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Dark Helmet - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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86
very good

178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.26%
Wants: 30
Gots: 32 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/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!

25 IBU

(Beer added by: YumYumGumGum on 11-20-2011)
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This is an interesting style and a nice break from the normal porters and stouts I drink this time of the year.
Pours nearly black but don't let that deceive you...it's much lighter in mouthfeel than it looks. The smell is inviting...the chocolate malt really shines in the nose topped off with a bit of smoke
The chocolate malt is dominant in the taste and lingers for a while before the rye and hops set in for the dry finish

Very nice brew that I hope to revisit again soon

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Look: Rich chocolate, mostly opaque. Tick koch head on the pour. Some nice lacing.
smell: Some smoke, and dark roast. Mostly dry.
taste: Up front much like the nose, then a hint of spice and bitter. Mostly dry.
overall: Very interesting and pleasant brew.

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Dark Helmet from Westbrook Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.