Flossmoor Station Ruby Brown Dunkel
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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.27/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
A Munich Dunkel brewed for Flossmoor’s Oktoberfest Celebration 2009.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (22977) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 2, 2010
Draft @ Flossmoor Station, Flossmoor, IL. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty fruity caramel aroma with some grainy hints. Fruity malty caramel flavor with some weak hints of chocolate. Has a fruity malty grainy caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (9574) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 12, 2009
Tap at Flossmoor. Dark brown pour with red highlights. Offwhite head. Aroma of caramel and toast, malty taste. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (9376) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 1, 2009
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a brown copper color with a beige head that laces the glass. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, sweet roasted malt, hops, banana, and dark fruit. Flavor matches the nose pretty well, with more of a yeasty, malty, bready character to it. Medium bodied, with a roasty finish. In the midst of sampling all of the beers available at the brewpub, this one didn’t stand out at all. But I should admit that dunkels are not my favorite beers, and this is not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (6976) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 30, 2009
Sample at Flossmoor. Dark brown pour with a medium tan head. Malty and fairly roasty aroma; does not smell like a lager. Roasty and caramelly malt flavor that is tasty and also is not reminiscent of a lager. Won’t get any complaints out of me there. I like dunkels that taste more like American browns.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (6942) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Draft on tap at the Flossmoor Oktoberfest celebration (Flossmoor, IL). Pours a a brownish near opaque pour with a nice offwhite that is thick, laces fairly well. Aromas are sweet caramel anf toffee malts, bread, faint chocolate. Initial is sweet malts, caramel and dark chocolate, sweet, malty, with very light bitterness in the finish. A sweet brew, decent bitterness, not necessarily sessionable in my world. A bit thick, a good sweetness, malty, faint bitterness. Ok, overall. Not necessarily my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 5, 2009
On tap at the rainy FS Oktoberfest - It poured a dark, dark brown body with a moderate tan head that managed to lace the sides of my plastic drinking vessel. It had a sweet dark caramel and chocolate aroma with a light roastiness to it. The flavor was much the same although the sweetness seemed to intensify, cut only slightly by a dash of earthy hops. True to style, but I think a bit too sweet for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (3695) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2009
Served to plastic at Flossmoor’s Oktoberfest celebration. Poured a dark brown with ruby tones showing through. The head was a medium tan with creamy foam and as clingy lace as plastic will allow. The aroma was a full dose of toasty malt, light grain, and malty sweetness. The flavor exposed more with hints of chocolate, caramel, toffee, and even maple? Some roasty characteristics and subtle hop bitterness/dryness were also present. Fairly full body and creaminess to the mouthfeel made this a very enjoyable brew, especially for the occasion.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SrSilliGose (3328) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - NOV 8, 2009
Tap at flossmoor. Pours dark brown with some red highlights. notes of wheat, bread, toast, chocolate. ok, not great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2009
Red-brown, beige cover. Sweet sugar, burnt caramel aroma. Taste is again burnt sugar, toasty, nuts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
msante79 (2224) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - OCT 4, 2009
Had on tap at the Oktoberfest party at the station. Pours very dark brown with tan head. Almost like a stout or porter. Aroma was caramel and chocolate, yeast, and roasted malts. Flavor was toffee, caramel, sweet and bready malts with some chocolate and some light spices. Have only had a couple of dunkels but thought this was a pretty solid brew.

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