Brewed by Anadolu Efes
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Istanbul, Turkey


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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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HarmonKill-a-Brew's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
HarmonKill-a-Brew (407) - Wilmar, Arkansas, USA - OCT 22, 2012
Aroma was malty and slightly skunky. Flavor was sweet... nothing really complex, just sweet but not overly so... mouthfeel was thin. Decent beer but there are way better examples of this style out there...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (526) - Nagoya, JAPAN - JUL 17, 2016
roasty, coffee, chocolate, toast, black, minimal head, light sweetness, medium body, creamy. Deep chocolate, coffee aroma. Fairly sweet, medium bodied. A lot of chocolate in the taste. Quickly disappears from the tongue. Full-flavored yet not overpowering in any way. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1777) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Not bad for a domestic, but not great overall. Pours a pleasant deep Amber with little head. Smells malty. Taste is quite malty and a little watery. Had in the bottle in Istanbul.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10760) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle. Roasted barley, toffee malt, and hay aroma. Dark brown with moderate tan head. Sweet molasses, toffee malt, and lightly bitter dry grass flavor. Decent body. A year past its ’best by’ date but still not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Foxbush (1832) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAR 3, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2016 330 ml bottle. At the President Best Western in Istanbul. The beer poured deep dark black color with a tan head and modest lacing. Some nice notes of chocolate. The medium body beer has average carbonation. This is a nice everyday dunkel with some chocolate in the taste. The beer finishes smoothly with no bitter aftertaste. This is my first Turkish beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
prawlie (1500) - ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2016
Bottle in Istanbul. Pleasant malt aroma. This is a fairly easy to drink dunkel without the best elements of the style and the usual limitations. Its malty, clean and a little slick, but better than I was expecting it to be.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rotin (957) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle 0.33l. Clear, brown colored. AROMA- low, toasted malts, chocolate. FLAVOR- lightly sweet, chocolate. Light bodied.
Not bad.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ascelja (956) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 21, 2016
Bottle 0.33l, 5.5%abv. Clear dark brown body, minimal beige head. Aroma of toasted malts, chocolate. Taste is sour and sweet. Chocolate, toasty tones, malts. Light body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
jpkeskinen (491) - FINLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle. Tastes almost the same as regular Efes. A bit softer and a bit sweeter while looking dark.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hauxe (444) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2016
Pours with a fluffy head on a reddish-brown body. Caramel malt aroma. Mildly sweet, a little artificial tasting. Quite light bodied. Textureless. Disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stevoj (4018) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Bottle from Tres Bonne Cuisine. Color and pour about right for the style. Aroma is mostly malt, but reminds of wet paper and school paste. Taste is initially very sweet with some hints of malt and chocolate, but really tastes like cola. Finishes dry and sticky, with more of the cloying sweetness. Near miss.

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