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RATINGS: 243   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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The name tells the story: our dark beer is brewed according to a tradition handed down from generation to generation. An aromatic beer with a malty character. An archetypal Bavarian beer.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mutant (854) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 25, 2003
Robust head on a cola-like liquid, looks great. Chocolate malt aroma. Light roasted malt flavour, but not strong enough. Also a bit thin.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thedm (5028) - Fort Wayne, USA - OCT 9, 2004
The DM & Hotstuff’s European Honeymoon trip beer number 46. This draft brew from the monastery in Freising Germany poured a medium sized head of finely sized white colored mostly lasting bubbles that left behind an excellent lacing and a carbonated transparent brown colored body. The aroma was mild with brown beer malty notes and the mouth feel was initially tingly with a mild caramel malt bite in its otherwise smooth finish. The flavor was typically like a dunkel, but on the thin side and therefore was not much to behold.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MiP (14007) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2005
Bottle. Slightly malty aroma. Brown colour, no head. Slightly malty, quite bready flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (5203) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2009
50cl Bottle from De Bierkoning. Clear light brown colour, creamy off-white head. Faint aroma of caramel, malts and a hint of oranges. Flavour is light roasted malts, caramel, slightly dry finish. Very light flavours. Highly drinkable, but unmemorable.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
crabbey (17) - NEW ZEALAND - APR 6, 2010
50cl bottle Reddish brown, moderate off-white head. Bready malt, raisins. Slight sweetness with a light bitter finish. Thin body. Good beer, but left me a bit disappointed.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rockana (301) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours dark brown color with off white head. Caramel, malt. Watery texture. Could be better.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2002
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2005 Deep amber-red clear under a medium size pale beige medium lasting head. Faint caramel and roasted malt becoming more treacle and honey like on warming. Medium thin body. Mild sweetish roasted malt and lighter hop bitter flavours. Light dry finish. The kind of lighter flavoured beer you could drink all day but it lacks punch for my taste.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (7173) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 12, 2002
strong molasses aroma, followed by a rye taste with a burnt dirt finish. not a great dunkel, just a bit sloppy somehow

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2004
Dark colour with good off white head. Aroma is very malty, and the flavor is made up by toffee and hints of coffee. Palate is nice.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - APR 13, 2005
Pours dark brownred with a disappearing off-white head. Mostly sweet rather heavy rye and malt aroma with spicy notes. Sweet flavor as well, notes of malt and grass with hints of spices and coffee. Little watery mouthfull. An all right dunkel!


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