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Brewed by Brauerei Fässla
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Bamberg, Germany

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2560) - Melboring, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2013
flasche. Amber to red color. crystal clear. a bit sweet with a drying finish. slight peppery hop like finish. Flavor follows through finish, like a vienna with some more late hops. Slightly rich malt flavor

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALLOVATE (2556) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2006
The dwarf’s beer!
Tried this from the bottle into a Fässla stein at the Bräuhaus, Bamberg, Germany.
Place was raging whilst I knocked this one back. Germany won in a shoot out at the World Cup, the young were lively, the more mature absolutely raucous and then there was my wife and I, the only visitors from abroad. This place rocked long into the wee hours, no chance of sleep. Absolutely fell in love with Fässla, and this beer is just another notch on the side of grandish.
Bright mahogany body, very scarcely carbonated but managed to raise up a lovely, fluffy, rocky tan head that held on tight and snowed over the entire glass. Very musty, oddly aged malt nose. Strange, reminiscent of a dank cellar and a moist forest floor with touches of ripe, fell fruit that add a spice, and just a little smoke showing late. Enticing, funky!!!
Palate is quite dry, a little vinous and slightly fruity and musty like the aroma. Good depth of malt, light smoke and a little tang of tannins down the back that doesn’t upset the balance. Very well rounded, good solid feel in the mouth, and definitely flavoursome. Medium-light in body, and soft and creamy on the tongue. Swallow holds a light metal tinge, just a touch of bitter, burnt malts and is woody and malty long into the swallow. This is quite a unique tasting Dunkel. Very refreshing and bloody popular with the locals, the young mostly which is good to see. A unique one, balanced and well crafted. Good too the last.... cheers to Fässla!!!!

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (2491) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 24, 2012
0,50 cl bottle Maruhn - dark, not much foam, some roast, no alcohol, but very flat and stale: drinkable, but not much of a pleasurable drink (cf. The tasty Weissenoher Dunkel)

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mungo (2471) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2006
Bottle (BB Nov 06). Bready caramelly malts with the odd roasty hints. A little sweetness. A little thin metallic bitterness towards the end. Slightly oversweet and also boringly thin.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 2, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2006 Bottle at the brewery, a clear golden brown with a pillowy white head. A sweet malty aroma with a little molasses. Very sweet in the mouth, slightly syrupy mouthfeel with a tartish finish.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NoiZe (2323) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - JUL 21, 2006
Orange/brown coloured brew. Bad hoppy aroma. Carbonated flavor, a bit sweet. Not that good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
evergreen0199 (2297) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2013
Draught at Brauerei Fassla, Bamberg, Germany. An amber coloured pour with a medium off white head on top. Fruity, malty aroma. Tastes malty, caramel, dark fruit.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2003
A bit anonymous. The taste you get is a nice combination between malts and hops. Nice balanced. Zwergla means dwarf.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gr0ve (2174) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 2, 2012
500 ml bottle. Dark copper colour. Fine off-white head. Papery hops with a hints of straw. Clear. Fine carbonation level. Very dry. Metallic hops. Very nice balance betwee sharp hops and nutty malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bierkrug (2132) - - DEC 26, 2011
500 ml bottle picked up at Maruhn in Darmstadt, Germany. Is a dark clear tea color with a little tan head. Soft aroma with lots of roasted caramel. Also soft sweet taste with more of rostedness, caramel and some dark fruit. Palate is very light and easy to drink. Nice brew.


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