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Brewed by Brauerei Schleicher
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Itzgrund-Kaltenbrunn, Germany

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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
bierkoning (10169) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2002
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2005 Barnyard smell overpowers other aroma’s. Amber colored lager. Hopbitter taste. Malty and skunky. Leak. A bit thin. 4 3 4 1 8 = 2.0 Re-rate: Orange brown color, cloudy. Is my nose functioning? I can only smell a bit of malt and caramel. Malty flavor with peach. Hints of licorice and butter. Almost sweet. Hmmm, like this beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10136) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2010
It’s dark amber with a creamy head, and the aroma has notes of malt, caramel and light syrup. The flavour is moderately sweet with notes of syrup, caramel, malt, light fruit and nuts. The finish is slightly sweet and dry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9026) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Bottle @ Mega Bavarian Beer Tasting. Hazy, dark orange/brown appearance with an off white head. A bit bready, nutty, cracker/caramel aroma. A bit buttery, rich toffee, fairly light bodied, caramel/grassy flavor. Ehhh.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
pivnizub (8805) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2005
Bottle (bought at the brewery): Pours brown with a thin, firm, lacing head, hazy; very shy malty nose, traces of milk-chocolate with sourish overtones; very slight, a bit sweetish-malty taste; low carbonated and light bodied; sourish/skunky aftertaste. NO GOOD ! Possibly infected; ’cause this skunky-sourish taste is very unusual for a rural franconian brewery. It’s a pity.........

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MoritzF (8464) - Bochum, GERMANY - NOV 20, 2012
(bottle) Clear, dark amber colour with a big and slightly tanned foamy head. Mildly toasted malty and doughy aroma with notes of caramel, shy bready accents and grassy hops. Moderately sweet flavour with hints of sour dough, rather light bodied with a moderate carbonation. Slightly toasted cara-malty taste, again slightly doughy with grassy and slightly herbal hops in the background; dry and mildly bitter hoppy finish with a tinge of toasted malt. Not the best Dunkel on the planet. 13.XI.12

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (7979) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
bottle in novermber 2012, best by date march 2013. clear amber body with a rocky tan-colored head. wonderfully comforting toasted nut-focused nose with layers of nul oils, bread crust, almond and creame pastries and pie crust. as lively as the nose is, the flavor is much quieter. lightly pasty yeast texture, lightly acidic, crunchy and toasty malt, it’s delicious but lack the richness of malt body seen so often in Franconia. still, it’s full enough in the mouth and the soft and creamy carbonation saves it, though it is noticeably watery in the finish and some mild metallic notes make a momentary appearance. it just smells incredible - dark malt nut oil and toasty pleasure.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevnic2008 (7939) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2012
Red-orange and clear with stable off-white head. Aroma is bready, mild, and fruity. The palate and flavors have some unfortunate butter but nice metallic notes.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7794) - Down South, GERMANY - FEB 14, 2013
bottle from MoritzF! Brown colour, mid-sized off-white head. Shy malty base with a touch of caramel, low sweetness, quite dry. Hints of barnyard in the lingering finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7195) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer aber schönen Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, minimal würzig. Geschmack angenehm röstmalzig, würzig, gering schokoladig.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2010
A Mes rate. Bottle thanks to Chris.
Clean copper colour with a thinish white head. Musty, slight card, good fruity malt and a slight sourness. Rather basic but ok.


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