Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Kelheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 707   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A dark export beer. A specialty of well-balanced richness and fine elegance. World Beer Award 2004

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bullit (4389) - Burgos, SPAIN - MAR 10, 2016
Bottle from Hipercor, lote L245, best before 2/9/2016. Amber coloured with a large off-white head. Nose is sweet caramel, bit of grassy, nutty. Flavour is caramel malts, bready, light grassy, some sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (5520) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 1, 2016
500ml bottle pours amber in color with a 2 finger off-white head that leaves some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel with some grassy and grainy notes. Taste is a caramel malty sweetness with some grassy and herbal hop bitterness. Medium bodied with mediocre carbonation. Overall, this brew is quite sweet with a decent amount of bitterness, but how it won a World Beer Award in 2004 is beyond me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (727) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle. Pours is dark amber clear with thick stable tan head. Aroma is malty, light roasty, hazelnuts, very inviting. Taste is light sweet with a touch of coffee bittery, roasty mouthfeel. Light to medium body, nice creamy texture, awesomely well ballanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (2405) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 24, 2016
Pretty delicious. Malty, caramel and toffee breads. Nicely done with a bit of a bread note and light grassy hops. Well balanced and easy sipping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Torrefacto (1398) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016
Caoba limpio y espuma canela compacta y cremosa. Aromas de caramelo, toffee, galleta. Cuerpo ligero y maltoso, sabor como en aroma y final seco suave que equilibra bien.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kto (789) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2016 0.5l bottle from kaisers in berlin/wilmersdorfer arcaden, 1.09€.
boasts "european beer star, beer tasting gold award 2011". pours a clear reddish chestnut with a medium off-white head and a nice lacing. aroma of toasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate. flavour of nuts, bread, roast, coffee. interesting and complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ischas (387) - - JAN 18, 2016
0,5 l Flasche. Aroma: Malzig karamellig. Erscheinung: Kastanienrotes Bier, brauner, stabiler Schaum. Geschmack: Malzig süß, angenehm bitter. Nachgeschmack: Bitterkeit hält recht lang, dennoch schmeckt das Bier leicht wässrig. Gesamt: Sehr lecker.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
popiela (474) - Poznañ, POLAND - JAN 18, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 19, 2016 Pours clear, dark amber, big head. Good aroma, fresh, mostly caramel. Taste is also caramel, sweet, but with pleasant malty background. Short malty aftertaste. Low bitterness. A little bit too high carbonation, little bit snappy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomas_W1 (463) - Rastatt, GERMANY - JAN 18, 2016
Flasche 0,5l: Dunkles Mahagoni, ganz leichte Trübung, feinperlig, kräftiger feinporiger Schaum; in der Nase kräftige Süße, Malzzucker, Ahornsirup, Apfelkraut, deutliche Röstaromen, Kaffeepulver; im Körper schöne trockene Würze, angenehme würzige Bitterkeit, sehr cremig, kräftige Kohlensäure, kräftige Röstaromen, Haselnussschalen, Kaffeepulver; angenehmer langer trocken-würziger Nachgang

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (848) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 15, 2016
On tap at Gourmet Haus Staudt in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is malty, bready, metallic, vinous. Taste is sweet wet malts, dry/chewy bread, tannins. Pretty clean and straightforward.

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