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


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RATINGS: 637   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
blutt59 (6049) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2009
bottle, dark tea colored with short lived head, aroma is cardboard and caramel, flavors of caramel, raisin, figs, dry flat finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
NJJereme (375) - Saint Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Bottle. Pours a reddish-brown color with a light tan head. Aroma of malts, fruit and toffee. Has a roasted coffee kind of flavor in addition to forementioned aromas. Fairly light bodied. Pretty easy on the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6969) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 5, 2009
tap @ OTH. Pours brown, beige head. Aroma of caramel malts, some dark fruits coming across as strong and crystal malts. Flavor, malty, dark fruits; raisins, figs, dark malts, with light caramel, roasted finish. For a mass produced German beer, this is a fine and easy to drink beer fileld with good flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rusty (1537) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - AUG 3, 2009
On tap at hofbrauhaus vegas. Pours a deep brown with a light tan head. Aroma is roast, caramel, barley, malts, wheat, spices. Easy to drink and well crafted.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUL 15, 2009
On Tap. I was offered this at Beer Factory Athens when I went to grab some more beer for RBESG. Amber color with a creamy off white head.Sweetish aroma and flavor with lots of caramel . OK

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sregnar35 (977) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - JUL 10, 2009
On tap at Mahars. Pours dark brown with a good head. Aroma is sweet and earthy. Flavor is pumpkins and wheat, weird but good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11219) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2009
Bottle from Party Source. Poured clear brown color with a large frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate dark toasted malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and lively carbonation. Medium toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. My expectations where met with an above average version of this style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrallen34 (3485) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2009
This is dark brown beer with a tan head. Great smell and texture. A very nice dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mansquito (3674) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Pours a dark brown/amber color with a beige head. Slightly roasted, sweat aroma. Taste was for me at least a little metallic and a little watery. It really kind of let me down. There were some roasted malts and caramel notes, but ultimately, this was not a very fun beer to drink for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nekronos (3658) - Xalapa, MEXICO - JUN 23, 2009
Veyr nice in shape, great in sediment. Although it was a little tasteless, but I could sense the quality.

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