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

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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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The Hirter Morchl beer is not just a unique brand – its production method also differs from that of other dark beers. Hirter Morchl is still brewed the “proper” way, with dark brewing malt, hops and caramel malt, which are also responsible for its dark colour. Beer lovers will appreciate its dry maltiness on the palate and pleasantly rounded, faintly bitter finish. The Hirter Morchl is another specialty beer that is allowed to mature naturally and in its own time and that is neither pasteurised nor otherwise interfered with. It is rendered non-perishable by means of a double filtering process.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1300) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 16, 2011
I really like dunkels. This is actually a good one. It is has a nice slightly sweet toasty flavor. Nice brown color. good foamy head and nice bready, aroma.

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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - DEC 28, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2011 Liter at Grunauer in KCMO. Pours a deep mahogany with a sizable, creamy, beige head. The nose is of clean toasty malt with some caramel and faint cocoa in there. Light-bodied and soft with an almost roasty, slightly drying finish. The flavor is of clean toasty caramel malt, some toffee and a touch of dark roast coffee in the finish. This is one of the tastier dunkels that I have sampled to date. Suggested by our server, Mark. Very good stuff, and a great compliment to my meal.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
AndyW68 (1199) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 24, 2013
Dark brown with tan head. Smells of caramel. Taste of caramel and a bit raisen. Reminds me of Germany. Yes, I know it is from Austria.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - JUN 6, 2007
Rated 3/29/07: Dark brown pour with a fizzy head that eventually subsides leaving spotty lacing. Aroma is a subtle blend of sweet malts and fresh bread. Medium bodied at first but the finish is thin leaving little trace of an aftertaste. Flavor is slightly more robust than the aroma. Decent malt content with sugary sweet breads and a sprinkling of brown sugar. Drinkability is very good and overall this is a nice dunkel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2013
Deep red pour with a thin head. Lace is present. Aroma of raisin and caramel. Taste is a little metallic. Some raisin and farm notes in the taste. Thin mouth.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Quinten (1051) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 16, 2006
very darkbrown color, foamy beige head, full dunkel one with a nice aroma, not to sweet,.. much fruits and bitter with a slice aroma of,..caramel, nuts and licorice.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slayer85 (1051) - Firenze, ITALY - JUL 1, 2008
Bottled. A clear dark red beer with a huge and persistent beige foam. The aroma is overall malty, not extremely powerful, but quite nice with notes of caramel and nuts. Light roastiness. The flavour has a medium sweetness, nice bready malts with again caramel notes and some hops in the end. Light to medium body, watery texture, average/lively carbonation, short/medium finish with light bitterness. Very drinkable, but too thin body for my taste. Worth a try.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (1039) - Illinois, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Black-brown with thin tan head. Caramel, mild roast, and mild fruit aroma. Medium bodied, syrupy, malt dominant with mild hop notes. Decent balance and dry notes on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyReynolds (1037) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Bottle. Closest to Bavarian dunkel that I have found in the USA. Everything that is from Germany or even the Bavaria region that I have found here in the States doesn’t compare to what I had in Germany. This is a very good example of a dunkel.


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