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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Moerlein Barbarossa is slow-aged with a deep reddish brown color and a malt aroma derived from Munich dark malt. The balanced finish invites a toast to the return of a legend.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (1773) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2013
A good, but not one of the best, dark lagers. Smells of coffee, cherries and strawberries. Pours a beautiful maroon, with a tan head. Taste is fruity and malty, lots of cherries, with a slightly weird lingering aftertaste. Had in the bottle from beer of the month. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ContemplateBeer (2006) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Aroma of caramel, pumpernickel, slight toast and little chocolate. Appearance is deep, rusty red brown with slightly sticky tan head. The flavor was mostly caramel and bread up front; the finish was moderately dry. Palate was medium, creamy and soft. Another solid Moerlein beer in the German tradition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcnealc31 (255) - Elida, Ohio, USA - DEC 16, 2012
pours a deep brown with ruby edges. Sweet caramel and roasted malt dominate the aroma. Smooth and creamy, with caramel, roasted malt, and a bit of bittersweet chocolate. Perhaps a touch of smoke, too, but definitely not enough to make this a Schwarzbier. Tasty and balanced, and with just 5% ABV, you can enjoy Barabarossa all day

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Bottled. Poured crystal-clear medium brown with a dense, well-retained beige head. The aroma was sweet, but about right for the style.. darker fruit, some berries, and molasses joined by some peppery accents.. warm and very fruity overall. The flavor found the same dark fruits at the core, paired with molasses and a touch of semi-sweet chocolate.. finished with good balance between sweetness, spicage, and warmth. Light-medium bodied and well-carbonated on the palate.. very good mouthfeel.. solid brew!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
osu97gp (678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Pours a red-brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma of leaves, caramel, and nuts. Flavor of caramel, dark fruit and some light roasted malt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Very dark brown pour with a minimal head. Aroma is slightly nutty, malt. Light bitter, light sweet. Flavors of caramel, nuts, tea, a little chocolate. Light bitter finish. Pleasant, drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikemccarthy (91) - Huntington, West Virginia, USA - JUL 24, 2012
Pours a translucent mahogany with a medium, white head that stays. Superb lacing. Malty, slightly roasted aroma. Full, creamy mouthfeel. Malty flavor, slightly finished by some sour notes in the finish. Nonetheless, a good example of the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tnkw01 (1724) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2012
Bottle. Nice deep amber-brown color. Light brown head. Caramel aroma. Flavor is candy corn, with slight dry fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (10756) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 11, 2012
Bottle. Nutty chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut brown with moderate tan head. Slightly sweet chocolate malt flavor with a lightly bitter herbal hops finish. Nice body. An excellent dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Bottle. Black bread and chocolate malt and prune aroma. Chestnut with a small, quickly dissipating tan head. Dark bread, sweet chocolate malt, and prune flavor. Smooth medium body. I really loved the chewy dark bread flavor going on in this one, and found it going down far too easily. This is one I could drink a little too much of if I wasn’t careful.

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