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Hufeisen Pottensteiner Bio-Dunkel

Brewed by Gasthausbrauerei Hufeisen
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Pottenstein, Germany


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
süffig - würzig - naturtrüb
Ein typisch fränkisches, herbes Bier - unser Hausbier, seit Generationen nach gleichem Rezept gebraut!<>br
Formerly known as Hufeisen Pottensteiner Urdunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10139) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUN 14, 2016
Bottle: Unclear, deep amber coloured, unclear, big creamy and lacy off-white head; moderate clean caramelly-fruity nose with a slight herbal bitterness in the background;moderate bitter-sweet flavour, creamy MF; lingering fruity-malty and herbal-hoppy finish. Well rounded, well balanced franconian Dunk’l...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (17008) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 19, 2016
50cl bottle. Pours clear orange brown colour with a mid-sized most good lasting beige head. Aroma of toasted dark malt, caramel, some chocolate. Taste of mild roasted malt, floral hops, some chocolate, good one!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
3fourths (9137) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle best by June 2016. Lightly hazed dark maroon-brown body with a short tan colored head. Aroma is malt-dominant with notes of roasted grain, peanuts, dirty dish water, compost / soil, autolyzed yeast. Medium-light bodied, sweet and sharp with low bitterness and noticeable burnt grain astringency on the palate that tastes like burnt pancake batter, finishing slightly sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Icedwarf (1272) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2015
Lichtbruin bier met weinig schuim. Scmaak is licht rokig en licht caramel en zoethout, niet zoet. Erg goed bier. Gedronken op terras bij Schöngroundsee Pottenstein.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (4916) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 4, 2014
(Bue sur place): Une onctueuse soupe caramélisée qui libère ses atouts comme la mélasse, cannelle, poivre et tire d’érable. Très pain et très moelleux avec une finale de chlorophylle amère. Plus sucrée que certaine mais avec la finale tranchante pour balancer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (9369) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2014
My Bottom Line:
Light diacetyl emboldens this Dunkel’s raisiny malts, as earthy hops and maple toffee continue developing the sugary profile.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A creamy sheet of foam covers the cloudy brown.
-Drinkability is relatively high despite the sugar content.
-This is not a dialed-in Dunkel at all.
-Minerality is quite high, as it seems to be in most Pottenstein-area brews.

On tap at the brewpub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Erzengel (7758) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 30, 2013
Rated as "Urdunkel" 4.7%
Das Bier ist schön röstmalzig-herb. Die doch erstaunlich stark ausfallende Herbe kommt im Nachgeschmack noch einmal voll zur Geltung und bleibt mit den Röstmalzaromen noch deutlich spürbar lange auf der Zunge. Im Hauptteil kommt auch eine leichte Süße zum Vorschein, die aber nicht wirklich gegen die Herbe ankommt. Ganz zum Ende des Nachgeschmacks wird es dann wieder einen ganz kleinen Tick süßer…
Test vom 8.3.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,12,10,11,12,11 - 11,15

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (4143) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Dried fruit and malt. Dry bitter, deep brown, looks great, full bodied and tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (11354) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 16, 2012
Pours red-brown with a light tan head. Aroma of caramel malts with a little nuttiness plus floral hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2012
It’s rather hazy, dark mahogany-red with a small, creamy head, and the aroma has notes of caramel, nuts, roasted malt, light cocoa and straw. The flavour is moderately sweet with notes of roasted malt, caramel, straw, cocoa and licorice, and the finish is dry and slightly bitter – it’s a delicious dunkel.

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