Krombacher Dark | Krombacher Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Krombacher Brauerei
Germany
krombacher.de

Style: Schwarzbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
230
Reviews:
41
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
13.75%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 230 |  Reviews: 41
Photo of Kermitthefrayer
3.95/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

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Photo of leitmotif
3.18/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of plaid75
3.54/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nine_Tails
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.82/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tone77
3.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of malts, molasses. Taste is malts, sweet, somewhat like the non alcoholic malta drink. Feels light in the mouth and overall is an interesting take on this style, and a good beer.

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Photo of Philjohn
3.99/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rothobinide
3.16/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of HardTarget
3.84/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Holds a tan foam head that sticks to the side of the glass. Black body shows it is actually deep brown with excellent clarity.

Smell: Tonic water, black bread, dusty earthy with a hint of gingerbread sweetness.

Taste: Solid black bread note I associate with the style, a hint of metallic coin taste in with the tonic and earthy hop bitters. Flavor is nice but the volume is turned a little low; mild but enjoyable.

Feel: Medium carbonation gets a bit frothy with a slightly gritty chew.

Overall: Solid German craftsmanship, generally clean, to style, and enjoyable.

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Photo of Sparky44
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jvbraun
4/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Franck
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of phanorn6
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of hermuli
4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of CM31
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of spycow
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of pwdiamond
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of hansavijaticar
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dpoteat
4.04/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of Nightwish1094
3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of oneguynamedjosh
3.72/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of dougdraz
4.2/5  rDev +20.3%

Krombacher Dark from Krombacher Brauerei
3.49 out of 5 based on 230 ratings.
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