cmarron (5) - EVANSTON, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
From a bottle poured at the correct serving temperature.
Light malt aroma. Little bread/toffee aroma as expected on more flavorful examples of the style. Medium to low caramel aroma. No hop aroma, which is to style.
Medium tan head that pours thick and disappears quickly.
Very Clean reddish brown color, filtered obviously.
Bubble were large, making is look not creamy.
Moderately sweet with caramel notes as it warms in the mouth.
Hop bitterness is present and balancing, but not lingering.
Not much of the complex melanoidin (toffee, bread crust) flavors expected in a Dunkel. Definitely no chocolate, but that is optional.
Medium-light boy. Medium-high carbonation lifts the weight. Crispy finish, very easy drinking.
A descent beer. Not quite what I expect of a flavorful dunkel, but serves well on an example that you’d want to drink several bottles. I am sure it is a whole different story at the source, on tap.
rumproasts (2038) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 9, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
bottle. Light brown with small head. Malty and lightly sweet. Caramel and light toffee. A bit below average.
kalind1313 (11) - - FEB 7, 2014
2.6 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Good clean beer. Dark color small dense head. Great taste very soft flavor witg a little bitterness at the end
N3lson1 (97) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A good solid beer, by one of the best breweries in Munich. Although this is not my favorite dunkel, it is one of my favorite beers by Spaten. This beer is dark colored with rich malty flavor.
Niko100 (1787) - Illinois, USA - FEB 2, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown/cider color; Medium body; Aroma of toasted malt, & caramel; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, hops, and some toffee; Finish is slightly bitter; Pretty decent dunkel.
udfan07 (65) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
This beer doesn’t seem to be much of a dunkel. Most dunkels I have tried have a roasty flavor to it and this beer is weaker in flavor than other dunkels I have had. The beer isn’t that great and if you want an example of a dunkel then try another one
stevoj (1614) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 20, 2014
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
This one seemed too sweet, lacking the usual roast nature and somewhat smoky nature of a German dunkel. sweetness dominates the aroma and taste, and that’s what is remembered, a cloying sugary taste. Disappointed.
Paincane (45) - Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Mahogany hued brew w/ tan head & nice lace. Roasted malt, cocoa, dark fruit aromas. Chocolate, coffee & nut flavors. Smooth & creamy.
vinivini (266) - BELARUS - JAN 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pretty bottle with deep brown beer. the head is appetitively creamy. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, ciffee, bread, soma hops. Pleasantly sweet taste. Medium body, Smooth bready finish. easy drinkable and delitious.
Nero55 (400) - Leeds, Alabama, USA - DEC 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Red/brown with small tan head. Aroma of light roasted malts. Light body with malt sweetness upfront, roasted malt and caramel notes, and finishes crisp and clean.
gam (3014) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - NOV 30, 2013
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
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