Brewed by Brauerei Hofmann Hohenschwärz
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Gräfenberg-Hohenschwärz, Germany


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Also known as Hofmannstropfen Dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jeverszeuge (638) - GERMANY - MAY 12, 2013
# 3293 ersma: auffällig ist die farbe, erwartet man ein export doch goldgelb. dunkel bernsteinfarben, der schaum ist mittelstabil. der geruch ist entsprechend wenig lagerpappig sondern vielmehr röstmalzig, süßlich, getreidig. der antrunk ist ebenfalls röstmalzig. leichte karamellnoten, gebrannte nüsse und brotigkeit. zur mitte gesellt sich hopfenherbe hinzu. der abgang ist herb bei röstmalzigem grundcharakter. die flasche ist ok. fazit: bei dlg wäre das durchgefallen, aber zum glück sind wir ja offen für neue ansätze. ich würds alledings als klassisches braunes bezeichnen. recht gut gelungen. gut trinkbar. 9,10,9,9,9,9 - 9,15 - 13/5/13

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
3fourths (8875) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - FEB 20, 2013
. and then it has the nerve to look like soda pop in the glass. but the nose begins to show promise with rich toasty layers of Munich malt playing with touches of smoke, nuts, seeds and bran. soft and creamy carbonation with pastry dough bounce and sweeter accents of rum, caramel-drizzled shaved almond pastries and nugat and whipped cream coffee cake. very unlike the horrendously unappetizingly browned banana colored label.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mowbeer (325) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 20, 2012
Bottled,Pours dark brown with an off white head.Aroma of licorice,candy sugar and toffee with flavors of brown sugar,caramel,coffee cake,roasted malt and cocoa powder.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (10523) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2012
Aroma of dark caramel. Slightly sweet with a medium body and sticky mouth feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10310) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Bottle @ Uncle Chris’ house in Fürth. Clear reddish brown appearance with a light brown head. Rich caramel, nutty, quite toasty malty aroma. Toasty cracker, rich nutty, brown sugar, dark caramel malty flavor. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5367) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle by 03.10.2012. Some nutty, earthy tones, maybe some chocolate/mocha in the otherwise weak, sweet nose. Dingy ruby-brown body with a rocky, creamy tan head. Taste is sweet, some caramel but much more toasty toffee and earth, nuts. faint fruit. Subtle scratchy bitterness, watery body, fun to take at a high speed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 7, 2012
The head is medium, the body brown-red. The taste is hoppy, a bit roasty and also a bit watery. Medium 9/7/6/7/8/6

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (2879) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 30, 2012
caramel, chocolate, coffee, earthy, leaves, leather, woody, red, brown, hazy, tan foam, minimal head, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium - heavily sour, full body, creamy, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (15684) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
Bottle. Huge head with excellent duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, caramel, malt and hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierkrug (2130) - - JUN 25, 2011
Part of the Nurnberg Beer Raid 2011. On tap at the 14.Fränkisches Bierfest in Nurnberg , Germany. Pours a dark brown color with a short tan head. Aroma is malt, meds and roasted grain. Taste is suprising with the same and then also smokey malt. Palate is nice and smooth.

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