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Steeped in a long history dating back hundreds of years, this "old-fashioned" beer is again in vogue. Lager is the German word meaning "to store," so this beer ages three times longer than our ales do. "Dunkel" means dark in German, but don’t let the color fool you, it is by no means heavy, overbearing, or bitter. In fact, it proves to be a very drinkable session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigguns22 (718) - Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2011
This is a great looking beer.Dark brown with hues of red.The head is huge,tan and creamy.This beer is lighter then you may think but still pretty good.Flavors lite and malty and just a touch bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bryanm18 (48) - Burgettstown, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2011 A little bit of bitterness on the finish. Nice dark brown with a slightly off-white head. Very palatable, but a little bit thinner than I like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2011
Aroma of roasted nuts, caramel, and hints of pine. Pours murky brown with a medium head. Tastes sweet with nuts, apple peel, caramel, and a bitter lager aftertaste. Decent autumn beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2145) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 9, 2011
12oz bottle. Poured a dark amber color with a short tan head and little lacing. The aroma and flavor have a big rich, dark bready toast, caramel, nutty and coca character, that begins dry and then a sweet candy note rolls in before a mildy bitter and fruity finish. A bit thin in the mouth with a light body and mild carbonation. Very easy to drink and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11998) - Orange County, California, USA - SEP 6, 2011
A: the pour is dark brown in color with a finger of off-white head. S: Starts off with a mild aroma of roasted malts. This is followed by hints of chocolate and a light coffee note. There are some hints of dark fruits, specifically raisins, along with a mild toffee sweetness and some toasted bread. T: Coffee grounds and roasted malts are the first flavors I pick up. Those are followed by toffee and toasted bread, which provide a nice, subtle sweetness. There is jus a light bitterness and earthy hop flavor. M: Medium bodied with a medium level of carbonation. O: You don’t often see a Dunkel as part of a US brewery’s regular line-up, let alone a well done one. Solid beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2011
Dark wheaty aroma. Dark pour with a small light tan head. Lighter hoppy flavor with an overwhelming bitterness. Cold and quick mouthfell. Sharp bitter and cold finish. Sharp.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5303) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 3, 2011
Dark brown pour with light tan head. Aroma of brown sugar sour malt and a hinto peat. Roasted caramel and light peat, with a pleasant biter. Medium bodied with a bito fizz. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6588) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 30, 2011
Bottle thanks to Spencer. Pours a clear brown/red color with a medium off-white head. The aroma is sweet fruity malts, some grapes in there and light toast. The flavor is a nice Dunkel; sweet but not overly so, dry, fruity, lingering but light bitterness in the finish. Nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (1861) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 17, 2011
I don’t like dunkels too much but this beer was very nicely done. Like the description says it was pretty light and session able with nice malt flavors.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (18159) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2011
Draft @ City Beverage, Winston-Salem, NC. Pours a dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty grainy caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

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