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


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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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°

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mlady (254) - Prievidza, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 12, 2016
0,5l bottle,dark brown colour witha small off white head,aroma and taste of roasted malts,caramel,moderate bitterness and a little short finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
blinesam (235) - USA - MAY 22, 2007
bottle, poured into glass. Very dark, tastes rather light compared wit color. Probably one of the better austrian beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scubaguy (230) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 5, 2011
It pours a dark brown color with a lingering 1 finger off white head. It has some lacing and a large amount of carb present. On the nose I am getting some sweet malt and a little grassy notes. It has a creamy mouthful and on the flavor side of things I get some sweet malt,carmel,toasted bread,grains. The sweetness up front seems to balance out with grassy hops. It finishes with a slight bitterness. It is similar to a pale euro pale lager but without the skunk and not something you have to force down. I have to say this is something I could reach for again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SimonLarsen (210) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - MAR 11, 2004
Big tan head. Deep copper red. Light palate, carbonation not evident, smooth but quickly gone. Quite a flat caramel malt. Very mild bitterness kicks in some time after swallowed. This is nice. Also very cheap for an import ($2.59 Dan Murphy's Hornsby). The kind of beer you would want to have a case sitting around for an impromptu drinking demonstration with friends.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Libeerian (209) - Garner, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2003
Subdued malty aroma on a dark ruby beer with a creamy head. The flavor's got nice toffee notes. Ends with a dry malt finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
pomko (208) - UKRAINE - AUG 15, 2013
On draught. Dark red-brown color. Mid-sized head. Malt and caramel in aroma. Sweet with very little bitterness in tase.Very similar to kvass.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChrisTurner (207) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle -- Far from one of my favourite styles, but here goes... Pours a deep browny red with a medium beige head with OK retention and a fair bit of lcaing. Aroma is sweet biscuit dough with a bit of roastedness and over-ripe fruit. Surprisingly watery palate. More roasted malt up front in the flavour, givng way to a fairly insipid sweetness. Actually very light and lacking in oomph. Has hints of depth and complexity but doesn’t follow through. Still not one of my favourite styles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skip (206) - Indiana, USA - APR 20, 2004
Pleasant light hop and malt aroma. tastes of deeply roasted barley malt, but for those who do not like a dry beer, this is not a good choice. Only fair head retention.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Duffbeer (192) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2002
An ok dunkel style beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
greystreet80 (191) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 31, 2002
A nice dark lager. A sort of bitter aftertaste but not too strong, good color and aroma.

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