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Brewed by Side Launch Brewing Company
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Collingwood, Canada

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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Note: This was previously known as Denisons Dunkel.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9503) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 17, 2016
Can at Bier Markt in Toronto. Dark amber pour with a large initial head. Dark malts, hints of grass and dark fruit. Lighter palate with a bit of brightness on the tongue. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 16, 2016
473 ml can. Pours a clear ruby reddish dark brown with a resilient, white-beige head. Aroma is roast, fruit, chocolate. Flavor is chocolate, red berries. Finish is cherry, blackberry, roast. Lingering roast and coffee. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
portwood (143) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: roasted malt, dark fruits, caramel, bit grainy. Taste: milk chocolate, avg carbonation, light body. Finish: sweet coffee, caramel, slight bitterness. I’m a fan of this type of lager (canned 3/30/16, tasted 05/22/16)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ametras (1286) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 20, 2016
473ml can. Mahogany with a foamy beige head. Flavors are bread, toasted/roasted cereals, molasses, toffee, licorice, citrus and dark fruits with herbal and spicy notes. Light to medium body, good carbonation, smooth texture.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChadPoole (244) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2016
It is what it says it is, a dark lager. Pours dark brown with an off white head. Smells like a lager, sweet malts with some hops. Flavour is malt, hops, bread and a hint of grass. Not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tranquillity (1789) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - APR 23, 2016
Canned. Hazy brown body, small whit sheaf. The aroma is sweet and the taste is very balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1484) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 20, 2016
Meh, sort of interesting for a lager. Certainly full of malty flavor, just not much else that I want to go back for.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnsense (1323) - - MAR 26, 2016
Amber pour, larger fluffy head. Caramel, bread in the aroma. Taste is grassy, bready, lighter caramel sweetness. Medium body. Sessionable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1454) - CANADA - MAR 9, 2016
Appearance: clear amber-brown with one finger of fluffy ivory head diminishing gradually o a thin ring, no lacing. (3/5) Aroma: caramel, roasty notes, grassy, bready, light fruit. (7/10) Taste: moderate-low sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Palate: light body, moderate carbonation, dry lightly bitter finish. (3/5) A drinkable dunkel. I’ve certainly had worse lagers! Although it initially smells predominantly of caramel and bready malts, the sweetness remains quite restrained and decently balanced. Despite the colour, it’s light-bodied, perhaps even tending to the watery, but that’s not really a negative for the style. I’d call this a straightforward thirst quencher, and one could certainly session it were one so inclined. (13/20)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tessic (1033) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2016
This dark lager poured a slightly cloudy, deep dark amber colour with a huge, thick, off white head. Scents include ripe fruit and molasses with a little wine? First swig was a little thin but not bad. Medium carbonation with a nice roasted flavour. Other than the thin mouthfeel it’s not bad at all...


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