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DAB Original - Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB

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BA SCORE
75
okay

552 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 552
Reviews: 337
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.05%
Wants: 10
Gots: 33 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: pezoids on 02-20-2002

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Ratings: 552 | Reviews: 337
Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: brilliant gold, 1” foam head – white – quickly dissipates
Smell: a little DMS and a touch of apple
Taste: rich malt flavors, dry, herby, traces of apple, cooked vegetables, a touch of sour Mouthfeel: Medium light body, medium carbonation.
Overall: More flavor than a standard industrial lager. Would go OK with ribs.

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3.26/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of slolson1
3.57/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of billyanania
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeenTired
3.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bf_89
3.05/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Fabianno
3.35/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of woodchip
3.32/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CraigP83
4.17/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

German Pils. Smooth , easy drinking, sweet malt. Not a bad beer but I wouldn't seek it out

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3.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zekenyce
3.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hidalgo55
2.64/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

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3.23/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.52/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Flip_Smash
3.14/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zero_signal
2.57/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kofukasho
2.71/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Hyperionecta
2.89/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

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3.35/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Logan12321
3.7/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SmashPants
3.52/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Format: a giant, plain white can (1L) which is always good. Bit tacky otherwise. Was a special that came with a DAB stein glass.

Appearance: poured out a clear light yellow with chunky carbonation across the profile. A one-finger white head fluffs up and lasts for quite some time before dropping to a creamy, thick cap. Looks pretty good.

Aroma: smells a bit better than your standard lager - grass hops with biscuit malts and a bready quality. Some cereal grain and earth.

Taste: follows the nose to the letter. Grass hops, biscuit malts, grain and earth. Quite a light flavour, but that's kind of what you want with a lager.

Aftertaste: the flavours fade pretty quickly, with a slight hop bitterness lasting.

Mouth feel: light- to-moderate in body with a moderate carbonation to bring the flavour through. Works pretty well.

Overall: not a bad lager at all. A bit better than your usual American Adjunct Lager for instance. Quite enjoyable in the 1L stein glass. Okay for AU$53 a case of 24 x 330mL.

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -7.4%

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DAB Original from Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB
75 out of 100 based on 552 ratings.