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Brewed by Privat-Brauerei Zötler
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Rettenberg/Oberallgäu, Germany

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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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So schmeckt das Allgäu! Noch in den 20er-Jahren war dunkles Bier im Allgäu das meist getrunkene Bier der Region. Brilliante dunkle Kaffee-Farbe mit einem cremigen, feinporigen Schaum. Vollmundig, mit einem intensiven Malzaroma. Korbinian Dunkel ist eines der bekömmlichsten und magenfreundlichsten Biere. Grund: die milde Röstung des Braumalzes und die außergewöhnlich lange Kaltlagerung bei nur 0 °C. Nach alt-überlieferten (und gut gehüteten!) Rezepturen wird dieses Bier in unserer Familienbrauerei seit nun über 500 Jahren gebraut – und jedes Jahr wächst die Fan-Gemeinde.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUN 25, 2008
Bottle on 06/25/08. Clear dark amber / brown body with a medium creamy tan head. Sweet nutty and bready aroma with some spicy hints. More nutty flavor and toasty breadiness with light dry bitterness in the finish. Medium light body with moderate carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3583) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2009
(bottle - 330 ml) Clear amber pour with a creamy off-white head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel, and a light nutty hint. Flavor is lightly toasted at the beginning with a lightly nutty caramel followup. Middle has some lightly roasted coffee notes. Finishes dry and lightly bitter with a mild lingering nut flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erzengel (3552) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 12, 2014 Leicht röstmalziger-frischer Geruch. Der Antrunk ist leicht wässrig-cremig und relativ mild. Zum Hauptteil hin entfaltet sich eine schöne röstmalzige cremigkeit. Nicht sehr voll und auch nicht sonderlich röstmalzig, aber schön frisch und sehr süffig. Im Nachgeschmack kommt eine mild-wässrige Röstmalznote etwas mehr zu Tage, die sich mit einer angenehmen Süßlichkeit lange auf der Zunge hält.
--> Ein schönes, mildes und sehr süffiges Dunkel. Nicht anspruchsvoll, aber sehr angenehm-mild!
Test vom 12.7.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,13,13,14,12,13 - 13,00

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (3453) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 9, 2011
50cl bottle from Bierzwerg. Poured brown with a white head. Rye bread aroma, some caramel. Flavor similar, rye bread and some roasted notes. Smooth palate with some caramel in a long finish. Quite nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bamsen78 (3415) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear darkish copper brown with airy but stable off-white head. Clear aroma of yeast, caramel malt and hops. Bitter, hoppy onset, giving way to sweetish notes of caramel malt and subtle fruity touches. Estery finish. Lively carbonation. Well-balanced and easily drinkable. A decent Dunkel.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kiwianer (3385) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 22, 2012
The head is medium, the body redbrown. The taste is interesting, malty but a bit musty. Medium 7/8/8/8/10/8

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3360) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2008
Brown amber with a thin froth cover. Easy malt ball aroma with some light roastiness translates to a similar flavor profile with some additional toastiness. Barely medium-bodied. May have appeal to crossover macro brew drinkers with its easy-bodied and toastiness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3334) - Branson, Missouri, USA - JAN 4, 2010
Bottle from big lots. Poured an auburn/brown color. Not much head. Aroma was quite nice; caramel, cocoa, nuts, bread, earth and sweet malt. Flavor was solid, but not quite as layered. Soft and smooth on the palate. Sweet, caramel and nuts with a short finish. Ok overall.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
robinvboyer (3260) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - APR 12, 2014
Gorgeous dark copper pour, with a small eggshell head. A great dark, slightly fruit malt nose. Upfront breads and cereals, with a slight nutiness. The mouth feel is perfect, and the carb is soft and pleasant. The finish is lightly bitter, but still quite malty with notes of caramel, more breads and sweet nutty malts. Its a dialed back doppelbock, and i love it. Super drinkable, great beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2010
.5L bottle - Shared w/ SkyCop32. Picked up at Toom Getränke in Kaiserslautern. Pours a deep dark brown. Aromas of roasted malts, smoke, and hints of fruit. Flavors of the roasted malts, some fruit, with a coffee aftertaste.


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