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Krombacher Dark - Krombacher Brauerei

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BA SCORE
78
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185 Ratings
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Ratings: 185
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.71%
Wants: 1
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Schwarzbier |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2009

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Ratings: 185 | Reviews: 37
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.06/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of enragedwalrus
3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

It's good tasting but nothing that stands out among the others.

Photo of TMoney2591
3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served from tap in a tall pokal at Firkin.

How have I not tried this stuff before? Rectifying that, it pours a deep midnight smoked sienna (nearly black, frankly) topped by a finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises mild maple syrup, roasted malts, and a hint of greenery. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some grass and a twinge of cola near the finish. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a crisp-ish finish. Overall, a pretty nice schwarz. 'Nuff said.

Photo of deadliest
3.01/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Kermitthefrayer
3.95/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

Photo of leitmotif
3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nine_Tails
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.82/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, molasses. Taste is malts, sweet, somewhat like the non alcoholic malta drink. Feels light in the mouth and overall is an interesting take on this style, and a good beer.

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3.99/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.16/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of HardTarget
3.84/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Holds a tan foam head that sticks to the side of the glass. Black body shows it is actually deep brown with excellent clarity.

Smell: Tonic water, black bread, dusty earthy with a hint of gingerbread sweetness.

Taste: Solid black bread note I associate with the style, a hint of metallic coin taste in with the tonic and earthy hop bitters. Flavor is nice but the volume is turned a little low; mild but enjoyable.

Feel: Medium carbonation gets a bit frothy with a slightly gritty chew.

Overall: Solid German craftsmanship, generally clean, to style, and enjoyable.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +17.6%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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3/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

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Krombacher Dark from Krombacher Brauerei
78 out of 100 based on 185 ratings.