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Brewed by Staatliches Hofbräuhaus München
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 735   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark beer existed in Bavaria long before light beer. This was the first type of beer to be brewed at Hofbräuhaus when it was founded. Today, when beer-lovers all over the world talk about dark beer, they usually mean a Munich style beer. Today, Hofbräu Dunkel - the archetypal Bavarian beer - is still as popular as ever. With its alcoholic content of around 5.5% volume and its spicy taste, it’s a refreshing beer that suits all kinds of occasion. A beer in the traditional Munich style!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9503) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - SEP 24, 2011
Bottle at Minneapolis Beer Fest. Brown/copper pour, small white head. Aroma and taste of caramel, malt, and just a touch of bitter hops. A little spice in here too.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AWMiller (512) - Mansfield, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2011
This is a very fine dunkel! Pours a rich, dark brown body with a hearty frothy head that stays with the brew a long time. Hints of roasted malt and caramel are both smelt and tasted; followed up with a light, crisp hit of bitter hops that’s just right!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2658) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 11, 2011
On tap at Bar Munich in Houston, TX. Copper brown with a fluffy off-white head. Roasted malt and sweet caramel aroma and taste with light hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (3438) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2011
Tap at hofbrauhaus munich. Deep brown red with off white head. Malty slightly fruity aroma. Sweet malty taste, easy going. Very refreshing after a long day of walking. Doesn’t finish very well, bit sticky

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8664) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 2, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2013 Half a litre at the hofbrauhaus, Munich.Thin white head. Clear dark amber pour. Nice and drinkable

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sarahmarie (265) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Copper color with hints of ruby red. Sweet malts in the nose with a touch of toffee and subtle hops. Big toasted bread flavor with a caramel like sweetness. Munich malts dominate with a mild hop presence at the end. Semi dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaKeAFC (899) - ITALY - AUG 26, 2011
0.5L bottle, pours clear mahogany brown with a stable brownish head. Strong nose of German fennel spiced bread. Spicy taste, full and not bland. Aroma of spices, toasted malts and black bread, tasty. Sweet taste with a light bitter finish. Light texture, medium bodied, moderate carbonation, smooth and easy to drink. I suppose this will be perfect with pretzels and other Bavarian bakery. Another nice surprise from HB!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wolfbass (1089) - Firenze, ITALY - AUG 23, 2011
Io vi dirò che lo stile Dunkel, è uno dei miei preferiti. Bel colore, buon aroma tra la frutta e la tostatura, e anche in bocca mi soddisfa.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 20, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italarican (1543) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 20, 2011
On tap at Bierhaus NYC. Pours a muddy, shiny reddish brown with moderate off-white head. Aroma has notes of chocolate syrup, tootsie roll, and yeast. Flavor is rich of tootsie roll with cascade hops. A surprising alcohol bite. Enjoyable.


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