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Brewed by Brauerei Nikl
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Pretzfeld, Germany

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Das “Michala” ist ein dunkles, vollmundiges Kellerbier. Es ist naturbelassen und unfiltriert. Im Gegensatz zu vielen seiner “Artgenossen” ist es nicht nicht so malzig und damit nicht so süß.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7523) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Toasted malts and wooden hops gel in this smooth Dunkel, effortlessly moving into a balanced finish of lean bready sweetness and hop bitterness.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sheet of foam decorates the misty amber.
-The fluffy mouthfeel is very comfortable.
-Subtle fruity edges give depth.
-Drinkability is quite high, which is appreciated. This is another very solid offering from this new Franconian player.

On tap at the brewery gasthof.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (6352) - Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2011
A nice unfiltered dunkel. This one is a bit lighter in color, but still full on flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13047) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Bottle, 5.1% bought at the brewery. Hazy amber colour. Big stable creamy white head. Quite malty flavour. Good spicy and slightly sweet hop flavour. Well balanced and flavourful.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (8580) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2009
Draught at the brewpub: Hazy, amber coloured, stable creamy off-white head; dry dark-malty, a bit toasty nose with herbal-hoppy undertones and a light barnyardy touch; light bodied, moderate bitter-sweet flavour; lingering aromatic bitter-nutty finish. Well balanced, typical franconian stuff.........

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2010
Cloudy amber with a large beige head. Sweet aroma with toasted malt, caramel and grassy hops. The fresh flavour had toasted malt, caramel, grassy hops and plums. Finished dry and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (3462) - GERMANY - JUN 7, 2010
(draught) pours a dark lightly hazy copper-ruby colour with a dense off-white head. well-rounded aroma of roasted malts, slightly buttery with notes of grass and hay. flavour is the same, a dry slightly grainy toasted maltiness contrasts with a light toffee caramel sweetness. medium-bodied with smooth carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (9963) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
It’s hazy, dark-orange towards copper with a creamy head, The aroma has notes of malt, caramel and light fruit, and the same notes I find in the moderately sweet flavour, that has a dry finish. A nice one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MoritzF (8250) - Bochum, GERMANY - NOV 17, 2010
(swing top bottle) Hazy, amber colour with a huge and slightly tanned foamy head. Slightly yeasty and delicately toasty malty aroma with notes of caramel, barnyard and herbal hops. Sweet-bitter flavour, light to medium bodied with a calm carbonation. Moderately toasted malt-character with notes of caramel and rising hoppy accents towards the moderately dry and bitter finish. Pleasant Franconian Dunkel. 12.XI.10

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (5912) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2012
On tap at the brewery Gasthof, 20 July 2012. Brilliant, hazy orange (reminded me of Thatcher’s Cheddar Valley) with a bog, off-white head. Some fruity sweetness, grainy malts, caramel and a moderately bitter finish. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 18, 2010
Draught @ Brauerei Nikl, Egloffsteiner Strasse 19, 91362 Pretzfeld, Bavaria, Germany.
Unclear medium red amber color with a average, creamy to frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, sugar, light roasted, berry notes, light hoppy, flowers - chamomile - honey notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is light medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100403]


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