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DAB Original - Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB

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BA SCORE
75
okay

532 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

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Ratings: 532
Reviews: 335
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 8
Gots: 20 | 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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2/5  rDev -38.3%

XmnwildX12, May 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

WiserBud, May 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

jrschaef, May 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

wewantbeer, Apr 29, 2014
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1.75/5  rDev -46%

Durandal_777, Apr 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

the_thumbzilla1, Apr 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

brandoman63, Apr 27, 2014
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2/5  rDev -38.3%

AugustusRex, Apr 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

SkinniePost, Apr 05, 2014
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.43/5  rDev +5.9%
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!!

GONZALOYANNA, Mar 24, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

scottbrew4u, Mar 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

mattsander, Mar 12, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

HATS4BATS, Feb 17, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Acforster2, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +8%

target88, Feb 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Goldndomer, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of BeerWithMike
3.55/5  rDev +9.6%
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.

BeerWithMike, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.5%

snowsurfer422, Jan 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

rorjets, Jan 25, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

WillAndSarah, Jan 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

Belittle, Jan 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Pog-Mo-Thoin, Jan 10, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.4%

DamageCase76, Jan 05, 2014
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3.06/5  rDev -5.6%
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.

dar482, Jan 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

Joey-bags1990, Dec 26, 2013
DAB Original from Dortmunder Actien Brauerei / DAB
75 out of 100 based on 532 ratings.