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Penn Dark - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

404 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 404
Reviews: 254
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.18%
Wants: 34
Gots: 19 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Cgscub, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

wrightst, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ChipChaight, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

magnusdave, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

hoppymcgee, May 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

mychalg9, May 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Juice-O, May 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

djrn2, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of antott0523
3.14/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: As brown as the bottle from which it poured. Thin beige head that dissipates. The dark color hides any visible carbonation.

Smell: The yeast comes through with notes of iron. Toasted bread with faint notes bitter chocolate.

Taste: Bread and chocolate. Toasted malt. Limited amount of hop bitterness. The finish is nice, with dry toasted bread.

Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation. Pretty smooth finish.

Overall: Not the greatest of the dark lagers that I have had, but it is decent. I prefer the higher carbonation of a St. Pauli Girl or Heineken, but this one probably has some nicer flavors.

antott0523, Apr 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

buckyp, Apr 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

SchmitzBeerFarm, Apr 13, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.3%

charlesjwinkler, Apr 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -35.2%

jdm5161, Apr 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

ramrod666, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

bubseymour, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

JamieDuncan, Apr 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Artjsantos, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Fantalek, Apr 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

rypkr, Apr 04, 2014
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3.33/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Side by side with some other Penn stuff. Pours a dark amber brown color with small off white to light khaki head. Aroma is nice, with some sweet dark fruits, light toffee, chocolate notes. Flavor is a lightly spicy chocolate, clean finish, and medium sweetness. Medium bodied with low plus carbonation. A really nice brew that could pass as a winter warmer or a fall cookout beer. I'd have this again.

BMMillsy, Mar 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

soroka24, Mar 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Lehighace06, Mar 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

AUGRAD06, Mar 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

smithj4, Mar 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

52P48, Mar 05, 2014
Penn Dark from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 404 ratings.