Wenkers Schwarzbier
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Brewed by Hövels Hausbrauerei
Style: Schwarzbier
Dortmund, Germany


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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11/5   ABV: -
Brewed for Wenkers Brauhaus am Markt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (17000) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 27, 2016
On tap at Wenkers. Klare orange braune Farbe, geringe beige schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, nussig. Geschmack leicht karamellig, nussig, würzig hopfig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erasmus_ro (2505) - Alabama, USA - MAY 18, 2016
Tap @ brewpub. Pours an auburn brown with a rocky, off-white head that dissipates rather quickly. Taste is some roast, bread, surprisingly dry and herbal. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zlotta (2156) - Hagen, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2016
0.1 l on tap at ’Wenkers’. Clear, dark brownish amber with a medium large, dense, slowly diminishing, tan head. Sweetish-malty, minimally fruity aroma of caramel, nuts and hints of raisins. Sweetish-malty, minimally fruity taste of caramel, nuts and hints of raisins, followed by a short, slightly bitter, minimally roasty finish. Thin to medium body, slightly creamy mouthfeel, flat. Solid Dunkel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 18, 2015
Tap (Wenkers, Dortmund)
Deep red, maybe some haze, hard to tell. Shame, there’s some sourness in the aroma, quite a bit lactic and tons of strawberry jam. Full palate, smooth, sweet, you can feel its unfiltered. Plenty of sweet bready malts, not so much roast or burntness. More a dunkel than a schwarz. Hints of the offness in the taste too. But it’s good, such a shame about the state, I’d love this fresh I’m sure.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (1112) - Bavaria, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2014
On draft. Dark brown with one finger head. Malty aroma. Slightly roasted taste and bitter. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (6448) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2014
Fuer ein Schwarzes recht sueffig, dabei jedoch mit einer guten Prise Bitterkeit und Roestmalzen versehen. Eigentlich nicht schlecht, aber nicht das, was meine Sympathien trifft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThirstyBird (2600) - Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2014
From tap, pours a dark orange brown with a very thick cream head. The smell is cocoa, molasses, roasted malt. The taste is big dark fruit and chocolate with a touch of dryness on the end. The body is light/medium with fine, crisp carbonation. Pretty damn nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
McTapps (6482) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours out in a deep hazy black colour with steady low head and medium body. Aroma of malt and spices. Taste of malt, barley, grains, bread and woods. Spicy but mild finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (7755) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2014
on tap at the pub.
Malziger Antrunk, mild-weich mit leichter Karamell-Note. Etwas wässrig. Ganz leicht lakritzig. Feinherb im Nachgeschmack mit mild-weicher Röstmalzigkeit. Cremiger Schaum. Nachgeschmack lang anhaltend, lecker cremig!
Leckeres Bier, aber für ein Schwarzbier etwas wenig Röstmalz. --> 12/13/11/12

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Homer321 (4208) - Melboring, Florida, USA - DEC 30, 2013
(from notes) Bunch of Wenkers today. Just a meh black beer. No real character to it other than a little roast with a faint hint of hops. Not impressed.

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