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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.41/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
We put the Punk in the Dunkel. Dunkels are dark lagers with a smooth malt flavor. We kick it up with some pumpkin spice for an easy drinking German session beer. Perfect for those fleeting Texas fall days spent watching the grackles fly south to their favorite grocery store parking lots.

Fratto's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - NOV 30, 2012
On tap at Live Oak. Brown pour with a big tan head. Aroma is lots of baking spice, caramel, and brown sugar. Taste is almost smokey, more pumpkin pie, and a weird finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
gringo332 (573) - Richardson, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours a deep orange body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of cinnamon, allspice, nutmeg, pumpkin, and brown sugar. Flavor of brown sugar, cinnamon, allspice, light cocoa, caramel, and raisins.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (1090) - , Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle to glass. Very dark dirty brown pour definitely more of a dunker than pumpkin beer. Not much aroma. Taste was malt with slightest of spice at very end

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4531) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle. The look is a reddish brown with garnet tinges, beige ok head, and and dark. The smell is pumpkin pie, nutmeg, cinnamon, clove, sweet, ok, but a little much. The taste is smoother, spiced, choppy. A little up and down. Ok had better had worse.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle:   When drinking this one I think of some old and stale Chicken in a Biscuit crackers.   Pumpkin spices are too light.   Has a bit of roasted character to it.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Thin finish, pale spices, pale roasted malts, but clean otherwise.   Pretty much a snoozer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (2000) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a darker orange color with off-white head. Pumpkin pie spice on the nose, with some pumpkin and caramel malt notes; follows onto the palate. Finishes sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
skinnycheeks (31) - - FEB 1, 2014
its punkel time! grab your punkel swing ’er to an’ fro. Hehaw i like pumpkins and beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3456) - Panama City, Florida, USA - DEC 26, 2013
6-pack picked up at Cheers with Zac. I was surprised by the lower ratings here because for me this was a nice pumpkin brew. I liked how it wasn’t just overpowering spice. This had some of the vegetal pumpkin notes to add some depth. Plus the base dunkel was nice too. I would happily buy this each fall/winter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llcooldave (1168) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Pours a dark leathery brown in the glass. Spicy pumpkin spice aroma. Flavor of toasty malt with an aftertaste of more spicy malt notes like a dark pumpkin spice bread with a touch of molasses. Overall, an extremely delicious brew. Thanks BarZigKin!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcuhaimes (10) - fort worth, Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Very deep reddish brown color with an off white head. Taste of subdued Pumpkin Spices, dark malt. Pleasant mouth feel. One of the better pumpkin beers I’ve had. also I don’t really even enjoy pumpkin beers, but this I would try again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2503) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Pours a reddish brown color with a medium sized head. Notes of milk chocolate, pumpkin pie spice, cold air, and brown sugar.

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