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Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Schwarzbier
Frankfurt, Germany

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hopfen: Magnum, Saphir Malz: Münchner, Karamell-, Röstmalz Darkon is inspired by traditional recipes. Nothing but dark malts, are used to create the characteristically mild roasted aromas of bitter chocolate and toffee. Darkon besinnt sich auf die traditionelle Herstellung der Schwarzbiere und wird ausschließlich mit dunklen Malzen gebraut. Für milde Röstaromen wird ein Teil des Malzes im Trommelröstverfahren hergestellt.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkseduction (694) - Zweibrücken, - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle 75cl. Black coloured brew. Raisins, dried fruits, dark chocolate. Nice hopping.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (41) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUN 22, 2016
Medium offwhite head. Complex and warm aroma: dark bread and crust, toffee, nuts, toast, caramel, chocolate, dried plums, raisins. Tastes bittersweet throughout. Full body, rather sticky. Overall a great beer for winter nights, lovely aroma but somewhat too sticky.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1348) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with medium beige head, stays. Aroma: hay, caramel, milk chocolate, malty. Taste: chocolate, milk coffee, sweetness with some bitterness, roasted malts. Up to medium body. Nice drinking beer , just too big bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Piw (750) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2016
650ml Flasche. Klar und schwarz mit minimaler Schaumkrone. Malzig. Spritzig. Durchschnittlicher Körper.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Satyroneto (290) - BRAZIL - MAY 21, 2016
Cor marrom café com espuma bege de média formação e persistência de um fino anel com lacing razoável de permanência fulgaz. Aroma de café, chocolate e baunilha. Sabor inicial de café com final torrado que se torna mais intenso no retrogosto, onde surge também um sabor amadeirado persistente. Encorpada com carbonatação média/alta, sendo refrescante e de boa drinkability para uma Schwarzbier.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ulrikolsen (134) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 6, 2016 Tap@Dubliner. Pours dark Brown with tall, fading, light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt, dark caramel with slight chocolate. Taste is roasted, caramel and liquorice and ends in a roasted medium bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niller (1341) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (shared with Desverger). Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma and taste is roasted malts, chocolate, notes af coffee, caramel. Medium body. Creamy mouthfeel. Roasted bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markoijelena (2033) - Belgrade, SERBIA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle 0.7l at Ratebeer tasting Borresteijn place Zaandam Netherlands.15.04.2016.Taste with Borresteijn, Zlotta, Potjebier, adamnowek, Skortila, MarcodL and Harmen. Thank you guys for sharing all great beers.Pour it dark brown color wtih small white head.Aroma sweet caramel.Taste starts with caramel,some candy sugar on the back as well,chocolate,roasted malt at the end.Ok

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7338) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 23, 2016
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (shared with Niller/Fam) - dark brown pour with beige head. Toasted and medium roasted bready malty aroma and taste, some burnt notes, caramel, cocoa, nutty, medium roasted bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PotjeBier (2556) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2016
From bottle at a tasting @ Bor’s, with Borresteijn, Zlotta, Markoijelena, Adamnowek, Skortila, MarcodL and Harmen. Dark color (not black). Uneven off white to beige head. Aroma’s: sweet, malty, light roast. Also drop/licorice retronasal. Flavor is rather sweet, sweet drop. Light bodied. Finishes slightly roasted, light bitter and dry. A bit too sweet for a Schwarz, but pleasant enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
skortila (5132) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2016
Bottle tasted @ Bor’s place. The aroma has roast, bit chocolate. Light hazy, dark brown coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is light-moderate bitter, has roast. Bit watery body. Easy drinker.


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