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

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common

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RATINGS: 447   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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°


thirstyrabbit's rating

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirstyrabbit (1320) - Tallinn, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle. Dark copper body with a small beige head. Aroma has mostly caramel malt and toffee. Slightly watery taste of caramel malt and fruitcake. This could have been a lot better if the suits at the company had closed the water tap a bit sooner. Prinz Luitpold von Bayern is not amused.


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rkehlet (35) - - APR 29, 2015
Nice dark glass. Almost no bitterness but sweet taste. Caramel and dark malty tones

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Pink_152 (1551) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle from Corks Out, Heswall. Brown colour with an off-white head. Aroma is slight coffee, and chocolate. Taste is bitter sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PauloAG (144) - BELGIUM - APR 5, 2015
500cc bottle. Typical dunkel appearance on the light coloured side. Sweet and caramel with some yeast aroma. The finish is kind of unpleasant bitterness for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ghawener (1518) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle @Neuschwanstein: Bought for the hike up the hill to the castle, made it much more enjoyable! Food Paring: Schinken & Kase Brotchen.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
erling1000 (223) - - MAR 22, 2015
A brown dunkel with low off-white head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, yeasty. Taste is bitter sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2096) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Pretty straight-forward dunkel. A little roasty, a little sweet. Nothing in the way of complexity.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moravius (744) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Flasche (50 cl) von Getränke-Hoffmann, Berlin. - Tiefes Rotbraun mit rubinroter Tönung, klar. - In der Nase sehr mildes dunkles Malz, Karamel, Schokolade, dazu schwache fruchtig-hefige Noten. - Antrunk schlank, mild fruchtig und angenehm herb dunkelmalzig. Die fruchtige Malzsüße ist prominent (erinnert an Traubenzucker), aber durch schöne herbe Kaffeenoten ausbalanciert. Durchschnittlich rezent. Im Abgang mäßig röstmalzbitter und nur schwach hopfenherb. Eine gewisse matte Dumpfheit verrät den Hopfenextrakt. - Ordentliches Dunkles, das mit etwas weniger fruchtiger Süße und etwas mehr Hopfen noch besser wäre. Eine Dreistigkeit ist es, daß das Etikett von „feinherbem Aromahopfen“ schwärmt, während das Kleingedruckte verrät, daß hier ausschließlich Hopfenextrakt verbraut wurde ...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lello4ever (203) - ITALY - FEB 28, 2015
Colore marrone con forti riflessi rossi, schiuma abbastanza persistente. Dunkel buona, leggera e consistenza acquosa, frizzantina. Sentori di legno accennati.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madquacker (1064) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - FEB 20, 2015
Sweet and molasses with a dollup of sugar. Not bad but a bit too sweet for my tastes. Fast disappearing head.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
loco_gallego (217) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 15, 2015
En pression. Brune bien foncée, reflets rouges. Mousse beige assez persistante. Au nez toastage café/caramel, un peu fumée. Mais rien d’agressif. En bouche le toastage accompagne bien le tout. Un poil sucrée caramel et petite amertume. Manquant un peu de force, mais belle balance et agrable.


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