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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The name tells the story: our dark beer is brewed according to a tradition handed down from generation to generation. An aromatic beer with a malty character. An archetypal Bavarian beer.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Choos (564) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - DEC 4, 2003
Aroma: Malty and slightly mocha with a hint of roastiness. Dark brown with a good head. Easy to drink caramel malt with some roastiness to it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2003
Robust head on a cola-like liquid, looks great. Chocolate malt aroma. Light roasted malt flavour, but not strong enough. Also a bit thin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kook (2033) - Perth, Western Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2003
Amber brown clear with off white head. Sweet malty aroma with caramel notes. Medium smooth mouthfeel. Inital malty taste, very well balanced. Nice caramel aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (9613) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2003
Bottled: Deep amber coloured. Clear. Medium lasting creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolatish and maltish. Flavour is smooth. Slightly roasty and with notes of caramel/chocolate. Has a ligth bitter aftertaste. Nice dunkel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (5469) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2003
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 Roasted and slightly fruity nose. Dark brown, nice creamy head. Roasted and chocokolate flavors nicely rounded off by aromatic hops. Brilliant member of its style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mullet (849) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2003
Crystal clear brown-red colour with nice head and lacing down the glass. This beer is malt, malt, malt. The flavours really open up as the beer warms, with the dark, decocted malt flavour dominating. Hops are barely present. This is a delicious beer, and would almost be the perfect session beer. What lets it down in terms of a rating is that it is one-dimensional. Admittedly, that dimension is fantastic but this isn't the most challenging beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2003
Nice dark brown colour with a good head. The aroma is very malty. The flavour is malty and sweetish. A classic Dunkel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 3, 2003
The aroma is slightly sweet and malty with notes of roasted malt. The color is a deep red and it has a very beutiful off-white head. The flavor is very sweet and malty with a good palate - et ends on a slight bitterness, that lingers. A good Dunkel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bluevegie (3042) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 1, 2003
chalky malt flavor,medium to short lasting head, easy to drink style but not a big drink

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 18, 2003
Massively malty and not the least bit bitter. I'd say it's between a bock and a doppelbock in taste. Very pleasant and rich.


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