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

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RATINGS: 1007   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


gregwilsonstl's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1255) - Missouri, USA - JUN 26, 2012
Dark and clear. A lot of layers and they all work very well together. Roasty, chocolate, and coffee. Smooth. Caramelized and malty.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CraftBeerNick (1144) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle at home from Berlin, 1st May 15. Aroma, some caramel, yeast. Taste is watery caramel, yeast, dark malts. It’s quite nice

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
meireteixeira (80) - Săo Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 24, 2015
Cor marrom, brilhante. Baixa carbonatação. Aroma de caramelo com um toque de álcool. Paladar caramelo, torrado e frutas secas, porém levemente aguada......baixo corpo. Retrogosto suave amargor.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
YantarCoast (377) - Moscow, RUSSIA - APR 23, 2015
500ml bottle from Piligrim. Pours transparent light brown with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (991) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 14, 2015
Bottle from Beer Store Malvern. Thick roasted malts, oak, chocolate, coffee grinds, plum. Balanced malted goodness. Starts out like a standard dunkel but eventually it becomes pretty obvious this is a special brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (352) - - APR 14, 2015
Dark brown colour with light brown head. Aroma od roasted malted barley plums, with coffee notes. Low carbonation, well balanced bitterness, with sweet fruity finish. For sure one of the best dunkel beers.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4904) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 13, 2015
I have definitely never had a dunkel this good before. Didn’t even know they could be this good. Like the perfect session beer. A hint of roast and nice crisp barley. Pours dark brown with good creamy head and lacing. Crisp and light bitter finish. Wonderful balance and full of flavor. Thick consistency. Near perfect German beer. Bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (3048) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 10, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen, (03/11/2014) - dark brown with beige head. Sweet and roasted malty aroma and taste with some bready malts, nutty with some caramel and slight chocolatey notes, light smoke,thin body, ok.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Teran (114) - Belgrade, SERBIA - APR 9, 2015
Another old type beer from Ayinger. In old type good bottle of 0,5 l. Everything is nice with this beer. Mahogany colour, clear. Moderate top, beige. Dark bread notes, some caramel sweetness in the middle of bitterness. Buttery, nutty and little bit smoky, too. High standard in it;s class.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cutitoutdave (58) - - APR 5, 2015
Pours dark amber with moderate off white head. Aroma of roasted malts, plums. Tastes sweet up front, complex malts to follow, notes of coffee, and ends with nice noble hop bitterness. Light bodied and medium carbonation. Beautiful dunkel, my favorite in the class, but don't drink it too cold for full effect. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7173) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 2, 2015
Tap at the Trank in Munich. Glowing orange-brown, clear. Tall, foamy tanhead. No bubbles. Nose of toffee, a bit burnt, raisins. Very creamy, some vanilla even. Lots of slightly burnt toffee and brown sugar, prune and raisin, some orange. Silky and smooth, not heavy, with just a touch of carbonation. This burnt flavor is not for me, but this is a great dunkel. Nice little peppery bitterness.


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