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


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RATINGS: 363   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 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (5498) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 20, 2012
A pretty decent dunkel, definitely has the chocolate notes and a high degree of sweetness. Way less maltier than a schwarzbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (6199) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2012
330ml bottle. Clear reddish brown colour with small to average, frothy, minimally lacing, off-white head. Minimally sweet, dark malty aroma with a touch of cola, grainy overtones. Taste is dry, dark malty mith a metallic touch, more hoppy to the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Poured from green bottle, already a bad start, pours a dark amber with a thick off white head and some lacing, the skunk comes through as is expected on the nose, a little bit of sweetness, the flavor has a sweetness on the front end with a finish of straight skunk and old hops, ugh, not a fan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
330ml bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear dark amber with about a finger of light tan head. Aroma of skunk and malt. Taste is light bitter and light sweet. Sweet malt, caramel, and some light hops. Light bodied with a thin texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Overall, not bad. I got it for a buck so I cant complain too much.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
doboy (424) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - AUG 24, 2012
his was labeled a Schwarz bier, not a dunkle. Bummer. It poured a transparent brown allowing light thru. Schwarz bier does not. No head and a pleasant but average aroma. Taste was sweet from the malt with a better than average carbonation. Somewhat thin to average mouth feel. Aftertaste was ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Huhzubendah (3409) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 30, 2012
A: Transparent caramel brown with faint amber highlights. The beer begins with bubbles frozen in a still life pose. The bubbles dissipate after a few moments, as the head fades to but a thin layer. The beer strongly resembles a cola. S: Sweet malt, distinctly German. I do admire when the aroma of a beer is indigenous to a state, country, or region of the world. Beer is universal. T: Notes of caramel, sweet malt (no roast character), subtle toffee candies. Overall, the beer is lighter than I would prefer. A certain amount of sweetness is expected, but this beer possesses a tad too much sweetness for my liking. M: Thin bodied with a fairly sticky and sweet feel near the finish. D: An ok beer, but definitely not my favorite representation of the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
McWorta (1415) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 27, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2015 Mahagony brown ruby-black colour with a light tan head. Aromas of subtle roast nalt, bitter chocolate and coffee traces. Tangy, savoury and delicate. Mouthwatering dry bitter roasted malts. Starts off a bit bitter and develops some sweetness but which is quickly overlayed by more yet subtle malty bitterness. This is making it all pretty well balanced. Bit thin and touches of oliyness. Got a dryness to it and leaves a mouth watering finish. This is simple and simply ace! A beer for all occasions from important ones to not so important ones. Goes good with many foods as well and can be used for cooking. Versatile and very enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Backing up from a fight with RB, as this is a dunkel and not a schwarz. Earthy caramel and fig aromas. Standard clear brown. Sweet syrup taste, with some bitter bit that contributes to a cola-like body. Stale aftertaste. Okay beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kiwianer (3428) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 28, 2012
Die Schaumkrone hält ziemlich schlecht. Es schmecktleicht blumig, wässrig im Nachgeschmack leicht dunkelmalzig, zu mild und wässrig und viel zu eintönig langweilig. Fazit: Einfach nur langweilig! Test vom 16.6.2010, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 6,5,6,6,9,6 - 6,00

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