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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Aying, Germany

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RATINGS: 1064   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark chocolate in color, you can see a wonderful reflection if you hold it up to the light. It is round and soft with the warm, sweet aroma of freshly roasted malted barley. A satisfying, malty taste, with coffee-ish tones and a hint of plummy fruitiness in the finish. Complex and beautifully balanced.
12.8 Plato


bigben873's rating

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigben873 (169) - Virginia, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A solid dark beer. Aroma is almost offensive, but everything else is really good. Not too heavy but full flavored. -March madness 2014


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
caribou43 (237) - Lausanne, SWITZERLAND - FEB 5, 2016
I drank this beer tonight in Ayinger. The appearance of this beer is a nice copper-orange-red color with an average foam and carbonation. The taste is dry with a nice note of caramel and malty. It is a good drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nephirem (51) - CROATIA - FEB 3, 2016
Pours a dark ruby color with medium off-white head. Nice smell of malts and caramel. Medium body with soft carbonation. Taste is mostly malts and caramel, notes of coffee in the aftertaste. Roasted, but only slightly. Overall, very good and nicely balanced beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drmet (613) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2016
L: -pours a clear ruby-brown with a medium,foamy,offwhite head -low to medium carbonation S: -cinnamon,raisins,strawberries,ca coffee,black bread,plums F: -medium carbonation -light body O: Roastier than your typical Munich Dunkel. Good, though a little too light

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
leaparsons (9256) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle, Brewdog Leicester. Golden brown with an off white head. Toffee and raisins with nutty notes. Boiled sweets. Bready with black tea and lemon. Herbal with a roasted, peppery finish. Not had a traditional German dunkel for ages makes a nice change.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EdKing (2264) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2015
Bottle in Brewdog Clapham. Clear, chestnut brown beer with a white to off-white head. Nose is caramel, boiled sweet, barley sugar, slight rye bread. Taste is fairly dull,. Boiled sweet, caramel, barley sugar sweet, brown bread. Dull and one dimensional.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
scarletfire65 (1240) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle at home. Pretty deep amber pour with a high beige head. Aroma of cola, sugar cookies, plums, sherry. Light bodied, musty, dank, dried fruits, oxidized, chocolate. Dries up a bit on the finish. Great Christmasy beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kerenmk (3621) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 27, 2015
Bottle to frozen mug in Chaostheorie Berlin. Big beige foam. A little old, some cardboard, old malt and a wee toasty in the nose, mild malty bitterness in the mouth. Medium body, mild bitter finish. Frozen ceramic mug didn’t do good to an old bottle to begin with.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mtu71 (364) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Tanned head, deep brown. Sweet roasted malts, fresh hops. Lovely on Christmas table.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (2233) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 16, 2015
On tap at Munich brewpub. A clear ruby reddish deep amber with a resilient, beige-ish white head. Aroma is fruits, copper, minerals. Flavor is red berries, minerals. Finish is somewhat metallic, fruity (cherry, cranberry, strawberry). Lingering metallic, mineral flavor. Medium body, average carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
xxlxx0327 (2) - - DEC 3, 2015 does not count
It’s really easy to drink. Smoothy,lightly body,taste not bad. Can taste roasted malt


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