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Dark Cloud - Mother Earth Brewing

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very good

326 Ratings

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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 25
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: evantwomey on 11-04-2009)
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4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into German beer glass.

A: Pours a rich dark brown with ruby highlights and streams of gentle carbonation slowly making their way to the surface. There is pretty much no head, just a bit of wispy foam on the top and around the glass. From what I could read online this appears to be appropriate for the style. Some lacing on the glass as I continue drinking...

S: Mild smells of sweet caramel/malt. No hops. Again, seems according to guidelines

T: Pleasant notes of malty sweetness, light and crisp, with a finish balanced between caramel/biscuit and just enough hop bitterness to balance. No discernible hop aromas nor flavors - except the bittering hops -- (which is as should be)

M: Light, refreshing, crisp, with just enough carbonation. Very sessionable

O: I am enjoying this beer a lot. Not an expert on the style, but from what I read online, this beer appears to be within the guidelines for a dunkel lager.
Would buy it again for sure.

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2.98/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Left wanting on the taste

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

I'm drinking this a local bar in a standard glass from the tap. The taste is excellent. It has a smooth malty flavor and a fine finish. I'm enjoying the aftertaste very much. Not a lot of bitter, as it isn't that kind of brew. This pour doesn't have hardly any head, nor lacing down the side. I think my bartender is better at serving mixed drinks than pulling a beer. I like a bit of a head on my drafts when I get them.

I would absolutely drink this again, but I had to knock it down for the slight flatness of this pour. Again, that may be because of the local tap. I will amend this review if I that turns out to be the case.

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Dark Cloud from Mother Earth Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.