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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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hartung32 (233) - Indiana, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Solid Dunkel; but nothing stands out that would make me buy again really. One nice aspect is that it has a fuller mouthfeel than most in the style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
brew4fun (209) - West Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2008
Very dark brown, minimal head. Faint aroma of brown malt. Taste of brown malt, nice bitterness but no discernible hop flavor. Thin (but not watery) body, medium carbonation with dry finish. Mild yet enjoyable brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Glazed9884 (207) - USA - JUN 30, 2007
xxx Had at State College Beer expo 2006. Very good brewery, i was happy with the selection.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
gabbama (203) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - APR 28, 2008
Mild musty aroma of toasted malt. Flavor is about the same. Thin body and a slightly bitter finish. Glad I tried it, but probably wouldn’t choose it again.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aaronh (201) - McMurray, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2003
This is a rich brown lager with a thin white head. It has a faint hops aroma that is almost buried under the malt that eminates from this beer. This beer tastes well enough on its own, but pair it with some lightly spicy food and hold on! The beer comes alive. The sweetness is more pronounced, and the ability of this beer to cleanse the palate is simply amazing.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerhandy (195) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Old bottle 05 pours lively with a beige foam that quickly fades to a lone foam island bombarded with mini tsunamis at each sip.Color:amber to brown leaning towards brown. Nice malt aroma,caramel and toffee.Taste very rich caramel flavor with some brown sugar sweetness.Not a big fan of german lagers this struck me more as a brown ale or a scottish ale.The age has rid it of all traces of hop and made it a easy drinker.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerluvindave (194) - Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2003
Oh my! What a nice beer. Very good roasted taste and smell, but the hops are not overpowered by it.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThaBobfather (178) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2009
Nice colored pour, very nice head. Flowers and malt fill the nostals and the flavor is smooth and malty. Not crazy about the lack of power on this dunkel, but it’s a great dark.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bryandhargrave (165) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2008
i went to CBW and i had a sampler, this is the beer that i ended up drinking.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrZao (128) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2009
On tap in the Church. I thought the color was medium brown and not as dark as some other dunkels I have tried. Flavor was smooth and balanced. Palate was fairly light. The finish was clean.


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