Brewed by Schloßbrauerei Kaltenberg (Warsteiner)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Kaltenberg, Germany


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RATINGS: 502   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
A bottom-fermented dark beer speciality, which is manufactured in traditional Bavarian brewing procedure.

Bier von königlicher Hoheit.
Mit bestem dunklen Gesternmalz und feinherbem Aromahopfen gebraut. Feinwürzig-malzig und typisch dunkel. Seine Königliche Hoheit, Prinz Luitpold von Bayern, achtet persönlich auf die hohe Qualität dieses Bieres. So ist es Familientradition. Denn schon das Reinheitsgebot von 1516 verdanken wir den Wittelsbacher Wilhelm IV. Ausgesuchte Rohstoffe aus dem Süden Deutschlands, ein spezielles Sudverfahren und die hohe Vergärung machen dieses Bier so süffig. 12°

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlf (242) - DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016
Brown with reddish shine and big slightly offwhite head; aroma is malty and slightly fruit and honey; taste is medium sweet with slightly roast aroma, toasted malt, some fruit, finish is hoppy bitter slightly spicy; mouthfeel is creamy oily with average carbonation

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gehbe (127) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUL 14, 2016
Pours clear light brown with medium creamy tan head. Weak nose of dark bread, caramel, toast. Sweetish with a little light bitterness. Medium body, high carbonation. Drinkable but unimpressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (860) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 2, 2016
F: big, off-white, not long lasting. C: dark red to brown, clear. A: malty, very bready, light caramel, nutty, hint of chocolate. T: malty, bready, chocolate, dark caramel, grassy dry bitterness on the palate, medium body, normal carbonation, very good, 500 ml bottle from De Keyzer Drinks near Brussels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sjohnh (703) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2016
Dark wood coloured, clean and clear, with a small but sticky white head. Medium body and carb. Nice blend of roasted malts and fruit - figs especially - and a hint of pretzels.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (1023) - Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Looks like cola coming out of the bottle with a small white head. Nice aromas of chocolate, nuts and some caramel. Tastes the same as it smells but the flavors are not as pronounced as the aromas. Slightly watery body with a clean finish. A fairly average Dunkel

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (11984) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark brown with black highlights and a large, frothy beige head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is chocolate and toast malt, dates, figs and light earthy hops. Flavor is moderate chocolate and toast malt, light earthy hops and bitterness, light dark malt derived fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kto (802) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 23, 2016
0.33l bottle from kaisers in berlin/charlottenburg.
pours a clear chestnut with a medium off-white head and a nice lacing. aroma of roasted malts, bacon. flavour of nuts, grass, leaves, tobacco. dry, quite simple, but not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (3876) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - MAY 17, 2016
gift from Kyle (son) on a trip home from Germany - Thanks!!! --- Aroma of malt and burlap (good aroma). Clear amber brown color, beige two-finger head that persists, strings of lace. Taste is light malt, carbonation, and light bittering. Very simple brew, very light, but balanced and satisfying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niller (1361) - Hammel, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2016
Bottle from Kiwi. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma and taste is light roasted malt, caramel, some fruits, brown sugar. Soft carbonation. Light bitter to sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ritzn (315) - Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 24, 2016
Dark bronze with little tan head. Aroma is roasted nuts and earth (not negative). Taste is a decent bitterness and nothing much else. Fits into the picture very well. Body is full and very smooth mouthfeel. I totally recommend this. It may be not so complex but the one thing it has is perfect.

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