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

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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2004
Deep red-brown body, thick light tan head. Earthy, toasty aroma with a skunky twang. Flavor is light, toasty and surprisingly tangy with hints of bakerís chocolate and yeast. There isnít too much to like about this beer, and I suspect it is somewhat light-damaged.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - DEC 9, 2004
Bottled. Dark red/brown colour. Almost no head and no lace at all. Nutty, roastmalty aroma with a hint of liquorice and coffee. Flat, roastmalty taste ending in a nut-bitter finish. Lightbodied and slightly bland. Not enough carbonation, too, therefore underscoring the watery and lightbodied palate-impressions.

2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BT (123) - Westchester, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2005
Poured a rich dark brown with a small white head. Aroma of molasses; body, very thin and watery with a nutty molasses flavor, dry finish.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - MAY 5, 2005
UPDATED: DEC 11, 2008 [bottle - 11.2 oz] Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Very mild aroma thatís slightly sweet and malty with a hint of fruit. The flavor is very dry and metallic. It has hints of sweet malts and fruit, but itís mainly metal. Rather unpleasant.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MoritzF (9156) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUN 8, 2005
(bottle) Dark brown to amber colour with a steady foamy off-white head. Shy nose of nuts and roasted malts. Soft bittersweet flavour. Only light to medium bodied, sharp carbonated. Slight taste of roasted malts with notes of coffee and an unexciting dry and hoppy finish.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
IPAsavedMYlife (346) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - OCT 21, 2011
Structurally, this beer is well put together. Nice color, much like brown ale, medium darkness. Can see through it. Head is nice and creamy and the bottle which seems to be showing its age, still had plenty of head. The aroma is not great. Thereís a good amount of metaillic smell to this one. Whatís left is honey notes and some roasted barley. Light mouthfeel, light roasting flavor, more honey and generous metallic flavor. Ends very metallic. I donít think this is a good example... it really seems as though the beer is just too old. That or I got the first bottle ever brewed from 1378.

2.6
   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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cousin_Larry (784) - - MAY 10, 2014
Nothing to write home about here. Starts off bitter caramel, but flavor actually improves as it warms slightly. Maybe itís just an acquired taste, but maybe itís not too good. Guess I have five more tries to figure that out.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
peponi (1273) - Mainz, GERMANY - DEC 4, 2015
Aroma: corn, roasted malts. Appearance: clear brown color and beige head. Taste: low bitterness, roasted malts, caramel, semi-dry. Palate: medium body and medium carbonation. Overall: Poor stuff.

2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
wunderbier (1434) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2003
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.


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