Brewed by Grosswald Brauerei Bauer
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Heusweiler-Eiweiler, Germany


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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10762) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2011
Bottle (courtesy of Bierkrug). Chocolate malt and woody aroma. Clear chestnut color with nice head. Sweet cocoa malt, wood and lightly bitter grass flavor. Nice body. An excellent dunkel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - FEB 4, 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!
Ins Glas ergiesst sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit leichtem Rotstich, und einer mehr als herrlichen Krone. Cremefarbend und langlebig steht sie im Glas. Der Geruch ist stark Röstmalzig mit einer leicht süßmalzigen Note im Hintergrund. Der Antrunk ist sehr stark röstmalzig und ein wenig süß. Vor allem der Nachgeschmack hallt sehr lange röstmalzig und leicht karamellig nach. Das Bier besitzt nur wenig Kohlensäure.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (7928) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 25, 2013
Rating from 2009: Die „Spezialität zur Bockbierzeit“. Trotzdem „nur“ ein Dunkles. Schöne dunkle, kastanienbraune Farbe, angenehmer süßlich-malziger Geruch. Antrunk schön malzig-trocken, ganz leicht süßlich. Der Hauptteil wird noch etwas malzig-vollmundiger, nicht zu süß, sondern schön vollmundig-malzig-trocken. Geschmacklich wie ein schön, sehr trockenes malziges Dunkel. Der Nachgeschmack ist lang anhaltend, schön trocken-malzig, ganz leicht süß und angenehm herb. Die Herbe passt schön zum malzig-trockenen Grundton. -> Leckeres, schön trockenes Dunkel, das zwar in die Bockbierzeit passt, aber sich auch bestimmt gut als Bockbier gemacht hätte. Für ein saarländisches Dunkles richtig lecker! --> 12,13,12,11,12,12 - 12,00

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (15305) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2007
Bottle, 5.5%. Nice, clear dark brown colour. Stable light brown head. Nice malty flavour, slightly roasted at first. A little butter/cream flavour. Quite good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierkrug (2130) - - NOV 4, 2010
500 ml bottle in Germany. Deep dark brown color, with almost no head. Aroma carmel, malt and metal. Taste is of sweet rosted malts. Palate is much the same. A very nice Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2013

Bottle 500ml. @ home.

Clear dark red brown colour with a large to huge, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, chocolate, moderate burnt malt - caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration, caramel, dark malt, chocolate malt, burnt malt - caramel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20121118]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (17004) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is is dark brown. Aroma and taste are rich roast malt, caramel, nuts, fruits and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2005
(Bottle 33 cl) Very dark brown with a reddish head. Very full, malty body with some slightly burned notes. Not much bitterness. An unusual beer somewhere in the borderland between Dunkel and Bock, but with the rather low alcohol I vote for the former. 050401

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbrus (4990) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2007
Düsseldorf Gathering, Bottled. Very nice surprise and quality brew. Caramel and German hops in the aroma of course. Brown color, beige fine looking head, good lace. Maltsweet, light roasted, chocolater, herbal. Full, well balanced and more complex than most Dunkels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15528) - DENMARK - AUG 3, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown with meidum tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, chocolate and bread. Flavour is malt, caramel, chocolate, little bread, medium sweet and a little bitter.

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