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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (1128) - 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 (942) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 12, 2014

Bottle 750ml.

[ As Perennial Black Walnut Dunkel ].
Clear medium to dark brown - red amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting to diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, chocolate, caramel, nutty - walnut, tart notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate acidic with a average to long duration, walnut, chocolate, dark malt. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20140201]

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2473) - Illinois, USA - APR 9, 2014
[Tap] Pours a hazy shade of brown with a rocky cap of light brown head. Sweet and nutty aroma. Mild clove and yeast carries over to the flavor. Caramel malts, walnut, clove, nutmeg, fig and some banana notes throughout. Sweet and somewhat cloying finish. Fortunately, this doesn’t detract much from the beer. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (2159) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2014
750 ml bottle thanks to my winter secret santa, jckp64. Pours dark reddish-brown with a small creamy head that just sits and lingers. Aromas are dark fruit jam, walnuts, caramel, and dark bread. Tastes a bit funky. Dark fruit takes over but there’s a light funky sourness that doesn’t seem like it should be there. Kinda masks all the other flavors too. Barely get any walnuts or caramel in the taste. Medium body but the foamy carbonation gives it a big mouthfeel. Good aroma but disappointing taste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10192) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2014
750 ml bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of black walnuts, wheat, caramel and toffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of caramel, black walnuts, toffee and wheat with a smooth lingering caramel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (5038) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Draft at Lost Doge Dunn Loring. Poured a dark brown color with a off-white head. Aroma was dark fruits, raisin, nutty brown toasted notes. Flavor was dark fruits, nutty and sweet roasted malts. This beer was quite tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6414) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, dark reddish brown, almost black pour with creamy khaki head, aroma brought notes of big nutty notes, hints of caramel, toffee, lots of dark fruit, some astringent notes with a hint of almost a cocoa powder note. Taste is a mix of dark cocoa, raisin, plum, dark fruits into a bit of nuts, nice caramel, toffee in there, finishing fairly sweet, slightly bitter. This is tasty, pretty well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3495) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to RobertDale! Pours ruby brown with a large tan head that dissipates quickly, puffy lacing on the glass. Aroma is nutty - black walnut is really apparent here, along with caramel and rye bread. Flavor is the same, light sweet, light bitter, light astringency. Highly carbonated, medium body.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (391) - Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Has a soy sauce aroma and a foamy brown head with a dark opaque color. Smooth flavor with lots of malt and a sweet finish.


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