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


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RATINGS: 1004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
andyburnette (26) - - AUG 5, 2012
Sensual and balanced...a grand dame in a dance of flashy adolescents these days...old school. Pleasantly malty and complex lovely toasted golden color

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
60minuteman (989) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (342) - - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (4867) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2944) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Teran (111) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cutitoutdave (49) - - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (7119) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
markoijelena (961) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle 0.5l at Pivopija NBGD Belgrade Serbia.31.03.2015.Taste with ippopotamo36.Ciao Al! Pour it clear cola color with small white head.On the nose malt,smoke little bit.Taste and aroma of roasted malt but not agressive,some spices,little bit watery end.Not my favorite style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ippopotamo36 (599) - Rome, ITALY - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle at Pivopija beer store in Novi Beograd-Serbia with markoijelena. Pours cola filtered color, small off white head going down fast. Nose: smoked feel, cheese (light), roasted malts. Mouth: high carbonation, malty but a bit too thin. Meh! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (369) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
500ml bottle into mug. Minneapolis. Pours deep brown with amber tint. Quality off white head. Surprisingly transparent. Aroma is caramely, toasted malt, prune,brown sugar. Taste is quite sweet. Super subtle bitterness in the finish. Still manages to be balanced. Body is medium. frothy mouthfeel. Fairly long finish. Pretty high quality beer.

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