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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (20450) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2009
Bottled ay Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stockholm. Clear deep ruby, minimal head. Roasty bready nose with raisiny undertones. Mid-sry with clean mouthfeel and light-medium body. Behind a whiff of butterscotch some light salty bitterness comes out. A clean and sterile beer, very superficial.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11904) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle from Archer Liquors. Pours a darkish ruby with a large beige head. Aroma of mildly darkish caramel. Near medium body with frothy carbonation. Flavor is smooth roasted caramel with a little bit of raisin or plum. Seems a tad nutty. Finishes unbitter, but not excessively sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11860) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 20, 2006
(12oz bottle) Clear copper body with beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, nectrarine, light herbal. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, bread, light earthy. Light-medium body with light stickiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 04/21/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, 50 More Beers on the Wall

clear dark brown, wispy white head, drops of lace, sweet chocolate and caramel malt aroma , rich malt flavor, dry chocolate character, caramel sweetness, balanced with earthy hops,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9892) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2006
Bottle... Clear, deep amber ale with a small, frothy, off-white head. Fruity, malty aroma with notes of toffee and tropical fruit. Vineous. The flavor is malty, but balanced nicely. Medium-bodied and creamy with lively carbonation. Finishes dry. Thanks to MilkmanDan for providing the sample.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (9453) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2007
12oz bottle. Poured a deep amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of toasted malts, light chocolate, roast and some caramel. Tastes of toasted malts, light roast, and light chocolate. Tastes on the weaker side compared to the aromas. Thinner body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8950) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 21, 2002
This beer is now called Munich Dark on the label, and it does show the characteristics of a Dunkel. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Dark brown color with a medium foamy head. Rich and malty with slight bitterness on the back end. Not too shabby.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (8481) - Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2011
Decent dunkel. Capital can be hit or miss with their German-styled lagers, this one is middle of the road, however.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (8382) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2006
With a slightly murky haze, Munich Dark presents a very vivid and rich burgundy brown color, and you would almost think it were deep black if you’re drinking in low light. With a slightly sweet roasted nut and bread nose, it presents scents also seen in marzen, weizenbock and Vienna styles. Moderately frothy texture, slightly sweet corn, hay and wheat flavors, with a subtle tinge of creamy, zesty yeast on the sides of the tongue. Balanced and subtly flavorful body, but it seems to fall apart in the finish, leaving the tongue slightly parched and begging for some sort of closure, instead there’s a slightly bland and stale flavor that tends to linger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gnoff (8112) - 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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