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

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RATINGS: 610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   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!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (11201) - DENMARK - APR 7, 2013
Bottle, 5.5%. Clear dark amber/brown with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and a little bread. Flavour is malt, caramel, little sweet, hop, little bread, little nutty and a little bitter.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lawman834 (226) - Texas, USA - APR 8, 2013
Sampled at the Texas Craft Brew fest, my score is based off of some incoherent notes and a 2 oz sample.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (952) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2013
This is pretty standard dark German beer fare. Good and traditional. Sweet malty aroma. There was a small tinge of skunkiness as this was in a green bottle. Light brown and clear with average head. Even though a dark lager there was not much weight. A little watery but easy to drink. Flavors were grain, malt, sweet, maybe a little spice but overall mellow. Typical German stuff found in the US.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Choos (604) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - JAN 16, 2014
On tap hofbrahaus-hahndorf Aroma: some malt and crystal malt. App: heart of red / dark amber, tan head. Flavour: gentle malt with a hint of dark toasty notes. Palate: finishes short and lightly caramel with a hint of hop bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5005) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear light brown body with a small fizzy beige head that faded fairly quickly. The nose is slightly bready and lightly roasted malt with a little graininess. The flavor is fairly bland really, just a light bready, nutty, and toasty malt base with a little sweetness on the finish. Lighter bodied with just a little stickiness on the finish. Moderate soft fizzy carbonation. Overall, a rather bland and boring effort, but easy enough to finish a single bottle.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Eructoblaster (3034) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle - 500ml. Nice copper body with a thin off-white foamy head. Decent malty/hoppy aroma with brown sugar, grainy, and woody hints. Its well balanced malty/hoppy taste carries brown sugar and woody notes. Ends with a good bittersweet finish. Decent everyday Dunkel.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EyeAmBaldman (250) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Pours a clear mahogany with a thick off-white head. My bottle was green, unlike the pic here, and aroma was a little skunky. Not a lot of active carbonation in the glass but swirling it around creates a nice creamy head. Taste is nothing special, but is not really bitter at all. It’s mostly malty hay and yeast. Not a bad dunkel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (7616) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 6, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein rötlich-braunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell. Geschmack angenehm röstmalzig, würzig, trocken.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2005
1 L. tap at Hofbräuhaus München. Dark red-brown colour with a medium baige head. Light sweet roasted malty aroma and a sweet caramel chocolat taste. Medium body and a light dry finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (10556) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 17, 2006
Draught at brewpub Platzl München. Creamy white excellent mostly lasting head. Reddisch-brown colour. Week aroma and flavor. OK palate.


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