Brewed by Brauerei Eichhorn Forchheim
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Forchheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.13/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (16416) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 19, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, leicht schokoladig. Geschmack röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade, leicht fruchtig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rauchbierlover (638) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Clear amber body with a tall, persistent, cream-like head. Aroma is honey, fruity (apricot), caramel, hazelnuts. Taste is malty sweet: caramel again, honey. Dry almost bitter finish. medium body, high carbonation. Superb beer!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (21720) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Tap at the brewpub. Clear amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and dry and crisp. Malt is sweet caramel - toffee, slightly creamy. Light smooth finish. Sweet dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (6597) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2014
How: Draught.
Where: At the brewpub.
Appearance: Light brown colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Strong caramel, malt, butterscotch.
Body: Medium body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, slightly roasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (17912) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber beer with a nice offwhite/beige head. Malty caramel aroma, bready, hay, toffee, biscuits, roasted notes. Malty caramel flavor, biscuits, roasted, fruity notes, hay, some vanilla.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16635) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, tap at the brewery - Forchheim, 25/01/14. Very lightly hazed dark amber with a moderate light beige head. Nose is toffee, burnt nuts, bread dough. Taste comprises caramel, bread dough, brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation. Ok dunkel.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Ernest (7283) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Bottle (BB Feb 2014). Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is light amber. Aroma is lightly malty (grain, nuts), with notes of metal, DMS. Flavor is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately bitter, husky. Light body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic. Mirrors my experience with the helles vollbier back in May, but even worse this time...very metallic and overall just awful, completely undrinkable although short of repulsive (the metal is the worst part). I hold out hope that the draft samples are completely different, but they were closed on this trip.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kappldav123 (5851) - GERMANY - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle looks simple, a bit like a cheap beer. Beer in the glass zippy, small head. Starts malty, fruity like plum and lemon, quite sourish background. Mild dry notes. Finish still dominated by malty-sourish notes. Not my favourite.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (17149) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle at The brewery. Mid brown colour lasting beige head. Some yeast some malt. Not much hop. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TAR (2657) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2013
Draught at Brauerei Eichhorn, Nov. 2012: Bronze with golden highlights. Creamy and persistent cap of clingy meringue. Clean, airy, expressively malty nose teems with melanoidins, hazelnut, browned toffee, nuts, earthy cocoa, and a vibrant "green" hoppiness. Underlying tropical fruitiness. Firm, snug carbonation. Tease of estery fruitiness yields to wonderfully crisp, toffee-kissed Munich and a savory medley of fresh baguette and creamed coffee. Splash of licorice underscores the maltiness with deft restraint. Pronounced bite of yeast and minerals accentuates the seductively juicy malt bill. Hops pack plenty of luster, as well. Exceptionally succulent florals artfully mirror the fat and juicy melanoidins. Chewy, mouth-filing dextrins and a bitter edge of pumpernickel bread saturate the dry, cleanly attenuated finish. A flawless example devoid of the boring cola dullness, etc. An amazingly clean, quaffable, and intricate version.

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