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Brewed by Dinkelacker-Schwaben Bräu
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Stuttgart, Germany

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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kazmerbn99 (1) - USA - DEC 17, 2001 does not count
Rather than give you a rating on my opinions of the Munich Dunkel style (like every other posting I read), I will judge how well this beer performs as an example of the style. Complex malt character with hints of caramel. As is appropriate for this style, the hop bitterness is low but noticeable; balance is tipped towards maltiness. Dark brown color. No hop aroma; most of the aroma comes from the Munich malt. Aftertaste is dominated by the malt as well. Yeast fermented very cleanly; no diacetyl or esters. Though the hops flavor tasted a little stale, most likely this was due to the extended period of time the beer spent on the shelf at my neighborhood store, not a mistake by the brewer. I would recommend this beer. However, be wary of a long shelf life, as this probably isn’t a #1 seller.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cb (810) - Roeland Park, Kansas, USA - DEC 24, 2002
Very malty aroma, sweet taste with lingering frothy lace. Subtle and underrated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 22, 2004
Dark chocolate ruby brown with a large tan head. The aroma is very fruity with some cherries, brown sugar, honey and fig. Almost like a dopplebock here. The flavor was smooth and balanced and it finished medium bodied with a full mouthfeel. This was a good dunkel!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tennisjoel (1175) - Rochester, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2005
Dark color. Brown with red tints when held up to the light. Nice thick creamy head. Fruity aroma. Nice bread doughy flavor with hints of caramel and molasses. A little syrupy. Not too bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattShizzle (541) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2005
Dark brown. Good flavor. Mostly clean tasting, but a slight off aftertaste. A good dunkel

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 27, 2006
12oz bottle-pours a white head with amber color. Aroma is malty. Taste is malt, creamy. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mudgemania (3) - New York, USA - AUG 6, 2006 does not count
Bottle. Dark brown color with nice thick head. Lots of flavor. Finishes well. Would try it again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DWestrick (434) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 22, 2008
UPDATED: APR 21, 2008 I really liked this beer. Reminds me of a dopplebock but with less going on. Would like to try on tap - only had from bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gerardoluna (193) - MEXICO - MAY 28, 2008
Eyes: Good dark red color! the head is great in the first look. Nouse: good cereal aroma is present with a little touch of caramel and coffe. Mouse: Bitttter, with full body, great flavor a good german dunkel!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Wulfstan (509) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2008
This is a nice dunkel. Dark, medium brown, it has a smallish off-white head steadily shrinking to a wispy top. The smell is sweet brown bread, toast, leaves, hay, hint of pine. The taste is dryish with toasted crust, leaves, hints of cola and root beer, a bit zesty, clean, very pleasant, but still a little on the bland side, yet very drinkable.


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