by Brouwerij Roman NV

The Donker is an amber-brown beer with a creamy beige foam.

A sweet aroma suggests caramel, dark sugar, a little chocolate and slightly over-ripe dark fruits like prunes and figs.

The flavour is not so sweet as the nose suggest.  There is malt and fruit sweetness, tempered by a roasted malt bite and spicy yeast character.  As the beer warms you may catch a hint of tart fruit on the finish.

This is a smooth and well balanced dark ale, and seems to drink above its 6.5% ABV.

History of the Breweryr: one of Belgium’s less-known breweries, but with a long tradition.  Dating back to 1818 when a brewery was first established, it was brought by a member of the Contreras family in 1898. 

 

 

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Country
Belgium
Alcohol
8.5%
Style
Strong Dark Ale
Size
330ml

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