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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   ABV: -
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German for "dark," Dunkel is a rich, malty beer with hops present but dominated by the sweetness of roasted and toasted dark malts.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4362) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - NOV 11, 2004
Dark brown color with no head. Malty aroma and taste. A little caramel lacing and raw barley as well. Not a great dunkel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
robertsreality (2460) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 16, 2004
Dark Brown Coloring. No Head. Good Malts. Maybe the Smallest Amount of Chocolate. Pretty Average Dunkel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (3637) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2003
Vanilla, nutty, caramel aroma. Red-chestnut color with good lacing. Bubbly but restrained and somewhat smooth. Hints of roastiness. Like their doppelbock but lacking the alcoholic notes. The best of their beers that I tried.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jazz88 (2528) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 28, 2003
Tap @ brewpub. A mahogany brown color with a tan head. Roasted malts with a pleasant hint of chocolate.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beermatrix (1497) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2003
Color is of clearish chestnut brown with a ruby-like quality featured through its body, tannish thin puffy head that fades to a skim always present and lace in tons of spots all over the glass. Smell is faint, barely there, roasted malts and not mush else. Taste is subdued sweet roasted malts, a touch of chocolate malts and hops but the sweetness dominates a bit much and the character of roastyness is all but smeared away faster then a you can say t...too late. Feel is a lighter medium body, smooth and fresh but far too sweet and boring. Nothing going on in this to make any impression. Forgetable. Passable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElGaucho (2156) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2003
Served at Winterfest in St. Paul, MN on Feb. 8, though wasn't listed in the program, and was therefore likely a late add. Good Bavarian Dunkel aroma. Black cherry colors. Good dunkel. Better than some in Munich; comparable to the Dunkel at the Hofbrauhaus in Munich...and I liked that. Malty. Quite good.


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