overall
46
80
style
Brewed by Brauerei Nikl
Style: Zwickel/Keller/Landbier
Pretzfeld, Germany

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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dunkles Kellerbier.
Das “Michala” ist ein dunkles, vollmundiges naturbelassenes Kellerbier. Das dunkle "Michala" ist meinem Opa Ludwig Hofmann aus Niedermirsberg gewidmet der als Gastwirt weit über die Grenzen Frankens bekannt würde.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15777) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2016
Bottle @ Hopfen & Malz, Berlin. Pours amber with a creamy head. Caramel, freshly baked bread, grass and an insanely smoothness. Chewy malty with a good hoppy finish. Lovely!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (7185) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2016
Tap. 7 3 8 4 16 Rural nose. Fresh hops on a fruity, mineral base, slightly green. Light almond flour on the palate, wide aromatic hop finish Cloudy orange, offwhite cream. Nice salty bitter finish. Moreish!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (9617) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 1, 2011
My Bottom Line :
Toasted malts and wooden hops gel in this smooth Dunkel, effortlessly moving into a balanced finish of lean bready sweetness and hop bitterness.

Further Personal Perceptions :
-A sheet of foam decorates the misty amber.
-The fluffy mouthfeel is very comfortable.
-Subtle fruity edges give depth.
-Drinkability is quite high, which is appreciated. This is another very solid offering from this new Franconian player.

On tap at the brewery gasthof.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zoigl (13) - Flossenbürg, Bavaria, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2016
0.5l Bottle. Pours cloudy, medium brownish colour. Small white head. Nose is a lot of yeast with just a bit of caramel malt. Full bodied, well balanced, not too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (12017) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2011
A nice unfiltered dunkel. This one is a bit lighter in color, but still full on flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (15394) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Bottle, 5.1% bought at the brewery. Hazy amber colour. Big stable creamy white head. Quite malty flavour. Good spicy and slightly sweet hop flavour. Well balanced and flavourful.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10371) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - JUN 4, 2009
Draught at the brewpub: Hazy, amber coloured, stable creamy off-white head; dry dark-malty, a bit toasty nose with herbal-hoppy undertones and a light barnyardy touch; light bodied, moderate bitter-sweet flavour; lingering aromatic bitter-nutty finish. Well balanced, typical franconian stuff.........

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10451) - Frederiksberg C, Dänemark, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2010
Cloudy amber with a large beige head. Sweet aroma with toasted malt, caramel and grassy hops. The fresh flavour had toasted malt, caramel, grassy hops and plums. Finished dry and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5994) - Freising, GERMANY - JUN 7, 2010
(draught) pours a dark lightly hazy copper-ruby colour with a dense off-white head. well-rounded aroma of roasted malts, slightly buttery with notes of grass and hay. flavour is the same, a dry slightly grainy toasted maltiness contrasts with a light toffee caramel sweetness. medium-bodied with smooth carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maria (10213) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2011
It’s hazy, dark-orange towards copper with a creamy head, The aroma has notes of malt, caramel and light fruit, and the same notes I find in the moderately sweet flavour, that has a dry finish. A nice one.


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