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RATINGS: 222   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dekester1 (298) - 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 (923) - Wisconsin, 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 (891) - 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 (139) - - 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 (5267) - 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 (7445) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
musinj6 (377) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 10, 2012
Pours a clear very dark brown with a one-finger head that leave no lacing. Dark, roasted malt predominates but accompanies some nutty and bready aromas as well with perhaps a touch of chocolate. Light herbal hops. Thin to medium body with fizzy carbonation. Medium finish of roasted malt and coffee with a little tobacco. This is pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1756) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 5, 2012
A pretty good dunkel. Malty rich but not too chewy. Mildly toasty. Easy drinking. Serving: Bottle

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rogsiu (42) - Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Not much aroma to speak of, just some caramel malt. Taste is mostly malt as well. Some caramel and maybe a touch of coffee. It is a smooth drinker, just not very much going on. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
STL_Drew (153) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Small head, off white, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, clear, dark brown/black. Malty toasted aroma Sweet acidic flavor Medium body, watery to oily, soft carbonation


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