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Brewed by Gasthausbrauerei Alt-Giessen
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Giessen, Germany

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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Untergärig, sehr malzaromatisch, herzhaft, kräftig, aus dunklem Gerstenmalz gebraut.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14513) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 11, 2013
Draught at the brauhaus
Dark mahogany color with creamy head. Light aroma of dark malts and some bread. Smooth mouthfeel, nice aroma of roasted malts, semi-dry, with correct bitterness; a touch o roasted nuts in the end.
Nice

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10143) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. It’s slightly hazy red mahogany with a huge, creamy and long lasting head. The aroma has notes of licorice, dark syrup, caramel and roasted malt. The flavor has a moderate sweetness and notes of licorice, caramel, roasted malt, syrup, and the finish is rather dry and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanja (617) - GERMANY - APR 24, 2013
1 l bottle from Brauhaus, Gießen... Nice dark clody color, good head.. Nice smookey malt and coffee aroma.. Mild sweet Dunkles taste... Average ending...

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Moravius (471) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 7, 2013
On tap at Gasthausbrauerei Alt-Giessen in Gießen. - Yeasty and a bit fruity. Some roasted malt. Finish is just a little bit bitter, with some rather unpleasant hop notes. - Still drinkable, but there are far better Dunkel beers around.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gutifa (135) - Bad Wurzach, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2013
1l in growler at home, directly from the brauerei. Clean brown with a generous creamy head. Cara malts in aroma with some toffee and cocoa. More caramel in mouth, some cocoa and liquor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BartC (726) - Lichtaart, BELGIUM - JAN 8, 2013
Dark brown colored beer with a beige head. Malty sweet caramel nose. Malty sweet flavors too. Also caramel, chocolate and coffee noticeable. Sweetish ending with notes of hoppy bitterness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (10639) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - DEC 10, 2012
Malziger, süß röstiger Beginn. Etwas schokoladig, passend trocken, geringe Würzigkeit. Der Fokus ist eindeutig auf das Malz gerichtet, was angenehm erscheint. 10/9/10/10//10

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2011
From tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brwn, yet clear and wit a golden deep amber glare and a lacing off-white head. Aroma is roasted dark malty, light luqourice bote. Sweet, dark malty, roasted and liqourice flavoured. Bitter and roasted malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2010
(draught at the brewpub) Slightly hazy, dark amber colour with a mid-sized off-white foamy head. Sweet and toasty (cara-)malty aroma with notes of bread crusts and traces of liquorice. Sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a smooth carbonation. Toasty malty and bready taste with notes of caramel and a tinge of liquorice; moderately sweet and slightly bitter malt-accented finish with caramel and a whiff of cacao. Nice one. 02.VIII.09


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