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Brewed by Warsteiner Brauerei
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Warstein, Germany

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RATINGS: 1173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light bodied clean dark lager.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatSatanUSA (107) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2003
Dark, malty, the hops and nose taste had hints of a pils (what some might call skunky, but it definitely wasn't in this beer.) A pretty good brew, plain but very drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - JUN 21, 2003
Deep mahogony color and clear with a tan rapidly diminishing head. Hint of hopps in nose but primarily malty. Tast is malty. Medium bodied with a refreshing taste. Not a bad beer and to make it that much better I got it for Father's Day. Decent summertime brew, possible repurchase.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fraternie (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2003
Thin, dark body, little head. Aroma is fruity and sweet--grapes and plums. Malt body starts sweet, a touch sugary with very light notes of caramel. Finishes lightly bitter. A bit thin and bland overall but has some character.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2003
Dark brown and clear. Not the strongest head. A little watery at first, but carbonation and texture seemed to improve as I drank. Interesting aroma. Nice and roasty with sweet black licorice notes. Surprisingly refreshing and clean and rather easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7316) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 25, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2009 Rerate Cola brown appearance, slight off-white head. slight caramel aroma and matching taste. Smooth mouthfeel, decent. Original 3.5 Had this on draft at the Mellow Mushroom in Chattanooga. Has a pleasant malty aroma - ruby red dark appearance. Good malty flavor. Stays strong to the finish - has a good thick mouthfeel to it.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kinz (3737) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2003
The beer looks better than it tastes. Beautiful clear chestnut brown. Small but persistent off-white head. Smells like caramel, with a hint of chocolate and a tang I can't quite place. Unremarkable mouthfeel. The taste is surprisingly bland, a faint bitterness from the roasted barley, quickly overcome by sweetness. Not as good as the Verum.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shag (2839) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAY 23, 2003
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2004 Appearance is a darkish/red. Flavor is clean with a slight sourness and a distinctive yeastiness. Some bitterness but not very full bodied. This is not bad for a mass produced European beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4864) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2003
This brew poured a medium white head that was quick to dissolve. There was not a lot of lacing on the sides of my mug. It had a dark brown body. Bitterness was definintely noticed in this drink. I was not very impressed with this brew.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2003
Dark like root beer, with a foamy pour. Very little aroma of any kind save malt. Taste of burned chocolate. Overrated.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (4007) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 19, 2003
Dark brown, slightly translucent. Smallish, foamy head. Pretty good lacing. Malty, slightly grainy aroma, maybe a touch of cardboard. A bit watery on the palate. Some slight coffee notes. Clean finsih with a touch of hops.


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