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Brewed by Krug-Bräu Breitenlesau
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Waischenfeld-Breitenlesau, Germany

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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ABV: 5.5-5.6%

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4.3
Koelschtrinker (21842) - K?ln (Cologne), GERMANY - JUN 12, 2011
Das Bier ist sehr malzbetont, besonders im Abgang kann man die röstmalzigen Aromen gut erschmecken. Dabei ist das Bier unglaublich süffig, obwohl man zum Abgang hin auch alkoholische Noten erahnen kann. Dennoch ein hervorragendes Bier.
Test vom 16.6.2006, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 14,13,14,12,13,13 - 13,10
Earlier Rating: 6/12/2011 Total Score: 4
Wässriger (Röst-) Malzantrunk. Dieser Ton festig sich im Mittelteil, die Wässrigkeit nimmt deutlich ab. Das Bier wird langsam würziger und wirkt im Abgang deutlich voluminöser, da die anfängliche Wässrigkeit durch herbe Malztöne ersetzt wurde. Etwas karamellig, zum Ende hin vollmundig.
Danke an FaustusI für das Bier.
Test vom 23.1.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 12,11,12,13,11,12 - 11,95

4.3
bartlebier (4161) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - JAN 9, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2016 50cl bb06/2016, REWE Bayreuth as "Festbier". - Fluffy maroni dark pour, velvet beige foam. Ar: Roasted nuts, maroni parfait, milk chocolate mousse, crème caramel, woody and even smoked juniper notes - lovely. Flavour: nut caramel parfait, Christstollen, milk chocolate - then a distinctly woody herbal hop bitterness I have only tasted in Franconian Dunkels, of near Alt character. Wonderful silky-smooth, fluffy mouthfeel for a dark speciality lager, truly impressive, ensuring a downability in a few gulps, which is what makes this beer shine. Big surprise and true brewing art in such a modest bully buddel. - Cf. #spezielles Maischverfahren, #Spezialmalze #wurstpudding. - ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
As "Weihnachtsbier", 5,5 ABV, bb06/2016 (2 different bottles of Festbier and Weihnachtsbier bought separately): still tasty, less impressive: earthy almond, marzipan mixed with slight wiffs of abv, highly drinkable. De-alias might be in order given that you can buy both in different bottles in the same market.

4.1
beeracoon (514) - - OCT 1, 2012
Brownish colour, mild caramel taste. Very pleasant soft finish. Highly recommended.

4
Cthulhu (1031) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUN 3, 2016
50 cl bottle as Festbier.ABV 5,5 %. Slight hazy dark brown colour. Big off-white head. Long lasting. Average lacing.Caramel and malts aroma. Nuts, malts and caramel . Medium sweet. Balanced.Average carbo .Medium body. Couldn’t refrain myself finishing this one in 3 or 4 minutes.

3.9
jonas (8161) - Garching close to the monks, GERMANY - FEB 9, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 3, 2017 Another bottle re-rate: This years version has nice juniper herbal notes notes and a lovely fat fruity malt finish. Medium light body. Another uptick

Bottle rerate 7 5 8 3 14
Juicy fat malt and full grassy hop aroma.
Darkest amber, large off white lace.
Great balance, medium light dry body.

4 3 6 2 8 Bottle. Sulphury eggnog and chocolate aroma. Brown, low lacing cappucino head. Very dry, roasted notes, praline flavour. Medium body, dry quick finish. dud bottle?

3.8
jbrus (4988) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - JUN 10, 2006
Bottled. Very interesting aroma. A combo you don’t get much: herbal, chocolate, dark slightly smoked malts. Deep brown color, beige head, good lace. Light sweet, light sourish, herbal, light bitter, chocolate. Sparkling yet dryish. Very nice, thank you DerDoppelbock.

3.8
hopscotch (11333) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle… February in Franconia (2011)… Clear, dark copper lager with a large, creamy, mushroom-colored head. Fantastic retention and lacing. The mashy, grainy aroma offers notes of mocha and nuts alongside strong suggestions of caramel and vanilla. Medium to full-bodied and creamy with soft carbonation. Well-balanced. Grainy, warm mash flavor – light caramel and chocolate malts and toasted barley. Finishes crisp and hearty yet refreshing. Tastes like an obscure region of Germany that I hope-against-hope to visit one day. Thanks go out to erlangernick and Koelschtrinker for making this this month of Franconian lagers possible!


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