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Moerlein Barbarossa Double Dark Lager

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (3984) - Georgia, USA - JUL 2, 2015
Pours barely translucent chocolate brown with a nice light tan head. Aroma is largely roast malt with a hint of molasses. Flavor starts with toasty malt and adds hay, molasses and subtle caramel notes to the mix. Mouthfeel has OK body and strong fizz. Double dark dare ya!

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kavran (2) - - FEB 16, 2015 does not count
Appearance- Beer pours dark brown in color with a reddish tint, with a small lacing of caramel colored. Beer is clear and lacing clings to the sides of the glass. Head dies down to a murk across the top at the end of the pour. Smell- Light and dark malts upfront, perfect scent on a standard dunkel. I don’t know about double dark, but dunkel is very correct here. A bit of caramel on the aroma as well. Hops are noble and subtle. Taste- Rich, smooth and crisp. Some nuttiness, caramel, earthly malts, and ample sweetness. The malt here is the big winner with light fruits, dates, figs, and a hint of grape. A little bit of hop bitterness at the end to balance it out Mouthfeel- Light, creamy, medium high in carbonation, and medium light bodied. This beer looks heavy and smells like it should be heavy and malty, but it was actually light and refreshing, which was a great surprise. Drinkability- Excellent representation of a Munich dunkel style.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2556) - New York, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottled. Dark brown pour with plenty of foam. Caramel German malts and clean finish. A nice dunkel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4717) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 31, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Some chocolate and creamy taste. Light body. Bit malty. Ok overall.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
wesk74 (1) - Ohio, USA - DEC 6, 2014 does not count
Caramel malt and sugar sweetness in aroma but doesn’t come through well in taste. Expected a better mouth feel for the style, why is this so carbonated? As much or more so than a soda.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jrwhitney6 (366) - - NOV 22, 2014
Beer of month club offering. Pours a transparent reddish brown with no head - kinda looks like ice tea. Aroma of sweet malt. Taste is of caramel and malt. It's not very exciting, but it is fine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nathan30533 (893) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Very malty brew with notes of sweet caramel. Pours a dark amber color with a little head and little lacing.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1650) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Dark Carmel taste thin on tongue. Malt forward and strong. Thin fading head. Almost like a root beer float. Light Carmel aroma. Average in general ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (2690) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2013
12 oz bottle pours brown with a off white head . Aroma of roasted malts, cocoa and spice. Taste is malts, bread and cocoa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsquire (3727) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Dark amber beer with a disappearing off white head. Nose of brown sugar and grain tea with some acetate. Brown sugar sweetness with malt, toasted English muffin and a sweet tea finish. OK beer.


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