Brewed by Slottskällans Bryggeri
Style: Dunkel/Tmavż
Uppsala, Sweden


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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Brewed by the Münchener tradition with Münchener, pilsner, pale and dark caramel malts, and chocolate malt. Hops used: Spalter Select and Hersbrucker. Gravity 12,4° Plato, 4.8% abv.

Returned in 2009, and again in 2011, to the Finnish market, same recipe but slightly lower gravity. 4.5% abv.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (5216) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 21, 2013
Bottle labeled Midvinter, from SB, cons 2013-02-21 Göteborg AR: roasted malt, bread and maybe dark dried brittish fruits AP: dark amber, 1 cm semi fizzy/stouthy of white head F: roasted malt, bread, dark bread syrup, dried fruits, medium carbonation and bitterness, pretty simple but altough great beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2006
Amber colour with an off white head. Malty, light fruity aroma with a weak hoppyness. Malty and light caramel sweet flavor with a mild hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (5156) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2014
How: Bottle. Best before 2006.
Where: At Halle’s.
Appearance: Dark amber colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Acidic, fruit, berry.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Sour, caramel, dust, cellar.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - Kųbenhavn, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2002
Now this beer is called ’Wien’ because of some stupid EU-law. A lovely munich dunkel. Great spicy aroma and a wonderful malty and nutty taste. Great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Miksu (5027) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - FEB 8, 2010
0.5 l bottle From K-Market Länsiväylä, Jyväskylä. Dark amber color. Malty, nutty, toffeish and caramelly aroma. Toffeish and nutty flavor with some toasty notes. Nice nutty aroma, the flavor is OK but does not have that fresh maltiness present in best dunkels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (4788) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JAN 22, 2010
50cl bottle, CM-Vantaa. 4.5%. Pours copper color with a white huge fluffy head. Aroma is malty with some hints of caramel and chocolate. Flavour is mild and sweet , caramel malt mostly, ends little bitter. Münchener well recognizable. One of the better dunkels I have tried in a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sayravai (4691) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 1, 2006
UPDATED: FEB 7, 2006 (Bottled) Clear, dark amber color with a very small head. Dried-fruity, caramely, sweetish-malty aroma. Sourish, a bit vineous, caramely-malty flavor with some Scotch feel. Medium-bodied, quite low-carbonated, slicky palate. A nicely, smoothly caramely brew, but could be fuller in body. I’d place it somewhere between English and Scotch ales, although the brewer calls it a Münchener. ("Slottskällans Wien", May 1, 2004, was 5-4-6-3-13=3.1) Nice, dark red color with a small head. The aroma is malty with a hint of pine - and both sweet and dry. Dry, roasted-malty flavor with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied, oily and dry palate with balanced carbonation. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olsvammel (4445) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Malty smell and taste, a bit like smelling a bag of fresh malts. Nice, but it felt like it should be enjoyed in a german pub from a large glas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (4358) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUL 17, 2013
500 ml bottle. Dark amber with bright orange foam. Aroma is sweet and malty, bready and nutty. Taste is sweet and mellow, bread, nuts and lots of malt. Low bitterness and bready finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stouby (4129) - Holbęk, DENMARK - JAN 7, 2006
Bottle, at No. 5 (030408). Amber with no head. Aroma moderate malty and hoppy. Flavor moderate sweet and bitter/sour.

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