RATINGS: 674   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 148   ABV: 4.94%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Creamy Dark is aged slowly for a deep, dark color; velvety flavor; and a smooth finish.

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2003
As with all Leinies beers Ive tried, this seems to be on the watery side. What substance is there is good, but there is so little of it. Im not really sure how Id categorize this, but it doesnt seem much like a dunkel at all. Reminds me quite a bit of Xingu, actually. Smells and tastes coffeeish, with little hops, and a spare finish. Pretty weak, but also pretty cheap.

3.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DigsWierdBeer (11) - omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 3, 2003
A good way to get into drinking darker beers without hitting a bitter wall. Best on tap but drinkable when bottled. Isnt really so much a dunkel as it is a dark lager. A nice beer to have around in quantity during the Winter. Have to agree with the other comments -- its not very creamy, but its otherwise quite good.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyOtremba99 (12) - Long Prairie, Minnesota, USA - DEC 26, 2002
Good Dark beer, taste is suprising for a dark. With its color I expected a much heartier taste. Overall this is a good beer, maybe something to start a new comer to dark beers.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NightOwl (45) - Midland, Michigan, USA - DEC 22, 2002
Good dark for beginners. Remember, its a lager, not a stout -- just because its dark, dont expect the heavy, thick taste that many assume all dark beers have. Good colour, flavour strong but less than some darks, fine aftertaste. I havent yet found Leinenkugels Doppelbock, but this will do from them until then.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
markymark (82) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2002
A major let down from Leinenkugels. Stay away from this and their Berry Weiss.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
homerman (40) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - DEC 15, 2002
Man what a let down. Kinda reminded me of dirty sock water. If I want get a hankerin for somthing creamy, I will grab a Sam Adams Cream Stout.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - DEC 14, 2002
Middle of the road brew not great but they do an ok job ok malty nose with some coffee in it taste was fair with the same coffee in again nice head that sadly didnt last long.clean finish with again more coffee in the aftertaste good eye opener in the morning.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrunkCaleb (69) - Michigan, USA - NOV 21, 2002
One of the best tasting dark lagers available. Actually has flavor to match the name unlike Heines or Becks. Creamy mocha flavoring in a smooth drinking beer.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bighair (51) - Hamilton, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2002
i imagine this is what "Buzz Beer" from the Drew Carey Show tasted like.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - NOV 10, 2002
pours dark brown but not opague. has a small beige head that disipates. flavor is smooth a bit watery even for a dunkel. still for the money this is a pretty good beer


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