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


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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3905) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EithCubes (5195) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kuphish (381) - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (7016) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2011
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a medium beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, fruit and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bierkoning (10873) - 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koelschtrinker (12038) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 17, 2011
Sehr schönes breites Etikett mit der Thüringer Kirmes. Auch das Aussehen ist spitzenmäßig, eine dichte hohe Krone schwebt über dem rot-braunen Bier. Stark röstmalzerner Geruch. Süß ist das Bier, das meine ich aber im positiven Sinne und nicht wie bei Biermischgetränken. Deutliche röstmalzerne Aromen sind im Antrunk als Unterton, ab dem Mittelteil als Hauptton vorhanden. Wirklich sehr vollmundig und sehr würzig. Ein Bier zum genießen von vorne bis hinten, mehr davon! Test vom 18.10.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 14,14,14,13,14,14 - 13,85

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 9, 2010
0.5 l bottle, thanks Timo A! Reddish brown color. Bready, toffeish and nutty with dark bread some raisins and prunes. Nice dark bread crust and raisin flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pinball (11071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2010
clear dark amber, smooth offwhite head. nutty aroma, flowery. flavor is nutty, sweet caramelly. very low hops, bitternness is present but mostly in the far end of the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
downender (6722) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2009
500ml bottle. Chestnut coloured with a tight, off-white head. Sweet caramel and fruit aroma. Light mouth feel, with sweet malts, red currants, a touch of chocolate and warming alcohol finish. Ok.

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