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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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!

Dashimus' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dashimus (227) - London, Greater London, - APR 5, 2013
Bottle shared with Scopey. Pours black with a thin ram head with little lacing. Aroma is leather, malt, smoke, chocolate, malt. Palate is light and dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabel (8353) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 8, 2016
[8080-20160226] 650mL bottle. Roasted nutty grains aroma. Clear, dark black brown body with a medium-lasting foamy mocha head. Roasted nutty grains flavour. Full body. Good. (7/3/7/3/14) 3.4
(c/o blankboy, w/ him, GregClow, jercraigs)
Overheard: "You’re victim blaming." "No, I’m stupid blaming."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (7350) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2016
Tap@Fermentoren, Copenhagen - black pour with tiny beige head. Toasted malty aroma and taste, some caramel, cocoa, malty sweet into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1370) - århus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2016
fra fad duft: ristet kant svag duft. smag. lidt ristet svag kaffe svag chokolade

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (1551) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2016
Tap @ Mig og Ølsnedkeren. Pours black with a medium creamy brown head. Aroma is malty, dark chocolate, some coffee, dark fruits, roast, light licorice. Taste is roasty, caramely, rye spice, burned wood, chocolate, malt, licorice. Nice schwarz!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (10709) - Albertslund, DENMARK - APR 22, 2016
From rap at Fermentoren. Black with a beige head. Aroma and flavour of roasted malt, caramel, nuts, coffee and bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a brownish-black color. Aroma of chocolate/coffee as well as a hint of nuts? Flavor of coffee, bittersweet chocolate and bit of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
coldbrewky (1666) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 3, 2016
Bomber via beer world Kingston. On the verge of becoming a fridge lurker.. But Alex came thru an appeared at the house to hook up the monster table saw. Hooray. I do like me my Schwartzbiers. This here critter does the style some justice. DAABSTOAMPN, If you dont know what that means ... just kill yourself you anti Lebowski bastard. Glimmering with a low thin head. Lager tone abounds with dark mellow malts. Aint no roastyness in this critter. Soft. Like combing the desert... we aint found Sh*t. No stunt doubles were harmed in the consumption of this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5524) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Dark brown coloured body with a two centimetre tall tan head, with the body showing about 60% opacity - not incredibly dark. Aroma of roasted malt, prunes, earth, cream and a touch of burnt metal. Medium-bodied; Thinnish feeling of roasted malt up front with some oatmeal and specialty grains noticeable, but the burnt flavours persist and ends with a hint of caramel sweetness. Aftertaste shows a bit of prunes alongside the earthy malt notes and ends with grain, oatmeal and some bitter fruit flavours. Overall, a decent beer, if that - much too thin and not enough complexity at all; Definitely below expectations, whatever they happened to be. I sampled this 65 cL bottle purchased from Murray’s Cheese in New York (Greenwich Village), New York on 06-December-2015 for US$8,99 sampled at home in Washington on 29-March-2016. Bottled On Date of 09-October-2015.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7110) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2016
[My bottle (650ml) shared with GregClow, jercraigs & mabel] Pours a dark brown with an average size lasting frothy tan head. Minimal lacing. Aroma of toasted malt, coffee, a hint of chocolate, very light hops, eggshells and rye malt. Only slightly watery flavour is malty along with a hint of nuts, notes of coffee & chocolate and light hops. Average bodied. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (9499) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 14, 2016
2016-02-26. Black body nice foamy tan head. 3++ Aroma is dry, dusty malt has a bit of cocoa like chocolate. Flavour is moderately bitter, dusty dry malt muted cocoa. Average bodied palate, soft effervescent carbonation. 3+ Okay, a bit milder than expected overall. 7/4/7/3/14-15 Bottle shared by Blankboy.

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