I guess you’ll find out. Ideally I think it is just for color with a noticeable but not dominating roastiness too it. I don’t think it will be bad, but you might not win any BJCP style guideline certified competitions with that. Relax, wait until it’s done and enjoy it.[/quote]
This is funny. I am getting ready to brew another Swartzbier and looking for recipes and came across my own thread from a year and a half ago. I always thought this was a touch bitter but I bottled the last little bit and tucked it away for a rainy day.
Entered a competition last fall and had a 6 pack of this laying around and won a 1st place for it and one judge said “Don’t lose this recipe”
I just thought that was funny