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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Style: Dampfbier

Local Option Dampf Loc is an all-barley warm fermented ale brewed by the folks from Chicago’s Local Option; inspired by “Dampfbier” originally crafted by medieval peasant inhabitants of the Bavarian Forest. During the fermentation process generous amounts of foam and surface bubbles burst in the tank, giving the illusion that the ferment is boiling or “steaming.” Local Option Bierwerker took it upon themselves to brew Dampf Loc as a modern interpretation of its Teutonic predecessor, creating a “Hefe Gerste” ale that is true to its roots; unmistakable in character yet accessible to beer drinkers of all palates.

Dampf Loc has a mild hop profile, medium body with pleasant effervescence and a clear, rich, orange hue. Dampf Loc is ideal for warm months, yet enjoyable year round.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4502) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
pours slightly hazy yet bright golden orange with a small frothy off-whtie head leaving nice lacing patterns. crisp lightly toasted fruity maltiness -oranges and some yellow fruits, fresh cereals, quite spicy, slightly earthy, dusty, mineral touch - mostly chalk, grain husks (!). average to moderate carbonation, light body, very dry and crisp grassy-earthy-peppery-spicy finish. nice one!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
weark (322) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof / Amber color, smal white head not lasting but good lacing / Malty, earthy hops aroma and hints of honig from malt / flavor is malty, honig and earthy / medium body, light bitterness, fizzy carbonation, malty finish / hard to describe, not bad

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10868) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2014
clear orange, smooth fluffy offwhite head. faint exotic fruity, yeasty and malty flavor, flavor is malty, caramelly, sort of euro hoppy, the malts are in front, the caramel is not in the way, nice beer, but not to my taste, however easy drinking and with no flaws.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Idiosynkrasie (3914) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2014
500ml bottle. Cloudy copper colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Grainy aroma, some bread, some husk. Taste is grainy, husky, bready, bitter hoppy and slightly yeasty overtones; lively carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (2015) - Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Tap; Deep hazy amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of light malt/wheat, faint hops, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, hops, some caramel, and citrus (notably orange); Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10831) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JAN 22, 2014
Stark karbonisierter, trocken hefiger Antrunk. Steigend bitter, etwas hopfig herb, frisch. Süffiges nettes Bier. 11/10/11/11/10/11

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (5863) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2014 16.9oz bottle .. . pours a deep amber .. mild head, medium lacing .. . hard dough and mild yeast, some cereal .. . light all around, those poor jews .. . clean finish though .. . ."Easy" bake oven my ass. This steak is taking foreverrrrrr.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Bottle:   Orangish straw, hazy, moderate sudsy white head, little lacing.   Faint apple/pear skin like fruitiness on the nose.   Pale breadiness, soft sweet pale fruit like the nose suggested.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Clean finish, but a little boring.   Just seems to be some pale breadiness with faint fruitiness.   Too soft overall.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (2790) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 21, 2014
500ml bottle (shared by FatPhil, thanks). Clear dark amber color. Almost no head. Having difficulties to describe that beer. Almost nothing sticks out to give it dominant aroma or taste. If anything is detectable then bit on hazelnut in taste. But still very drinkable beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20616) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 19, 2014
Bottled@wPBFIII. Deep golden colour, small white head. Aroma is caramel, some floral and fruity notes along with mild wood as well. Flavour is fruity, wood, mild earthy and floral notes. Rich carbonation, but otherwise a nice brew.


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