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Brewed by Gösser (Brau Union)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Leoben, Austria

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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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The bottom fermented, dark Gösser Stiftsbräu is brewed according to old, inherited traditions. With a smoky, roasted nose and a thick and creamy taste on the palate, Stiftsbräu is a sophisticated delight for lovers of a slightly sweet, dark beer. The overall impression that Stiftsbräu creates is one of great harmony and well roundedness. 11.8°


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11058) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 17, 2011
Cremig malziger Antrunk, ins röstmalzerne gehend. Zum Mittelteil steigern sich die Aromen, das Bier wird cremiger, malziger und deutlich würziger. Dunkel malzern und leicht schokoladig geht es in den Nachgeschmack. Ein süffiges Dunkles mit langem röstmalzigen Finish, und das bei 4,2 Volumenprozent - Spitzenbier! Test vom 23.7.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 11,13,13,12,10,12 - 12,10

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (10928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2011
clear brown, smooth white head. mild aroma, mild roasted grains. flavor is sweet malty, faint flowery, sweet caramelly.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Gosser Dark Beer
Date: October 01, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Ale Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark amber, wispy beige head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet dark caramel and chocolate aroma
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, touch of chocolate, little to no balancing bitterness
Aroma: 4/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 4/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 8/20
Rating: 2.2/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10786) - Randers, DENMARK - APR 8, 2011
Bottle from systembolaget courtesy Saxo. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. DArk amber colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter nice flavor. Some caramelnotes and not too sweet. Average mpoderate bitter finish. Oily palate. Well balanced fine dunkel.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
imdownthepub (10653) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2003
Dark Brown colour with middling malty head, had from pressure tap in Trieste, Italy. Sweet malt flavours dominate although thinner than I expected. Highly carbonated, so much so that i was difficult to drink. Some bitterness but mostly balnd.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bierkoning (10563) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2009
Bottle @ Hotel Stefanie Hippach, one month past best before date. Malty aroma with milk chocolate. Malty sweetish flavor with caramel, nutmeg, cinnamon. Some nutty caramelly bitterness in the aftertaste. Not unpleasant.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - NOV 4, 2010
Flöska: Clear dark brown colour, big bubbly rather short lasting dark beige head, not much lacing. Sweet roasty caramel bready aroma. Ok mouthfeel, bit thin. Roasty caramel and (rye) bready dark malty flavour, rather watery. Short lasting mild bitterness. Roasty caramel bready watery brew.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bov (9808) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 13, 2000
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2011 from GGF - pours a dark ruby-brown colour and a little long lasting foam; notes of toffee and slightly toasted; medium-bodied and sweet, no bitterness and a clean palate; quite logn aftertaste of butter, caramel and cola

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (9618) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 27, 2007
UPDATED: APR 14, 2009 Rating is an average of 2.
500ml bottle.
Dark brown, slightly fizzy but no real head. Sweet chocolatey aroma. Fizzy in the mouth. The chocolate and sweetness carry over into the taste. Slightly watery and sweet. Slight blue cheese at the start of each mouthful . Nice burnt element, but could have been a lot better if brewed to a less kvassy strength. (5-3-7-2-10=2.7)
Rerate: (5-4-6-3-11=2.9)
Dark red, small head. Dry husky grainy aroma. Very dry palate. Simple dark lager - drinkable, but too drying to be a thirst quencher. Mostly malt, bugger all hops.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
hopscotch (9553) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 13, 2007
Bottle… Clear burnt amber lager with orange highlights and a mid-sized, creamy, off-white head. Good retention. The sweet aroma is a bit chocolaty and caramelized with good roasted, smoky notes and a light whiff of skunk. The flavor is well-roasted with subtle chocolate, smoke and coffee essences, but leans way over onto the sweet side of balance… only a rumor of anything resembling lupulin. Medium-bodied with a lightly creamy mouthfeel and lively carbonation. Short, chocolaty, cloyingly sweet finish.


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