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Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Nobleton, Canada

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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Authentic Munich Dunkel Style Lager 4.8% alc./vol. King Brewery's newest addition is this authentic Munich-style Dark Lager. Using only the finest imported Dark Munich Malt and Noble German Hops, combined with brewing in our authentic German decoction brewhouse, gives this beer King's trademark "true to style" aroma and flavour. This delicious beer is red-brown in colour, with a thick tan coloured head. The palate is rich and full, delivering a clean bready taste with a hint of toasted chocolate, while sporting elegant lace lines to the bottom of your glass. This unique Dark Lager is complex yet clean. Enjoy it with all European continental style foods and cheeses, or just as a well deserved cold one. Extremely flavourful, balanced and deliciously refreshing, our Dark Lager has to be tasted to be appreciated!


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 3, 2008
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival 2007. A hazy dark brown beer with a tan head. The aroma is sweet iwth notes of caramel, malt, straw, an nuts. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of caramel, leading to a finish with notes of straw. The body is thin.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20004) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2007
Bottled. Deep amber colour, not much head. Aroma is fruits, some caramel and grass. Flavour is caramel malts, hops, grass and some slight yeastyness. Wellbalanced and refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (18966) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2007
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Nut brown, creamy head. Roasty, buttery aroma. Sweet and medium bodied, soft an dlaid back. Roasty, earthy malt flavours followed by careful hop bitterness. Well crafted.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (11926) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2007
Bottled@SBWF 2007
Ruby color, small white head. Diacetylic hoppy aroma. Caramelly and malty. Medium-bodied. Balanced dunkel.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (11842) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 8, 2003
Orangey-amber colour is not as dark as I was hoping for. Slightly fruity aroma with vague caramel notes. Body is caramelly, maybe some light toffee. Quick finish. Not in the league of their (usually) tasty pilsner.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Amber color, small offwhite head. Malty chocolate aroma. Malty, somewhat milky flavor, vanilla notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2006
Clear dark brown lager with a thin dissipating moka head. Sweet musty caramel aroma, with light powdery moka notes. In mouth, sweet nutty malt, with mokaccino flavours, light metallic hops, but very short in mouth. Medium bodied.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8214) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2012
Dark brown pour with a tight tan head. The nose is lovely. Fresh toasted malt, a little bit of cocoa and brown bread. Fresh clean malt with just a touch of yeasty aroma. It's nothing fancy, but it's a top notch dunkel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8094) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 30, 2004
malty brown sugar aroma. Mid-sip hint of carmel and nuts and chocolate. Some toasting. Malt more than hops. Dry and sweet oil aftertaste.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JorisPPattyn (7721) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2006
Small greige head over cola-coloured beer. Green leaves, bay leaf, dark chocolate malts, rather fresh smelling, and faint bready notes. Quite "true to style". Bèènggg! (see above and following). Tastes like a (watered down) stout; burnt grains, little or no sweetness initially. Retronasal some ashes, and at that time, finally some restsugars, if little. Faint burning sensation, generally rather thinnish. Very roasted, stout-like Dunkel, as if they had no idea how a Dunkel really tastes, and they did experiment. Which is also fun.


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