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

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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
Date: 09/13/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Brusin Ales, Asheville NC

Appearance: dark brown, fine beige head, bits of drippy lace,
Aroma: sweet dark caramel aroma, nice earthy balance,
Flavor: rich caramel malt flavor, touch of sweetness, well balanced by the earthyness,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bov (10594) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - MAR 8, 2002
red-brown colour, few head, malt and chocolate aroma, buttery, thin body, sweet with a short dry finish - lacking of character

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10138) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle in Minneapolis picked up in KC. Pours a dark brown appearance with a thin light brown head. Somewhat nutty, rich caramel, a big herbal nose. Candy caramel, chocolate, a bit nutty flavor. Not super fresh but alright.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (9899) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 11, 2013
Dark, reddish amber color and minimal head. The body was light and slick. The flavor had notes of malty sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (9564) - Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2011
A fine Austiran dunkel. It is sweet and malty, but super drinkable. notes of cocoa and subtle hosp adorn the tongue.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pivnizub (9437) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - MAY 22, 2008
Bottle (diky, Quack-Ducku !): Deep ruby-amber coloured with a quite persistent, fluffy beige head; moderate to stronger, dryish roast-malty nose with a sweet caramelly background; moderate sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied; solid caramelly, but mainly dry roast-malty finish. A fine, fine Dunkel, absolutely not cloying.................

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (9405) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 11, 2006
Deep brown red-tinged. Tight head leaving some nice lacing on the glass. Malty to the nose. Taste of malt, caramel and a touch of mushrooms. Well balanced.
Sampled at a drinking session in Tromsø 10.06.2006.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (9137) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Bottle. Molasses and chocolate malt aroma. Dark reddish brown color with moderate tan head. Slightly sweet molasses and light chocolate malt flavor. Lighter body. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8776) - looking for a flat around Munich, GERMANY - MAY 14, 2008
(bottle, courtesy of Quack-Duck) Clear, dark mahogany colour with a mid-sized beige foamy head. Sweet toast-malty aroma with strong notes of chocolate and caramel. Initially slightly molassy sweet flavour, toast-malty, slightly burnt malty taste with leafy, minimal dried fruity notes; moderately sweet and roasty finish with a balancing hoppy bitterness. Aromatic Dunkel with Schwarzbier attributes (14.05.08).

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quack-Duck (8674) - Down South, GERMANY - APR 28, 2008
bottle. Dark brown colour, large and incredibly persistent and creamy beige head. Malty nose. Well-balanced flavours of malt, roasetd malt and caramel with a fruity touch. Lingering finish with hints of caramel. Great stuff!


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