Hofbrauhaus Newport Dunkel (Altmunchner Dunkelgold)

RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Dark beer existed in Bavaria long before light beer. This was the first type of beer to be brewed at Hofbruhaus when it was founded. Today, when beer-lovers all over the world talk about dark beer, they usually mean a Munich style dark beer.

Today, Hofbru Dunkel the archetypal Bavarian beer is still as popular as ever. With an alcohol content of around 5.5% by volume and a subtle spicy and rich flavor, this is a refreshing beer that suits all kinds of occasions. A beer in the traditional Munich style! THE BEER WITH A LONG TRADITION! Type: Bottom-fermented Lager.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (13259) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 21, 2016
Non Beer Trip Beer Trip Beer #36. Keg at the brewpub, 3/19/16. Clear dark red, thin creamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of raisin, toasted malts, caramel. The taste is toasted malts and caramel. Medium bodied, low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frozer (240) - Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2014
At hofbrauhaus Chicago. 1 litre. Huge white head. Big malt aroma. Sweet malt taste with a hint of roast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (6420) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Draft: Amber-red with a small, off-white head. Chocolate and berry aroma. Caramel malt, slightly roasty, earthy flavour. Slightly dry. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
weihenweizen (3487) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Identical to the one in Pittsburgh. Pours amber, aroma is nice caramel malt, light body, low carbonation, and small bubble lacing. Taste is slightly off caramel malt and some herbal hops. The worst of the bunch.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JStax (5906) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Draft pour at the source. Pours a clear amber with a beige head of foam. The aroma has carrot cake, spice, and cinnamon. The taste is caramelly and spicy. Light body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
merc7186 (3053) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Aroma: Bready Malts, Caramel Appearance: Dark Amber Hue, Passes Mild Light, Off White Head, Some Lacing Taste: Caramel, Bready Malts, Mild Sweet Bread Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (11080) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft. Chocolate malt and light astringent aroma. Dark brown with small head. Chocolate malt and hay flavor. Light astringent finish. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hardypc (38) - - FEB 26, 2013
Pours a dark clear liquid with a good sense of malt and grains. Not a bad finish, be careful when drinking out of the liter steins as they go down smooth and quick without the drinker realizing how much they have downed. A good beer and place to grab some unique brews.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (8563) - Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Draft to mug at Hofbrauhaus. Looks decent; a transparent brown. Smells and tastes alright; some malt and hops. Average on the palate. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 15, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. It was Andrews, thanks to him for letting me drink half his beer. Clear darker reddish brown color. Good off-white head that lasts, leaves dots of lace. Nice smooth lighter carbonation, dry finish. Its a good texture and mouthfeel. Very fresh tasting. Good aroma, if a little light. Some dark fruit, toasty malts. Light bitterness. Have to admit, its a decent dunkel.

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