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Penn Dark - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

401 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 401
Reviews: 253
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
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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magnusdave

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-18-2014 19:28:06 | More by magnusdave
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-03-2014 02:11:49 | More by hoppymcgee
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-03-2014 01:06:39 | More by mychalg9
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Juice-O

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-02-2014 02:32:06 | More by Juice-O
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-29-2014 21:13:33 | More by djrn2
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antott0523

New Jersey

3.14/5  rDev -18.9%

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.

04-23-2014 23:46:18 | More by antott0523
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-18-2014 22:09:51 | More by buckyp
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SchmitzBeerFarm

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-13-2014 04:51:50 | More by SchmitzBeerFarm
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-12-2014 12:15:08 | More by charlesjwinkler
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jdm5161

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

04-10-2014 23:34:36 | More by jdm5161
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-10-2014 19:32:33 | More by ramrod666
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bubseymour

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-08-2014 22:10:26 | More by bubseymour
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-08-2014 22:06:02 | More by JamieDuncan
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-05-2014 06:20:52 | More by Artjsantos
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Fantalek

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-04-2014 14:12:27 | More by Fantalek
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rypkr

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-03-2014 23:31:05 | More by rypkr
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.33/5  rDev -14%

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.

03-30-2014 02:24:38 | More by BMMillsy
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soroka24

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-22-2014 10:09:37 | More by soroka24
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-22-2014 04:08:02 | More by Lehighace06
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AUGRAD06

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-14-2014 23:06:17 | More by AUGRAD06
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-11-2014 02:01:17 | More by smithj4
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52P48

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-05-2014 05:40:18 | More by 52P48
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jspaner

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-02-2014 04:04:39 | More by jspaner
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BGCoon

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-02-2014 02:41:28 | More by BGCoon
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.06/5  rDev +4.9%

Received as part of a monthly beer club membership from my wonderful children. Poured into a nonic pint glass.

A good representation of the Munich Dunkel lager style. An underrated brewery producing good beers in generally undervalued styles. 4.25

A – Pours a clear reddish brown with a thin brown rocky head that dissipates quickly to nothing (-), almost zero lacing. 3.25

S – Malt, bread crusts. 4.25

T – Brown bread, faint toffee and molasses. 4

MF – Medium-bodied, semi-dry finish, thin, low carbonation. 4

03-01-2014 19:58:12 | More by Sludgeman
Penn Dark from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 401 ratings.