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Brewed by Einbecker Brauhaus
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Einbeck, Germany

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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the US, this beer has been given the trendier "Schwarzbier" label.

A bottom-fermented specialty with a mild taste, brewed with aromatic barley malt and mild aroma hops

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3.8
gabbledbabble (60) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2005 You know, this is an older bottle, and it seems to have suffered a bit of a drop off in aroma and flavor. I’m not going into a lot of detail. this beer does me right though. It’s got nice, rich malty flaves, the caramels, and sweetened malt-o-meal. Nice toffee aroma, with maple. I love the blackened grains, stark and bitter and smoky. Like an old curmudgeon in a comfy, malty recliner tossing hop flowers in the fireplace. I can’t wait to try some more schwarzbiers. I bet this is dynamite when it’s fresher. Addendum: Smells a bit like old tree bark, and leather. Clearly sepia; beautiful transluscence with a healthy froth. The lace slips down easily like garters on prom night. Delicious malty darjeeling. Unsweetened baking chocolate, walnuts, dark brown sugar. Give me a pitcher with rye bread, radish, and a nutty, strong cheese.

3.8
DrBeer (862) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2005
UPDATED: JUN 14, 2005 Red-orange-brown beer. Not much head. Herbal aroma with notes of hay, malt, licorice and chocolate. A bit roasted. Roasted flavorwith notes of malt, coffee, smoke, rubber and fruits. Sweetish.

3.8
pivo (2685) - GERMANY - AUG 10, 2005
Syrupy, molasses nose; caramel-Coke color; foamy tan head. Full caramelly malt body, toffee, chocolate tones. Tight quick bitter. Impeccable balance. Mediumn body. Classy, sophisticated, great German dark.

3.8
TaxiDriver (1775) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 25, 2007
Bottle. Moderate malty smell, a little bit nutty, sweet. Head-small size, very short longevity, off-white colour, virtually no lacing. Body-nearly black. The flavor is moderate bitter with a dark finish and a average duration. medium body, sweet on the palade with a lively carbonation and a bittersweet finish. Very nice one.

3.8
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2008
pour dark brown with reddish hue,was milly hoppy with taste of roasted malts very pleasant to the palate i would drink this one again

3.8
crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Einbecker Schwarzbier. 11.2 oz green bottle. Pop the top, it is only mildly skunky, but curse to the store who mishandled it. Pours a nice ruby/brown with a foam off white head that dissipates decently quickly. Smell is caramally and malty. Taste is light, caramally, slightly bitter with a kiss of hops and overall just insanely drinkable. Like all Schwartzbiers and Dunkels, it is at the height of beer drinkability but I would take a Koestritzer over this. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 02-06-2010 02:28:41

3.8
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle, somehow put in their schwarzbier bottle. I get dark fruits (plums), caramel, and some roasted malts. Taste is sweet finishing dry.

3.7
gnoff (10426) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2012
33 cl bottle at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, on January 5, 2012
BB 12.07.12
Clear dark reddish brown color, medium lasting tan to light brown head. Malty, grainy, some fudge scent. Malty, fudge, sweet, somewhat berry taste, some minerals that throws me off. Malty aftertaste. Medium to moussy mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.
Very nice, very drinkable, I’ve had it before and I’ll buy it again fro sure!
Nicely done Einbecker!

3.7
dwyerpg (6187) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 20, 2012
A pretty decent dunkel, definitely has the chocolate notes and a high degree of sweetness. Way less maltier than a schwarzbier.

3.7
ebone1988 (1931) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUN 5, 2017
Bottle from Merchants. Aroma is caramel malt, anise, almost iced tea, roasted malt, old time candy, good. Appearance is brown, light tan head, clear. Taste is roasted malt, dry, anise, earthy hops, maybe light chocolate, old time candy, I really can’t put my finger on that flavor. Mouthfeel is light body, light carbonation, roasted malt and old time candy flavor aftertaste. Overall, it’s very pleasant.


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