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Penn Dark - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

386 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 252
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 34
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Munich and various roasted malts give it a very malty, rich flavor with a hint of burnt flavor. 100% imported Hallertau hops, moderate bitterness and aroma.

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 08-27-2001)
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mountdew1

New Hampshire

4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured into a pilsner. Color was a nice medium dark brown that was partially transparent. Had a nice 2 finger cream head that faded to 1/4 inch after a few minutes. Aroma was interesting. Had hints of fruity sweet, as well as sweet grainy bread. Kinda like orange flavored oatmeal bread. Flavor carried over the slightly sweet fruity flavorbefore shifting to a malty note, and then finishing with just a tad of bitterness. Was a bit thin and watery. Carbonated well, but just seemed too thin. Overall a good beer. Nice subtlety throughout.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2012 22:22:34 | More by mountdew1
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Penn Dark from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.