MuertosPorter (24) - California, USA - MAR 10, 2010
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12oz bottle received as an extra in a trade with ucusty. Thanks for sending this. Deep burgundy pour with a quickly dissipating beige head. Aromas of honey, milk chocolates, blackberries, walnuts. Flavors, very similar to the aroma, honey, blackberry preserves, walnuts, malted milk balls, and a very faint hickory smokiness. I would drink this as often as possible if I had access to it. Very Nice!
solidfunk (3889) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very drinkable lightly roasted beer. Pours black with reddish tint and without much head or lacing. Light bitter finish. Grainy and good for style. Tap at rustico ballston
TheEpeeist (3328) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle. Clear dark brown with clingy beige foam. Nose is lagery with citrus pith and a hint of caramel. Taste about the same. Medium light with lively carb. Good for a lager with BBQ. I had a few.
Roser (27) - Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance- medium to dark (root beer) brown. Nice tan head. Light to moderate dissipation with some lacing, but nothing noteworthy.
Smell- clean. Roasted coffee. Caramel and malt. Mineral quality (similar to an oyster stout).
Taste- burnt coffee, cocoa,
Mouthfeel- light body. Not too much carbonation. Bitter up front. Very crisp.
Overall- good. Would recommend and have again. A solid American version of a classic German style.
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 18, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
A great Dunkel from a local brewery. Would try anything from this brewery due to their success.
DedicatedToFun (2402) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from grocery store, brown pour, malty, bland nose, a little hoppy, decent dunkel.
nimbleprop (4809) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sampled at D’vine’s in Columbia Heights from a 12oz bottle. Watery cola brown with some thick, creamy, off white head. Nose is standard, some malt, some clove, some nuts, a little over ripened fruit. Flavors are the same, sweet, mild fruit, mild malt. Watery finish.
kevinator (888) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Decent beer. Faint dark malt aroma. A little earthy. Bread crust brown color with a decent head. Average to thin palate with good carbonation. Not a heavy beer but coated the tongue well with flavor. Some roasted and biscuit flavors with a malt bite at the end. Not much of a hops presence, which wasn’t expected. Just OK.
rbrazell (1629) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - APR 8, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at SGD. Deep mahogany pour with a bubbly white head. Faint malt aroma of toast and pecans. Flavor is similar and light with a mild nutty bitterness at the end. Meh, kind of boring.
sturmthis (386) - Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
12oz bottle. Brown color with off white head. Malty and chocolate aroma. Slightly sweet taste. Really good dunkles.
JDBaker11058 (1246) - Maryland, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: medium cola brown with a short, creamy, light beige head and average lacing. Aroma: light molasses, brown sugar, toasted nuts, mellow earth hops. Taste: as the aroma indicates. Finish: clean and smooth, with lingering balanced flavors slowly fading. Notes: Quite a nice example of the style, with a very drinkable palate.