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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lupulucid (189) - - SEP 9, 2013
Sweet molasses with a touch of smoke appears in the aroma with more complexity in flavor. While malt is the dominant element, hops also make a contribution. Hops add a touch of chalkiness to the mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjgmd (1729) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark amber brown with no head. Nose is roasted malt and caramel. Taste is light with malt and some hints of chocolate. Not a lager lover but this was drinkable with some flavor. Finish is short, and light. Quaff Score ( from an ale drinker ) 6 / 10

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1653) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2013
Pours brown with a beige head and aroma of caramel and roasted malt. Taste is of roasted malt , chocolate, and caramel with a nutty finish while light and goes down easy. Drinkable and nice for the style

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (4266) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwm1034 (706) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOne (273) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (342) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbaaron (1681) - Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Dark brown. Dissipating head. Thin to medium body. Roasty, toasty, nutty. Some drying bitter. Solid but not blown away

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (1075) - 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.

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