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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black lager with ruby highlights. This Bavarian specialty lager has a nutty maltiness with a smooth chocolate finish.
2012 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal.
2014 Denver International Beer Competition Gold Medal.
2015 Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal!

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3.4
chucklemation (1747) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - JUN 25, 2017
Pours a dark brown with a white foam head. Aroma is caramel, toffee, roast, and nut. Flavor is dry roast, caramel, and nut. Has some carbonation, bitterness, and a medium body. Interesting, not bad.

3.3
solidfunk (9364) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 20, 2016
Light roast and some raw barley. Black pour with decent head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Some light mash and oak. Tap at brewpub

2.7
FROTHINGSLOSH (8069) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2016
Sampled on draft at Fat Head this beer poured a black color with a medium sized foamy tan head that left Good lacing. The aroma was toast, malty and had a hint of coffee and floral hops. The flavor was bitter, malty, toasty and had a moderate floral hop presence. Long finish. Medium body.

3.7
Art (3219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 3, 2016
On tap at Mad Mex. pours a dark black brown. Tan head. Aromas of raisins and prunes. Yeah ok.

3.5
RRistow12 (929) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - AUG 7, 2016
Tasted from draft. Pours a very dark brown with off white head. Aroma is a faint nutty chocolate. Some roasted notes. Taste is very smooth lager with a pretty good body to it. Flavors of nuts, chocolate, faint coffee and caramel. Great dark lager. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Tmoney99 (14856) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Draft. Poured clear dark brown color with medium brown frothy head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Medium roasted dark malty aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy flavor of roasted malt sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate duration. Interesting solid brew.

3.5
alexsdad06 (10670) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2016
Draft to taster at BC’s Bottle Lodge. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt and cocoa, light nutty character, mild earthy notes, decent.

3.4
SirLimpsalot (4452) - SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2016
@ Fat Heads 16-3-10: Lätta rostade toner av lakrits och choklad. Ganska gott.

3.3
gyllenbock (9713) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2016
On tap at the Brewpub in Portland. Dark brown with a small head. Aroma and taste of malt, caramel and light dark fruit. Also some nuts in the finish.

3.6
merc7186 (3142) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Aroma: Dark Bread y Malts, Dark Chocolate, Mild Coffee Appearance: Dark Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Off White Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Dark Sweet Bread, Coffee, Mild Chocolate Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium to Full Bodied, Mildly Drying, Mildly Filling


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