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Brewed by BraufactuM (Oetker Group)
Style: Schwarzbier
Frankfurt, Germany

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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hopfen: Magnum, Saphir Malz: Mnchner, Karamell-, Rstmalz Darkon is inspired by traditional recipes. Nothing but dark malts, are used to create the characteristically mild roasted aromas of bitter chocolate and toffee. Darkon besinnt sich auf die traditionelle Herstellung der Schwarzbiere und wird ausschlielich mit dunklen Malzen gebraut. Fr milde Rstaromen wird ein Teil des Malzes im Trommelrstverfahren hergestellt.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkseduction (732) - Zweibrcken, - JAN 6, 2013
Bottle 75cl. Black coloured brew. Raisins, dried fruits, dark chocolate. Nice hopping.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FinnIckler (265) - GERMANY - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle from Edeka in bensheim. Pours almost pitch black. Nose is bread, toffee, toast. Palate is earthy, bitter, toffee. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Moolesen (527) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2017
Bottle 65cl. Black with a light brown head. Caramel and chocolate aroma. Some dark tasting notes of chocolate, but also toffee is present. A bit thin body, but nice. Medium length.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (13743) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2016
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and light hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Some roast and chocolate. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (1076) - ITALY - OCT 8, 2016
65 cl bottle @ sebar. Dark brown color, big brownish creamy head.
Thick toasted malts, light hops profile, some caramel and ashes.
Mild sweetish but mostly bitter, light sourish taste dusty texture dry finish. Noticeable alcohol, some chocolate in the finnish. Resembles a stout, quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ThomasEK (29) - - AUG 25, 2016
Mrk og lkker med tt gyldent skum. Brndt karamel, lakrids og malt, men ikke for meget. Lidt hen ad limfjordsporter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (1199) - GERMANY - JUL 13, 2016
Trbes schwarzbraun mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, reichlich Rstmalz, schwer, Bitterschokolade, leicht bitter.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FlyingMarc (12) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUN 29, 2016
650ml bottle beige tan head, dark brown colour, malts and little roast aromas, Taste is dark chocolate with roasted malts with a light to medium body. An average beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (7022) - Reval, ESTONIA - JUN 29, 2016
660ml bottle (thanks Vambola). Murky brown color. Medium size, tan head, stays. Roast, caramel, sourish, bit copper, sweet in aroma. Roast, toffee, caramel, faint chocolate, sweet in taste. Roast and sweet toffe in aftertaste. Bit watery. Solid brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gehbe (385) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - JUN 22, 2016
Medium offwhite head. Complex and warm aroma: dark bread and crust, toffee, nuts, toast, caramel, chocolate, dried plums, raisins. Tastes bittersweet throughout. Full body, rather sticky. Overall a great beer for winter nights, lovely aroma but somewhat too sticky.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (1848) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUN 22, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with medium beige head, stays. Aroma: hay, caramel, milk chocolate, malty. Taste: chocolate, milk coffee, sweetness with some bitterness, roasted malts. Up to medium body. Nice drinking beer , just too big bottle.


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