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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Dark Helmet is a German-style black lager (or Schwarzbier) brewed with 10% malted rye. Chocolate and Carafa malts give this beer its dark color and ludicrously smooth, roasty flavor. May the Schwarz be with you!


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours very dark brown with almost no head. Aroma is rye bread, brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malts, slight vanilla. Taste is brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla, caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth with low carbonation. Aftertaste is roasted malts, chocolate.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2082) - SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours dark brown with low tan head. Aroma of smoke, german sausage, chocolate malts. Taste is bitter, smoky, coffee. Body is fairly light with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (2663) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2014
Bottled. Pours clear deep brown with a huge, frothy to lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, yeast and rye notes. Sweet flavor that end up dry with a hint of bitterness. Medium bodied, oily texture an soft carbonation. A very nice Schwartz.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (1069) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 21, 2014
At BBF. Black colour with beuge head. Roasted, coffee aroma. Roasted, coffee taste, slightly metallic. Light body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yiannnos (893) - , CYPRUS - APR 19, 2014
Black colour. Roasted malt, chocolate aromas. Flavour is simailar as aroma, bittersweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1471) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - APR 14, 2014
On tap at Barcelona Beer Festival 2014. Dark red color. Head is thin. Body is medium. Aroma is coffee, roast and light fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
markwise (4501) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle courtesy of PaulUnwin. Pours a porter brown with a tan head. Nose is rye, malt, and earth with hints of lager yeast. Flavor is similar with rye, malt, earth, and lager yeast. Light to medium in body and lingering yeasty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (13693) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. It’s a dark reddish brown beer topped by a dense, finger-thick beige head leaving lacings. The aroma has toffee, some chocolate and roasted malts and a faint note of corn. Dark bread as well. The flavor has the same chocolate and toffee, with roasted malts, dark rye bred and some faint notes of corn. Semi-sweet on the palate, with a nice carbonation level. Roasted finish with chocolate and some salty hints. Not very true to style this one, but nice and tasteful anyway. Complex in a subtle way. 140315

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (7752) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ home
Pours clear dark reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, rye and toasted bread. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a roasted and chocolate finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (1307) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 10, 2014
For a swartzbier pretty good. Nice chocolate flavors come through with nice hop bitterness. Sweet profile. Slight chalk common in this style but less than many. Overall nice beer good mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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