RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Are you afraid of the dark? Don’t be. This is Michigan’s smoothest dark beer, a dark beer even people who don’t think they like dark beer will love. Wolverine Dark will win you over with a mild maltiness balanced by a crisp feel on your tongue and a smooth finish.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jdvincen (4) - - DEC 15, 2012
Dark with a very clean appearance. Holds a subtle coffee flavor and goes down smoother than a cup of java.


3.4
deyholla (12439) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 7, 2017
Sampled from the tap at the brewery. Pours a clear deep amber with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and laces slightly. Aroma has smooth dark grains with a bit of toffee and a light hay note. Flavor is similar with grains, bread and a bit of toffee sweetness coming through.

3.6
jackl (8447) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 5, 2017
Keg @ Wolverine State. Deep brown with a tight head. Very soft nose. Gentle roasted malt. A touch of earth and grass. Drinks very smooth - light and easy going. Gentle roasted malt. Slight spiciness. Fairly creamy. Bright carb.

3.5
HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown with a creamy, off white head. Aroma of mild sweetness and roast. Flavor is crisp, dry, with medium roast bitterness. Medium bodied, lively carbonation. This is pretty crushable. Clean finish.

3.5
aracauna (3689) - Georgia, USA - JUN 28, 2015
I kind of like this. Lightly sweet and the malt reminds me of oolong tea. Light acidity in the finish.

2.6
madsberg (11776) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 21, 2014
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. Aroma. Sweetness, fruist, light caramel. Flaovur. Sweetness, fruits, spice. thin bodied. ends fruity.

2.7
Ungstrup (38547) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottled. An amber beer with a lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of dusty hops, caramel, and bread. The flavor is sweet with notes of bread, caramel, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

2.8
Pinball (12393) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
about 1yr old sample. clear amber, smooth offwhite head. aroma ismalty, slightly herbal.
flavor is sourish, malty,somewhat herbal.

2.4
joergen (29353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle at yespr.
Clear orange colored with a small off-white head.
Fruity aroma of caramel and berries.
Fruity flavor of berries with acidic notes.
Sour finish.

2.5
yespr (48061) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2014
Pours clear and golden orange with a huge white head. Aroma is fruity, light grapefruity. Citric, fruity and grapefruity. Light sourish. Lingering fruity and dry hoppy finish.

3.9
superspak (6077) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2014
12 ounce bottle into lager glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear reddish brown color with a 1 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of toast, biscuit, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, light nuttiness, herbal, and roasted/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roast/bready malt notes with some light hop presence; and good strength. Taste of toast, biscuit, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, light nuttiness, herbal, and roast/yeast earthiness. Light earthy/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toast, biscuit, chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, light herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness and complexity of roast/bready malt with light earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, moderately crisp, and lightly chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice schwarzbier style. All around good complexity and robustness of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.


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