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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 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 (23044) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtd6628 (361) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 6, 2011
One of the two favorites I have from this brewery. Easy to drink not over the top on any of it’s taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 9, 2011
12oz bottle. Medium off-white head, hazy dark-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, toast, nut, some caramel, orange. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet chocolate, some roast, nut, toast, earthy/orange. Soft light-medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
steadyj (87) - Kentucky, USA - MAY 25, 2011
Pours a smooth chocolate brown. Caramel malty aroma. Taste is slightly sweet caramel and a little earthy. Light bitter finish that lasts. Nicely carbonated. One dimensional, but does what it claims to nicely. Refreshing for sipping on with fish this evening.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deadheadbill (14) - Crystal River, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2011
Dark brown with a nice tan head that dissipated fairly slowly. Not a lot of aroma coming out of the glass, but some smells of dark malt and slight brown sugar. Medium bodied with nice malty flavors and some dark fruits popping in, finishing with a little hop bite. True to the German dunkel style with the exception of being slightly hoppier. Overall a very nice dunkel and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle from Cavie. Dark pour with a tan head. Aroma is sugarplum fairies, sweet, and a little chocolate, and some vanilla coffee bean. Taste is slightly sour chocolate, hand soap, dry grains, cloying, and instant coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cavie (4305) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle via trade. Pours a clear reddish brown color with a beige head. Aroma is dark malts and sweet caramel. Some notes of vegetable root as well. Slight cocoa. Flavor is bitter metal and water, with a straight steeped grain flavor. Finishes bready.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Daytonbeer (726) - Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Pours dark brown with fluffy tan head. Aroma of powdered cocoa. Taste of roasted malts, raisins, carmel, and earth. There is also a touch of hop bitterness on the backend. Overall, a good dunkel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (21438) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2011
Bottle. Clear and dark brown color. Pleasant enough dunkel style beer, light body. Fairly ordinary but drinkable.

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