1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Tucher Urfränkisch Dunkel - Brauerei Tucher Brau

Not Rated.
Tucher Urfränkisch DunkelTucher Urfränkisch Dunkel

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

20 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 20
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Tucher Brau visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 10-13-2002)
View: Beers (22) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 20 | Reviews: 12 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by stan66:
Photo of stan66
stan66


3.68/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark caramel color, head is high with poor retention. Lacing is medium. Smell caramel like and little or no presence of hoppines. taste is boring with some refreshing character. It is not the beer I would like to have normally. I was expecting a richer and complex flavor.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 18:52:05 | More by stan66
More User Reviews:
Photo of bmaggot
bmaggot

Lithuania

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

10-28-2013 20:31:15 | More by bmaggot
Photo of nickfl
nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +9%

10-04-2013 01:07:41 | More by nickfl
Photo of woscar
woscar

Guatemala

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

09-19-2013 18:06:08 | More by woscar
Photo of SoPeL
SoPeL

Poland

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

08-29-2013 19:34:32 | More by SoPeL
Photo of Riik3
Riik3

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-17-2013 05:51:19 | More by Riik3
Photo of herrburgess
herrburgess

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-28-2013 17:04:41 | More by herrburgess
Photo of gnikola
gnikola

Serbia

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

01-17-2013 13:15:41 | More by gnikola
Photo of karait95
karait95

Mexico

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: dark reddish color with a big crispy head, white color, compact bubbles that left a trace behind on the glass. Medium carbonation but a layer on top is not always present.

S: penetrating toasted malts, and not other complicated than in or combinations.

T: a malty flavor, definitely barley backbone.

M: sensation in mouth is balanced starting neutral and some sweetness appears suddenly almost no bitterness just a very short touch.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 06:15:55 | More by karait95
Photo of mentaltraveller
mentaltraveller

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9%

11-15-2011 23:13:43 | More by mentaltraveller
Photo of BretSikkink
BretSikkink

Mexico

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Looks like a cola, with a big initial fizz and then no lacing. Color is a lovely shade of brown with some red highlighting. Aroma is very faint with a mere touch of caramel malt. Too clean.

Body is middle of the road, flavor is lightly sweet with toasted nuts and a lightly bitter finish. Very clean. There's not much to say about this one; it's a very standard dunkel and fits in almost perfectly with Mexican "obscuras". Not a compliment.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2011 00:31:14 | More by BretSikkink
Photo of rtepiak
rtepiak

Poland

3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a solid dunkel with a coca cola look and a nice head of about two fingers. a nice dry and toasty nose with no abv to notice. palate is a balance of briskness and malt. not particularly bitter of a finish. some sweet that is quick bittered. but a subtle thing. nice and toasty... and simple. great for april.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2011 19:45:41 | More by rtepiak
Photo of treque
treque

Mexico

3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: of dark reddish brown with some trends. Beige hue little head, little residue of rapid dissipation, steady carbonation

S: Aroma of caramel and roasted

T: In the flavor to be perceived by their two essences, caramel and toast with a sharp end and plenty of candy.

Light body, easy to drink

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2010 22:05:27 | More by treque
Photo of stephen1162
stephen1162

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this beer on tap at a sidewalk restaurant in Nurnberg. Two of them went quite well with my meal. The beer was served in a tall 1/2 liter Tucher glass; nice 1" head, deep brown, delicious. It had an excellent dark, maltly flavor, and is one of the better German dark beers that I've had while here in Germany.

Highly recommended!

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2009 05:40:38 | More by stephen1162
Photo of Bogodar
Bogodar

Poland

3.88/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle: 0,5 l; Served: Beer stein; Bought: Local store

Brown to dark ruby colour. The caramel is everywhere, in the smell, in the taste, and in the aftertaste (really long lasting). The smell and the taste resemble kvass a bit - malty and sweet. The head does not keep for too long. Stronger than a typical Czech Dunkel.
Perfect drink for buttered pumpernickel bread slices.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2009 15:14:17 | More by Bogodar
Photo of stcules
stcules

Italy

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Dark brown color, ruby edges. One finger of a quite compact beige head.
In the smell malt and caramel, sweet. No more.
Same in the taste. The sweetness of the caramel is quite long.
Same in the aftertaste. Sweet caramel, and non more.
Industrial version of a dunkel. Not much interesting.

Serving type: on-tap

01-05-2008 14:37:13 | More by stcules
Photo of daubelbrew
daubelbrew

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this at the Bratwursthauesle in Nurnberg first night there. From my notes:

Nice malty nose similar to the doppelbock (malty, rich, some dark fruits) without the alcohol.

Color was a mahogony brown

nice malty flavour with little hops - easy drinking

medium light body with moderate carbonation

a good session beer

Serving type: on-tap

10-18-2007 18:08:51 | More by daubelbrew
Photo of PatandDavid
PatandDavid

Massachusetts

4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Good stuff, on tap, out and about in Nurnburg. Pour was clear medium-> dark amber. It was topped off by a thick white head which quickly dissipated. The aroma was very reminiscent of fresh dark rye bread. I think the mouthfeel is fabulous. The taste is of smooth malt, slight bitter aftertaste, basically what a session beer should be.

Serving type: on-tap

03-02-2004 03:34:19 | More by PatandDavid
Photo of stoutman
stoutman

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark ruby red. Nice roasted notes but a bit thin and watery. Sweet candied malt aroma, and brown sugar. Very little to no head. Very bitter at first, mellow malty flavour in the middle, finishes sweet. Full bodied. You can taste the alcohol in this brew after only a few sips. Not great, but not bad either.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2003 15:37:46 | More by stoutman
Photo of Bierman9
Bierman9

New Hampshire

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Has an A-1 mahogany/chestnut color, with a tan, rocky head. The head starts at about 2" then thins down to a lasting layer with good lace. Nose has some caramel malts and a touch of sweetness, but is very mild. Just about medium in the body and smoothness departments. Roasty malts and some caramel flavors come forth, with a bit of a lean to the bitter side at the finish. Better as it warms. Not bad at all....

overall: 3.7
appearance: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | mouthfeel: 3.5 | drinkability: 3.5

347

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2002 08:42:36 | More by Bierman9
Tucher Urfränkisch Dunkel from Brauerei Tucher Brau
83 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.