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Frankenmuth Munich Dunkel



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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Named for the city it calls home, this German style Lager has a distinguished dark appearance and a notably smooth sweet balanced flavor. The result gives our Dunkel a flavor of toasted bread and a malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. The aroma is a toasted cinnamon raisin bread with light caramel nuts and a touch of cola. It pours a hazy caramel color with a tan, fuzzy, spotty head that retains a medium - light ring, but it leaves a clean glass. The taste is a medium high sweetness, with a touch of bitterness.The beer is somewhere between thin and oily with a light grainy texture with a medium body and a light fuzzy carbonation. A sweet caramel cola note comes on strong at the finish with supporting raisin and spice flavors at the finish. The aftertaste is dry and toasty bread with some raisin. The aftertaste is medium in strength, but relatively short.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (984) - North Central, Indiana, USA - APR 29, 2014
Pours dark brown with ruby edging and a finger-width of beige head that leaves no lace behind. Nose involves spicy cinnamon raisin bread, cocoa, nuttiness, and sourdough yeast. Somewhat sweet, fairly bitter. Light to medium bodied, fairly oily, active, with a meaty lager yeast finish. Good brew, well constructed, and though not complex, certainly nuanced and agreeable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hotstuff (4058) - Indiana, USA - APR 26, 2014
Rated on 01-13-2012 (Bottle) This beer has a small off-white head that has a long retention, copper transparent body, very fizzy carbonation, and spotty lacing. The aroma is toasty malt and light hops. The flavor is light bitter hops and roasted malt. The mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is light bodied. This beer does not have much character to it and no WOW factor. The flavor is very light and mild.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
tap. Deep amber with small head. Sweet with a good amount of caramel malt. Could use more flavor though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bierkrug (2131) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 18, 2014
330 ml bottle in Margate , FL. Pours a dark chestnut brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, smoke and cherries. Taste us a watery version of the Aroma. Palate is mellow but watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
KapitiCritique (345) - Xincheng, Henan Province, CHINA - JAN 30, 2014
Dark, no head, no lacing, thin, slightly metallic, no nose to speak of, mildly carbonated, flat taste with no evidence of what I would expect in a dunkel. Very disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Davhgbrew (927) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Aroma of vanilla and roasted malt. Creamy texture on the palate. Moderate carbonation. Full bodied throughout. Finish is dry and pleasantly clean and bitter. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jasond612 (257) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 27, 2013
7/26/13 2nd beer of pro/am swap. Drank out front. Brownish red color. Sweet malty smell. Slight coffee notes on the nose. If give it a eh ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2013
On tap at the Frankenmuth Brew Pub. Poured a brownish color with a small sized off white head. Caramel, grains, and toasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
charule (954) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle from artmcd8. Poured dark clear amber with min head. Sweet honeyish aroma. Tastes of grain some spice. Low on the flavor scale.

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