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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The Dunkel style is what many refer to as the original beer of Munich and the surrounding countryside and villages (Dorf in German) of Bavaria. This everyday beer ranges in color from amber to dark brown, depending on the amount of Munich and roasted malts used. Ours is a deep reddish brown with a rich malty flavor. The sweetness of the malt is balanced by the use of another Bavarian friend...the Hellertau hop...in this specific case Hersbrucker grown near Wolnzach, Hallertau. OG 13.2 Plato (Willi Becher)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MaBeer1972 (1792) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Pours out a very gorgeous looking deep brown color. Lovely frothy tan head. Rich and malty. Very smooth. Nicely balanced. Dry bittersweet finish. I am really loving the stuff Urban Chestnut is putting out!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7356) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Sampled at EatBar DC pours a murky brown with some fluffy, white head. Nose has dried fruits, some malt, yeast, caramel, bread. Flavor is chewy with grains and marzipan, soggy bread, raisin, a touch earthy. Dry finish and very drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13070) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Draft. Small beige head atop clear red-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, spicy, some caramel, light molasses, cherry. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, cherry, light molasses. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
N3lson1 (951) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2016
Drank from a pint glass, poured from a 500ml bottle. Could have used some late addition hops on this beer. Pours a beautiful deep, dark, clear slightly reddish color, with a bit of white head. Tastes like an everyday dunkle nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUN 7, 2016
Draft at Churchkey. Poured a ruby brown color. Aroma was light nutty notes, touch of caramel notes. Light malt notes, caramel. Nutty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (5737) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at ChurchKey. Ruby brown with beige head. Aromas of nutty notes, caramel, malt. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit, malt, toast. Light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (21199) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Draft at Churchkey. Clear brown color. Aroma of cocoa biscuit. Taste is riasty cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (7354) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2016
Light roast and some raw barley and caramel. Black pour with good head and lacing. Light tangy finish. Tap at Churchkey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Hazy, brown pour with a lightly tan head. The aroma has toasted malt and mild caramel. It has a medium body with sticky texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet, yet slightly roasted to balance out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (1347) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2016
500 ml bottle. Reddish ebrown color topped by a large rocky beige head. Sharp toasted malt nose has caramel notes. Soft malty flavor has notes of caramel, chocolate and nuts. Spicy hops in mid taste and finish. Very reminiscent of the Bavarian Dunkel style. Quite good.

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