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


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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Aromatisches dunkles Hoepfner Malz und eine Gabe feinsten Tettnanger Aromahopfens verleihen diesem Bier seinen einzigartigen Charakter.

12HundredBaud's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
12HundredBaud (262) - Sausalito, California, USA - NOV 26, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2012 33cl. bottle It pours a clear dark brown liquid with a medium thinly lasting light tan head and no lacing. Caramelly and toasted hints along with fruit and herbal notes. Medium bodied. A nice and different porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BierTrinkerin (1) - SPAIN - JUL 21, 2014 does not count
Strong in flavour, but not so much in alcohol with 5,8%. Balanced taste, the dark colour is obtained only with dark malt. Balanced taste, aroma hopped. Perfect for a Dumpling dish at Mosquito, Barcelona.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (4466) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2014
330ml bottle [courtesy of barlebier, thank you very much!]. Clear, ruby red glowing dark brown colour with average to huge, frothy to creamy, fairly lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Sweet-ish dark malty aroma, hints of malt lozenge, a touch of grassy hop. Taste is dry dark malty, subtle malt sweetness, slightly metallic and grassy hoppy overtones; moderately sweet dark malty finish, grassy and metallic hoppy overtones. Narrow, restricted, unpleasant metallic touch, more a Dunkel than a Porter for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
miquelcrush (1631) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2014
Cervesa bona, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Cerveza buena. bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ozckr (308) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 26, 2014
toast, roasty, citrus, spruce, brown, black, hazy, frothy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium body, oily feel, lively,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beeracoon (441) - - 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartlebier (2363) - Belchium im Biersgau, 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!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (9285) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, Schokolade. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, Schokolade, würzig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (4745) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vipinvelp (2542) - 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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kiwianer (3414) - 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

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