Drake (9999) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled at the Top of the Hops Festival, Charlottesville, 9/22/12. Organic version. Pours a clear copper color with a thin fizzy tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel, raisin and a dusty note. The taste is raisin, toffee, herbal hops, stone fruits. Medium bodied and a slight lingering bitterness. Nice.
DrnkMcDermott (2881) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - SEP 17, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample bottle for review. Kicks up a nice fizzy head. Deep brown, but pretty clean body. Smell has some of that agricultural graininess, with the usual dark German malts. Pretty fizzy on first taste. Dunkel graininess continues on the tongue. This has plenty of malt to cover up any hop note here, but it works just fine.
jtclockwork (10463) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of toasted malt and barley, grain, light chocolate and caramel. Finishes short - light to medium. Clean dunkel.
kevnic2008 (9341) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2012
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Brown with a lasting tanned head. Aroma and flavour of toasted malt, caramel, dark fruit and nuts.
canary dog (685) - Rutland, Vermont, USA - AUG 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Remarkably clean and fresh taste. Light tasting. Not strong in any way, and perhaps a little boring. Finish is just very sudden and clean. Not nearly as interesting as their Pilsner-- which is a stunning beer-- but well-made and nothing in it to find offensive.
zvikar (3964) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - JUL 16, 2012
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Courtesy of beerandbeyond, thanks! pours a fogy brown with a decent beige head, aroma of chocolate, biscuit and nutty tones, flavor is a bit acidic, with biscuit, toasted bread, medium bodied, decent and quaffable
hawanna (2568) - Freising, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
0,5 l bottle. Best before 30. Nov 2012
caramel, chocolate, nuts, roasty, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, brown, clear, minimal head, tan foam, medium - full body, creamy, sticky, average carbonation, long finish,
PGHbeer77 (571) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. Bottle. Beer of the Month Club Selection, June, 2012. Oddly shaped bottle. That’s fun. Decent dunkel. faint brownish malt scent, dough. Chocolate brown pour with a big frothy head. Light body, slight fizz, crisp finish. Bready dough fronted tatse with brown sugar, molasses, and toffee.
ben4321 (4555) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Location: 330 ml bottle at NY Terps Event, 6/7/12, as Neumarkter Lammsbräu Organic Dunkel
Aroma: The nose has toffee and caramel malts, with some earthy notes as well
Appearance: This brew pours a clear brown color with an off-white head
Flavor: The taste is medium sweet, with a light earthy hop bitterness for a little balance
Palate: The body is light-medium, smooth and a touch thin on the mouth, with a decent drinkability
This was the best thing I had at the event, but it still wasn’t great. It was a decent, drinkable Dunkel, but it certainly wasn’t a great beer.
cheap (4487) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Smells a little like old lager. Nice brown color, on the lighter side. A little bitter at first but then you notice the mildness after a while. Yes, does not hide alky well. Malty doughy finish. Not as well mannered as I like my dunkels to behave.