Libeerian (209) - Garner, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2003
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Roasted, dark malt aroma. Labeled Schwarzbier on the face and Dunkel on the neck, it's got attributes of both. It's light bodied and malty, yet the finish is dry. Pleasant but not outstanding.
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2003
2.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
33 cL bottle, goblet, 48 degrees. Tall, slowly diminishing, tan head sits above a deep brown (practically black) body. Dark chocolate, walnut malt; flower, herb hops; doughy yeast. Light port and dark fruit aromas. Weak flavor is lightly sweet and finishes lightly bitter. Some woody note in the short finish. Watery, med-light body, soft carbonation. The bottom line is: not too pleasant of a beer altogether.
bob32256 (171) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2003
1.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 1/20
very dark brown color - almost black; very little head; dark malty flavor with a fair amount of bitterness in the aftertaste; not bad, but it wouldn't be on my want list
clvand0 (350) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 26, 2003
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This beer pours a very dark amber color with very small head and a little lacing on the glass. The aroma is sweet and fruity - very pleasant. Alcohol is also slightly apparent in the nose. Malt is very apparent in the flavor. It is very smooth and the mouthfeel is very good. The fruit taste is pretty strong in the taste, making it very pleasant on the tongue. Great beer.
hotstuff (3567) - Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2003
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Medium tan head with small-medium bubbles. The lacing was sparse on the sides of my mug. I had a hard time trying figure out the aroma with this brew. It had a smooth taste to it and no bitterness was noticed. It seemed to be on the watery side. In my opinion this brew lacks character and I was not very impressed with this drink.
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAY 24, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Very small light tan head.Medium brown color.Hard to get a strong aroma off this one so it would have to be,mildly malty and i can just pick up some sweetness as well.Nice malty taste medium sweet slightly hoppy a bit thin in feel.Seems to be well carbonated.I just detected a slight metallic smell coming at me just as you lift the glass high enough to drink,but it doesn't show in the flavor.The after taste is malty sweet with a very faint hop presence.Nothing special just a run of the mill brew.
thedm (4851) - Fort Wayne, USA - MAY 23, 2003
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2003 This brew pours a medium head of fine to medium sized light brown bubbles and a semi-opaque brown body. It has a nice mild malty aroma. Its flavor is a bit fizzy for a Dunkel and mild with hints of malt and lacking any real distinctive flavor.
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAY 15, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
burnt malt nose that progresses to the fragrance of a cheap red wine sweetness. black in color with powerful red hues forcing through to form a nicely contrasted black red color. starts sweet, goes towards burnt bread/black malts flavor. clean finish with some woody notes and light malty sweetness. very light yet packed nicely with flavor
GermanBrews76 (676) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2003
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
I must admit, I have been spoiled in this department. I couldn't tell the bottle was green until I poured it, a very deep mahogany body. Like a very tame dopple, sweet and grainy, mildly roastey, super smooth. A bit of dry nuttiness. Pretty flat and watery though. It is pretty characteristic of a lager though, clean and crisp with a woody dry, dark malt finish
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2003
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Draft. I have a feeling there might have been something wrong with this keg. The dunkel showed a bit of sourness and other unpleasantry. Even putting that aside, the underlying flavor was unremarkable. Having sampled all the Einbecker brews available in the U.S., I would say this is the only one that falls short of brilliance.