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


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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Untergärig, sehr malzaromatisch, herzhaft, kräftig, aus dunklem Gerstenmalz gebraut.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (377) - Butzbach, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2016
On tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown/black with a creamy tan head. Minimal aroma. Smells weakly of roasted malt. Taste is rich roasted caramel malt with hints of dairy and nut. Uneventful finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (6311) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2015
1000ml bottle. Opaque, darkest brown colour with small to average, frothy, half-way lastging, minimally lacing, off-white head. Roasty, dark malty aroma, hints of malt lozenge, some pumpernickel, a touch of organic hazelnut spread and burnt dregs at a coffeepot’s bottom. Taste is slightly roasty dark malty, moderate sweetness, hints of malt lozenge, cautious coffee flavour in residual form as described above; some watery passages.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (16457) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JUN 5, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Sehr dunkel orange braunes Bier mit einer geringen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht karamellig, malzig. Geschmack karamellig, schokoladig, schwach hopfig, ok!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (18725) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (10214) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanja (771) - 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...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Moravius (1081) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gutifa (135) - Eisenharz, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BartC (727) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (16806) - 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

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