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

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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cbfobes (2649) - 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 (500) - - MAY 10, 2014
Nothing to write home about here. Starts off bitter caramel, but flavor actually improves as it warms slightly. Maybe it’s just an acquired taste, but maybe it’s not too good. Guess I have five more tries to figure that out.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2003
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.

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.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Skip (206) - Indiana, USA - APR 14, 2004
Rather a faint shadow of my preferred black beers. The color tends toward red-brown, and the aroma was faint; the taste is properly dry but thin. Just average.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rastacouere (6153) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 28, 2005
pale for a schwarz, clear auburn with a irregular off-white head. Coffee grains and dirty soil earthiness. Very grainy palate, watery and a bit bland. Total void in the finish, slight herbs and nothing else, light bodied, moderate carbonation, average stuff..

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - OCT 16, 2007
Einbecker Schwarzbier. Carbonated beer without much to distinguish the flavor. Very light malty accents.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (4419) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2007
Grain, molasses, and tea aroma with a tinniness. Clear and thin looking mahogany, with a thin head. Watery mouthfeel and very tinny. Pretty nice charred oak and malt flavor Weak lettuce finish. One could easily drink a lot of these without any ill effects.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - NOV 5, 2009

Source:12 oz bottle from Mount Juliet Beer Company
Glass:Sam Adams perfect pint.
Appearance:Dark amber pour with a one finger off white head.
Aroma:Aroma was caramel and green bottle funk.
Flavor:Sweet malts with a metallic finish.
Palate:Medium body with solid carbonation.
Overall:Pretty sub par. Green bottles are gross.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2009
It’s dark brown with a huge, creamy head. The aroma has notes of cabbage, malt and caramel. The flavor is slightly sweet and it has notes of malt, caramel and slightly dry citrus. Overall a bit on the thin side.


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