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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Exhibiting a deep, chestnut color and malty aroma All Malt Dark Lager is a very inviting beer. Mildly malty, with little lingering sweetness to note, Dark Lager is surprisingly refreshing. This is beer as it was meant to be, firm and satisfying. Seasonal specialty available January - April on draft.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - APR 7, 2007
Poured mostly clear amber color with a medium creamy beige head. Fruity and thick caramel malt. Some aged malt character. Malty with some tart fruitiness and a caramel base. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nate (3636) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2005
Draught sample at Victory. Mild fruity aroma, light caramel maltiness and brewed tea. Rosewater and buckwheat honey. Hops aren’t very strong. Dark amber honey clear with thin off-white lightly lacing head. Medium bodied with mild-medium carbonation. Starts sweet and dry with biscuit, buckwheat honey and mild carbonic tang. Mild sweet finishing notes, light floral hop character. Dry sweet nutty after. Just of bit of Twizzlers in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3409) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2008
On tap at Blind Tiger. Pours a dark amber with a small head. Aroma of sweet malts. Flavor is very malty, including some roasted malts. Pretty decent beer, not too much going on here, but it serves its purpose well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
WeeHeavySD (3360) - San Diego (Hillcrest), Oregon, USA - AUG 7, 2009
Tap at Barcade. Glad to see this. Pours yellow with a bright white ring. Light slightly malty nose. Taste is sweet, malty rich and amazingly drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3352) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 13, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2009 (draft @ The Old Toad - Rochester, NY) Dark chestnut color with a fluffy tan head. Aroma is very sweet and malty with a light touch of hops. Flavor is very sweet and smooth with a nice balanced finish and a very smooth aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3321) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 10, 2011
Brown-tinged amber with a light ring of head. Easy malty and nuttiness in the nose with excellent use of traditional Munich malt. The body is accented by Munich malt and subtle nuttiness and also flashes honeyed grain notes and touches of fresh grain and sawdust. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
puzzl (3249) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2008
Tap at Blind Tiger. Corny, grainy aroma, with tomato. Wet hay, light corn. A very weak interpretation of the style, with no distinct characteristics. Comes across more as a slightly darkened American lager.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2013
hazy chestnut pour, large-bubbled puffy cream head, drops quickly leaving ample lacing. Desert-like nose is spiced green apple, brown sugar, cinnamon. Rich pumpernickel flavor up front, crusty and dry through toasty mod with a finish that lasts as it warms, maple and crust. Hoppy aroma teases throughout but makes no presence in flavor.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - OCT 12, 2004
Bottle. Murky brown with slight red on the edges.Head starts off medium but quickly turns to just a few scattered bubbles, not pretty. Aroma is malt syrup with a mellow fruittiness. Taste is roasted malts in a sticky sweet malt juice. Is Victory slacking lately or what? If I wasn’t so thirsty, I woulda poured it where it belongs.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3108) - Tennessee, USA - NOV 6, 2004
Hazy light brown body with a diminishing, smooth, off white head. Aroma is malt but lacks somewhat in intensity. The flavor is crisp with just enough malty balance to make this a decent brew. Still not at the top of the list of Dunkels however.


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