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Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gam (3069) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
Small head dark cola like pour medium carbonation with aromas nut caramel chocolate hay grass the flavours rich caramel hay wet type grass nut a dryness chocolate no bitter to speak of fairly sweet smooth ale the finish no real crispness or excitement here best tastes the sweet caramel and nut fairly dull dunkel

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eRock_2013 (148) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2013 Malt-tastic! Sweet malt aroma, roasted malt forwardtaste, sweet/caramel malt aftertaste. A touch of earthiness for balance. Good flavor, but again it seems that this Spaten beer comes across as a bit thin and with too light of a body that doesn’t match the heavy dark appearance. Easy-drinking and smooth for that reason though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
zvsn (382) - ISRAEL - SEP 15, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear ruby-brown with a small off-white head. Smell of caramel, cocoa, toffee and roasted malts. Sweet, with caramel, coffee and dark chocolate notes. Medium-bodied, good drinkability. Nice Dunkel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
htnicholas (49) - California, USA - SEP 13, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear but dark ruby brown with a moderate but poorly retained white head with light lacing. Nose is of malt and bread and light notes of carmel. Taste follows the nose with some very slight tart fruity overtones. Medium light body. Much thinner than one would expect for the style but it seems to work and adds to the drinkability. Finish is malt and a slightly sour camel taste. Almost undetectable hop bitterness but still nicely balanced and in no way sweet despite the absence of hoppyness. A great drinkable beer that is unique for it's style and which is very flavorful for having a session beer ABV of 5.2%. A dark beer that is a refreshing thirst quencher without compromising on the taste is quite an achievement. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eelbasher (285) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours ruby/brown with a small ring of lace. Aromas of light candy, some dark fruit, and yeasty note. The flavor follows the aroma but there is a light hint of funk. Drinks easy enough but this off note just made it somewhat ehh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (999) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2013
9/11/12. Faint chocolate nose with a subtle bitterness in flavor. dry finish. pretty darn good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewlol (62) - san antonio, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2013
i love dunkels. this is one isn’t bad. Ive just had a lot better, also a bit pricey

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrSilverworm (5029) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 19, 2013
12oz bottle, from Jungle Jim’s in Fairfield. Clear red / brown color. Head quickly fades t a minimal off-white amount, leaves no lace. Some chocolate flavor, light nuttiness. More sweet taste. light bit of bitter. Light to medium body. Smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Decent dunkel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapthis (79) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Its a good dunkel, sticks to the traditional style. No head or lacing, has a fruity taste to it with amber color

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanscourt (555) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Enjoyable but pretty light, even for a dunkel. Thin body. Short malty sweet after taste. Some metallic flavors.


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