Brewed by Brauerei Kneitinger
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Regensburg, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Dunkle Bernsteinfarbe mit 55 EBC Farbeinheiten, angenehm malzaromatischer, leicht hopfenaromatischer Geruch, vollmundiger, malziger Geschmack, Stammwürze 12,8% entsprechend einem Alkoholgehalt von 5,5 Vol%, leichte Hopfennote durch feinsten Aromahopfen aus der Hallertau, 18 EBC, sahnig-cremige Schaumentwicklung.
FAZIT: Ein typisches bayerisches Dunkel meisterlicher Brauart!

Editor’s Note: brewery website claims 5.5%/vol, but recent bottles (as of Jun 15) are labeled 5.2%/vol.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
strings (377) - Sydney, - JUN 29, 2009
On tap in Regensburg. Suitably banal to match the Eurovision 2009 performances we were watching while drinking it. Meh.

SaintMatty (7603) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2017
500ml Bottle - Dark brown with red tinges. Cocoa powder, chestnuts and hints of raisins in the aroma. Chestnuts, chocolate and some grainy notes in the taste, with a slightly sweet finish.

kerenmk (5358) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - OCT 18, 2017
On tap at Kneitinger, Regensburg 2.10.17. As Dunkel Export. Clear dark red-brown with a white head. Delicate roasty and coffee aroma, with chestnut spread. Bitter, roasty, slightly nutty and sweet taste. Light-to-medium body, delicate nutty finish.

kapusil (1561) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 25, 2017
0.5l bottle. Dark ruby/brown body with an off white head. Aroma and taste of toast, tobacco, metal, darks fruits and floral hops. Not bad.

Cristobal37 (1287) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 22, 2017
On tap at Kneitinger Keller, Regensburg. Rosey brown filtered nice thick head. Light malty aroma. Sweet malts, a bit flat. Sweet a little sticky. Easy drinking dunkel, satisfying.

TEJA (3346) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 11, 2017
Sampled at Kneitinger restaurant Regensburg, Small fluffy beige head. Clear dark brown color. Clean and light roasted malty aroma. Plesent dry malty taste. Dry and clean taste with a balanced bitterness.

MoritzF (10199) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2016
(bottle) Clear, chestnut-brown colour with a ruby shine and a beige and medium-sized foamy head. Slightly earthy and toasted malty aroma with notes caramel/Bavarian Blockmalz, mildly nutty hints and a tinge of herbal hops. Moderately sweet and mildly bitter flavour, rather light bodied with a well-carbonated mouthfeel. Dark and mildly toasted malty base with earthy and nutty notes, caramel and slightly herbal hoppy spice; moderately dry, sweet-bitter, earthy and slightly herbal hoppy finish. Pleasant. 22.XII.16

Idiosynkrasie (8200) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - NOV 27, 2016
500ml bottle [Thanks Maddie!]. Clear, mahogany colour with ruby glimmer and average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white to beige head. Sweet-ish, dark malty aroma with a nuttily touch, hints of malt lozenge, grassy hoppy overtones. Taste is moderately sweet dark malty, some caramel, hints of malt lozenge, a nuttily touch, slightly bitter, minimally grassy hoppy counterweight. Well balanced, nice.

jimbonga (144) - - AUG 22, 2016
Bottle, 5.2%. Dark amber. Caramel and a bit of burnt malt in the nose. (Rye) bread, caramel and a bit of liquorice to taste. Nice lingering finish. Thought I’d bought the bock and slightly disappointed to find I hadn’t (label does mention bock so not obvious if you only look quick).

JorgeLee (2278) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2016
Tap at GBBF 2016. Deep rich brown colour, white foam. Pleasant, malty, bready, nice balance hint of spice, clean, quite rich. Nice.

Leighton (22812) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 5, 2016
Draft at the brewpub. Pours clear brown with a creamy, beige head. Moderately sweet with notes of light cocoa, brown bread, faint earth. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish with subtle brown sugar, toasted brown bread, touches of toffee. Very drinkable dunkel.

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