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

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RATINGS: 736   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!


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghawener (1565) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - SEP 20, 2012
Draft: Delicious well crafted Dunkel, malty with a nice solid body so you can a enjoy a few in the Biergarten. Food Pairing: Goulash.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - AUG 19, 2013
it’s got that classic bavarian lager aroma, with some darker malt notes. beautiful clear medium brown color, with a slight mahogany tint, like a dark märzen. big slightly off white head drops quickly to lacing. the dark malts dominate the flavor, mildly roasty, mildly caramel. fairly sweet profile. upper medium mouthfeel. clean finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (772) - New York, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Its body has a deep burnt coppery color with lighter amber highlights and good clarity. The pour produces a tall, foamy, light tan head with a mix of small tightly packed bubbles and bigger soapy quick fading bubbles. The settles down to a thin cap of tiny bubbles that makes very nice lacing on the glass. The nose is full and rich. There are solid notes of caramel and bready maltiness followed up by some floral/mineral like German and Czech noble hops. As in the aroma the flavor has nice caramel/bready maltiness and noble spicy/floral hops in good balance with a slight edge to the malt. In the finish it quickly fades to dryer mellow hop bitterness. The body has a medium to full body with a smooth, not to thick/not to thin, texture and carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
N3lson1 (951) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Drank from a twelve ounce bottle. Definitely one of my favorite goto beers over the years. Amazing aromas of malts. Nice sweet flavor.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidWoodruff (433) - Windsor, California, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Aroma: Malt, coffee and tootsie roll Appearance: Brown, clear with quickly disappearing head. Flavor: Dry maltiness with a smidgeon of roastiness. Palate: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Overall: a clean refreshing dunkel with a nicely complex nose.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sissio (1245) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 9, 2014
Clear brown/chestnut, cappuccino rocky head Cereals, some hops, caramel Sweet/bitter with pleasant bitter ending Licorice, roasted malts, chocolate

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CpyNPrnT (616) - Indiana, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Aroma of toasted almonds. Taste is nutty, malty, with a small hop presence to make it refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brandon1989 (497) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2015
This beer pours a clear dark copper with a thick creamy white head that left plenty of lacing around the glass. The aroma is very malty, sweet malts. I also pick up some faint hops and bread as well. The taste is very similar to the aroma. Up front you pick up the sweet malts and possibly some caramel and brown bread. On the back end you pick up a faint hop bitterness to balance out the beer. I really enjoyed this beer and highly recommend it!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cattaneopapa (291) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
500ml bottle from LCBO. 5.5% alc / vol. Pours a hazy ruby brown colour with one finger off white head. Bready lager aroma on the nose with some roasted malts. Taste is malty with a gentle hop accent and finishes with a metallic aftertaste. Medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (3104) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 2, 2016
Pours a gorgeous dark garnet with a moderate off white froth on top. Aroma is sweet caramel and malt with some small hop presence and slight spice. Taste is smooth and moderate body, sweet caramel with low hop bitterness and a small spice that comes in at the end.


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