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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A batch of dunkelweizen was brewed and added to the last of the Laurel Country White left in the tank to meld the idea of the German and Belgian beers.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 15, 2008
The color was dark brown. The head was creamy, off-white, and thin. The aroma was spicy, sweet, and peppery. The flavor was slightly sweet, spicy, but lacking. The palate was lively. The finish was slightly hoppy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (4795) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2008
Sampled at Dickinsonbeer’s Hoboken gathering - fizzy clear brown beer - sticky lace - aroma of spices and strong nuttiness - there is a similar nutty character in the flavor, along with some very light spices - none of the earthy complexities of most good dunkelweizens - nothing stand out here, but tasty enough.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 15, 2008
Bottled at Paul’s gathering. Mild, roast and spice aroma. Light cocoa. Flavor has a spicy yeast, strong wheat, and pumpkin notes. Carbonation is a bit high, and the beer is a bit lactic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TURDFERGUSON (3945) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2008
Drank this about a week ago with some peeps. Was not too impressed at all. Aroma has light cocoa, butter, and a bit of yeast. Flavor was watery, mild cocoa, nuts, and a bit of yeasty water. Meh. Went down very easy but not a very enjoyable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemattie (4134) - Georgia, USA - MAY 13, 2008
22oz bottle. Pours clear, brown color. Aroma of sourness and raisins. Yeast and spice. Light bodied. Flavor of wheat. Sweet overall character.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - MAY 12, 2008
Bottle at Paul’s Hoboken Gathering: Brown with good clarity and a tan head. The aroma has some chocolate/vanilla, diacetyl and a hint of licorice. Interesting nose. Light mouthfeel with a nice malt flavor. Toasted cocoa character- chocolaty without being sweet. Very light roast in the finish. Surprisingly clean.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (5275) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Poured a lightly hazy brown color with a small, light tan head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of cocoa, nuts, yeast, earth, and light spices. Taste of caramel malts, light chocolate, coriander, some orange peel, yeast, and a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 5, 2008
Draft at Federal in Durham. Dark brown but I can see a bit of light through. Very chocolatey in the aroma department. Flavor is also dominated by chocolate but there’s a pleasant citrusy finish as well. Succeeds in being rich and chocolatey while still holding onto some witbier characteristics.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
barcia (3) - USA - MAY 5, 2008 does not count
Dunkel-WHAT!! Had this beer not long ago @ the tasting room. The aroma is very friuty w\ spicy alcohol notes. It pours dark caramely w\ a creamy off-white head. it tastes nutty with subtle hints of a belgian white. Very light on the palate making it a thirst quencher. A nicely crafted, innovative beer. Thanks guys!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChainGangGuy (4351) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Appearance: Pours a clear, dark brown body encircled by a ring of beige-colored bubbles. Smell: It’s a hybrid! Alien scents of malted coriander, earthy brown sugar, sauteed fruits, yeast and dried citrus peel. Taste: Brown malts with nutty brown sugar and a mild sweetness. Molasses-coated coriander. Hint of fruit. Some spicy, citrusy hints. Not much bitterness. A malty, mangled finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: A nice idea, but, in all honesty, I’d rather just have either the white or the dunkel.


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