Sierra Nevada Dark Lager
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 12, 2011
Draught at Bishop’s Arms, Malmö (could this be the same as the Schwarzbier?)
Mahogany color, with small creamy head. Nice aroma of malt, caramel, Ale yeast (quite spicy, peppery, Swedish), lightly fruity hops. Caramel flavor, dark, quite dry, with chocolate (dry as well), a bit dusty, and strong ending bitterness, with more roasted malts, a bit ashy. Too much... Swedish (uh?).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rickgordon (3841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2011
Draught at Haket, Göteborg. Dark brown colour with creamy head. Caramelly malty nose, along with juniper and cocoa. Medium bodied and medium sweet with long flavour from juniper, caramel and a light toffee that doesn’t disturb the overall impression. Good balance from start to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (4830) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2010
Draught at Stockholm Beer Festival 2010. Dark reddish brown color with creamy head. Honeyish malty aroma with hint dark bread, resins and ginger. Honeyish and bready malt flavor with dark bread. Sweetish, low bitterness. Smooth palate. Fairly plain taste, needs more bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 13, 2010
Draught@Man In The Moon, Stockholm. Very deep ambery brown colour with a mediumsized creamy off-white head. Aroma is caramel malts, some chocolate, mild spices as well as some slight ashy notes. Flavour is being very similar along with some slight liquorice and dark dry fruity notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thewolf (10770) - Kolding, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2010
Tap @ Bishops Arms, Malmö. [as Sierra Nevada Dark Lager Pours deep red chestnut with a small, creamy, yellowish head. Aroma is sweet, malty, light sugar, soft liqourice. Light carbonation, fine light and rather dry mouthfeel. Flavour is softly bitter, chocolate, softly roasted. Elegant with a good, grassy hops bite. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (18944) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2010
Draught at Bishop’s Arms, SoFo, Stockholm. Near black, creamy head. Spicy chocolate aroma. Mid sweet with nicely rounded mouthfeel. Grain, milk chocolate and salt fills out the mid-sized body. Gentle but notable bitterness. Good!

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