Brewed by Brauerei Eichhorn Forchheim
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Forchheim, Germany


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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erzengel (8295) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - OCT 26, 2014
Rated as Brauns Achhörnla. Schöne kastanienbraune Farbe, malzig-trockener Geruch. Der Antrunk ist angenehm vollmundig-trocken-malzig. Ganz leicht süßlich. Zum Hauptteil kommt eine süßlich-gherbe Note hinzu, sie sich aber doch in Hintergrund hält und zum Nachgeschmack hin den herberen Part hervorbringt. Eine Herb-malzige Note verbleibt im Mund, die Süße ist fast ganz verschwunden. Schöne herb-trockene Note, Dunkles Laub, ganz leicht säuerlich.
→ Ein sehr leckeres fränkisches Dunkel. Kaum süß, schön trocken-malzig und angenehm ausgewogen herb! Vielen Dank an wastl für dieses tolle Bier!! 13/13/14/14

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TAR (2708) - Marshall (Asheville area), North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2013
Draught at Brauerei Eichhorn, Nov. 2012: Bronze with golden highlights. Creamy and persistent cap of clingy meringue. Clean, airy, expressively malty nose teems with melanoidins, hazelnut, browned toffee, nuts, earthy cocoa, and a vibrant "green" hoppiness. Underlying tropical fruitiness. Firm, snug carbonation. Tease of estery fruitiness yields to wonderfully crisp, toffee-kissed Munich and a savory medley of fresh baguette and creamed coffee. Splash of licorice underscores the maltiness with deft restraint. Pronounced bite of yeast and minerals accentuates the seductively juicy malt bill. Hops pack plenty of luster, as well. Exceptionally succulent florals artfully mirror the fat and juicy melanoidins. Chewy, mouth-filing dextrins and a bitter edge of pumpernickel bread saturate the dry, cleanly attenuated finish. A flawless example devoid of the boring cola dullness, etc. An amazingly clean, quaffable, and intricate version.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rauchbierlover (638) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - FEB 16, 2014
Clear amber body with a tall, persistent, cream-like head. Aroma is honey, fruity (apricot), caramel, hazelnuts. Taste is malty sweet: caramel again, honey. Dry almost bitter finish. medium body, high carbonation. Superb beer!!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9296) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2013 draft at Brauerei Eichhorn in Forchheim. soft and toasty nose presents munich malt cracker and baked cookie goodness with a sweet touch of toffee candies and a rustic, slightly-chalky yeast with faint metallic touches. sweet with a slick texture on the approach, frothy carbonation and solid crispness to the body, tempered somewhat by the sweet toast / nut character of the dark malt. endlessly enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2014
Draught at the brewpub. Clear amber beer with a nice offwhite/beige head. Malty caramel aroma, bready, hay, toffee, biscuits, roasted notes. Malty caramel flavor, biscuits, roasted, fruity notes, hay, some vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (20128) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2015
Draft at the brewery during the Bamberg Jolly of January 2014. Pours clear, dark gold with a foamy, off-white head. Solid low octane dunkel. Pleasant notes of toasted bread, light tin, leaves, brown sugar. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with further notes of toasted bread and mellow brown sugar. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (26261) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2011
Bottled. Deep amber colour with a mediumsized off-white head. Aroma is mildly toasted malts, some slight caramel, toffee and dark berries. Flavour is sweet malts along with mild toasted notes. Also surprisingly hopped for a dunkel, has a quite bittery undertone to it. Mild sourish wood lurking in the background.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (8743) - La Mesa, California, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Draft. Pours amber with a beige head. Toasted malty, with bread and grains, and lighter earthy hoppy notes. Toasted malty finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (23944) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2014
25th January 2014
Bamberg Bash Day 2. Tap at the brewpub. Clear amber beer, small pale cream coloured head. Palate is light and dry and crisp. Malt is sweet caramel - toffee, slightly creamy. Light smooth finish. Sweet dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (24495) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottled, from Landbierparadies, Nuremberg. Hazy copper/amber, small head. Bread, caramel and grass up front. Mid dry with medium body and firm, well rounded mouthfeel. Lightly fruity with mellow bready malt and light grassy hops. Mid bitter finish. Mild and well balanced.

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