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Brewed by Privatbrauerei Hoepfner (Schörghuber)
Style: Porter
Karlsruhe, Germany

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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Aromatisches dunkles Hoepfner Malz und eine Gabe feinsten Tettnanger Aromahopfens verleihen diesem Bier seinen einzigartigen Charakter.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beeracoon (414) - - FEB 20, 2014
Medium light brown head. Clear dark-red/black colour. Veeery sweet honey aroma with a slight roast note. Tastes a bit like smoked beer with a long, oaky finish with roasted coffee notes. A really good one!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartlebier (1195) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - FEB 20, 2014
6x33cl bottles BB AUG 2014, Edeka Lukasiewicz, Karlsruhe. Pours a runny red-hued brown with small beige head. Aroma of bayleaf, Ricola and caramel. Wide array of tastes that take a while to come together: caramel, strong Tettnang fresh grass, Ricola herbal caramel, cocoa powder, Vitamalz lurking around the corner. Lingering floral-bitter aftertaste on a largely roast-dry palate. Yeast not doing that much to tie these all together - brewed according to the German bottom-fermenting (near-extinct) porter tradition? Anyway: a rare and not wholly convincing blend of styles, a rare occasion, this SW-German porter. Thanks to Cantabrian for putting this on my local radar, from halfway around the globe!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5652) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Schokolade, würzig.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (1939) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2013
Im Geruch nach "Bauernhof" oder Kräutermalzbonbon. Der Geschmack ist ähnlich und sehr interessant: Es wirkt sehr dickflüssig; ein sehr malziges Bier mit vielen Anklängen an Kräuter- und Malzbonbons. Lang anhaltender Nachgeschmack mit viel Süße. Sehr spezielles Bier, das durchaus probierenswert ist!
Test vom 10.2.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,11,9,12,12,10 - 10,60

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (1897) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2013
Dark ruby redbrown with small light brown foam head. Little opaque. Aroma is caramel, coffee and toffee. Taste little chocolate, some coffee. NIce beer. (Karlsruhe 201309)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3315) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUL 1, 2012
The head is robust, the body black. It smells roasty sweet. The taste is a bit roasty, darkmalty, sweet, nice. A Good German Porter. 11/11/11/11/10/11

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lowenbrau (1735) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 16, 2012
330ml bottle. Light body and soft carbonation. Pours dark brown, a bit hazy, with tan head, thin and persistant. Some lacing. Taste is caramel, some roasty malt and herbal. Non a typical porter, but tasty anyway.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2805) - SWITZERLAND - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled 33cl. Courtesy of jaghana. Caramel throughout. Medium bodied. Quite pleasant. Thanks a lot jaghana!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanLaursen (2732) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2012
Bottle, 33 cl. Clear deep reddish brown rather than black with a beige head. Aroma is malty and roasted. Taste is medium sweet, hard roasted malt, faibt notes of licorice, leading to a long, bitter finish, tingling the tongue.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kevnic2008 (7124) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2012
Opaque with a small creamy head. Aroma of coffee, cocoa and light char. Flavor is similar, with some sweet pecan added. Medium body is smooth and roasty-dryish.


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