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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   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
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Inbreak (1897) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUL 27, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 26.06.2013, tap @ The Pony Bar NY:
Nice creamy longlasting head. Aroma is kind of strange fruity, caramel, nuts, yeast, chocolate, dough, toast, very ripe banana, coffee, grass. Taste is slightly roasted, dark malts, toast, burnt caramel, grass, very ripe banana, chocolate, roasted nuts, oak, wet hay, coffee. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Very strange dunkel weizen, but it’s also kind of interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pianotu (65) - USA - JUL 10, 2013
Sweet, nutty nose, maple, brown surgery sweetness that is balanced with slight acidity and nice hoppy backbone. Lighter mouthfeel than one might expect. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9770) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2013
A hazed brown dunkel with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet nutty fruity malt with scotch barrel, walnut, dark fruits. In mouth, a sweet fruity banana with nutty notes, light solvent, alcohol warmth, ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
QCBWarlock (44) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 24, 2013
I had this beer at Isaac Newton’sto kick off Philly Beer Week. I LOVE Dunkel, but this beer did not do it for me. Perhaps it was due to the fact that I had just had Fantastic Voyage Coconut Porter? Not sure. Either way, it did not taste like a Dunkel to me

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen (1624) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle poured into a weizen glass. Pours translucent chestnut brown with big fluffy beige head. Some lacing, light body, medium carbonation, and tart aroma. Taste is estery banana, rich tart, some black walnuts, and a hint of earthyness which peaks out from time to time. This is good, original, and may be the best dunkleweizen I have had.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rxeight (1222) - Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2013
My only previous "nut" beers have been the nut brown ales. Not a fan at all. This one was suprisingly decent. Nice sweet and tart finish. Slightly nutty and malty dunkel flavor. By no means a favorite but enjoyable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MadIndian (2344) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2013
On draft at Isaacs. Maybe Isaacs received a batch or something. Mine was very very flat...no carbonation at all. However, I liked the nut, earth, and toasted flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ben4321 (3800) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Location: Draft at Blind Tiger, 4/8/13

Aroma: The nose has banana, some sweet malts, brown sugar, earth, and nuts
Appearance: This one pours a brownish-red color with a beige head
Flavor: The flavor is much the same as the nose, it leans sweet, with a lot going on
Palate: This one has a medium body and a pretty decent mouthfeel as well
Overall Impression: This was some interesting and nice stuff. I’m glad to have tried it, it is quite unique and worth trying for sure.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Rather enjoyed this one, on tap at Maria’s in Chicago. Very balanced toffee, nut, and generously malted dunkelweizen. Very impressive.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rader58 (774) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAY 4, 2013
4 oz sample at Waldo Pizza. Pours a dark black. Aroma of black walnuts, caramel, raisin, peat. Flavor is much sweeter than I imagined. Black walnut, raisin, molasses, peat.


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