TBone (12323) - Pori, FINLAND - JUN 13, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottled swing top (BB 08/2009).
Amber color, steady medium-sized creamy off-white head. Mouldy, caramelly aroma. Caramelly, grassy hoppy, a bit toasted sugars. Dry finish, as well as watery. Nothing to drink twice.
thewolf (11099) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 27, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle, bought @ Bierkompass.de
[drunk to congratulate the German victory, not to celebrate it]
Pour is clear, coppery amber with a firm, stayin, creamy off-white head. Good looks. Sweet, malty aroma, light caramel, some grassy and flowery hops. High carbonation, nice creamy and light dry mouthfeel. Flavour as good toasted caramel, light milky chocolate, some sweetness and a good, lingering, flowery bitterness in the long aftertaste. Good dunkel.
Rasmus40 (10578) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and very nutty. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light bitter finish. 101211
Maria (10121) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2008
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
The color is incredible nice, red-brown with a cense, creamy head. The aroma has notes of malt, nuts, light sweetness and light hints of milk chocolate. The flavour has a light sweetness, notes of nuts, malt, caramel, and it ends with a hint of milk chocolate and a dry, very light bitterness. A very nice surprise.
bierkoning (9999) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 1, 2002
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Malt and coffee aroma. Barnyard smell. Sweetish, malty taste with chocolate and licorice. A bit skunky.
Koelschtrinker (9999) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUL 8, 2011
2.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Sehr würzig, nach Röstmalz schmeckend und recht mild präsentiert sich das Dunkle. Leider nicht sehr CO2 haltig - schmeckt ein wenig abgestanden. Der Nachgeschmack ist sehr wässrig.
Besser als das Weizen, aber keinesfalls gut!
Test vom 8.7.2005, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 7,6,12,6,9,6 - 7,15
FatPhil (8995) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 1, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2009 500ml bottle (BeerAngel.de)
Massively grainy aroma, slightly porridgy - a bit pile of soggy malted husky grain. Pleasant carbonation, full palate. Simple but tasty grainy taste, full husk component. Finish a bit thin, unfortunately, as this is a taste I’d like to have hanging around. There are some hops, but they’re restricted to a light tingle in the mouth. Very drinkable, and a celebration of beers not having to be outrageous in order to be interesting. Tasty any time, any season.
pivnizub (8724) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - APR 7, 2006
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 15, 2006 Bügelverschlußflasche: Chestnut coloured with a small fluffy off-white head, slowly vanishing; slightly sweet-malty nose with a touch of caramel and a delicate, but distinctive touch of aromatic hops; robust bitter, mainly dry flavour, only a little bit of sweetness in the wings; dry, almost a bit smokey, malty finish with a lingering aromatic bitterness, soft MF. An almost perfect Dunkel in the franconian way......
MoritzF (8389) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 18, 2006
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2006 (swing topp bottle) Dark orange to amber colour with a nice foamy, almost beige head with lace. Noble aroma of dark toasted malt with gentle herbal and slightly floral hops. Bitter flavour with a fine sweet malty taste, medium bodied, well-carbonated, soft mouthfeel, bready taste with caramel; dry and bitter, herbal hoppy finish with a touch of honey. Almost perfectly rounded and balanced Dunkel: Champions League !
Theydon_Bois (7898) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Day 3 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, bottle from the Rewe Bamberg shared on the train from Bamberg to Nuremberg, 26/01/14.
Dark amber with a moderate off white head that retains.
Nose is bready malt, toffee, brown sugar.
Taste comprises grain, brown bread, malts, toffee, sugars.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
So so Dunkels.