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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheHOFF43 (1791) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Tap at new Surly taproom. Tons of malt, some sweetness, pretty nice actually. Not great but really drinkable.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (961) - CROATIA - AUG 30, 2015
Tap; pours amber with a beige head; aroma of malt, caramel, nuts, and hints of wood; taste is fairly sweet with caramel and malt with hints of toffee, nuts, and wood; finish is dry; not bad

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GuenSmith (28) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Poured on tap red, amber, blush, smells of malt, spices, has a crispy/toasty note as well. Tastes of malt/toast, finishing clean and smooth with a pleasant warming aftertaste

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
badgerben (4631) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Dark brown color with a small head. Light malt aroma. Flavors of yeast and sweet malt. Somewhat buttery character. Gets yeastier as the pint goes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nuffield (3892) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 5, 2015
I saw the ratings before I ordered it, and I should have trusted them: this is a fine but somewhat underwhelming beer. Some basic dunkel flavors, yeasty and bready, with good sweetness, but a thin flavor profile. I had some in my glass quite some time later, and then there was a nice fruity note hiding in there. Still, not especially enticing. Tap at brewpub.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (877) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Draft. Amber/brown with thin head. Aroma of light stone fruit, malt sweetness, and a hint honey. Light body, medium sweetness, fruit, toffee, and a sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jackl (5816) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Keg @ Surly. Deep reddish brown with a small head. Plenty of toffee and toasted brown bread on the nose. Nice toasty dry cocoa flavor. Plum and chocolate with a touch or orange. Easy drinking. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1827) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Tap from the Firkin for the Surly Tap Takeover. Reddish brown pour with a orange head. Aroma has stone fruits, chocolate, light nut. Taste is of stone fruits, sweet fruits, some nut. A light barleywine? Also a bit of wine cooler to it. Not like any other dunkel Ive had. 13.2

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vikingguy (933) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - APR 24, 2015
Dark hazy Amber. Sweet bready aroma. Taste- sweet bread dough and some mild spice and molasses. Nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Obfuscate (294) - Minneapolis, - APR 12, 2015
On tap at Surly. Cant complain..........................................

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
commonmac (698) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Tap at New Bohemia. Bumped pint glass. No head at all. Strange. Copper color that looks quite unfiltered. Aroma is sugar and caramel. Taste has plenty of malt but doesnt bring a lot of sweetness to the table. Little bit of burnt sugar at the end. Not a lot of balance but pretty tasty. Definitely not my favorite Surly option.


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