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Krombacher Dark - Krombacher Brauerei

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Krombacher DarkKrombacher Dark

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BA SCORE
78
okay

142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 31
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2009)
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

300ml brown bottle with both production (4 May 2011) and "best before" dates (4 May 2012) on the back label. [bravo!]

A: This "dark" beer is really dark: near opaque with reddish-brown highlights at the edges. The large dark tan head picks up some of the coloration, having traces of reddish-orange. Certainly a good looking beer before the head dies.

Aroma: rich but not very complex, featuring medium and dark malts with a hint of smoke. Faintly reminiscent of Negro Modelo, but much richer and better.

T: Dominated by roasted/toasted malts, some spicy hops make a noticeable and well proportioned contribution to a fine schwarzbier. Very tasty yet neither bitter nor sweet. Finishes with a lasting toasted malt flavor with hints of smoke, spicy hops and coffee.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with perfect carbonation. Some appreciated dryness in the finish.

O - easy recommendation for malt lovers, this one has plenty of rich dark malt flavor, mostly dark roasted without any off- or burnt-flavor qualities. A very fine German dark beer. Reminds me of the world-class Andecher. Despite nearly identical ratings, the taste is better than the aroma and really outstanding for style.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 00:47:11 | More by chinchill
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Krombacher Dark from Krombacher Brauerei
78 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.