Landbier Dunkel
Schilling Beer Co.

Landbier DunkelLandbier Dunkel
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From:
Schilling Beer Co.
 
New Hampshire, United States
Style:
European Dark Lager
Ranked #3
ABV:
4.2%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,749
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 5.81%
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
100
Status:
Active
Rated:
Dec 01, 2023
Added:
Feb 06, 2020
Wants:
  5
Gots:
  4
A dark lager of Franconian origin utilizing local malts and a Bavarian yeast strain first piloted in N. America by Schilling. Characterized by chocolate notes and walnut-like richness. The finish is medium-bodied and velvety, with balanced bittering.
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Rated: 3.87 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey

Dec 01, 2023
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Reviewed by cyclonece09 from Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a can into a pint glass. Pours deep red with a nice off white head. Smells of bright fruit, caramelized grain. Tastes of nuttiness, bright fruit, and caramelized grain. Beer is light bodied and easy drinking, good carbonation. Overall, a very good beer.
Nov 21, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by alexsergio from New York

Oct 22, 2023
 
Rated: 4.24 by not2quick from Missouri

Oct 20, 2023
 
Rated: 3.8 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jun 18, 2023
 
Rated: 4.05 by SpaethJam from New York

Jun 15, 2023
 
Rated: 4.24 by mdfb79 from New York

May 26, 2023
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Reviewed by hman43 from North Carolina

4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Look: It pours brown with a tan head. head retention good. It is fairly clear.

Smell: It has aroma of bread crusts and chocolate. There are some background notes of toffee and hints of nuts.

Taste: There are some bready malty flavors with bread crusts. It's a bit spicy with a bit of a bite to it. There is a touch of floral as well.

Feel: It has a medium body.

Overall, the aroma is awesome and overall it is a good drinking beer.
May 06, 2023
 
Rated: 4.29 by DOCRW from Kentucky

Apr 02, 2023
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Reviewed by dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A: Pours an opaque yet still clear dark chestnut brown in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and moderate dark amber + dark golden yellow + cola brown colored highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense sudsy foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of toasted + dark + chocolate + roasted + nutty malts with a minimal amount of sweetness. Light aromas of lager yeast. Slightly heavier than light aromas of earthy hops.

T: Upfront there are slightly stronger than moderate flavors of toasted + dark + chocolate + roasted + nutty (walnut) malts with a minimal amount of sweetness.That is followed by light flavors of lager yeast. Finally there are slightly heavier than light flavors of earthy hops which impart a light amount of bitterness which lingers for a bit leaving a relatively clean finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth with a relatively clean finish.

O: Easy to drink with a lighter mouthfeel and well hidden alcohol. Enjoyable with a decent amount of complex malt flavors and aromas. Quite flavorful.
Mar 12, 2023
 
Rated: 4.25 by EatonHops from Massachusetts

Oct 29, 2022
 
Rated: 4.19 by Mikexw from New York

Aug 01, 2022
 
Rated: 3.79 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Jul 24, 2022
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Rated by PapaGoose03 from Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
It comes across to me as a dry version of a rich brown ale. Only the lightest hint of any roastiness. Very tasty.
May 14, 2022
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Reviewed by HarlotBronte from District of Columbia

4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5
L: Clear, cola colored body with a frothy tan head

S: Chocolate, roasted coffee

T: Dark bread, roasted coffee. Malt forward with light hops. Complex for any beer but astounding for 4.2%.

F: Light and smooth. Dry finish.

O: Really excellent beer. One of those that I wish were widely distributed.
Apr 26, 2022
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Reviewed by Siriusfisherman from New Hampshire

4.64/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
An incredibly aromatic and balanced beer. Rich, toasty melanoidin flavors are met with a pronounced nuttiness and modest roasted coffee, dark chocolate and herbal hop flavors. Crisp and dry, but with the perfect kiss of sweetness on the back end to keep all of the wonderful flavors lingering beyond the end of the sip. Insanely quaffable. One of my all time favorites. Schilling are the best lager brewers I have ever enjoyed beer from and this is one of their best offerings
Mar 20, 2022
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Reviewed by argock from Virginia

4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
01.25.22 stamped on bottom of can. Poured into a Samuel Adams Perfect Pint.

A: Dark brown with good clarity and 1-finger light beige head with average retention and spotty lacing.

S: Intensely malty aroma of baked bread crust with lighter cocoa and coffee undertones and light herbal noble hops. Very clean.

T: Flavor is also intensely malty with a melanoiden-rich Munich maltiness with more toast, coffee, and chocolate on the aftertaste. Bitterness is low-medium and there is not a lot for hop character, but there’s not really supposed to be. Very clean with no esters and no hints of alcohol.

M: Slightly tacky feel with low-medium body and lowish carbonation which helps reduce the biting nature this intense maltiness can leave.

O: A very enjoyable classic dunkel brown lager with all the right traditional notes coming through. Great job Schilling.
Feb 23, 2022
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Reviewed by sethmeister from New Hampshire

4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From pint can marked illegibly; part of code is 1495

Pours into my shaker pint glass a clear dark caramel brown with a rich creamy khaki colored head. Good retention and eaves fluffy lace.

Scent is bread crust, caramel and a light hop note. Toffee. A hint of roast coffee. Cola.

Taste is caramel, nuts, toffee, roasted notes and a hint of cola. Bread crust. A subtle smoky note. Leans toward malts but just enough of a spicy hop note to balance.

Mouth is on the lighter side of medium with a fine moderate carbonation.

Another great Schilling lager.
Feb 18, 2022
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Reviewed by ScaryEd from New Hampshire

4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
16 oz can.

Pours a deep mahogany color with tinges of copper. Has a gorgeous, fluffy khaki colored head. Leaves a halo of lacing along the top of the glass.

Aromas of toasted grains, sweet bread, milk chocolate, toffee, caramel and roasted coffee. Smokey and nutty with a hint of dark fruit. Nicely complex aroma.

The flavor is very nutty and full of roasted malts. There's a little smokiness with some dark fruits, hops and coffee. Finishes with some caramel and cocoa sweetness.

The feel is medium-light in body with moderate carbonation. Finishes dry. Surprisingly creamy and very drinkable.

Overall, definitely a great dark lager. Full of complex flavors and aromas whilst being easy to drink.
Feb 07, 2022
Landbier Dunkel from Schilling Beer Co.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 100 ratings