The Civil Life Munich Dunkel

Brewed by The Civil Life Brewing Company
St. Louis, Missouri USA
4.4% Dunkel/Tmavý | 10 Ratings |
Throughout history beer, like wine, was often defined by its place of origin. In Pittsburg, Pennsylvania...no, start over. In the storied Bavarian city of Munich, the Alpine upland water supply is pure and relatively hard, which combined with lightly caramelized malted barley brews a uniquely delicious brown-coloured lager. Hence the name: dunkel is German for dark. Our fan-boy Munich Dunkel is almost as delicious as the German masterpieces: aromas of husky cereal grain and freshly-baked bread, rich malty-sweet caramel flavours balanced by delicate noble hops. There’s a good reason the world’s oldest and biggest beer festival is held in this city.

ABV: 4.4%
IBU: 15
Colour: clear dark mahogany with beige foam
BJCP Style: 4B. Munich Dunkel
Notable Ingredients: authentic German Munich Malt, Hallertau hops and lager yeast.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
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Hops
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Yeast/Bacteria
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Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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