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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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2007
Pours a dark brown, almost chocolate colored. Nice sweetness in the aroma, maybe butterscotch or brown sugar. Has a nice mouthfeel, although slightly weak. Very tasty. Notes of chocolate and an overall sweetness. Finishes appropriately bitter. A good beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
queenholly (2617) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Sweet brown bread barley malt aroma. Clear dark brown with a very large beige head. Toasty brown bread/barley malt flavor with a light bitter finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmcgavin12 (427) - Madison, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Ruby color with a lacing tan head. Aroma is full of roasted malt, slight toffee and caramel, and cream. Taste is moderately sweet with a strong body and an oily finish. Great great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wxman (1340) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Pours a clear dark garnet/brown with an initially big off white head that diminished rather quickly. Aroma is roasted malt and cocoa. Taste is sweet roasted malt along with some buttery biscuits, coffee and mild bitterness. Very goo9d, but I disagree with the product description. The FINEST dunkel brewed in the United States is made at the Hofbrauhaus in Newport, KY.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lupulucid (185) - - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jjgmd (1226) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1183) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (2927) - 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 (2220) - 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 (598) - 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 (183) - 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.


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