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Brewed by Staatliches Hofbräuhaus München
Style: Dunkel/Tmavý
Munich, Germany

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RATINGS: 763   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark beer existed in Bavaria long before light beer. This was the first type of beer to be brewed at Hofbräuhaus when it was founded. Today, when beer-lovers all over the world talk about dark beer, they usually mean a Munich style beer. Today, Hofbräu Dunkel - the archetypal Bavarian beer - is still as popular as ever. With its alcoholic content of around 5.5% volume and its spicy taste, it’s a refreshing beer that suits all kinds of occasion. A beer in the traditional Munich style!

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rubbishystuff (2537) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2012 From Gene’s. Decent all around Dunkel. Medium levels for roastedness and mineral aroma and aroma. Still has the Hofbrau lacks something a little. Serving: Bottle Also had on tap at HofBrau Keller

3.2
BrewBoxer (2653) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Bottle. Darl brown/red color. head and lacing lasts lightly. Taste is sweet and carmelish with a hint of banana. Bready but not overy heavy. very easy drinking and nice for one of my least favorite styles....could still have more volume

3.3
sinte (582) - Udine, ITALY - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle 0.5 L. Dark brown body with an average, frothy, tan head, diminishing with a fair lacing; average density of tiny particles. Heavy malty aroma (caramel, bisucuit, nuts) with some fruity notes (prunes and raisins). Heavy sweet flavour that evolves in some light bitter notes in the mouth. Light-to-medium body with an oily texture; average carbonation.

3.5
Bif (2282) - St. Charles, Missouri, USA - NOV 25, 2011
Bottle- Pours a crystal clear mahogany color with a good head that fades to nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt and caramel with a hint of fresh grain. Has a taste of roasted malt, with caramel and nuts. Mild bitterness and a dry finish. Medium body, crisp and smooth. Well balanced. Goes down easy, nice representation of the style.

3
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 12, 2011
on tap at the Hofbrau House.. deep brown pour with a decent head. aroma of roasted malts and some carmel. nice flavor that follows the aroma with some faint spice in there as well. easy drinker!

3.2
culchiem (4070) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 12, 2011
Draught at the Berlin Hofbräuhaus. Dark amber to mahogany with a thin offwhite head. Aroma of breast malt and a little spice. Flavour is fruity and spicy, again with malt and caramel. Dry background.

3.2
bluebetty (1021) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours a drak amber with reddish hints when held up to the light. Rocky light tan coloured head. Aromas of roasted malt, sweet caramel, brown sugar and dark stone fruits. Very sweet, slightly sour nose. Not too bad. Flavours of roasted grain and light brown sugar. Medium slightly creamy mouthfeel. OK

3
tnkw01 (1775) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 25, 2011
On tap in Vegas. Not a bad dunkel. Deep, dark color. Toast, roasty flavor. Not a strong aroma but malty with a touch of mocha.

3.4
TaktikMTL (7880) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 6, 2011
En fût. Pinte dégustée chez Schlosswirstchaft Schwaige (Munich, Allemagne). Arôme: Odeur de caramel avec une pointe de céréales. Apparence: La couleur est brune avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une large dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de caramel et de céréales avec une pointe d’houblons. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #3863)

3.8
annunz123 (962) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2011
Nice bread/malt/caramel aroma. Flavor is fruity, sweet, and spicy, like carrot cake with a caramel topping. Flavorful and really easy to drink.


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