Brewed by Privatbrauerei Eichbaum
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Mannheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Ein Bier mit besonderem Charakter. Unser Bier des Jahres 2008, das zum Dauerbrenner avanciert ist. Rötlich in der Farbe mit kraftvoller Schaumkrone. Vollmundig im Geschmack, mit malzaromatischer Note und elegant abklingender Bittere.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jaghana (5607) - Strasbourg (Alsace), FRANCE - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle 33cl from Quack-Duck. A cloudy brown beer with huge head and good lace work. Nose is on caramel and slightly metallic. Aroma is on blond caramel, medium creamy, medium sweet, quite smooth, herbal hops, medium bitterness, pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quack-Duck (9209) - Down South, GERMANY - FEB 22, 2014
bottle from a local Rewe. Hazy brown colour, mid-sized off-white head. Caramelly start, slightly sweet with a touch of honey and chocolate, also shy fruity hints. Hoppier in the finish. Smooth and easy-drinking beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (3556) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2014
33cl fresh fliptop, changing ICEs in Mannheim 02/2014. Pours a watery red-brown with stable head. Aroma of pregnant malts and a whiff of alcohol. Taste is slightly better, adding some dry Vienna malt aromatics and a superficial spicy hop tinge (extract) that does not entirely come together with the malts and pedestrian yeast profile. What use producing a specialty red beer if you are going to resort to extract (and underachieving bottom-fermentors)?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Erzengel (8041) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 25, 2013
Der Geruch ist süßlich-malzig. Der Antrunk ist laff-würzig und etwas herb-trocken. Im Hauptteil ist eine etwas muffige Süße zu spüren... irgendwie ist das ganz sehr vollmundig, aber irgendwie wieder komisch... Der Nachgeschmack ist säuerlich-süßlich, leicht herb und für mich wieder sehr schwer zu beschreiben.
--> ein süffig-süßliches Bier, durch die Hefe sehr mild, aber irgendwie nicht so meins!
Test vom 8.6.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,9,10,8,12,9 - 9,45

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Wanja (771) - GERMANY - JUL 28, 2013
0.33 l bottle from Eichbaum Brauhaus, Mannheim... Interesting red-brown color, little bit like cola-mix. Average head... Alcoholy malt aroma of coffee and some intensive fruits... Mild sweet dark beer taste... Average ending... Interesting dark beer version...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (4174) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 18, 2013
33cl flip top bottle. Concur with Bierkrug on this being a Vienna. Pours dark amber/reddish with beige head. Malty, dry taste with a little hop astringency. Aroma is sour malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rand (1490) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 16, 2013
Bottle 0,33 l from Maruhn - Darmstadt (D). Red garnet beer with nice off-white foam drawing to the glass, fine crackling. Malted aromas, roasted, raw meat, hay and fruity. The taste is sweet, moderate hop, slight acidic and sweetened-toffy and roasted. Finish bitter-sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
laiti (8138) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2013
50 cl bottle @ Timo A. Rated on 28.02.2011
Aroma is somewhat sweet with strawberries, some roasted notes and hints of metal. Flavour has berries, some roasted, bready malt and hints of herbs. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (5743) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2012
(bottle) pours a hazy amber-brown colour with a frothy off-white head. faint aroma of cardboard, light strawberries and caramel, with a hint of cinnamon, roasted malts and treebark. flavour is mostly roasted malts and cardboard, with notes of walnuts, caramel and earth, some slightly tart hints of apricot and a light roasted-bitter finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25552) - Vasa, FINLAND - NOV 9, 2012
Bottled. Reddish brown colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is mild spices, berries, toasted notes along with some slight grassy and bready malty notes. Flavour is spicy, herbal, grassy and mild berryish notes along with some slight toasted notes. Quite different from standard dunkels.

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