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Dunkel Lager - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 6
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 11-28-2006)
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zoso1967

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-04-2012 00:24:10 | More by zoso1967
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

05-13-2014 23:04:29 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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xk6m6m5x

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-26-2014 03:57:10 | More by xk6m6m5x
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3%

01-04-2014 20:25:21 | More by superdoopersauce
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tigg924

Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: 1/2 inch head, clear, chestnut in color, high carbonation

Smell: toasted malt, nut, and wood

Taste: toasted malt, sweet chocolate, light nut

Mouthfeel: sweet with light bitterness, light bodied with high carbonation

Overall: Very much a Sly Fox beer. Clean, good, true to style, and slightly complex. The flavors shine in this one. Could easily do a six, although I still prefer other beers from this brewery.

Serving type: can

12-15-2013 15:15:57 | More by tigg924
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cw13

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +10.8%

11-29-2013 11:54:39 | More by cw13
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

11-24-2013 18:57:26 | More by IdrinkGas
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victory4me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

10-22-2013 03:23:02 | More by victory4me
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3/5  rDev -16.9%

09-10-2013 19:21:23 | More by ROGUE16
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Act25

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from can into Leffe chalice.

A: Clear medium amber brown. tan eggshell head, not long linger, not much lace. Good carbonation.

S: not much, probably typical. progresses and improves over time. Malty, beery, almost beer hall, and a little stale stink.

T: Nutty, sweet, malty, brown german bread. Some hoppiness, bitter on tongue edges. Brown german whole grain bread + caramel, + Black tea, + a little cocoa. All subtle and gets better as it warms.

M: Creamy for a low alcohol lager. Cream soda. Feels medium weight and nice finish.

O: This one definitely grows on you, a worth example of the style.

Serving type: can

07-30-2013 23:54:06 | More by Act25
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.8/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the can into a pilsner style glass.

A great copper brown and crystal clear body, with good thin rising amounts of carbonation. Head is uniform and light tan with about three fingers with a little bit of retention and settling to a small soapy puck and collar.

Nice light sticky malts, a sense of crispness and light toast that seems almost white bread. Mild clove sensations. Pretty solid.

Palate has a little bit of light wet body, with not much backbone. Quite hop forward a bit with a nice pine and stinging grass finish. Caramel and malt sweetness seems to be a little present but takes a bit of a backseat on the swallow. Clean. Mild grainy and toasty aromas with a good hop like heat to it

Overall pretty easy but a little unexpected, but still pretty fun to drink. Interesting this SlyFox brewery is with their German styles...

Serving type: can

06-26-2013 21:33:14 | More by smakawhat
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

05-26-2013 19:23:51 | More by Slatetank
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.9%

05-15-2013 14:23:52 | More by touchmeimsac
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

04-25-2013 16:52:44 | More by wattoclone
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Spoppy

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

03-27-2013 21:14:40 | More by Spoppy
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.9%

01-24-2013 14:36:03 | More by xnicknj
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

09-24-2012 20:47:17 | More by jjd315
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olympicgatorade

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

07-01-2012 17:36:20 | More by olympicgatorade
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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10%

05-18-2012 18:32:56 | More by PaBeerLover
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rfgetz

New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a mostly clear medium brown, moderate cap of slightly off white froth, little retention on lacing. Scent leads with plenty of sweetness, but lacking in malt character, light caramel, faint faint vegital note. Taste again is sweet, but not in a pleasant malty way, mostly residual sugar-like, light caramel. Lighter side of medium bodied, some creaminess but no crispness. Uninspiring, lacking character.

Serving type: can

04-27-2012 18:51:58 | More by rfgetz
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mvanaskie13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into straight fluted pint glass, color is transparent amber with a great tan head that is about 1/2 thick but lingers nicely, no lacing

Smell is light caramel, hint of mild roast/chocolate malts with soft hop note.

Taste is caramel malt that comes through very smooth into some chocolate, light toffee hints of breadiness and roast in there as well. Nice clean bitterness cleans it up, a few reviews mention this is a nice mix of brown ale and amber lager which I think is a good description as the bready/smoothness is very nice.

Mouthfeel is crisp front with a smooth sweeter finish with nice lingering caramel notes and light hop bitterness.

Overall, a very solid, crisp dunkel lager with a surprising smoothness. the more I have the more I think this is rivaling the pikeland pils for drinkability.

Serving type: bottle

04-17-2012 23:13:23 | More by mvanaskie13
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zekeman17

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%

03-02-2012 17:10:34 | More by zekeman17
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magine

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pilsner glass.

Pours a clear, lively, bubbly carbonated caramel. Thin bubbly lace head settles to no head at all. Almost no lace remains. OK looking brew. Almost wonder if I picked up a dud.

Brew smells of light toasted malts, caramel being in the forefront. Has some lingering hops as well. Biscuit and grains as well. Decent nose.

Brew is peppery upfront, then smooth in the middle. Finishes light and slightly dry. Crisp refreshing drinking here. Some caramel malts, grainy yeast. Almost a citrus hop flavor. A tad bit thin here. Pretty good brew.

A good solid drinker, but just a bit understated. Highly sessionable though.

Serving type: can

02-18-2012 01:45:00 | More by magine
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jwat

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

02-07-2012 00:22:18 | More by jwat
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WhiteOak

Connecticut

4.22/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- A nice looking dark copper color, with a light tan head which dissipates quickly to a ring.

S- Alluring aroma of classic Dunkel characteristics: sweet, toasty, grainy malt and nuttiness.

T- Nice flavors of grainy caramel malt with just the right toast, nuts, carob, graham cracker.

M, D- Very drinkable, with perfect CO2-to-sweetness balance.

Serving type: on-tap

02-02-2012 14:51:37 | More by WhiteOak
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Dunkel Lager from Sly Fox Brewing Company
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