Hirter Morchl - Brauerei Hirt GmbH
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3.91/5 rDev +2.9%
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.
05-20-2013 00:39:05 | More by scratch69
3.7/5 rDev -2.6%
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.
01-03-2013 15:19:07 | More by kvnstfrd
3.48/5 rDev -8.4%
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.
12-30-2012 22:55:32 | More by lefty
3.28/5 rDev -13.7%
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
11-10-2012 03:20:59 | More by outdoor7or24
3.85/5 rDev +1.3%
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.
10-18-2012 00:56:25 | More by Lemke10
3.78/5 rDev -0.5%
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.
09-30-2012 23:45:17 | More by Redrover
3.45/5 rDev -9.2%
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.
09-08-2012 22:54:21 | More by falloutsnow
Hirter Morchl from Brauerei Hirt GmbH
85 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.