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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Without a doubt the finest dark beer brewed in the United States. Styled after a traditional Munchener-Dunkel, Dark is a rich, delicious beer combined with excellent drinkability - a rare combination.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (3717) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Comes a clear dark reddish brown with a small biege head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and nuts. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, nuts, bread, and a touch of hops. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2732) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a dark nut brown with minimal head. Aroma of caramel and roasty nuts. Taste is light bitter and light sweet. Pretty good brew. I dont think its super special, but very solid.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (666) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle from Traut garage....interesting source; good to great beer. Pours dark red/brown with thin head. Nose is sweet caramel and nutty....as is initial taste...sweet with a yeasty / bread taste....nutty taste comes out as it warms....very good....not much different than many brown ales...but tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOne (232) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Slightly yeasty, earthy aroma. Pours a clear dark brown. Ample, pale tan, airy head - dissipates quickly leaving a thin froth ring. Flavors take a moment to appear, but has a lingering roastiness, walnuts, a hint of pepper on the finish. Medium to light body, but satisfying and refreshing. A good session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (325) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 1, 2013
Poured a dark red/brown with a light head and minimal lacing. Aroma was of roasted malts and hops boquet. Taste was of roasted malts, caramel, nuttiness and moderate hop finish. Palate was decent. Overall, a nice dark larger from Middleton.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1355) - Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Dark brown. Dissipating head. Thin to medium body. Roasty, toasty, nutty. Some drying bitter. Solid but not blown away

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (961) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2012
12 oz bottle pours a clear dark brown with small off-white head and a little lacing. Aroma is full of roasted malts, tree bark, walnut and bread. Medium body with average carbonation. Taste is slightly bitter with the nutty finish a dunkel should have.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
starewich (147) - - OCT 24, 2012
Aggressively smoky malt and considerable tree-bark bitterness with a mismatched palate that’s watery and fizzy like diet soda. Alcohol comes through in the finish. Adjuncty sweetness builds up in the mouth throughout the drink and sticks around.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5294) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled at 10/13/2012 at GABF. This Dunkel pours a medium amber color from the tap. Large to medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel, bready and sweet. A medium bodied Dunkel. The malts are caramel, bready and sweet. The hops are earthy and spicy. Nice carbonation. Nice balance. A crisp and clean, slightly sweet Dunkel. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. The aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (7983) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
Sampled at GABF on Saturday October 13, first session
Clear brown color, light brown head. Sweet, butterscotch scent. Butterscotch, sweet taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.


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