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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark Helmet is a German-style black lager (or Schwarzbier) brewed with 10% malted rye. Chocolate and Carafa malts give this beer its dark color and ludicrously smooth, roasty flavor. May the Schwarz be with you!

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3.3
allmyvinyl (10613) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown, thin beige head. Aromas of malt extract, rye spice. Taste is clean and malty sweet. Bit thin on the finish.

3.6
Stuu666 (13394) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, roasty chocolate nose, light smoke, taste is dry, smoky sausage, sweet chocolate, bitter.

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cgarvieuk (24462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 7, 2014
bottle at homre ... deep black ... thin tan head ... soft dark sweet roast nose ... dark roast ... crystal malts ... sweet roast ,., soft toffee roast

3.5
g_georgiou (571) - CYPRUS - JUN 4, 2014
Dark black body with a thin tan head. Aroma is malty chocolate with hints of coffee. Sweet taste with some bitterness. Quite fizzy which gives a spicy feel in the mouth.

3.6
MadRobin (2988) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Poured from 22 oz. bottle. Opaque, near black with a tan head and good lacing. Aroma of toasted malt, chocolate and grain. Taste of chocolate, toasted malt, yeast, rye and orange. Medium body and high carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
Sissio (1643) - Orsenigo, ITALY - MAY 29, 2014
Clear dark brown, brown minimal head Roasted malts, caramel, toffee, licorice, burned wood Very drinkable, hops finish, astringency due to roasted malts, some chocolate, some ashes, cocoa bean, a hint of licorice

3.4
Homer321 (5070) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle via trade. Pours a dark brown with minimal head. Aroma is very grainy with some chocolate. Taste is similar with some peppery notes. Good beer.

3.8
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle share thanks to Homer. Pours black, aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is mild coffee and a bit bitter. Light flavor, very drinkable.

3.4
kryon (3549) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours dark brown no head Aromas pale chocolate, caramel, asphalt Taste has roasted malts, chocolate, burned bread

3.6
ansalon (3844) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
Pours very dark brown with almost no head. Aroma is rye bread, brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malts, slight vanilla. Taste is brown sugar, chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla, caramel. Mouthfeel is smooth with low carbonation. Aftertaste is roasted malts, chocolate.


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