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Brewed by Camba Bavaria
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Truchtlaching, Germany

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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Bis zum 2. Weltkrieg war das dunkle Bier der vorherrschende Biertyp im Münchner Raum. Besonders das harte Wasser der Region hat diese Besonderheit hervorgebracht. Spezielle, dunkle Röstmalze sind die Grundlage für die bernstein-dunkle Farbe. Der ausgeprägt malzig, leicht süßliche, karamellartige Geschmack endet mit einem an Kaffee erinnernden Abgang.
Das Truchtlinger Dunkel ist der perfekte Begleiter zu Schweinsbraten, Schweinshaxen und allen Wildgerichten.

Unfiltriertes dunkles Lagerbier
Rein untergärige Bierhefe
Malzig, karamellartiger Geschmack mit leichten Röstaromen
Hauptgärung im offenen Gärbottich; Reifung in liegenden Lagertanks
Gebraut nach dem Rezept unseres Braumeisters und Biersommeliers Markus Lohner aus Truchtlaching
5,0% vol. alc, Stammwürze 11,9%


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Geiserich (3363) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle: Aroma with roasted malt and a light cellar note. Brown color. Flavor is malty, light caramelic. Light roasty.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (3161) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 28, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2012 50cl bottle. BBE 10/2012. Poured brown, lacing dirty white head. Aroma is mostly dark bread, quite yeasty. Flavor is dark bread, yeast, molasses. Yeasty, average dunkel. Edit:typo

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
JanLaursen (3084) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle, 50 cl. Clear reddish amber with a small bubbly head. Strange almost sweet trashbin odeours. Sweet malty, watery texture, toasty, very subdued bitter finish. Light bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mile (2980) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 22, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate malty and sweetish aroma, light caramel and some roasted malt, light bread and light herbal hoppyness. Medium, malty and lightly sweetish flavor, light caramel and some roasted malt, light bread and light herbal hoppyness. Finish is average, malty and lightly sweetish, light caramel and some roasted malt and light bread, light herbal hoppyness. OK hoppyness is wasted on dunkel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2253) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Bottle. Light to moderate malt notes of roasted and caramel, light herbs and dough for the hops and yeast, with brown sugar and fig in the background. Head is small, fizzy, off-white with no lacing and is fully diminishing. Color is clear rusty brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and acidic and faintly bitter. Palate is on the lighter side of medium, watery yet smooth and has a lively carbonation. Nothing outstanding in this Dunkel, but it’s absolutely true to style and is very easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2231) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Toffee colored pour. Small tan head. Little lacing. Slight malt aroma. A little roast taste slight bitterness. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawanna (2153) - GERMANY - JUN 28, 2012
0,5 l bottle. Best 30 Oct 2012 caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, dough, butterscotch, brown, black, hazy, tan foam, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, oily feel, sticky, soft carbonation,

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Grima (2096) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 30, 2013
Bottle from Bierzwerg!
Slight gushing. Pours dark ruby red with high, soapy, short-lasting head. Smell is dark fruits, roasted malts and chocolate. Starts sweetish malty with lots of caramel and some dark fruits (plum). Middle part has some chocolate malts, paired with roasted malts and some caramel. Goes into a sweet caramelly finish with some coffee and roasted malts.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rondphoto (1998) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Thank you, Julia Dubowy, for bringing this back from Germany. Hazy dark ruby amber with an ivory head that has good retention, swirls of lace that run back into the glass. Aroma is understated. Taste is toasted caramel malt that grows through the palate until it is pushed aside by carbonation fizz and light bittering. Malt re-emerges at the finish. Not a big deal, but quite drinkable., and enjoyable with a spicy meal.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElDesmadre (1548) - Mikołów, POLAND - APR 29, 2013
Bottle traded with Quack-Duck. Rather typical dunkel aroma. Caramel, dark bread, somenotes of raisins and chocolate, very shy roasted hints. The taste is unexpectedly dry, tart, with a light body and a rather strong bitterness. Flavourwise this is chocolate upfront with some roast in the finish. Refreshing but I’d prefer it more chewy.


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