Brewed by Allgäuer Brauhaus (Oetker Group)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Kempten, Germany


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
A dark, export beer, brewed with dark special malts, aromatic. A palate joy for lovers of more dark beers.

Formerly Allgäuer Urbayrisch Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (3204) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Bottle sampled. Pours a deep brown with a small tan head. Aroma of caramel, malt, toffee, and some spice. Flavor is caramel, molasses and some malt sweetness. a decent brew

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - APR 12, 2007
Sweet rich beer, close to cloying at times, chocolate, caramel, cereal, and candy cherry. Lots of flavors in the malts keep it interesting with a lot of roasty and nutty flavors. Palate is thick and heavy, chewy towards the finish. Pours muddy brown with a soapy off-white head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
eaglefan538 (3020) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 1, 2007
Pours a murky orangey brown color, a decent initial head, weak lacing, pretty boring appearance. Aroma was strong caramel and some chocolate. Flavor was sickly sweet caramel, chocolate notes, molasses, sticky. Only a slight detection of some grassy hops, otherwise this isn’t finishing lager crisp at all. A miserable representation of what Germany can do.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2007
Also found this one at Stateline in Md. Pours a nice deepamber/woody brown with light carbonation and a lasting small head. Aroma is nutty, grainy, toasted malts, light chocolate, some caramel and a light herbal and slightly metallic hops. Ok grainy flavor, a bit weak overall even for a dunkel, light malts, somewhat stale, soem light hops in the end. Mouthfeel was a bit weak and not as rounded or smooth as many other higher quality german dunkels like Ayinger.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9705) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Bottle from State Line. Pours hazy deep brown with 1-finger tan head. Aroma of heavy Wheaties, nuts, some tannins and brown sugar. Tastes richly malty, like a bowl of Wheaties, with some figs, nuts, ovaltine. Fairly dense palate, and not sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 28, 2006
(50cl bottle) Medium beige head atop clear copper body, decent lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, cherry, caramel, some spicy, nut. Taste is moderately sweet, nutty, caramel, some cherry, chocolate. Soft, watery light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jimhilt (2549) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Pours a two finger light tan head that fades quickly leaving no lace. Cloudy dark amber color. Light carbonation and medium bodied. Malty nose. Starts sweet with a malty molasses flavor but really its balanced, some bitterness in aftertaste. $2.49 for a 500ml bottle from John’s Market Tigard, Or.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - AUG 6, 2006
This was a tasty dunkel, very smooth with some rich caramel and chocolate with just a bit of nutty roastiness and bit of coffee. Well balanced with some nice carbonation levels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - MAY 29, 2006
Malty, with a nice caramel chocolate flavor, easy drinking, well carbonated. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 25, 2006
Bottle. Translucent amber-mahogany in color with an ever-present foamy tan cap and corresponding wrung to serve as the head. Rubbery milk chocolate, mocha fudge brownies with live-in mocha beans, fudgey caramel chews and low-profile cocoa powder give a reserved aroma. Modest milk chocolate with a copper can storing dulled pecans leads to a bit of a flavor twang. Subtle, highly carbonated body gives credence to a spicier rendition. Mocha bean mash with chocolate cake powder continues the tradition. Substantive chewy toffee profile with a rounded out, dry milky cafe cooler feel to it. Mocha grinds, espresso dashes and wholesome milk chocolate cocoa mix wrap around the tongue for the finish.

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