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RATINGS: 151   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (3025) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2010
Bottle from a trade with emacgee. Pours dark reddish brown color with a tan head. Chocolate and toasted malt aromas. Toasted malt and chcolate flavors with some coffee and a slight sweet fruitiness. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Thanks Ethan.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 19, 2010
12oz bottle-pours dark copper with a big tan head with some lacing. Aroma is dark malt-peat/cocoa, 2nd earthy hops. Taste is dark malt-peat/cocoa, biting earthy/wood hops. 3.4 2nd ˝ of this beer the hops mellow and balances . 3.7

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2010
(12oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a brown body with a small cream head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted, caramel, and vanilla. Flavor of raisins, roasted malt, caramel, and earth.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (8539) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2010
Bottle shared by maniac at the 12th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 9/18/10. Pours a ruby-caramel color with a medium offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Nutty and grainy aroma with faint raisins and caramel in the finish. The taste is nutty and earthy with minty hop notes. Medium bodied.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9797) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2010
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of graininess, toasted malt, light cocoa and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of graininess, toasted malt, cocoa, light molasses and a hint of earthiness with a smooth malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5544) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2010
(12oz bottle thanks to blutt59) clear brown with lasting tan bubbles. Nose is nutty, brown sugar, sweet cracker, and cream. Taste of brown sugar, cracker, and cream with a nice smooth finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wavers1 (877) - Notown, California, USA - OCT 16, 2010
thanks to spence on for this one! nice brew, aroma is enticing and the taste is very nice. very sweet and malty, caramel lager, yum! this is really a solid brewery!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6019) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 15, 2010
bottle, dark brown in color with tan foam, aroma is chocolate and coffee flavor is mostly nuts with some cocoa and malt, finish is dry

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (6633) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - OCT 11, 2010
Bottle shared by Shane, thanks! Poured a slightly hazy dark brown with a light brown head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma was full of caramel with some toffee and underlying coffee and toast. Flavor was sweet as well with some sweet dark grains, caramel and a light underlying toast note.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brewbie (455) - New York, USA - OCT 11, 2010
on tap. amber with a small tan head. aroma and taste of caramel sweetness, nutty and a little roast.


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