Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Aying, Germany


on tap

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RATINGS: 1102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Dark chocolate in color, you can see a wonderful reflection if you hold it up to the light. It is round and soft with the warm, sweet aroma of freshly roasted malted barley. A satisfying, malty taste, with coffee-ish tones and a hint of plummy fruitiness in the finish. Complex and beautifully balanced.
12.8 Plato

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ebone1988 (1426) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Aroma is caramel, sweet malt, bready, metallic, nutty, eh. Appearance is reddish brown, light brown head, clear. Taste is caramel, nutty, a sweetness but also a burned robustness, pretty basic. Mouthfeel is light to medium body, light carbonation, nutty robust aftertaste. Overall, I trust that this is good for the style, but it’s a fairly easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ascelja (956) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 31, 2016
Tap. Brown to ruby body, rich beige head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is neutral to roasty bitter. Coffee, tones of caramel, roasted malts. Light to medium body, moderately carbonated.
Good one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rotin (965) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 30, 2016
Draught at Ayingers, Munich. Clear, copper to light brown colored. AROMA- toasted malts, nuts, nougat. FLAVOR- smooth, neutral, lightly bitter, toasted malts, nuts, coffee, some lactic tones. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
explosivedog (363) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 24, 2016
On tap at Ayinger Speis und Trank. Aroma is very savoury, almost parmesan-esque. Pour is thick head on top of a dark translucent beer. Flavour is OK, with a little wood leading into the roasted malts. There’s a sharp finish I could do without.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (12712) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Bottle at level 42, thanks ol’ dirty D. It pours clear rich red - brown with a medium beige head. The aroma is soft, malt-driven, brown bread, soft fruits, fruit cake, wood and leather. The taste is smooth, toasted brown bread, wood, leather, leaf, light spice, light charred note and a touch of caramel. Finish is dry and leafy. Medium body and soft, foamy carbonation. Decent Dunkel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (2181) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2016
$3.59 bottle from Wine Warehouse. Pours a watered-down cola color with a large light brown head. I dd just shoot my nose up with flonaise, so my sense of smell may be off, but I’m getting caramels, honey, autumn leaves, light chocolate powder. Flavor is metallic caramel and honey mostly, something in there is burnt. It’s OK, but there’s also something in there I’m not loving. It’s the burnt whatever. Burnt sugar?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (18744) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Dirty D. Pours totally clear amber-gold with a frothy cap. The nose holds toasted biscuits, light caramel, bread. Medium sweet flavour with lightly toasted bread, more biscuits, toffee. Light bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, lightly papery, with more dry toffee, toasty bread. Classic dunky.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (9550) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2016
Bottle shared on Level 42 15/08/2016. Many thanks to Daniel for this one. Aroma is sweet brown bread., Rye bread, grainy, honey, kvas. A clear orange brown coloured pour with a lasting off white head. Flavour is composed of nutty brown bread, jammy fruits, strawberry, honey malts. . Palate is semi sweet, moderate carbonation. Frothy carbonation. Bready.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 30, 2016
bottle. Deep brown with one finger head. Roasty dark bready body. Light dark fruit and some mild cocoa notes. Slightly bitter finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ciocanelu (1434) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - JUL 30, 2016
On tap. Crystal clear brown color with beige head. Aroma has bread crust, dark rye bread and toasted malts. Taste starts sweet and malty with bread crust and burnt sugar. Finish is a bit roasty with a hint of hop bitterness. Medium body with lower bitterness. Really easy drinking yet tasty munchener dunkel.

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