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


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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Also known as Hofmannstropfen Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3058) - 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 (16731) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crossovert (11204) - Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2011
This is a bit roastier of a dunkel. It is called "Brotzeitbier" for whatever reason.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (16815) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 1, 2011
Säuerlich-malziger, sehr weicher Antrunk. Die Säuerlichkeit wirkt zur Beginn noch ungewohnt, mit der Zeit gewöhnt man sich jedoch daran und merkt, dass sie zum Bier passt. Das Malz ist hier zwar die Hauptnote, sie wird aber immer wieder durch die Säuerlichkeit beeinflusst. Im Verlauf wird das Bier deutlich milder, zum Ende das erste Mal bitter. Das Malz ist dabei trocken und weist Kaffeenuancen auf. Im Nachgeschmack ist das Bier stärker malzfixiert. 9/9/9/9/9/9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2011
Bottle at home. It’s dark, red-brown with a creamy head, and the aroma has notes of nuts, syrup, roasted malt and caramel. The sweet flavour has notes of roasted malt, caramel, nuts, light syrup, and the finish is dry with a light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
depruis (12) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 19, 2010
Malty, little roasty aroma, with some chocolate, nice amount of CO2, refreshing, little dry aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (5454) - Freising, GERMANY - AUG 13, 2010
(bottle) pours a clear dark ruby colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of heavy butterscotch and toffee, with some very light hints of toasted malts and gingerbread spice. flavour is the same, quite heavy on the butter, but somehow fittingly so, with some heavy grainy notes and a hint of chocolate. medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10416) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 6, 2010
Cloudy mahogany with a medium beige head. Aroma had roasted malt, caramel and rye bread. Flavour had roasted malr, caramel rye bread and nuts. Finished sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (40181) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2009
50 cL bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma is butterish and caramelish. Solid butterish, slight metallic and dark breadish flavoured. Vague cardboardish flat malt note. Ends dry and light bitter mixed with a roasted breadish malt note.

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