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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.34/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our Silver Medal winner in the European-Style Dark/Munchner Category at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. The dunkel is malty, mellow & a slight roasty tasting brew. This medium-bodied, dark mahogany beer is brewed in the style of Munich dark lagers.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
badgerben (4401) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - OCT 22, 2005
Very dark red color with no head. Aroma is completely missing. Slight coffee taste with a pinch of malt. Unfortunately boring.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 17, 2005
Deep, translucent cherry black in color with a lovely, dark creamy tan head. Burnt chocolate manifests in the aroma, interspersed with Coca Cola. Rich, nutty chocolate take a robust step forward in the flavor profile. Caramel currents and milk chocolate brownies contribute as well. Palate feel is appreciated - creamy, medium-bodied and easy going as a dunkel should be. Good to see a brewpub doing an above par rendition of the style.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kms399 (267) - plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2005
sampled from a growler my mom brought home. black with thin persistant head. aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. tastes very smooth and creamy though a little thin. taste of chocolate and malt. good brew

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4424) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - JUL 12, 2004
Sample at the brewpub. Near black, wisp of head which lasted an hour. Grapy-chocolaty nose, smooth cocoa body, fairly full; chewy, late robustness, a great "dark" session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ElGaucho (2207) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - AUG 25, 2003
Sampled at Great Taste of the Midwest. Aroma off..stale (hemp?) Deep red with off-white head, thin. Roasted malt flavor. Decent.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11535) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 2, 2003
Clear ruby brown with medium tan head. Aroma is sweet toasty, caramel, and light roasty -- quite inviting. Taste is sweet, caramel, toasty, and light peach. Light carbonation and a light/medium body.


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