An excellent beer from Brazil. More of a style than a brand, as it's brewed around the country. This beer is extremely dark, with hints of licorice and spices. Caramelized sugar is used in the brew which produces a most wonderful slightly sweet burnt taste. True to its name, Xingu is a complete photon-stopper. I can't see through it even with a halogen torchiere behind it. Aaahhhh.

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