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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.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rxeight (1512) - 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 (2434) - 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 (4092) - 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 (791) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3296) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - MAY 3, 2013
~12 oz draft pour at Martin City Brewing Company in Kansas City, Missouri. The pour is dark brown, block with a 1/2 inch tan head. Nice lacing left behind on the glass. The aroma is big on the walnut, along with malt sweetness, some brown sugar and a hint of the Dunkel yeast. The taste is the nose, big on the walnut, the sweetness of brown sugar and malt, and lightly leafy earth soft herbal banana yeast. The palate is light to medium bodied, soft carbonation, and a dry nutty earthy finish. Surprised by how much walnut character this showed. Nice beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
berrya785 (441) - Kansas, USA - MAY 3, 2013
On tap. Pours a dark brown with red highlights and a small tan head. Aroma is walnut, caramel, and dark chocolate. Taste is nutty with some sweet caramel and a little hop bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours a deep brown with thin tan head and some lace. Nose of sweet and tart dark fruits - black cherry, plum, and brown sugar, walnuts, candi sugar, caramel. Light body, well carbonated. Finish is slightly tart with some roasted malts.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (6329) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Draft at Torst. Pours brown with a beige head. Nutty malts and medium sweetness, with lighter fruity banana notes. Pretty easy to put back.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBeerGod (5336) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle - 750mL crowned. Very dark cola-colored brown. Short tan head atop it. Aroma is nutty and chocolaty with an earthy note to it and hints of dark fruit. Taste is toasted malt, chocolate covered nuts, earthy hops, roasted banana, dark fruit and caramel. Body is medium with soft, bubbly carbonation feel on the palate. Ends with more chocolate covered nuts, chocolate banana, caramel, toasted malt, and earthy hops.


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