Brewed by Einbecker Brauhaus
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Einbeck, Germany


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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
In the US, this beer has been given the trendier "Schwarzbier" label.

A bottom-fermented specialty with a mild taste, brewed with aromatic barley malt and mild aroma hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawanna (3007) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 27, 2013
0,33 l bottle BB 05. Sep 13 Dunkelbraune Farbe, wenig beiger Schaum, karamellig, brotig, getreidig, schokoladig, harzig, Fichte, erdig, holzig Feines Dunkel wobei ich eine gewisse Restsüsse vermisse

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kvnstfrd (32) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 23, 2013
In my area, this beer is sold as "Schwarzbier." Poured into a 12 oz. Pilsner glass. Appearance: Dark brown color with a reddish hue; looks like a Dr. Pepper. Absolutly no head at all, even with an aggressive pour. Smell: Toffee, caramel, dark chocolate and a slight sour note. Taste: Initially, roasted Munich malts and semi-sweet caramel with a coffee-like bitter flavor mid-way. Aftertaste yields a roasted almond flavor with a mild herbal hop finish. Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with more carbonation detected than what was visible. Overall: I’m a little confused because this beer has the qualities of a Munich Dunkel and a Doppelbock, but nothing like other Schwarzbiers-style beers I’ve had before. So, I stopped trying to analyze what type of beer it was and just enjoyed it. It’s one of those beers you can sip slowly and savor, or throw back several in one sitting. Whatever style it is, it’s another awesome brew from Einbecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
tia (1547) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle. Smells roasty, wheaty, and pleasantly sour. Medium brown with a light head and light lacing. Sweet and grainy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
HopTsing (541) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2013
From the bottle poured a dark brew with a beigh head. Aromas and flavors of malt, biscuit, and hops. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgreb (409) - Marburg, GERMANY - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle - clear amber Brown beer with no foam. Very nice malty Aroma. Flavour is malty sweet balanced with a light bitterness. Medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikemccarthy (91) - Huntington, West Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Pours a deep, dark copper with a thin, white head that quickly fades. Moderate lacing. Malty, carmel nose with hints of some spices. Creamy, but slightly thin mouthfeel. Sweet taste, but not as sweet as the doppelbock from the same brewery. Not bad, but not as good as their Ur-Bock. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for the Daystrom M-5

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ads135 (3966) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Not as rich in roasted flavor as the Kostritzer or Ettaler varieties, but still holds its own. Slightly watery with an unfortunately chemically sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shaney (2424) - Köln / Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2012
#386 Ein Dunkles mit rötlichen Funken. Ein zuerst hopfiges, dann doch typisch malziges Aroma. Im Antrunk eher leicht malzig und wenig rezent. Der Hopfen kommt im Abgang kaum vor. Insgesamt ziemlich frisches und wohlbekömmliches Dunkles aus Einbeck! Test vom 28.12.2009, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 11,10,11,10,11,11 - 10,70

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
troopie (2290) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle. Darkest brown with thin fast dissipating off white head. Light chocolate and malt aroma. Light bodied with a bit of chocolate and a hop tang. Speedy finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
schoolofchuck (135) - Kansas, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Pronounced chocolate aroma along with the typical toasted oats cereal and earthy dampness of a dunkel. Some caramel and malt too. Mild bitter taste and sweetness. Reminds me of a bread-cake food item with some chocolate here and there.

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