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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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is a full-bodied, malty beer. It is our only lager beer served unfiltered, the way all beer was traditionally made years ago. Despite its dark color and rich caramel aroma, Dunkles is light in texture and smooth to drink.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DatFlycat (12) - Los Gatos, California, USA - JAN 3, 2004
Quality dark beer. A little too much hops bitterness is my one knock (I'm a confessed Hops-Sally, however). Though when Gordon's blonde bock is unavailable in the restaurant, I'm a sure thing for a nice frothy pint o' the Dunkles.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
daboskabouter (1470) - Fergus, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2003
Cloudy dark red. Sweet malt, roasty hops and fruit in the nose. The body is sweet and malty with light hops in the middle. Dries out really quick.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FlacoAlto (3810) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 7, 2003
Sampled on tap at the brewery in San Jose.
This beer is unfiltered, so it is quite cloudy. It is a reddish brown color, and has a thin tan head. Quite fruity smelling. It is lightly astringent in the finish and has quite a bit of diacetyl as well as a malty backbone, which is nice. Ultimately the diacetyl in the background distracts from this beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jercraigs (8059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 28, 2003
Draft. Oakville Darker amber, more head than the rest. Slightly tan head, with hints or roasted flavour. Better mouthfeel than the rest, but a bit on the thin side. This and their Hefeweizen were the best offerings I thought.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2003
Sampled at the Oakville location. Chestnut brown. Tan head. Aroma of caramel, honey, & bread. Thin-medium body. Some bread-like dark malt flavours. Moderately hoppy finish w/ hint of alcohol. Overall, however, flavours are a little watery & bland.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bender (293) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - JUL 13, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2003 On tap Dark red-brown leather body with a thick off white head. Nice lacing. Lagers have such great color!
Lots of toasted maltiness in the aroma. Smells much more substantial than what is really in the glass.
Taste is of a dunkel but thin. Roastiness comes through in the taste a little more than the malt. Not much bitterness to note.
Very smooth on the palate.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
haddon90 (1490) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2003
When I first saw it I thought it was a porter. But with it's light taste I knew it was a lager. Nice brown color with a good tan head. Light and smooth. Not a bad beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lunaticharness (183) - Torrance, California, USA - MAY 20, 2003
nice and dark color, malty, and almost a bit watery, good flavor tho, had it from the tap in San Francisco

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jstu9 (402) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2003
(tap) Smooth. My first instinct was I was drinking nothing. But it really grew on me, a nice malty taste, a nice cloudy dark color. I had this, the Blonde Bock and the Marzen at the same time and this was clearly the best of the 3.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 25, 2003
Candied malt aroma, cloudy copper, medium vanilla head. Well roasted malt flavour, nutty too, very pleasant bitterness. Pretty good beer.


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