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Brewed by Schlossbrauerei Eichhofen
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Nittendorf-Eichhofen, Germany

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (8147) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2008
1l-bottle from Getränke Hausler, Schwandorf. Hazy dark brown colour, large beige head. Malty nose with hints of roasted malts. Fill-bodied, malty with lovely flavours of roasetd malt, chocolate and caramel. Well rounded with some very good aromatic hops. Lovely chcolota flavour also in the finish. A heavenly brew!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BJONESAF (2) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 2, 2013 does not count
Thin dark beer with almost a purplish color with a bit of caramel and chocolate (but light). No bitter/sour, but mildly sweet. Light on the tongue, not fizzy, a bit soft. Would be awesome with a bread type dish

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20930) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2014
Bottled (From bierzwerg.de). Deep coppery brown colour with a small beigeish brown head. Aroma is ripe fruits, raisins, mild toasted notes as well as some sweet malts. Flavour is very similar, with a nice smoked wooden touch to it. This one actually gets better as it gets closer to room temperature. Nice one!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fugitive (1408) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 23, 2010
On tap. Color dark brown with small head. Aroma coffee, roasted malt.Taste chocolate, roasted malt, caramel.Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - APR 3, 2013
500 ml bottle direct from the Brewery in Eichhofen, Germany. Pours a dark clear chestnut brown. With a huge tan head. Aroma is a srong roasted nut, malt, molassas, and fruit mix. Nice. Taste is really nutty malt with sweet fruits comming through. Palate is nice and smooth. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7957) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 6, 2010
Bottle. Chocolate/molasses malt aroma. Dark brown color with moderate head. Sweet chocolate and molasses malt flavor with lightly bitter hops finish. Very nice dunkel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6551) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2014
500 ml bottle. Pours a brown colour with a small head. Aroma of toasted malts, raisin and nuts. Very rich flavour with toasted malts, bread, mild berryish notes, wet earth, caramel, wood and smoke. Medium bodied. Rich and enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (9799) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - APR 23, 2011
courtesy of Philipp and Thomas - dark brown colour with a long lasting beige foam; decent lacing; aroma of prunes, coca and toasted malts; respectable malt backbone; some sweetness and fairly tasty; fizzy and with a slightly dry fruits and malty finish - balanced and pleasant

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (3553) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2013
Die Brauerei Eichhofen hat zwei dunkle Biere im Sortiment, die auch beide den selben Alkoholgehalt aufweisen. a) Premium Dunkel
Das Bier ist dem Spezial-Dunkel sehr ähnlich, aber überhaupt nicht säuerlich, wie das andere Dunkel. Der Antrunk ist schön frisch-röstmalzig mit einer angenehmen Süße. Im Hauptteil ist das Bier schön süffig mit angenehm süßlich-röstmalzigen Tönen. Diese könnten aber durchaus stärker ausgeprägt sein. Der Nachgeschmack ist schön leicht herb-röstmalzig-süßlich mit sehr angenehm-abgewogener Note. --> Ein sehr leckeres Dunkel. Jetzt bräuchte ich von dem Spezial-Dunkel eine B-Probe um sicherzugehen, dass es immer einen leicht säuerlichen Touch hat und die Biere nicht doch identisch sind!
Test vom 17.10.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,13,12,13,12,13 - 12,70

b) Spezial Dunkel
Säuerlicher und trocken-malziger Geruch. Der Antrunk ist trocken-säuerlich mit einer schönen frischen Note. Der Hauptteil wird vollmundig-malzig mit einer deutlichen, aber angenehm säuerlichen Note. Die Hefe macht sich auch durch einen milden Unterton bemerkbar. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang mit einer schönen säuerlichen Röstmalzigkeit - leicht trocken mit angenehmem Espressoton.
--> Ein sehr leckeres trübes Dunkel. Sehr zu empfehlen!
Test vom 16.10.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,12,12,13,12,13 - 12,55

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (3468) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 10, 2006
Bootled: Hazy reddish-amber color, creamy, off-white head. Lively carbonation. Flavor is full of roasted malt, light sweetness and some refreshing sourness. Dry, roasty finish. Nice roasty dunkel.


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