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

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RATINGS: 646   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A dark export beer. A specialty of well-balanced richness and fine elegance. World Beer Award 2004


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
fabioanselmo (185) - Vila Velha, - DEC 15, 2012
Cerveja nacional tipo Dunkel (Essa foi fabricada no Brasil, pela Petrópolis). Coloração preta avermelhada, com aroma de cravo e caramelo. O sabor tem um leve amargor (pouco lúpulo) com notas de cravo e caramelo, algo frutado. É uma puro malte escura, tipo abadia. Saborosa, com leve formação de espumas.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shorg1 (12) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle. Dark with reddish notes. Buskuit, toffee, caramel, light roastyness. Very mild. No hop bitterness. Very round maltiness. No sweetness. Great Dunkel.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TedE (453) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2015
330ml bottle into glass. Room temperature. Rich inviting nose, dark chocolate, coffee, smoked meats. Clear ruby red beer with a few bubbles. Solid white head. Easy drinking, body is quite thin. Finish is clean, a bit sour, a touch of smoke, some malt sweetness. Balanced and quite subtle. You could drink a lot of these, oh yeah!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nocturne (1134) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2015
Keg at Piccadilly Tap, Manchester. Dark reddish brown. Short golden head. Some lacing. Earthy, lightly toasted malts. Notes of toffee and a kind of winey fruitiness beneath it all. Pretty sweet though; I wasn’t really prepared for that. Decent for the style.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bartholos (65) - GERMANY - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle. Probably on of the best Dunkel in the world and one of my favorite beers. The Barock pours dark amber colored and clear with a long lasting full fine-frothy tan head. The aroma that gets into the nose already gives and great impression of the richness and complexity of this beer. The sweet smell comes along with strong notes of honey and sherry, as well as some hints of plum. In the back lays a spicy foundation brought by the hops. While the honey and sherry notes also dominate the flavor and are accompanied by malty sweetness, more and more hoppier notes of spices and herbs also make the Barock more dry and bitter. While the aroma and taste is complex the body is surprisingly light but well structured with medium carbonation. Because of that is mouthfeel is slightly fizzy and crisp and give the Barock a refreshing character. Finally the finish is bitter-dry and leaves a pleasant and long dry aftertaste which keeps the honey and sherry notes. Highly recommended!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4762) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 25, 2015
Lasting frothy white head atop a brown body. Nose of Banana loaf. Decent nutty malt flavour with a bready malt base. Very clean and has a peat finish. Good stuff. Thanks Jonas.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
puhveli (24) - - JUN 19, 2015
Aika bulkki kamaa taas. Ei näistä taida mistään mihinkään olla. Kyllä tällä pärjää, mutta älä näitä enää osta. Ei jatkoon

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jamaty (1160) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Un dedo de espuma parda, que retiene bastante. Aroma a malta y café. En boca más seca que dulce, aunque el café es el principal dominante. También caramelo. Bien balanceada y bebible.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bkwimberley (2) - - JUN 8, 2015 does not count
Maybe one of the top 3 beer I have ever had. A tremendously nutty taste that is full of sweet and sharp notes. A must have.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sublirony (41) - SINGAPORE - JUN 4, 2015
Draft, Restaurang Rauhrackel, Lund. Pours a lovely dark, clear black: almost translucent. Very nice big head, not overwhelming. Whiffs of banana, even some berries. Very clean, rich and smoky in the mouth, determinedly old-fashioned, extremely well-balanced easy-drinking, great food beer. Very good Dunkel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3983) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Pours clear mahogany with a thick, frothy, and rather persistent light tan head. Malty aroma has a strong caramel component and subtle fruity and floral tones. Pleasing flavor rolls caramel, toasted malt, apple, pear, and even a little woody hops across the palate. Body and fizz are not strong, but finish is pleasing. Zehr gut Bier!


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