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Brewed by Riedenburger Brauhaus
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Riedenburg/Altmühltal, Germany

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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A beer brewed with dark barley malt, strong malt flavour, with a specific earthy taste.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Koelschtrinker (10724) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 21, 2011
Süßlich und malzig ist das Bier durchgehend, wobei sich das malzige Aroma stärker entwickelt. Auch sonst ist das Bier recht würzig, außerdem sehr süffig auch durch die immer wieder kehrenden fruchtigen Akzente. Test vom 7.12.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,11,14,12,9,12 - 12,00

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (1900) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 15, 2012
.33L bottle purchased in Bavaria and served in a wine glass in Innsbruck. Pours a clear mahogany with an off-white head that has OK retention but leaves little lacing. The aroma is malty and appealing, with a bit of alcohol and fruit contributing nicely to the appeal. Fine mouthfeel with medium body and carbonation, and a creamy smooth texture. The taste is quite fine, if not quite as complex as one might wish, it is exceptionally nutty and plenty malty. A very easy drinking, unfiltered dunkel beer that is easy to recommend for a tasting, for a meal, or as a session beer. As clainmed: "Monasterial style brewed exclusively of dark barley malt, very malty aromatic, hearty with genuine nutty taste."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - APR 12, 2013
330 ml bottle from Regensburg, Germany. Pours a dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is dark roasted malt, nuts and coco. Taste is a run of the same flavors and more. Palate is spicy but still nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kristall-König (2244) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2011
Malziger stark schokoladiger, ja vielleicht sogar pralinenartiger Duft. Malziger Antrunk, der schnell ins Schokoladige umschlägt. Im Mittelteil plazieren sich im Hintergrund fruchtige Aromen, die mit der malzig-schokoladigen Grundstimmung ein stimmiges Ensemble bilden. Im Abgang zeigt sich eine minimale Herbe, doch dominieren auch hier die vorherigen Aromen. Gehaltvolles und gut gelungenes Dunkel. Gerne mehr.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
note666 (1132) - Eindhoven, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2012
2012 - 11 - 18 330ml bottle. hazy, medium brown colour. small off-white head. nuts and chocolate in aroma. bitter-sweet taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkseduction (597) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - JUN 10, 2008
Bottle 33cl. Inviting dark mahagony colour, appetising off-white small head. Clear filtered. Nose roasted barley malt few hops. Taste reminds of toffee, espresso and raisins. An elegant, well elaborated brew with grainy focus.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grima (2099) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - MAY 21, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2013 Bottle from Sokos, Helsinki, Finland!
Pours dark copper colored with high, off-white creamy head. Smell has lots of roasted malts and nuts, some chocolate in the background. Starts with delicious roasted malts, paired with chocolate, nuts and some toffee. Middle part has roasted malts, chocolate and toffee. Goes into a sweet malty and caramelly finish with some coffee. Really delicious!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (10275) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - APR 4, 2003
Dark orange brown color, hardly any head. Chocolate. Malty, caramelly aroma. Sweet caramel flavor with coffee. Just a bit watery texture, otherwise a great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle. Dark ruby colour with a beige head. CLight roasted corny, rye bread aroma and a sweet corny, rye bread taste. Medium body with a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2011

Bottle 330ml. @ home.

Light unclear medium to light dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, bread, caramel, nutty, light roasted. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, dusty, roasted, bread malty, dusty malt, nutty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110108]


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