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DAB Original - Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB

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BA SCORE
75
okay

508 Ratings
THE BROS
68
poor

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Ratings: 508
Reviews: 334
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.05%
Wants: 7
Gots: 10 | 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:
No notes at this time.

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

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4.4/5  rDev +35.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

impressive for such a basic export lager. looks great with super lacing and a longstanding head...smell is the least impressive with a hint of cereal/rice...at least none of that american adjunct corn smell. the taste is what makes it with a refreshing hint of grain and a lingering, not too dry finish of hops. bittersweet in a most desirable way. rolls on the tongue smooth and luscious enough. not thin. what a bargain! enjoy it quickly though since it camps out in green bottles...

Serving type: bottle

11-27-2011 01:11:58 | More by mempath
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DAB Original from Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB
75 out of 100 based on 508 ratings.