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RATINGS: 162   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 27, 2012
Originally reviewed: 4/6/10. So glad these guys are available here in the Triad now! Poured this into a standard pint glass. Pours a deep dark brown with a thin tan head on top. Retention was pretty weak and it left little-to-no lace on the glass. Scents of molasses, dark breads, toffee, and some licorice. This beer is fairly full-bodied with a good carbonation backing. Sweet flavors of bittering dark chocolate, toffee, molasses, and a good mealy finish. Bitterness is very low on this one. This is all malts and I like it. Very good beer. I’d get a sixer of this and enjoy it immensely.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2012
Pours a semi dark, amber color. Has an aroma and taste of sweetness. This is an easy drinking dark beer. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2012
Bottle. The pour was a clear medium brown with a enormous (4+ finger) light tan frothy head that lasted throughout and had some excellent spotty sheets of lace. The aroma was of a roasted dark bread malt, a pine hop and a musty yeast with notes of chocolate, coffee, toffee and dark fruit (raisins and prunes). The taste was nice and malty with a touch of toffee sweetness and a hint of chocolate from the beginning then proceeded to become mildly bitter and hoppy with a note of coffee and just a light presence of dark fruit towards the end. The flavor lasted a decent while after the swallow with a nice roasty hoppiness left lingering on the taste buds. Mouthfeel was a shade or two under medium in body with a nice dry texture and an almost fizzy carbonation. Overall an impressive roasty brew. Sweet, bitter and quite malty, it had it all going on...

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerenberger (1538) - Fischer, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Dark in color with a pleasing bitter taste and a slight hoppy aftertaste. Might be a good dark session beer. Enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Braudog (5890) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown like stained oak. Virtually no head whatsoever after the first few seconds. The beer emits a sweet aroma and drinks with a easy-going dunkel character -- sweetly malty, with a tinge that almost crosses the line into cocoa, but not quite. Easy to drink, unoffending in any way, so most anyone would be OK with it. (#4472, 2/7/2012)

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3476) - Georgia, USA - JAN 29, 2012
Strong, malty aroma is slightly musky and has earthy, molasses and nutty notes. It pours a somewhat translucent sepia with a fairly thick, if not persistent, wheat-brown head that leaves considerable lacing. Rich flavor has a malty core and caramel, earthy, nutty and molasses notes. Firm-bodied texture is smooth yet rather tingly, leaving an earthy, woody finish. Eminently drinkable and enjoyable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigguns22 (709) - 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.

4.1
   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.

3.3
   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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2127) - 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.


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