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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
About 150 years ago, this dark style lager was first brewed in Munich, Germany. Our version is fairly dark in color, but don’t be afraid. It is a perfect example that dark beers are not always strong beers. The body is surprisingly mellow, and the alcohol content is a bit lower than most people might think. It has a wonderfully clean and roasty aroma. Hop bitterness levels are kept in line, but is has a noticeable hop flavor. Our Pious Monk Dunkel finishes crisp and clean as a lager should.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jsporrer (219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2015
Pours a medium dark brown with and off white head. Very thin body with not much flavor at all. Rather plain and simple. Not bad but not good enough to remarkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1433) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Tap @ brewery. Hazy light brown with cream head and light lacing. Getting a lot of citric-ness in the nose. Not really my style but not actively bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
williamstome (1505) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 9, 2015
Chestnut-brown pour, small off-white head. Aroma is nutty with floral undertones. Taste follows. Thin, shallow and empty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Meilby (9999) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
Draught @ Church Brew Works, Pittsburgh, PA
Pours clear amber with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, bread and floral. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long malty, grainy, floral and grassy finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (15764) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. A clear, brown beer topped by a dense, beige, finger thick head leaving lacing. Malty aroma with bread, some caramel and hints of pine cones. Mostly malty flavor too, rather dry, and with a decent bitterness. Some pine cones and grass too. Medium body and a nice carbonation level. Lovely bitterness in the finish. 150617

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6288) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 7, 2015
On tap, dark brown, thin head, aroma and flavor is malty caramel and some nutshell, medium finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
N3lson1 (633) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Drank at Church Brew Works. Nice brown, slightly golden clear color. Aroma and is sour with a bit of roastiness. Taste was slightly sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerdedDave (1001) - - OCT 9, 2014
on tap at the brewpub; a smooth, clean dunkel lager; brown color; smooth, malty flavor with caramel notes

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (960) - Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2014
On tap. Dark cooper color with one finger head. Malty aroma. Sweet malt taste. Decent dark beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2497) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2014
On tap at the brewpub. Pours clear amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is caramel malt, medium/light body, and low carbonation. Tate is simple caramel malt.

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