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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our reddish brown dark lager “Tradition” with its mild aroma of hops smells like roasted malt and impresses with its sweet caramel flavor which is followed by a slight bitterness. Goes well with hearty dishes, such as roasts, poultry and game. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
destroye7 (312) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2007
500ml bottle. Clear brown, a bit red, color. Good carbonation. Dry and crisp. Very nice beer

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (9335) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2007
Bottle. High long lasting off-white creamy head. Very nice clear dark brown body. Distinct barley malt aroma with a touch of caramel. Flavor is bittersweet barley malt plus caramel with kind of dustyness I cannot realy describe. Low carbonation and short aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - OCT 17, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Orange colour. Begie head. Aroma is milky,nuts, malt and toffee. Flavor brings burnt sugar and sweet malt.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (18841) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Amber color, nice offwhite head. Malty, nutty, milky aroma. Nutty flavor, malty and vinous. Somewhat thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - SEP 27, 2007
Bottle. Dark copper. Nose has malts, flowers and syrup. Small head, disappears completely. Flavor is slightly burnt, dry, no aftertaste. Some lingering bitterness and sourness. Very easy, a bit too easy maybe,

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gnoff (10062) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2008 First rating
(Draught at Weihenstephan Bräu-Stüberl)
Clear beautiful dark brown color, fluffy tan head. Malty, roasted and some banana scent. Malty, spicy taste with a bitter herbal aftertaste. Spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
5/4/5/3/11=2.8

Second rating
(50 cl bottle at The Rover, Göteborg)
Clear brown color, big lasting tan head. Malty, grainy, metallic and roasted scent. Malty, grainy, metallic and roasted taste. Medium mouthfeel, lo wbitterness.
6/5/6/3/13=3.3

Funny that I like it better on bottle in Sweden after quite a few other beers than on site at the brewery gardens...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (12556) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 22, 2007
clear brown colour with a little dark beige foam; a bit toasty with gentle toffeeish notes; moderately sweet but with some initial tartness; medium-bodied; low bitterness; long caramelish and malty finish - a proud dunkel

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oberabcbbsok (692) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - JUL 8, 2007
Bottle at beer festival in Germany. Some bitternes in the taste, malty and good taste

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (12071) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2007
500ml bottle served at perfect temperature at an outdoor cafe in Freising, Bavaria. Thin, off-white head over a deep mahogany coloured body. Malty to the nose. Suitable sweet malty flavour with notes of cocoa and hops. Dry ending. Rather foamy mouthfeel. Easy drinking. Not among the best German dunkels (24.06.2007).

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Russo (2012) - Hemhofen, GERMANY - JUN 24, 2007
Bottle. Red brown color wit a thin beige head. Frutiy aroma with notes of caramel, cinammon roasted malt. Flavor of toasted and low bitterness. Mouthfeel is some toasted. Cerveja marrom avermelhada, pouca espuma de cor bege. Aroma frutado com notas de caralmelo, canela e malte torrado. Baixo amargor e fica um gosto de malte torrado...


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