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Perennial Black Walnut Dunkel

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Serve in Stein, Weizen

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RATINGS: 120   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Black Walnut Dunkel is our first foray into German-style beer. Originally brewed for an underground beer dinner with our friends at entre, BWD is a rich, malty Dunkelweiss with 250 pounds of Missouri black walnuts. Game birds, such as quail, pair nicely with the unique, earthy character of the walnuts.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Dark brown color, fluffy beige head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of caramel brownies. Taste is nutella on toast. Nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rustyham (1724) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Sweet, murky, robust, tart. Blueberries and Belgian quad with a refreshing palate of a dunkel. Tastes old and aged, complex, but also sweet and crisp.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9158) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle... Pours murky and brown with a small, frothy, khaki head. Decent retention. The bouquet is a malty swirl of caramel, toasted nuts and milk chocolate. Medium to full-bodied with fizzy carbonation. The flavor is nutty and a hint chocolaty with a mild component of awkward, lactic acidity. Finishes tangy and sweet. Infected? Bottle supplied by biggsbowler!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokobucks (14) - - JUL 11, 2014
Pours dark amber. Nice sweet nose. A good take on a dunkel style with malty walnut. --- RATED

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3940) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 4, 2014
750ml bottle in a teku. Pours very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate/darker malts, some light notes of wheat and walnuts, some caramel and toffee notes, and light dough. Flavor doesn’t blend perfectly. Average texture. A pretty good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jefcon (1389) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Cherry cola, medium sour, some nutty, earthy malts. Not as rich as I hoped, but drier and drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1494) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - APR 26, 2014
Draft. Medium brown, cloudy to murky, thin head. Soft palate medium carbonation light finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HellesBunny666 (185) - Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2014
Aromas of sweet red berries, red fruit. Pretty sweet smell and taste as well, at first sip. Earthy, woodsy. Round and smooth. Candied nuts.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (985) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2014
Aromas of cherry, red berry, flora, cereal, hay. Hazy bronze, mostly lasting off-white head. Mostly dry, flavors mostly reflect the aromas, nutty, a lot of cereal. Light-medium bodied, smooth, dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brouwerij (929) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle thanks to Alemax. Pours brown with fine khaki head, settles quickly with minimal lacing. Aroma is toffee, caramelized sugar, and nutty malt, fairly sweet, wheat, banana and yeast. Flavor is toasted, nutty malt up front, caramelized sugar, wheat, with a sweet, toasted, toffee, nutty finish and mild toasted, wheat aftertaste. Soft to moderate carbonation, medium body, and very lightly chewy texture.


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