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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Gessner
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Sonneberg-Malmerz, Germany

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BoltonDK (558) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2012
Tasted @ home bottle; 1 finger head (white). brow color with some red in ti. Malty aroma. Tast is also malty (surprise ;)). Very small hoppy aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (8065) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Dark malt aroma. Dry chocolate flavour.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (13922) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2012
Bottle @ Bierzwerg.de. Pours dark ruby amber with a creamy head on top. Lots of caramel and a bit of bread and dark fruit. Vaguely roasted. Smooth and medium bodied. Good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grima (2098) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2012
Sorry for the german rating, but this is a lousy rating from my "newbie" time (2007-2009), and it’s not worth of being translated. I just added it for the statistics, and to complete my backlog!
Das Dunkle ist im Glas nicht dunkel, sondern tiefschwarz! Der cremige Schaum verfliegt leider recht schnell. Geruchlich malzig röstig, minimal rauchig und zudem noch süß. Schon beim Geruch liegt eine große Aromenvielfalt vor. Der Antrunk fällt süßmalzig aus, der Nachgeschmack wird wesentlich röstiger und hat auch was rauchiges an sich. Das Bier entfaltet seine Aromen von Anfang bis Ende! Wirklich ein absolutes Spitzenbier, das zudem noch überaus süffig ausfällt!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3184) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 31, 2012
50cl bottle, BBE 06/2012. Poured dark brown with a decent beige head. Aroma is bready and roasty. Flavor is bread, roasted malt and hint of chocolate. Quite dry finish. OK dunkel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jav (3) - København, DENMARK - JAN 15, 2012 does not count
Bottle. Dark red/brown colour with a nice lasting foam. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel,bread and hops.Overall a great beer that goes well in hand with the traditionel winther kitchen

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (4901) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Tap in Strassenbahn. Dark brown-red body with a lacing rocky white head. Nose is sweet roast and red berry. Taste is drier with surprisingly medium bitterness. No mocha or choco or earth, but it’s padded-walls smooth and medium body. Drier and with some bitterness, kuphish says it’s like Newcastle with balance, and I tend to agree.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kuphish (380) - Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2011
On draft at Straßenbahn. Clear, brown body with a rocky, off-white head. Lasting and lacy. Malt comes through big in the nose - big black sun tea presence. Some faint raisin notes. Bigger raisin in the flavor, actually all I can taste, but not in a bad way. Light-medium body. Malt forward with light, but balancing bittering hops. Avoids being cloying. Raisin lingers a bit with exhalation. Really quite like this beer!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5873) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, fruit and hops.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bierkoning (10208) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2011
Swing top bottle. Dark brown color. Bready caramelly aroma with a hint of cinnamon. Malty sweetish bready caramelly dusty flavor with pear drups. Slightly disappointing.


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