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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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This is a Dunkel we brewed and aged on oak for CBC in Chicago. Some kegs will stay in Minnesota too.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Malt nose. More solid malt on palate. Some nice citrus and caramel flavors . Nice for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1771) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Tap at new Surly taproom. Tons of malt, some sweetness, pretty nice actually. Not great but really drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1056) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 22, 2013
On tap at the brand spankin’ new Surly Tap Room. Alright for the style I guess, probably won’t get this again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10028) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Tap @ Grumpys NE. Pours a hazy dark orange appearance with a light brown head. Somewhat nutty, mild caramel, fairly dry, toasted malty aroma. A touchfruity, orange, a touch sweet malty, light chocolate, light caramel, a bit woody flavor. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
novels (424) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2013
Pretty good but a little thin. Had on draft at the Happy Gnome in St. Paul. Nice malt body with a medium brown color, slight head that disappears quickly. Above average for a Dunkel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Don’t see a lot of craft dunked out there. Glad that Surly brought this to the Firestone Walker fest this year. Pours a dark brown. Malt notes drift out of the glass. Nice bubbly nature to it. A bit dry but delightful.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thome50 (1195) - Morro Bay via Orange County, California, USA - JUN 2, 2013
On tap at FWIBF. Aroma is of oak, malt and some sweet, damp, hay. Taste is dark chocolate in a slight manner and some hay, bread, malt and sweetness. Nothing really that special here.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanfolty (2018) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAY 16, 2013
May 16, 2013 - on tap at AV Old Chicago. Brownish red pour with limited head. Aroma was malt and grain. Taste was consistent with aroma with some roast and maybe wood. Light to medium body with some carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerBeforeH20 (129) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Not my favorite offering from Surly, but also really not my style of beer. I have ordered more than one of this beer though as it is only available seasonally and I will most likely get another next year. Has good flavor to it and overall drinkability is fair.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7712) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 19, 2012
On tap at SPSBF. Pours a clear deep red with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has some dark grains with a bit of smokiness and a backing earthing oak note. Flavor again has dark grains with a hint of dark fruit and a good amount of oak barrel underlying.


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