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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This is a dark amber lager made in the world famous brewing area around Bamberg, Germany. They are characterized by their smooth malty flavor. The Franconian version differs from the dark lagers of Bavaria by being slightly stronger and drier. Dunkels have a distinctive malty flavor that comes from a special brewing technique called decoction mashing. We are reviving the Altfränkisches Dunkel Bier from the Hümmer Brauerei in Breitengüßbach, the brewery whose brewhouse now resides in Denver, Colorado at Prost Brewing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (1553) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Very traditional. Flavors were bold and malty. Aroma was a little light but the flavor was biscuity and slightly dry and earthy. Soft brown color with a full body and nice head.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (13966) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 6, 2015
Slightly hazy brown with a thin head. Aroma is a bit funky...footy...touch toasty. Too footy, sewagey. Altfrankisch? Get over yourself.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
turbidwater (5) - - OCT 6, 2015 does not count
Had on tap at Prost Brewery. Thinner than expected. Pretty much no aroma, but nice flavor. Not as full bodied as I hoped, but with a nice finish. Not a complex beer, but good tasting

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4370) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2015
On tap at Prost Brewing. Brown with an average sized beige head. Aroma Is of fresh bread, cocoa, roasted malts, toffee. Taste is of roasted malts, toffee, nuts, chocolate bread, and toast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4578) - Frisco, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Tap at the brewery. The smell is malt, dirt, cocoas, rye bread. The taste is clean, malt, slight burnt, and slight cocoa. The look is reddish color with a beige head.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scoth (627) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 29, 2015
Pours clear medium brown with a thin beige head, moderate retention. Aromas of toffee, biscuit, chocolate, grass. Medium-light body, smooth, lightly dry. Medium sweet, a hint of tartness, light bitter finish. The mouthfeel is a bit like a bock.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CStang67 (27) - - APR 6, 2015
Had this weeks ago so I dont remember the details, I do remember that I enjoyed the beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marheb (3536) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
(Bue en fût sur place): Du caramel léger et un éboulement de raisins secs. Mince et unidimensionnel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (472) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Really tasty! Lots of brand cereal and toasted malt in the aroma. Taste is roasted malt with some cereal over tones--think total cereal. The balance of sweetness and roasted malt is spot on... finish is a lingering toasted flavor. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockey9930 (199) - - DEC 3, 2014
Cloudy auburn brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of wheat, nuts, and caramel. Nutty and malty taste. A bit bland and watery but not too bad.

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