RATINGS: 407   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Eastside Dark The rich, coffee-like aroma and flavor of this fine Dark Bavarian style lager beer is derived from a precise blending of three different specialty barley malts, chocolate, black patent, and Munich malt. Munich malt is also added to bring about the creamy body of this malty brew that has an original gravity of 1060. The most impressive aspect of this brew is the perfect balance between the specialty malts and coveted Mt. Hood hops. Unlike many other dark beers, East Side Dark doesn’t have the bitter aftertaste associated with it. Instead, your palate is greeted with the rich body and balanced flavor that only this beer can deliver.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (4627) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 17, 2013
UPDATED: APR 19, 2013 Pours a dark blackish red from the bottle with thin tab cap of lacy head that spots nicely. Aroma is toasted malt, marshmallow, lager yeast, and chocolate malt. Taste is roasted barley up front and yeast, then a heavy marshmallow and chocolate flavor on the back end. Much better than I was expecting for the score or has on here.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jayb0 (1184) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2013
maybe the best offering in the mixed-six. Nice balance, rich maltiness and decently crisp hop bite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
georgekillian (344) - Alabama, USA - APR 6, 2013
A very rich and complex flavored dark beer. The pour is dark brown with no spotting and it has a clean coffee flavored finish with hints of malt and other caramel undertones. Very good dark

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kerenmk (4664) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 4, 2013
Bottle, BOTM Club. Pours almost black brown with white ring. Malt and a hint of maple in the nose, sweetish malty, a little nutty taste, medium-body, soft carbonation, long, malty caramel aftertaste. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThreeCats (888) - ISRAEL - MAR 23, 2013
Nice Mahogany color with a right off-white head. Aroma of dark caramel, raisins, some chocolate, lots of malt. Taste of roast and caramel, a bit tart, coffee, medium body, some toast. Toasty palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours dark brown with minimal head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and caramel. Taste is light bitter. Coffee and dark chocolate. Light bodied with a somewhat thin texture. Soft carbonation and not much of a finish. Overall, its ok. Lakefront has much better beers than this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomer (3406) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAR 17, 2013
At a tasting, thanks DSG, small stable creamy head, clear and a little deep brown colour with red hues, light coffee with some dried fruits, flavour of dark sour bread, wood and coffee. Fair and drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrodooo5 (1625) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - MAR 6, 2013
Finally a nice brew from this 8 pack variety! The pour is a deep dark brown with a nice white head that leaves a ton of lacing. Aroma is light but gently draws you in which is perfect for the flavor. It’s roasty yet incredibly smooth! It has a very creamy mouthfeel and it is beautifully balanced. This is both sessionable and flavorful - quite nice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OnWisconsin (132) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2013
Poured a clear brown color with a minimal white head. Aroma hits you immediately with the typical lager smells followed by roasted malts and a hint of chocolate. On the Los you are hit caramel roasted malts and burnt toffee. Mouthfeel is light with a good amount of carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 18, 2013
A - Dark brown with ruby hues on the edges. 3 finger frothy tan head. Average lacing. S - Chocolate malt, coffee, roasted brown sugar. T - Roasted malt, light smokey sweetness, dark grains, toasted bread. Hints of raisins come out as it warms. It has a nice toasted caramel aftertaste. Pretty good. Drinks very easy. Serving type: bottle 08-29-2010

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