Triumph Munich Dunkel
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
Long ago in Bavaria, they made two kinds of beer: helles (pale) and dunkel (dark). If you think all dark beers are roasty and rough, you're in for a surprise. Bottom fermentation and extended lagering smooth out the rough edges so that anyone can slam a dunkel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 7, 2007
Oh tap at Philly location. Pours a nice deep amber, light brown with light carbonation, yet a frothy sticky lasting beige head, and some good lace. Aroma is toasty and biscuity with tons of medium toast munich, sweet bready doughy malts, and hints of chocolate. Warm toasty bready flavor with more munich, with almost a sharp sweetness, cut by the acrid chocolate and dark malt hints. Good full body and mouthfeel for the style. Very smooth and easy to drink. One of the best Dunkels I have had. Similar to Ayinger.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 2, 2010
Draught at Olde City BrewPub: Aroma of malt, brown sugar, slight nuts, and dried leaves. Poured deep amber/brown in color with a small, creamy, tan head that lasted throughout. Clear. Slightly sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet. Tastes of nuts, malt, and slight toasting. Medium body. Slightly dry texture. Soft to average carbonation. Nut and malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
muzzlehatch (4772) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 14, 2004
Sample at the New Hope, PA location. Dark cloudy brown, decent head. Bready malt, bananas in the nose...dark caramelized banana/chocolate flavor, dryish and a bit sour to finish, softly carbonated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 19, 2005
On tap at the New Hope location. Pours a red amber with a large bubbly light tan head. The aroma is on the lighter side with a general malty sweetness, some caramel and smoked malts. Flavors of the same...seems to maybe have some spice in there that I cannot pinpoint. Nice and smooth overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WeeHeavySD (3380) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 12, 2009
Tap at Philly location, super drinkable and quite good. Pours blackish brown with a tan head. Nose is sweet, malty and rich. Taste is sweet, malty, quite well balanced and rich, yummy american dunkle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3062) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 14, 2008
On tap in Philly. Nice malty, bready aroma. Flavor of sweet malts and fruits. Very smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3045) - Flushing, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Tap at the Philly location: Amber bronze pour with a lacing light tan head. Sweet doughy dark Munich malts- some maltose and wort character. Creamy body a bit sweet- some nondescript sweetness- a tad doughy without enough hop character. Not bad- just needs some more spiciness/bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - AUG 27, 2006
27.08.07 Growler from Princeton, also sampled about a year ago in New Hope, also sampled at GABF05. Paler cola brown color, lightly hazed, with crazy lasting cream colored head. First whiff is of old and soggy grain, like a leaky shed that’s filled with seed and leaf litter, and that’s a comforting smell to me so I’m digging it. The first time I sampled this (at New Hope) it was a week or so before its release and the beer was a bit harsh with the last bite of its dark malts, it was also a bit phenolic, but that has waned with ample time in the tank, I guess. Now the beer smells and tastes of young grains, fresh but wet malts, a slight herbs de provence note, and background banana and nutmeg(?). Long wet finish, neither sweet nor bitter nor astringent. Tobacco. My major gripe is that the stuff is too carbonated for my tastes with seemingly large bubbles that can be a bit harsh. This is less an issue with this growler.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2005
From Triumph New Hope: Pour is caramel color thin off white head...smell is a little sweet...taste is herbal grainy with a sourness that I don’t think is supposed to be there...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2270) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2004
#1000 at the Stoudt’s MicroFest, could not have picked a better brewery to celebrate this with, excellent dunkel, deep brown in color with a nice off-white head, lots of malt in the nose, hints of banana & caramel in the flavors, dark chocolate in the finish, very smooth & drinkable, great dunkel

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