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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A German "Dunkel" (dark) brewed as a Lager with Two Row Malt, Munich Malt and some Roasted Malts. Spiced up with German Hops from the Hallertau and a German Lager Yeast gives this Brew a nice dunkel (dark) color and some Malt sweetness with a nice finish of balanced Hops and a little chocolaty taste for the finish.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dyetube (1183) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2010
This beer pours black with a medium beige head that lasts. The aromas are light chocolate and malt. The flavors are light chocolate with a hint of vanilla. Overall an average beer, but quite drinkable.

1.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cwsample (162) - Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2010
On tap at Ginger Man Fort Worth. It looks nice, but there is not much there as far as smell OR taste goes...pretty bland.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2010
On draft at Irish Rover. Dark brown pour with amber highlights. Slight roasted malt aroma. Slight chocolate and roasty flavors. Thin body with little carbonation. Short, clean, mild bitter finish. Looks good, smells kinda bleh and tastes like the aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2626) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2009
On tap at the Franconia Brewery. Dark pour with a creamy brown head. I canít smell anything. Taste isnít very pleasant, but kinda weak. Roasted malts and maybe some chocolate.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thirdeye11 (5598) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 26, 2009
(Draught) pours very dark even for a dunkel with nice light tan head and big oily bubbles. Nose is very faint on this one, Iím getting some lightly toasted malts. Taste has more flavor, semi-sweet chocolate and creamy but itís watery and kind of disappoints. An odd bitter in the finish and undercarbonated in my opinion. A solid beer but nothing more I can say about it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cavie (3805) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2009
UPDATED: APR 13, 2011 Clear dark rose color. Creamy head that sits. Very little aroma to speak of. Creamy mouthfeel with a restrained taste. Roasted malts are the main thing tasted but it remains mostly tasteless. Slight bittering finish but still doesnít go anywhere. I was highly disappointed with this one. Not much happening here at all. 2.1
RE-RATE 4/9/11 Tap at the brewery. The beer pours a dark brown color, almost black. Tan head. Looks very nice.

Dark malts and chocolate cocoa greet the nose for this one. Roasted malts as well. I am certainly liking what Iím seeing so far!

Smooth mouthfeel. Roasted taste that is quite malty and grainy. Dark chocolate rounds things out. There is a slight ash in the aftertaste but certainly not anything to be upset over.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
lb4lb (2548) - Austin, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2009
Pours medium brownish with a small head. Smell was a bit roasty, nutty, and light chcolate. Taste was mildly chocolatey with caramel a pretty smooth body. Earthy, perhaps a bit of yeast, but not a ton of flavor to it. Somewhat mild and had a thinnish body and normal to light carbonation. Not bad, but unexciting, I thought.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5866) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 16, 2009
had in my first flight @ the FLying Saucer on my birthday celebration (afew months after funny enough) ... light chewy chocolate in the nose .. great rustic feel ... light yet chocolaty ... a delightful dunkel, earthy as heck.. i liked it and i donít like dunkels...

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
graham515 (536) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 5, 2009
Pours a dark brown/black in color with an off white head. Aroma is of coffee grounds. Flavor is dominated by a chocolate/coffee malt profile. Lightly hopped, but very balanced. My first try from this brewery, hopefully more to come in the future.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 3, 2009
Reviewed 3/2/2009 (Tap @ Flying Saucer, Houston, TX): Pours a very dark brown colored body, small tan-white head, diminishing. Somewhat coffee effervescent aroma. But very weak. Somehat watery taste, Strong ground coffee taste. Tastes like a coffee - beer. Somewhat carbonated. Some mlk chocolate notes. Nice chocolately aflertaste as it warms up.


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