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Brewed by Brauhaus Lemke
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Berlin, Germany

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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (4144) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAR 11, 2013
Drank twice during Feb 2013 in the Dickenstr/rail arches outlet while in Berlin. Impressed, a deep reddy brown body with a full and lasting white head of foam. Malts foremost in the aroma and taste: fairly sweet, caramel and molasses rule here. Body depth was fine: could have been thicker and ’meatier’ I suppose, but this is a lager/pilsner based beer and that should be remembered when comparing and rating/reviewing beers. By far the best of the four brews on offer during my visits: I do have a sweet tooth though, so this suited my tastes nicely.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
banii (240) - Sola, NORWAY - JAN 10, 2013
Januart 2013: Tap at the brewhouse. Cloudy and dark dunkel. Nice white head. Taste of wheat, caramel, nuts and toast. One of the best dunkels brewed in Berlin, and the best beer Lemke offers.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borresteijn (4927) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Slightly hazy amber-brown colour, white head. Aroma of toast, light burnt caramel, light nutty. Flavour is medium sweet, toast, burnt caramel, light nutty, quite bitter and dry. Light-bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 5, 2012
On Tap @ the brewpub. The head is medium, the body brown and a bit cloudy. It smells malty, darkmalty, a bit hoppy. The taste is darkmalty-sweet, a little bit watery-mild, light and sweet. Overall ok! 9/10/10/9/-/10

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
sunevdj (3271) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 16, 2012
On tap @ Lemke, Berlin. Pours a clear light brown with an off-white head. Smells of malts. Light sweet- and dryness. Lots of caramel malt aromas and hints of brown sugar. Tiny hints of burnt malts aromas. Bit unbalanced maltyness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (11874) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2012
Tap at the brewpub. Pours clear, red-brown with a moderate, light tan foam head. Dark malt nose, light caramel, perhaps even some cocoa. Light roast in the nose! (Haven’t encountered much roast in Berlin.) Very, very nice flavor. Good roasty wholegrain bread, some earthy bitterness, light to medium sweetness, toast, toasty sugars, light burnt wood. Medium bodied with fine to average carbonation. Light earthy, roasty finish, mild earthy hops, lingering toast, light cocoa and caramel. One of the best brewpub beers of Berlin.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Christian (11278) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2011
On tap at Brauhaus Mitte in October. Cloudy amber with a lasting off-white head. Grainy malt aroma with notes of chocolate, toffee and caramel, and a lot of DMS. Sweet grainy flavour with caramel. Very brewpub-y

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kurki (16) - FINLAND - DEC 6, 2011
Try the beer sampler at this brewpub, interesting contrasts. The original was by far my favourite of the four that were available. I wish they had a Steinkrug for this, it would have made for an even more pleasureable experience.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Martinus (3062) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 30, 2011
Clear dark brown cola colour, cream colour head. Malty, slightly sweet aroma, yeast and caramel. Sour malts and roasted tones. Sweet malty flavour, light sour tones, some caramel. Bit thin and slightly sticky. Less roasted tones in the mouth than in the nose. Finishes with light hops.
(Draught @ the Brauhaus - Hackesher Markt location)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EithCubes (5089) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2011
Draught at the Mitte location. Ruby-amber clear body, lacing white head. Lightly bitter and sticky with mild grains, do like the light roast malt coming through but the caramel is a little off. Only very lightly sweet medium body, hops cleanse the palate. Probably has the most depth of their beers.


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