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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.28/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (1480) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2014
Draught@source. Palpably hq natural ingredients make this nutty, roasted Dunkel, that almost tastes more like a dark, hop-flower infused Keller, into another tasty option besides their hop-forward Pils. Bread crust malt aromatics meet lively enough hops: straightforward and as solid a Dunkel you can get this side of Franconia.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 1, 2014
On tap at the Brewpub. Leicht trübes braunes Bier mit geringer aber schönen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, minimal würzig. Geschmack angenehm röstmalzig, würzig, gering schokoladig.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (9999) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 12, 2013
Malziger, etwas röstiger Antrunk, leicht hopfig. Die röstigen Noten bleiben konstant, wenig bitter. Trockener Mittelteil mit steigenden Röstnoten, süffig, starke Karbonisierung. Herb-röstiger Ausklang. 12/11/11/11//11

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (3479) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2013
0.3 Litre, tall glass at the BrewPub on 11th Sep 2013. Good looking brew, golden brown with a deep beige head that produced some heavy lacing. Malty, semi-sweet nose: caramel and toffee notes with a slight yeast hint. The taste wasn’t as sweet as the aroma suggested, this was well balanced and a pleasant surprise. The dry finish had a mild nut feel. The best of the three beers I had while at the BrewPub.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jfb (3679) - GERMANY - SEP 23, 2013
(draught) pours a hazy ruby-amber colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of toffee, lightly roasted malts, caramel and a hint of butter, with some notes of brown sugar and treebark. flavour is mostly the same, toasted malts, earth, dark fruit, caramel, light butter and a hint of dark chocolate. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brnandersen (1793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2013
Draught at the brewpub. Brown colour with a lighter tint, creamy off-white head. Sweet aroma with toast, caramel, also hints of nuts. Taste is sweet. Light to medium body, creamy texture and an average carbonation. Finshes short and sweet with brown sugar, caramel and toasted malts. I had this one after the superb Martins Bräu Pils, and it tasted more watery, despite the style, higher abv. and bigger body. Still a decent dunkel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kiwianer (3317) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 22, 2013
The head is robust, the body brown and clear. It smells bitter, a bit sweet, malty, ok. It tastes a bit bitter, darkmalty, malty. Not bad but a bit boring. 11/9/8/9/-/9

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 29, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Subtle caramel and toast adorn this velvety Dunkel, an entirely malty profile which quickly veers into watery territory in the second half of each sip.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sturdy head of foam laces beautifully atop the stunning reddish-brown. Superb visuals on this one. A superb appearance for a rather forgettable brew.
-Cherries are suggested in the nose. Or is that my piece of Schwarzwalder Kirschtorte coming from the other end of the dining room?
-I would prefer more malt flavors in my Dunkel. Many are suggested, but they remain distant. This flavor profile definitely lacks depth. At least it’s very clean, not like some buttery Dunkels that tend to pop up here and there in lieu of authentic caramel malt flavors.
-Hops are pretty much a no-show.
-That is one silent finish…

On tap at the brewpub.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14294) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 9, 2011
Draught at the brauhaus
Beautiful dark amber color; creamy, beige head. Light aroma of roasted malt, simple. The flavor is better supported by some good malt and caramel, then some roasted malt; the mouthfeel is overall quite dry, with more roasted malt in the end; the bitterness is well pronounced. Quite good, but nothing special.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 6, 2010

Draught @ Erste Freiburger Gasthausbrauerei Martins Brau, Kaiser Josephstr. 237, Freiburg, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany 79098.

Unclear medium brown amber color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, nutty, caramel. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a average to long duration, licorice notes. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100929]


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