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Dark Beer from DAB brewery.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ohknaks (44) - USA - OCT 28, 2004
12 oz bottle: Pours dark brown in the glass with a big tan head. Aroma is similar to the tase; a bit malty with a little taste of caramel

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
luttonm (2069) - Belgrade, SERBIA - FEB 15, 2014
Dark coffee-black with foamy ugly white head. Lactic, cream aroma of grain and dark malt. Creamy body with some darker caramel malt notes, a bit richer than a normal DAB or lager. Sour-bitter finish, coating feel. Alright, something different, but flavors aren’t a standout. 5, 3, 6, 2, 11

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lowenbrau (1727) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 20, 2012
330ml can. Easy to drink, maybe a bit watered down. Pours dark copper, hazy, with some tan head, vanishing and no lacing. Taste is malty and sweet. Light body and average carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1292) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Bottle- Beer has a dark bronze appearance with a good foamy head. Has a nice light aroma nothing distinct. The taste is light and crisp. It has light carbonation with a slight malt aftertaste but still refreshing. This is an enjoyable beer when having more than 1-2.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimmack34 (632) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2009
12 oz bottle. Poured clear brown with a fizzy tan head. Smelled of coffee and grain. Tasted of burnt chocolate, roasted coffee, and cereal grain. Nicely bittered. thin watery body. Malty aftertaste. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LinusStick (2756) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 15, 2008
Now this is a refreshing and tasty dunkel. Aroma was so so. Chocolate malt and burnt bread. Pour was a nice deep dark brown (almost black) with a one finger off white head. Taste was delicious. Roasted/burnt malt in the front with a bitter coffee aftertaste that stays on the back of the throat. Great carbonation that carries the flavor rather than overpowering it. Didn’t like their regular lager so I wasn’t expecting much. Glad I tried it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 01/12/1996
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

very dark amber, touch of sweet malt and hint of choclate with barely a bitter aftertaste

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Score: *4
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (3801) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2007
UPDATED: DEC 31, 2007 Didn’t care much for the regular DAB. This is darker but not really dark. No head. Has a sweeter aroma, it’s a little malty. Seems to be pretty strong in the alky smell. Also some wet burned wood in there too. Taste is a little bitter but I think this is better in flavor than the original DAB. Interesting offense on the back center palate. Yes, is a darker lager flavor, something like an American dark lager. On par with Alambra Negra and Nova Paka Granat. I’ve tasted better dunkels like Becks dark and Weltenburger. Mild bland rear aluminum tooth taste. OK for a dark beer. Probably would not purchase again considering the other offerings out there. Overall, nice to have had a chance to try this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10072) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark brown with a medium brown head that lasted with good lacing. Moderate roasted malt aroma. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Better than my expectation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
themadmumis (347) - Westminster, Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2006
Oh, wow! Excellent value dark German lager! I really enjoyed DAB, however, this brought it to the next level (just like Warsteiner - --> Warsteiner Dunkel). Excellent roasted blend with an appropriate amount of bite that leaves you wanting more. I could enjoy this for days on end. Not the highest quality and most enjoyable, but definately a goto type of brew. If you can get it, try it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gordondusty (9) - USA - JUN 7, 2006 does not count
Great beer out of the collection last night. Enjoyed the initial aroma which had great hop aroma. The body & mouthfeel was rewarding with excitiment for every tastebud. The overall package was sensational considering it had travelled to Australia. It was a little dusty due to age but had amazing qualities Australian brewers could only dream of...worth sending them to Germany to see how it really is done

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