavor and color that make this beer easy to keep drinking in any season or for any occasion.


Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
OG: 1.048
FG: 1.011
IBUs: 24
ABV: 4.8%

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