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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Our darkest year round beer; however, looks can be deceiving. Dunkel boasts brilliant crimson hues from the large amounts of Munich malts used, which creates a fuller bodied beer. The decoction brewing process also adds depth and richness. Bitterness is moderate, with just enough to balance out any sweetness from the malt. Dunkel is smooth, rich and complex, but does not finish heavy.

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3.3
OsuStu (279) - - NOV 13, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 13, 2017 12 oz bottle. Chestnut color, minimal off white head. Aroma of nut and caramel. On the lighter side.

4.3
Kleg (405) - The Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2017
Draft at The Brewery at Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, VT. Clear copper color with an off-white head and epic retention. Roasty dark malt flavor with a light smoky finish. Smooth, clean, and very repeatable. Really good.

2.6
madnorwegian (254) - FRANCE - AUG 25, 2017
Too heavy. Not a fan. Unable to finish even one. Maybe some like this style but for me it didn’t have any balance.

3.1
yespr (47567) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 30, 2017
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden hazzlenut brown. Small off white head. Aroma is roasted malty, breadish. Bitter. Toasted. Dry and breadish malty finish.

3.5
ClarkVV (6873) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - APR 12, 2017
Draught at Salty Pig, 3/4/17.
Clear, milk chocolate with lighter amber tints and a small, beige head of low to moderate retention.
Grainy, caramel-laden malts also imbue light chocolate and slight red fruits in the nose as a bare, grassy, noble hop character adds a touch of levity. Mineral, yeast and bread sit on the end rather plainly, but do impart a freshness.
Soft, well-attenuated and leaning on the caramel malt for a light sticky sweetness as it mixes with the base malt. Lightly grainy and bready at times with low but moderately-engaging carbonation. Pretty standard, well-executed, traditional dunkel, on the lighter side. Won’t find any (American) hops here....

3.6
Chalumeaux (1709) - Middleton, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 26, 2016
Poured from bottle thanks Chris DeMont amber brown with a tan head. Aromas of bread caramel nuts and toffee. Taste is sweet caramel brown bread toasty nut.

3.5
JStax (7179) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2016
Draft sample at the source. The beer is a clear amber with a white head of foam. The aroma has roasty nuts, toffee, some burnt caramel. Sweet and toasty taste. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3.3
WillRunForBeer (2766) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 5, 2016
12oz bottle from CBC. I was unable to see until I poured this and held the bottle to the light, that the "best by" date is just past... 09/21/16. Black lettering on a brown bottle with a brown beer inside, well, I guess it’s better than no date. Pours medium dark reddish brown with a light beige head. Aroma is caramel, brown bread, earthy spice. Flavor is brown bread, earthy spice, Mild tannic bitterness in the finish.

2.6
tapefuzz (826) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 15, 2016
12oz bottle. Pours a clear mahogany with a light beige head. Aroma is light roasted malt. Taste is the same but lacks the usual dunker sweetness. Overly yeasty. Very short finish. Light-medium body. Too carbonated.

3.2
jsmerig (1672) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2016
Pours a clear reddish mahogany. Taste is dark with a smokey peppery bite up front which blends nicely with a hint of maltiness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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