RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Steeped in a long history dating back hundreds of years, this "old-fashioned" beer is again in vogue. Lager is the German word meaning "to store," so this beer ages three times longer than our ales do. "Dunkel" means dark in German, but don’t let the color fool you, it is by no means heavy, overbearing, or bitter. In fact, it proves to be a very drinkable session beer.

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monk191 (2022) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 24, 2012
A great brown lager. Pours a beautiful red-brown color, with a thick white head. Not too much smell, a little sweet. Taste is thick and creamy, sweet and a little nutty. Ends malty. Thick, but refreshing too! Had on tap at Carolina Ale House. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Panzuriel (2429) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - OCT 31, 2012
Dark Cloud pours a clear rich brown with a small head of fine bubbles. Nose is medium malt with some crisp hops. Taste is rich and nutty. body is full and fluid. Finish is a nice warm malt with good bitters.

DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Hazy orange red color with thin off white lacing. Medium nutty and medium aroma. The palate is a medium body with roasted nuts and a slight coffee feel. Good clean lager.

GTAEgeek (2497) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Sample at the Decatur Craft Beer Festival. Dark brown with a medium, beige head. The aroma is bread, toffee, and light floral hops. Tastes sweet and a little spicy. The palate is light to medium, grainy, and a clean finish. Overall, this is a good, flavorful, and refreshing beer. Excellent, for an American dunkel.

ChainGangGuy (4941) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2012
12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown, chocolaty-hued body with a moderate-sized, faint khaki-colored head. Slim lacing on the drop.

Smell: Solidly malty nose, though not overly effusive, with notes of darkened bread crusts, dark brown sugar, mild chocolate, milk chocolate, and nuts. Near nil fruitiness, very low hop accents.

Taste: Bread crusts, brown sugar, little hints of coffee, chocolate with a decent degree of sweetness. Very faint dark fruitiness. Light hop character, bitterness. Drying, malty finish with a carbonic pinch to it and a lingering nuttiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation. Slightly dextrinous in the mouthfeel beyond the crisp suds.

Overall: Easy drinking and highly approachable, it’s a solid dunkel.

dlovell2 (2380) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Tried at Snallygaster Fest in D.C. Dark brown with tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Flavor is of roasted malt and chocolate.

radio_nowhere (1474) - Maryland, USA - OCT 14, 2012
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Bottle into lager glass, deep dark brown color with thin tan head. Aroma of toasted malt sweetness, caramel some nuttiness and faint chocolate note. Taste adds notes of brown sugar and light earthy hop bitterness. Light body, light carbonation, soft with a clean light roast finish. Very tasty light dunkel.

Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Not a great fan. The nose is very grain like with some dark malt presence. Deep brown with a small white cap. Balanced with notes of toffee and roast and a touch of herbal German hops. Clean smooth finish and somewhat light in body for the style.

beachbum25 (1092) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - SEP 18, 2012
12 oz bottle-Mahogany pour w/almost no head. Sweet malt aroma. Roasted malt flavor, sweet caramel, toffee, bread dough, some candied sugar. Smooth & easy to drink. Very enjoyable, definate sesson brew. Good stuff.

bubbleflubber (2244) - Swannanoa, North Carolina, USA - SEP 15, 2012
Brewgrass 2012 - pours amber-caramel, lightly hazy, with a retentive eggshell head. Nose is of basement notes, musty grains and earth. Caramel, bitter-backed with spent grains and woody pine. Light in the mouth but active. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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