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


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RATINGS: 662   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
A dark export beer. A specialty of well-balanced richness and fine elegance. World Beer Award 2004

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
UncleJ (17) - - JUN 28, 2013
Malty and thick as one would expect from the style. The hops bitterness is more cloying than balanced. A fairly one dimensional malt profile. Aroma isn't unpleasant and color is gorgeous deep brown caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (1295) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - OCT 7, 2015
Bottle 50cl. Clear amber brown, small one-finger frothy beige head, mostly lasting, good lacing; aroma sweet and roasted malts, nutty, caramel, brown sugar, bit espresso, some licorice; taste medium sweet and light bitter, malty, dark bread, some chocolate; medium body, oily texture, smooth mouthfeel, soft carbonation, aftertaste mild bittersweet, roasty, some espresso; very good Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NallePalle (324) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 3, 2015
Bottle, 50 cl. Overall well balanced, smooth with not too pronounced aroma of coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
felip989 (131) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 26, 2015
Cooper with a small light beige head. Aroma is bread, caramel, chocolate, some herbal and floral notes. Same in taste with some coffee, earthy and smoked notes. Malty aftertaste. Great Dunkel!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
greks (181) - GERMANY - SEP 15, 2015
0,33 Mini-NRW-Flasche aus einem lokalen Getränkemarkt. Karamellfarbend, klar, wenig Kohlensäure und kaum Schaum. Riecht sehr malzig-würzig. Im Geschmack angenehm würzig, leicht süßlich

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drmet (430) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2015
the most lovely smelling beer ive ever had. its straight-up hop accented dark berry marmelade -taste-wise dark berries are dominant -plums,dates,cherries,sweet malt are all there -middling carbonation (traditional for the style),but big head retension -malty finish with quite a nice hoppy note,wished it had more variety though Top of the class Dunkel. Only had minor irks during the finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (968) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2015
Bottle. Pour is dark with a frothy head, aroma is malty, toffee, sweet. Taste is the same. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (2355) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2015
From draft. Poured a cola Brown colour with a tanned head. Nose is loaded with sweet dark malts, sweet caramel, raisins, a hint of dark fruits, plums, and Some sweet chocolate notes aswell. Full bodied stickie beer with sweet cacao aftertaste. Nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleigator (510) - GERMANY - AUG 17, 2015
Yields a clear, dark brown color, with fiery ember hints in it. Has a very fluffy, huge white head, which doesn’t collide at all. Smells of whole-grain bread, accompanied by toffee malts and a convincing amount of earth. On the nose, this beer reminds me of an malt beer, while providing more body and revealing more earth than sugar. Has a very creamy mouthfeel, revealing a vivid carbonation, showcasing a malt driven, earthy beer. Drinks very clean throughout, while malts define the taste at all stages. Tastes of rustic bread, accompanied by cocoa nibs and a whiff of coca-cola, all wrapped up into the beers profound, earthy maltiness. Turns a tad more into a toffee direction, while the beer remains very silk on the palate, finishing with a bubbly, decent bitterness, adding a nice complexity to the malts. Convinces by its perfect malt balance, resulting in a very focused beer with a pleasant depth, heading completely into the malt direction.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
diablodawg (31) - - AUG 2, 2015
Sweet, malty aroma with some alcohol and chocolate notes . Medium lacing with thin head and dark brown color. Deep, complex flavor- chocolate, caramel, and molasses with ripe fruit and cloves. Sweet finish. I would definitely recommend this beer and buy it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (254) - GERMANY - JUL 27, 2015
Klares rotbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Röstmalze, Karamell, leicht bitter, süffig.

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