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

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RATINGS: 671   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   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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2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sblsimone85 (355) - USA - JUN 21, 2013
Ho provato una birra ingiudicabile visto che era leggermente acida. Mal chiusa forse? Boh alla prossima bevuta giudicherò. ---Rated BY Italianbeer85


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreamer (154) - PORTUGAL - JUL 31, 2015
Reddish brown color, with nice beige head. Low carbonation, light body and thin texture. Aroma is toasted bread, caramel, dark malt lightly roasted. Taste is sweet, very light bitterness, cloves and bread. Aftertaste is sweet and long.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
prawlie (1283) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUL 29, 2015
Mass at the Hofbrauhaus in Munich. Very dark brown with a nice foamy head and served in a glass HB glass. This looked good, and smelt pretty good too, though dominated by the malt. A drinkable beer in interesting surroundings, but ultimately a bit plain.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (1289) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2015
A nice average dunked overall. Pours a beautiful deep red with a white head. Smells sweet, malty with some peach. Taste is quite malty, with some caramel and vanilla. Sweet finish. Had in tap at Lowbrau.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mircoas (219) - ITALY - JUL 19, 2015
50cl @ bottle. Scura tedesca trovata al supermercato. Tutto sommato una birra discreta, bell’aspetto, beverina, forse un po’ troppo amara. Birra estiva.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfontana (160) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle from Harvest Market, Bedford NH. Aroma is basement yeast over toasted malt. Appearance is nice clear amber reddish brown with finger-width off-white head with fair retention, minimal lacing, and nice sparkle. Taste is moderately sweet malt balanced with light bitter. Palate is medium bodied with medium texture and lively carbonation. Finish is abrupt. Overall, a decent beer across the board without blowing the doors of anything..

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ANZUShophunter (87) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2015
On tap at Bavarian Bier Cafe, Gold Coast. Pours dark copper with creamy head and nice aroma of roasted malt. Smooth drinking with a lingering bitter finish. An excellent dunkel, will revisit in late Sept!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hank37 (184) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - JUL 5, 2015
Deep brown. Like a brown cow. Off white pillowy head. Earth and slight aniseed sweet wort aromas. Chicory and charcoal present with a hint of poached pear and pan flavours.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
16erBlech (258) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - JUL 2, 2015
Draught at Wiener Hofbräuhaus. Tastier than the Helles. But still no sensation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jamaty (1242) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 9, 2015
Color coca cola, clara. Espuma poco consistente y menos abundante de lo normal para el estilo. Aroma a malta tostada. En boca escaso cuerpo y bastante carbonatada. Mantiene el sabor a malta. Floja. Defrauda.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
romolime (89) - - JUN 4, 2015
Tra le versioni dunkel weisse in bottiglia che si trovano al supermercato è tra le migliori. È una birra molto piacevoli da bersi.


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