Rune (8467) - Tromsø, NORWAY - AUG 24, 2012
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
500ml bottle, outdoor at a café called Rad’l Treff in Dürnstein. Dense, off-white head leaving spotty lacing behind. Deep, dark brown body. Aroma of sweet dark malts. Dark, bread-like malts in flavour, very sweet. Dry and sweet ending. Way too sweet, 29.07.2012.
skortila (4619) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2011
1.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 4/20
Bottled. The aroma is sweetish and has caramelic sugar mainly. Clear, dark brown coloured beer with an off-white head. The taste is awfully sweet and has caramel, sugar. Quite sirupy malt juice. Just as a note, not specially to only this Austrian brewery; I really wonder why they proudly present the date of birth of the brewery on their labels. After all these hundreds of years, still very average beer.
Koelschtrinker (11038) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 1, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Süßlicher Antrunk, kurzzeitig wirkt das Bier als wären Süßstoffe beigesetzt. Dann wird das leicht malzige und in teilen brotige Bier etwas dünner, kurzzeitig schmeckt man die penetrante Note des Alkoholentzugs, die dann aber hinter der milden Brotnote, die an ein Malzbier erinnert, verschwindet. Ungewöhnliches aber überraschend frisches und leichtes Dunkles.
rozsoma (509) - HUNGARY - APR 6, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Browny head which pass off immeadiately. Dark red watery body, not a dunkle-style. As i pour it down, tiny bubbles sit in the glass inside. Light sweet maltyness, but it is strained to be drinkable. Pale caramel notes. It’s an artifical sweeteners.
mross (169) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 29, 2010
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Bottle. Pours a deep brown, almost black with a small beige head. Aroma of sweet roasted malt and chocolate. Wow this is one sweet tasting beer. There is distinct flavours of roasted malt and caramel. Absolutely no bitterness and at 3,4% ABV...obviously no alcohol present. Not balanced whatsoever and unfortunately, a little bit too sweet for me.
swooper (1247) - Cambridge and Kladno(Czech Rep.), Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
red, brown, brown foam, clear, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, long finish, medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, good light dunkel
heavy (2161) - Split, CROATIA - FEB 21, 2009
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
19/02 0.5 l bottle Doggythedog brought from Graz, thanks for sharing! It poured a reddish brown body with small head that went down fast. Aroma was quite unimpressive, some sweet malts and strangely spiced. Flavor is quite expecting for a doppelmalz, burnt sugar, caramel and some woody spice making it not so sweet as the examples of the style could be. Relatively full bodied, specially when you take into account it’s just 3,4% ABV. Finish was short and sugary, unfortunately with a touch of metal. Fine one.
Marko (4053) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 21, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
0.5l bottle purchased somewhere in/near Graz, shared with heavy. Poured a brown/red body with a small white head. Typical dark malt nose, caramel, a bit dry. The taste is quite sweet and malty, milk caramel, woody (slightly ashy)... cleaner and dryer than most of these "doppelmalz dunkels", less sweet and more drinkable because of that, closer to refreshing than most of these ever get. No hop. Overall, ok.
MiP (13774) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 11, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle, 3.4%. Weak caramelly bread aroma. Clear dark brown colour. Small tan head. The flavour starts off a little sweet, there is a little dark bread. The finish is drier, and this is where the low ABV shines through a little. Quite decent, still. Especially considering the low ABV.
Quack-Duck (8065) - Down South, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle, Interspar Linz. Clear brown colour, large beige head. Malty nose. Sweet and malty with hints of caramel, roasetd malt and raisins. Slightly hoppy in the finish. A light and crisp Dunkel.