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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
devilben02 (281) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Poured from my home tap with a deep dark chestnut brown color and a luxuriously creamy beige head. The aroma is clean and mild but nondescript, with only a toasted grain character being easily identifiable. The flavor seems more roasted rather than merely toasted, with some dry-roasted nuttiness, and a bit of semisweet chocolate. The texture is very creamy with only a very fine carbonation giving it any energy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Pours an amber brown color with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, toasty, fruity, and floral. Flavor is caramel, toast, fruity, and a spicy peppery finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruskiimperial (308) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2010
From the 12th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 09/18/2010. Poured a hazy light brown faint head. Hazelnut aroma. Taste has quite a bit of bread and roasted malts. Aftertaste is a bit heavy on the sweetness from this beer. Decent but nothing spectacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Butters (3966) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Pours a clear dark amber with ring of light tan head. Nose is very earthy caramel. Flavor is nutty, dirt, dry. Decent, but not great. Leaves something to be desired.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Bottle from Sam’s Quik Stop at the 12th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 09/18/2010 . Clear reddish brown body with a small frothy off-white head. Sweet toasty and light bready aroma. Sweet bready flavor with some light molasses. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MaltDawg (1344) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2010
(Sample Date: 9/18/2010 Source:Maniac) Light dark malt aroma. Clear dark caramel brown with small white head. Light roasted malts in flavor with some sourness. Finish is clean dry and lightly bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1140) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Catching up some more... draft at Duckworth’s in Charlotte with Chris and Karen before we left for Bama. Pretty good, but not killer dunkel. Would have liked a little bolder flavor, but otherwise good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Pours dark brown with a fully receding tan head. Notes of foamy roast, black debittered malt, malty lager yeast, spicy pepper, chocolate malt. Medium bodied and lightly sticky with lush carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zizzybalubba (1626) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 8, 2010
On tap at Coasters. Muddy dark brown pour reminiscent of a cup of coffee. Light floral hop aroma with light toffee notes. Flavor is mild roasted coffee and light floral and citrus hops. Not a bad representation of the style this just isn’t a style I particularly enjoy that much or appreciate. But certainly good for what it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nickd717 (3671) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 8, 2010
On tap at Aqua in Duck, NC. Pours mostly clear dark reddish-brown color with a one-finger off-white head that fades to a ring. Very nice aroma of dark bread, caramel, toffee, and raisin. The flavor is rather bready and slightly toasty with a hint of anise, dark fruit, and a good caramel malt backbone. Smooth on the palate with soft carbonation. Who would’ve thought a random NC brewery would’ve brewed a German-style beer as authentic and tasty as this? Not me. NC is an underrated beer state.

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