Brewed by JOSEFS-Brauerei
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Olsberg-Bigge, Germany


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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Für Liebhaber leichter und milder Biere: unsere malzwürzige und zugleich liebliche Bierspezialität. Bierkenner schwärmen von der Eleganz unseres JOSEFS Dunkel.

Formerly Josefsbräu Dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pivo (2542) - GERMANY - APR 30, 2006
Light toasted malt nose, dark brown color, tall fluffy head. Light caramel flavor at first, faint woody end. Thin body. Very light, but certainly good. A swilling dunkel...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAR 26, 2006
(swing top bottle) Hazy dark brown colour with a ruby shine and a big tanned foamy head with slow lace. Dark malty toasty aroma with caramel and chocolate. Toasted malty taste with caramel, medium body, smooth carbonation and mouthfeel; dry and moderately bitter toasty and light hoppy finish with liquorice and milk coffee. Good Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6067) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2006
Bottle. Dark red brown colour with a big beige head. Light roasted, rye bread aroma and a sweet caramel, rye bread taste.Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThomasE (5176) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2006
Deep reddish colour with a beige head. Light roasted malty aroma with a note of bread and a sweet fruityness. Roasted malty, but quite bland flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (7721) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - NOV 6, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 11, 2005 Greige, creamy head over well carbonated black beer, foxy shine. Blackcurrant, black chocolate, brown sugar on bread, all fading aroma’s. Dark malts, melanoidine-rich. Lots of restsweetness but balanced by dry-bitterish flavours: woody, slightly hoppy, tannine-like. Whiffs of coffee and cigarette ashes. Dry and sweet at the same time, light to medium body. Very good balance for this Dunkel. Plain but forthright, "quaffable". Kudo’s to these people.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
joergen (19665) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 7, 2005
Bottled. Clear red brow coloured with a small off white head. Aroma of malts, fruits and caramel with notes of cane sugar. Flavour of malts, caramel, hops and fruits. Hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2005
(Bottle 50 cl) Dark beer with a warm, reddish hue. Creamy, off-white head. Roasted, malty nose. Flavour with tons of roasted malt, lightly sweet with a medium body. Very soft and quaffable with a discreet bitter finish. A pleasant brew. 011005

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - OCT 2, 2005
Light dark malty nose, some very faint hops is there. Very dark borwn body, small off-white head. Good malty flavor, very clean flavors. Im told that this brewery is runned by handicapped people...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dortmunder (961) - Herdecke, GERMANY - SEP 12, 2005
Bottled. Very dark ruby red colour, almost black. Small off-white head. Roastmalty, chocolatey aroma with hints of liquorice. Lightly roastmalty, sweet with notes of caramel and liquorice, maybe a bit of gingerbread and coffee in there. Quite nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pivnizub (8585) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2005
Swing-top bottle: Fluffy brownish head, dark amber to reddish coloured; milk-chocolate in the aroma with a tinge of fruitiness and traces of roasted malts; light, sweetish (roasted) malty taste, medium bodied, quite soft; slightly bitter-malty finish with traces of roasted malts again. O.K., but a bit too sweet and plain........

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