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Hirter Morchl - Brauerei Hirt GmbH

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Hirter MorchlHirter Morchl

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BA SCORE
86
very good

89 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 89
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Hirt GmbH visit their website
Austria

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-18-2005)
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yankees27

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-01-2013 02:38:31 | More by yankees27
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CCutch

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

05-29-2013 16:59:16 | More by CCutch
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BetterBeerPlz

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

05-28-2013 13:08:36 | More by BetterBeerPlz
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scratch69

Missouri

3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a pilsener glass.

Appearance- Clear cola brown color with a fingers worth of tan head. Light amount of lacing.

Smell- Roasted malt, toffee, and a hint of dark fruits.

Taste- Roasted malt, toffee, dark bread, and a hint of dark fruits.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and smooth with a high level of carbonation.

Overall- A nice tasting, enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2013 00:39:05 | More by scratch69
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Yesdog

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

05-08-2013 21:07:08 | More by Yesdog
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

05-08-2013 14:30:08 | More by jklecko2
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mentaltraveller

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

04-28-2013 21:21:10 | More by mentaltraveller
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Poupae

Thailand

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-19-2013 15:55:51 | More by Poupae
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nlriehl87

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

02-27-2013 22:29:08 | More by nlriehl87
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Guinnsslvr

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

02-20-2013 02:55:32 | More by Guinnsslvr
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16.9 oz. bottle into a 16 0z. glass goblet.
Pours a clear, deep brown with a yellowish-tan head that dissipates quickly, leaving little lacing. Lots of things going on in the aroma, especially as it warms a bit. Bready Munich malt, chocolate, molasses, nutty and a strong sweet smell. Taste: The first thing that comes to mind is that this is not a Munich Dunkel style. There’s some rye malt character there with a weaker hop profile, much like a Euro Dark Lager. Whether it fits the Munich Dunkel taste profile exactly or not, this is a great beer, in my opinion! Grainy, bready flavors with hints of dark chocolate, brown sugar and ripe fruity flavors. Medium bodied with a light-to-medium carbonation level, making it silky smooth. No alcohol warmth detected. Paired very nicely with the warm, buttered pumpernickel I had with it. Overall, this was a great beer for a great price! I paid $2.39 for a single 16.9 oz. bottle. I will definitely grab this one again.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2013 15:19:07 | More by kvnstfrd
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lefty

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle into a glass.

A: A nice dark brown color with a thick head, very nice appearance

S: Predominantly roasted malt, maybe a hint a caramel, standard dunkel smell

T: A nice rich, but not overpowering taste. Not as smooth as I would have hoped though.

M: Set well on the tongue

O: Just an average dunkel beer, but for a price of just over $2, I would say it met my expectations, though I won't be rushing out to get it again as there are a lot of other dunkel beers I would rather have and pay more for.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 22:55:32 | More by lefty
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

12-11-2012 03:02:10 | More by BlackBeerDown
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Kahlerbock

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

11-29-2012 01:55:47 | More by Kahlerbock
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outdoor7or24

Georgia

3.28/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

16.9 oz bottle poured into pint glass.
A: incredibly pillowy head, 2 finger khaki color head, dark brown color,
S: dark fruits, roasted malts, caramel
M: medium, light carbonation
T: nothing overpowering, dark fruits, dark roasted malts, dark bread
O: decent overall brew with subtle flavors

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 03:20:59 | More by outdoor7or24
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larbush

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

11-08-2012 02:09:17 | More by larbush
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I got a single 1pt., 9oz bottle from Everett’s in South Beloit, IL for $2.29 in October 2012.

Pours a very dark brown with a slight off-white head. There is a mild scent of hops and malts but nothing too strong. The taste is ever so slightly heavy in taste but not by much. There is a decent combination of hops, malts, and yeast to make a dark beer that drinks fairly easy. Although it drinks well, it really could use some work in flavor department as the taste is kind of bland. For a small city, this was a rather interesting find.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2012 00:56:25 | More by Lemke10
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Redrover

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16.9 oz. brown bottle with clear freshness dating. Poured into a standard shaker pint, the beer is brown with amber highlights. It has a thick and sticky tan head.

