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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.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUL 1, 2007
On tap at G. B. Dark copper color with creamy white head. Faint malty aroma. Wheat bread taste with a grainy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 25, 2004
Tap@Gordon Biersch, Seattle. Pretty typical dunkel actually, failry authentic German style. Doughy, caramel and slightly toasty flavours. This is OK.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - OCT 9, 2004
Sampled draught at Gordon Biersch, Las Vegas
Hazy mahogany with average head & lacing. Nose of celery & cabbage, loads of DMS. Tastes lightly sweet with notes of dark chocolate & dark fruits. Oily creamy finish but balanced.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (4859) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - OCT 28, 2004
Dark cola coloured body with a frothy tan head, almost non-existant. Aroma of roasted malt, pit fruit, nuts and some raisins. Medium-bodied; Nice full roasty malt flavour with a good long-lasting pit fruit sweetness. Aftertaste lingers and lasts quite a while. Overall, a good overall dunkel-the best beer from the brewpub and recommended if anyone visits the facility. I sampled this on draught on 29-September-2004 at the brewpub on 9th & F in Washington, D.C.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4379) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 23, 2004 (Atlanta) Grainy and worty aroma. Ruddy, deep tea color without a whole lot of head. Not too hoppy. Flavor was slightly tart, leaning towards the bready. Re-rated, 3/22/04 Miami: Fruity and somewhat musty malt aroma similar to what I associate with Kolsch. Good mahogany brew, good house glassware. Fairly sweet, somewhat tart, medium bittering - which is a combination of hops and malt, light diacetyls and caramel, very light phenols. Good mouthfeel and body, light astringency.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DanielBrown (3927) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2004
On tap at Gordon Biersch, Mission Valley, San Diego. Chocolate brown, translucent colouring. Thin topping of spaced-out lacing man. Smells a bit like plastic and marzipan - not the most pleasant combination in the World. A fairly pleasant taste, but tinged with a certain oddness, as per the aroma. Choc and cream on the whole, perhaps like bourbon biscuit or a donut. Fairly strong on the finish. Only OK.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Butters (3863) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 2, 2009
On draft at the Miami location. Hazy plum brown with good near white head. Nice wheaty sweet banana cream with dark sweetness. Flavor is complex, ranging from banana to even chocolate notes! There are some hints of bandaid and antiseptic, but it doesn’t ruin the flavor. There is some roastiness, semi-sweet and dry finish. The best GB beer I’ve had.

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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 11, 2005
On tap at the Atlanta location. copper/warm brown. beautiful lingering swirl of lace. malty toasty scent. supposedly unfiltered, but I see no haze. wonderful butteriness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (3516) - Georgia, USA - MAY 26, 2007
Appearance is a lovely cloudy brown with a rich head. Aroma is smoky and malty with a yeasty overtone. The lively flavor is rich, malty and smoky. This beer has an edge to it, but it goes down well with some yeastiness in the aftertaste. A good beer to finish a drinking session or to come after dinner.


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