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Brewed by Krug-Bräu Breitenlesau
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Waischenfeld-Breitenlesau, Germany

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Koelschtrinker (9994) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 12, 2011
Das Bier ist sehr malzbetont, besonders im Abgang kann man die röstmalzigen Aromen gut erschmecken. Dabei ist das Bier unglaublich süffig, obwohl man zum Abgang hin auch alkoholische Noten erahnen kann. Dennoch ein hervorragendes Bier. Test vom 16.6.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 14,13,14,12,13,13 - 13,10
Earlier Rating: 6/12/2011 Total Score: 4
Wässriger (Röst-) Malzantrunk. Dieser Ton festig sich im Mittelteil, die Wässrigkeit nimmt deutlich ab. Das Bier wird langsam würziger und wirkt im Abgang deutlich voluminöser, da die anfängliche Wässrigkeit durch herbe Malztöne ersetzt wurde. Etwas karamellig, zum Ende hin vollmundig. Danke an FaustusI für das Bier. Test vom 23.1.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,11,12,13,11,12 - 11,95

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beeracoon (414) - - OCT 1, 2012
Brownish colour, mild caramel taste. Very pleasant soft finish. Highly recommended.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2006
Bottled. Very interesting aroma. A combo you don’t get much: herbal, chocolate, dark slightly smoked malts. Deep brown color, beige head, good lace. Light sweet, light sourish, herbal, light bitter, chocolate. Sparkling yet dryish. Very nice, thank you DerDoppelbock.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (8527) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle… February in Franconia (2011)… Clear, dark copper lager with a large, creamy, mushroom-colored head. Fantastic retention and lacing. The mashy, grainy aroma offers notes of mocha and nuts alongside strong suggestions of caramel and vanilla. Medium to full-bodied and creamy with soft carbonation. Well-balanced. Grainy, warm mash flavor – light caramel and chocolate malts and toasted barley. Finishes crisp and hearty yet refreshing. Tastes like an obscure region of Germany that I hope-against-hope to visit one day. Thanks go out to erlangernick and Koelschtrinker for making this this month of Franconian lagers possible!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackHaddock (3183) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2014
500ml Bottle: labelled as Weihnachtsbier. Drank on 22nd Jan 2014 in Weiss-Blau, Charlottenburg Berlin. Pours a deep reddy brown with a beige foaming head. Malty nose and taste, but more complicated than that. The malts seemed full but distant in their character, meaning light but ever present. Spicy notes and semi-sweet caramel hints gave the beer an extra dimension and a Christmassy feel. Medium bodied and very easy to drink, the alcohol level sat nicely within the flavours and suited the beer well: it didn’t need to be a super charged brew with the depth of flavours it carried.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (19991) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 25, 2011
Bottled (from bierzwerg.de). Deep copper colour, small off-white head. Aroma is mild toasted nutty notes along with some slight dark fruits and sweet maltyness. Flavour is fruits, some dark malts, mild ashes and some slight burnt wet wooden notes as well. Very pleasant.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerbarella (322) - - OCT 1, 2012
500ml bottle. Mild, but very spicy beer. Good, but a bit too bitter for my taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jfb (3462) - GERMANY - JAN 15, 2009
(bottle) pours a dark ruby-chestnut colour with a fluffy off-white head. aroma of roasted malts, hazelnut, grassy herbal hops and light chocolate. flavour is the same, with more pronounced hazelnut notes and some coffee, much like the lager, but a bit stronger and grainier. medium body and carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2011
It’s brown-red with a creamy head and the aroma has notes of caramel, dark cookies and hazel-nuts. The flavour is sweet with notes of caramel, light cocoa, citrus, nuts and light chocolate, and the finish is dry. Quite charming.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2009
<b>Bottle 50cl. @ home.</b>
<i>[ Trade by Koelschtrinker ].</i> Clear medium to dark red brown color with a large, frothy - creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, bread, nutty - walnuts. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, light acidic, and moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081014]


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