The beer has an aroma of raisins, roasted malts and something sweet like brown sugar.

The taste is very similar to the smell. It is sweet with some dark fruit, toasted malts and brown sugar. It almost reminds of toffee or a slow poke sucker. I think it is a trifle too sweet to session, but it hit the spot after working outside and a 60 degree day.

The mouth is smooth with the carbonation really hitting at the end of the sip (if that makes sense).

I would love to try this on tap or closer to the source.

Serving type: bottle

09-30-2012 23:45:17 | More by Redrover
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Trulius_Slackerus


3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-13-2012 04:18:34 | More by Trulius_Slackerus
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falloutsnow

Illinois

3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From: John's Grocery, Iowa City, IA
Date: Best by 2012-05-28
Glass: Ayinger Willi glass

Pours a 1cm head of dark tan foam, densely packed, small bubbles on bottom with large-sized ones settling on the top. This gradually subsides to a thin film atop the beer, thicker around the perimeter of the glass. Body is dark amber brown out of the light, lighter amber brown when looked at through light.

Aroma is fairly lackluster, subdued, and light, with toasted nuts, dark bread, and brown sugar all being present. The ability to notice these increases with warmth of the beer.

The major flavors are dark breads, toasted nuts, light toffee, and brown malt sweetness. The flavors aren't overly strong or superbly pronounced, but they are noticeable and satisfactorily nuanced. Initial flavors on the front of the palate are of a fairly generic sweetness from brown or dark malts. Taste is br. Mid-palate is of darker malt extractives and associated sweetness, mild bitterness, and black breads. Back of palate notes hints of cocoa powder, a bit of dried date and fig ester. Aftertaste of nutty, brown malts with black bread and hints of toffee.

Beer is medium-light to light bodied, with medium-high levels of carbonation that foams the beer up substantially on contact with the palate. Resulting mouthfeel is at first fizzy, then smooth and creamy. Finishes wet, with little residual stickiness around palate or lips.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 22:54:21 | More by falloutsnow
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

09-01-2012 03:31:13 | More by t0rin0
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barczar

Kentucky

3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear dark brown with garnet highlights and a one finger light tan head that quickly dissipates.

Aroma is a hint of toasted malt, dominated by sweet caramel and fresh baked bread. There's a hint of floral hop.

Flavor follows the aroma fairly well, with toasted malt forming the backbone and giving way to fairly sweet caramel malt, finishing slightly nutty with a hint of bitterness. A touch of metallic flavor is slightly offputting. Cola emerges as it warms.

Body is moderate to light, with moderate carbonation.

Overall, a very drinkable beer, slightly on the sweet side. Wish that tangy finish was more subtle.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2012 05:36:41 | More by barczar
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

03-13-2012 22:32:24 | More by tdmccarthy
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Davit

Illinois

3/5  rDev -21.3%

03-08-2012 07:23:35 | More by Davit
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udubdawg

Kansas

3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pours a clear, vibrant deep brown, reddish when held to the light, with excellent clarity. Topped by an inch of creamy tan head that slowly fades and leaves nice lacing.

aroma is largely of bread crust-y munich malt. Touch of chocolate and nuts here too. Slight earthiness seems out of place, perhaps noble hops playing with dark malts? Very slight herbal/spicy hop, with no real yeast component - clean.

Flavor follows aroma, plenty of munich though not as "rich" as some examples. finish somewhat sweet and a bit dry in the aftertaste, moderate bitterness. There is a faint tartness and a bit of a metallic/papery edge in the finish; I suspect age is starting to take its toll. Wish there was a date on this bottle somewhere. No hop flavor or alcohol flavor, pretty clean with very light and fleeting fruity notes.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of the style. Slight astringency in the finish is OK. No alcohol warmth, and moderate carbonation.

It's a bit less rich than the style. Picture a schwarzbier malt richness with munich dunkel flavor profile and you're pretty close. Might have been thinned a bit by age?

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 17:16:49 | More by udubdawg
Hirter Morchl from Brauerei Hirt GmbH
86 out of 100 based on 89 ratings.