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Brewed by Brauerei Hirt
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Hirt, Austria

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Hirter Morchl is not just a unique brand – its production method also differs from that of other dark beers. The beer’s seductive color is due to the dark brewing malt, hops and caramel malt, while its smooth taste comes from the soft mountain spring water used in the brewing process. Left to mature in a prolonged aging process, it’s GMO-free, non-pasteurized and completely natural. Beer lovers will appreciate its dry maltiness on the palate and pleasantly rounded, faintly bitter finish. 12.8°


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rozsoma (770) - Győr, HUNGARY - MAY 28, 2012
3rd Wiener Bierfest, Vienna, Austria. Sampled by Kis Salétrom and Szebeni Ászok. SZÁ: Na ez már javít a főzde pozitívabb megítélésén. Igazán ügyes kis söröcske ez, amit az ízlelőbimbókkal csinál az kacifántos. Krémes, jó a teste, ügyesen mozog. Olajos. KS: Afféle Balaton-íz és fogas. Mint amikor hasast ugrasz a vízibicikliről, de rosszul fogsz vizet és nagyokat nyelsz a Balatonból, de akkorákat, hogy még egy fogast is kifogsz vele.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ApisAles (1575) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - MAY 27, 2012
Deep brown pour with a light tan head. Aroma is caramel, malt, very light roast. Lots of malt. Flavor is malty, slightly sweet, good mouthfeel. Good beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scipio (817) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Pours a very dark amber, perhaps brown, with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, bready, and some chocolate. Taste is lighter, and isn’t to bad. Very malty with the above noted flavors from the aroma. Kind of earthy as well. Some carbonation, but altogether smooth. Nothing of not really stands out.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (2152) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 15, 2012
Poured into a tall 0.5 liter glass stein. Copper to brown colored with two fingers of fluffy off-white head. Rich smelling malt, pepper, barley and slight citrus. Rich tasting also. Sweet and malty, a bit chewy, almost no carbonation, and a touch of bitter. At the end it has a watery taste where the dominate flavors quickly fall off. Very enjoyable. Looks amazing and smelled and tasted great. Tough to beat.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gluti (23) - - APR 13, 2012
beautifull colour little poor in smelling gentle taste could be stronger foam is bad

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18034) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2012
On tap at Centimeter II, Vienna. Pours clear, red-brown with a big, off-white foam head. Roasty dark malt nose with hints of caramel. medium sweet flavor with a nice caramel character, toasty sugar and dark malts. Medium in body with average carbonation. Lightly dry, sweet finish with caramel, toasty malts and dark sugar. Exactly what I expect out of a dunkel. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (6560) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Sampled at an esbls tasting. Dark brown with lots of cherry red. A malty chocolate aroma. That is exactly the flavor, too. Just not a enough going on.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
birraiolo (264) - ITALY - MAR 6, 2012
Bottiglia da 50 cl. Birra con un aspetto interessante di color tonaca di frate con schiuma fine abbondante e abbastanza persistente di color nocciola. Il buon aspetto nel bicchiere č un pň in contrapposizione con l’aroma e il gusto, infatti risulta abbastanza piatta al naso con leggeri sentori di caramello tostato e una leggera frutta matura. Al palato risulta di corpo medio con un sentori di caramello tostato un leggero agrumato con un finale abbastanza secco e di liquirizia. Bello l’aspetto un pň meno gustoso tutto il resto.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grima (2230) - Merzkirchen, RLP, GERMANY - FEB 12, 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!
Schöne malzbierähnliche Farbe. Stark malziger, karamelliger Geruch. Malziger Antrunk, sehr angenehmer röstmalziger Nachgeschmack. Wird zum Mittelteil hin sehr karamellig. Insgesamt ein leckeres, rustikales Bier! Mein erstes Bier aus Österreich und direkt ein Volltreffer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dwaggs2 (1297) - Jefferson City, Missouri, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Bottle. Poured a black almost black color with a smaller tanish of white head. Aroma was lots of yeast, earthy, fruits, and malts. Weird bready flavor with hops and caramel in the finish. Weird flavor but was very good. A great beer.


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