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

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RATINGS: 654   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A dark export beer. A specialty of well-balanced richness and fine elegance. World Beer Award 2004


sparkster's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sparkster (17) - , - AUG 12, 2008
Pours a nutbrown liquid with a nice, tan head. Aroma is malt and caramel. Bitterness is low, not many hops here. Taste is roasted malts and caramel, but its quite smooth , only gets a bit dry towards the end. Pretty good value, these sell for around 1€ /50 cl bottle, in "El Corte ingles" in spain.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
diablodawg (30) - - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (124) - GERMANY - JUL 27, 2015
Klares rotbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Röstmalze, Karamell, leicht bitter, süffig.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sound67 (474) - Offenbach, GERMANY - JUL 25, 2015
Klosterbrauerei Weltenburg, Kelheim, Germany. Barock Dunkel, 4.7% (cask at the Bierbörse Bonn). Mahogany, clear, with small, creamy beige head. Aroma of toasted malts, rye bread, caramel. Medium to full body, hardly watery. Rye bread (wee sour), caramel, dry licorice at first. Some chocolate and coffee malts - more so towards the middle. Still a slight licorice touch, into the finish. Which has espresso bitter notes, soft faintly sweet malt, but aftertaste is dry, bitter expresso. Lasting. Very good Dunkles, not really a session beer due to its dryness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
josanguapo (264) - SPAIN - JUL 23, 2015
From hipercor. In Paulaner glass. A dinner, with sausages sandwich. Nice beer but nothing memorable about it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Roger60 (118) - - JUL 21, 2015
Inte SB, flaska. Kopparfärg fin arom. Ingen bitter. En riktig matdunkel. Bästa dunkel ever ?

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsurkan_sergey (68) - Novosibirsk, RUSSIA - JUL 12, 2015
Beer Weltenburger Kloster Barock Dunkel twice honored with the title of "World Beer Cup", as the world’s best dark beer. It was in 2004 and 2008, respectively. The body of an average, more than "11" rather than "12". The taste malty, slightly sweet, slightly caramelized, slightly pechenisty sufficiently soft and buttery. Feels toasted bread. Hops are present, but the taste a bit. The finish is long, caramel-grain, malt, balanced. Good to drink in the desert, eating some confectionaries. But I would not call it the best beer in the world of dark beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cthulhu (282) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
50 cl bottle. Straight from the bottle. Stale bread aroma.Rye bread taste with some caramel ,citric and metal.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zwiebel88 (610) - GERMANY - JUL 11, 2015
Malzig, Lakritz, Kupfer. Rötlich-braun, dunkel. Am Gaumen malz, Karamell, im Abgang recht herb und minimale Kaffeenoten, trockenes Finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
shorg1 (13) - 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 (502) - 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!


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