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DAB Original - Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB

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BA SCORE
75
okay

475 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 475
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 16%


Brewed by:
Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dortmunder / Export Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pezoids on 02-20-2002)
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dmcclurejr

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-08-2012 16:52:28 | More by dmcclurejr
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -7.7%

04-05-2014 04:48:26 | More by SkinniePost
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

660ml green bottle. Bavaria Footed Lager glass. Pale gold color, crystal clear appearance. White froth, close & slowly dissipated crown. Slight sulfurous aromas, hints of honey, grainy & floral notes rounded by very subtle spicy, low DMS odors. Sweet & malty upfront followed by gentle earthy bitterness. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Well balanced malts & hops in the middle lingers into a dried finish. Sweet herbal hues on the aftertaste. Nice spot of the Dortmünder Style!!

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 11:09:52 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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scottbrew4u

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

03-16-2014 13:53:29 | More by scottbrew4u
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mattsander

Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

03-12-2014 01:08:58 | More by mattsander
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HATS4BATS

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

02-17-2014 17:17:40 | More by HATS4BATS
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Acforster2

Florida

3.25/5  rDev 0%

02-16-2014 00:06:42 | More by Acforster2
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target88

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

02-10-2014 23:44:28 | More by target88
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -7.7%

02-09-2014 22:44:47 | More by Goldndomer
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BeerWithMike

Nebraska

3.55/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampling right now on 1/31/14. 330ml (11.2 oz.) bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured into a classic pilsner flute.

Pours a clear yellow with a super thin white head. Some spotty lacing was seen. The aroma is of grassy malts mostly with a light sweet candy detection as well. A light 'slunky' smell was noted, which is COMMON from beers in green bottle for some reason. The taste is slightly watered-down and thin with the malt coming through mostly. No bitter or harsh finish though. Overall, I thought it was a decent brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-31-2014 23:15:46 | More by BeerWithMike
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snowsurfer422

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +23.1%

01-28-2014 00:32:24 | More by snowsurfer422
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rorjets

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-25-2014 20:44:56 | More by rorjets
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -23.1%

01-12-2014 02:20:56 | More by WillAndSarah
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Belittle

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-10-2014 19:35:01 | More by Belittle
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev 0%

01-10-2014 03:40:01 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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DamageCase76

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -7.7%

01-05-2014 01:58:17 | More by DamageCase76
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dar482

New York

3.06/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

The beer comes in a clear straw pilsner color.

The aroma has a crackery malt along with some floral and grass.

The flavor follows with cereal and graininess and then a honey floral sweetness. it could be more hoppy in noble hops and have a cleaner flavor instead of the grainy notes.

A decent drinking beer, but not as good as other traditional German options out there.

Serving type: can

01-02-2014 07:21:27 | More by dar482
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Joey-bags1990

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev 0%

12-26-2013 01:11:39 | More by Joey-bags1990
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lostinfla

Florida

3.83/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tall boy style can into a pint glass.

Was absolutely astounded at the freshness of this canned product! You know the all permeating yeast fermentation smell at a brewery that says nothing but "fresh beer"? Thats the smell most pronounced during the pour.
Great amber color with a short lived fluffy white head.
Taste did not dissapoint! This is one of the best examples of a true german style lager I have had in some time. Malty with just the right bite at the finish.

Ill be back for more!

Serving type: can

12-13-2013 01:58:58 | More by lostinfla
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Tschnab

New York

3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

12-08-2013 15:40:38 | More by Tschnab
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BeerDreadz

Florida

2/5  rDev -38.5%

12-05-2013 01:26:04 | More by BeerDreadz
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev 0%

12-05-2013 00:53:24 | More by BillRoth
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klimoja

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

$19.99 for a case of 16 oz German beer. OK that's a bargain. I think its the latest sales promotion and it has effectively hooked me. The pop top opens gently with a click, there is some finesse here, no explosion. Poured golden into a 22 oz weizen, soft pour with a two finger head very carbonated. No noticeable scent on the nose, my nose is bad anyway. the sip: creamy mouthfeel with a malty tongue, maybe some hops backstage but the lasting impression is the biscuity sense pervading the olfactory nerve from within...for every sip. Pleasant. Light. Deliciously drinkable. This is a steal.
Oh and the metallic thing...? Get over it.

Serving type: can

11-16-2013 01:11:29 | More by klimoja
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-01-2013 18:41:23 | More by dcmchew
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

11-01-2013 01:02:37 | More by brandonld23
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DAB Original from Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB
75 out of 100 based on 475 ratings.