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Brewed by Brauerei Hirt
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Hirt, Austria

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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Hirter Morchl is not just a unique brand – its production method also differs from that of other dark beers. The beer’s seductive color is due to the dark brewing malt, hops and caramel malt, while its smooth taste comes from the soft mountain spring water used in the brewing process. Left to mature in a prolonged aging process, it’s GMO-free, non-pasteurized and completely natural. Beer lovers will appreciate its dry maltiness on the palate and pleasantly rounded, faintly bitter finish. 12.8°

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Cavie (4654) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2009
Bottle courtesy of bu11zeye. Clear orange red color that edges on ruby tint. Sweet malts with dry grain and yeast smells. Taste is a dry yeasty flavor. Very little finish but doesn’t offend.

3.2
BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Bottle (dated 03.2008) thanks to bu11zeye. Pours with a brown body and a tan head. Aroma of chocolate and raisin. Slightly vinous. Taste is watery with nuts and chocolate. Light bubbles.

3.4
satan165 (1020) - River Grove, Illinois, USA - JUL 24, 2009
sweet but decently balanced with equal bitterness. sweetness still shines through with a spectrum of notes including grape and the standard mollasses.

3.1
rmussman (1701) - California, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Sampled in Kitzbuhel. A really good dunkel. Pours dark brown with a big head. Very smooth drinking with lots of carbonation. A nicely make dunkel.

3.3
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Pours a deep brown color with a light brown head. Aroma is fruity, caramel, and some raisins. Flavor is malty, caramel, and raisins.

2.5
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - JUN 12, 2009
.5 Liter. Austrian Dark Malt Liquor. Reddish-brown color. Aroma of rich malt. Raisins. Smells like a Bock. Flavor is a sweet malt. Very balanced. Finishes with a raisin water taste. 13 sept 08

3.7
drpimento (3572) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 10, 2009
mmmm, very nice beer! Got this bottle at Sam’s in Chi a couple of weeks ago. Poured with a huge, textured, foamy, and frothy tan head and lots of lace. Color is a nice dark walnut. Aroma is malty with toffee and mild. Flavor is similar with some lurking sweetness. Great body with fine carbonation and soft mouth goes very well with flavor. Nice easy finish. Session beer.

3.3
noompa (130) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2009
On tap @ Map Room. Quite similar to Kostritzer, but w/ more horse-blanket in aroma, less full-bodied and more flavorful on the whole- liquorish comes through a bit. Tasty.

3.4
tmoreau (4298) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAY 2, 2009
On tap at the Bavarian Lodge, Lisle,IL., lesser serving requested in a small lager glass. The beer poured a deep brown with some ruby tones showing through the glass. The head was off white and diminishing while leaving some clingy lacing. The aroma started with a toasty nature along with a distinctive Munich malt sweetness. Hints of nuts and caramel were also detected. The flavor mimicked the nose with the light malt sweetness taking center stage, and finished with a subtle dryness. Respectable Munich.

3.7
beastiefan2k (3903) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - APR 20, 2009
Pours with a medium head, nice and fluffy. That fades into a decently thick lacing which grows easily as the glass is agitated. Color is clear ruby brown. Aroma is lagered berries and light, clean caramel lagered malts. Works well, the aromas bounce off of each other. Some light earthy/herbal German hops peaking through there as well. Taste has a bit more clean malt sweetness with a light mineral water and hop presence. The mineral aspect makes it super easy to drink. Just goes down easy with no thick or overbearing aspects. Light nutty sweetness tickles the aftertaste senses. Nothing alone is remarkable but it all comes together very nicely. Just so damn drinkable.
500mL bottle, BB 11/2009, in a generic white wine glass.


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