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RATINGS: 233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kristall-König (2244) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2011
Rotbraune Färbung und im Geruch malzig-süß. Dazu ein etwas seltsamer Anflug nach Vergorenem. Geschmacklich malzig mit passender Herbe. Bitterschokoladig. Röstige Noten nach Kaffee im Abgang. Gelungenes und ausgewogenes Dunkel. Nice.Test vom 26.8.2007, Gebinde: Glasflasche

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5297) - Sandnes, NORWAY - SEP 13, 2011
Bottle from Cracked Kettle, Amsterdam. Pours clear dark amber with a huge creamy off-white head.Aroma of caramel and toffee, dusty malts. Taste is smooth, light roasted nutty malts. Medium bodied.Nearly sticky mouthfeel. Easy to like this one.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimthechap (1652) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 12, 2011
Clear almost russet dark brown with beige head. Good trails of carbonation bubbles. Smells of breadcrusts, flaked chocolate, bark and gorgeous dark malts. While the scent isn’t completely obvious, it is there and it is lovely. A first cooling rush upon drinking and then chocolate, carbonation and a tangy bite as it rushes past the sides of the tongue. Lingering chocolate, cocoa and eclair flavours at the finish, which is subtle and then fades a short while after. I could quite happily drink more of this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Psytron (1320) - Turku, FINLAND - AUG 3, 2011
(This beer rating was imported from FB and unfortunately lacks any further comments.)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11218) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2011
Clear dark amber with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, heavy malty, roasted malt and caramel. Flavor is quite sweet and light bitter. Sweet finish. 060711

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (4030) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle from Thai supermarket. Deep nutty brown body, medium creamy egg shell-hued head. Nose is raisins, nuts and near-tart tones of roasty malts and hops combined. Taste is strong roasty malt tones with notes of coffee, burnt toast and nuts coming along towards the aftertaste. Nearly tart with accentuated roastiness-and-hops in the finish. A very nice dunkel from Weihenstephaner.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StuffWine (128) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2011
Bottle. Poured brown-red with a big light tan head. Aroma is a pleasant blend of malt, slightly-dark fruit, and sour dough(?). Taste is balance of light sweet/bitter/sour with lightly-toasted bread over it all. Very long clean bitter finish which surprised. The let down was the light/watery body slightly redeemed by soft tight carbonation. Please stop backing down on the flavour to appeal to the casual quoffers - could be so much more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a smallish tan coloured head. Aromas are relatively sweet with lots of grainy malt coming through. Minimal hops in support. Flavours are likewise relatively sweet with a light bitter finish. Medium mouthfeel.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Threepwood (107) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 11, 2011
From the bottle, pours a dark brown with a nice off white creamy head. Some nice spiciness in the aromas with some bready/doughy undertones. Flavour is nicely sweet, malty and some caramel toastiness with a bit of bitter tanginess in the finish. Body is quite light.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3350) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUL 8, 2011
Tap @ de Paas, Den Haag. Clear amber to ebony pour, solid creamy off-white head. Aroma of roasted malts, hazlenut and ash. Flavor is watery, caramellish sweet and nice roasted bitter. Good balance. Nice clean and drinkable brew.


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