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Flensburger Dunkel - Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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158 Ratings

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Ratings: 158
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG visit their website

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 11-09-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-30-2012 19:35:20 | More by jheezee
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

09-21-2012 15:51:47 | More by Kopfmeister60
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2.65/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

disappointing. tasted watery and insipid. It lacked that "wow" factor that I was expecting from a fancy beer in an attractive bottle. It wasn't offensive, just rather boring and uninspired.

Mouth feel, aroma and appearance were fine. It was just lacking in taste, quite frankly.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2012 00:50:54 | More by Larry18
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

09-08-2012 19:26:55 | More by rolltide8425
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

08-14-2012 21:01:02 | More by GaryMarkle84
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3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pour is clear copper with a massive thick and creamy head that slowly sets into fine lacings.

S: Roasted sweet malts together with faint bitter hops. Dark dried fruits, but not overly sweet.

T: Roasted dark malts, only faint sweetness. Bitter hops, rather strong. Some dark dried fruits lure in the back.

M: Long "dark" roasted bitter aftertaste. Body is medium, while carbonation is mild.

O: A nice Dark Lager, with the sweetness held back.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2012 17:16:43 | More by Evil_Pidde
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1/5  rDev -72.6%

06-26-2012 03:14:17 | More by SGourley
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-06-2012 04:14:22 | More by Zakk
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-29-2012 14:56:53 | More by Texasfan549
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-29-2012 13:18:50 | More by kjkinsey
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3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I have to say I was always wondered about the little beers I would see all over but never got around to trying the until recently when a German friend bought me a sample pack. Don’t let the look of these little beers fool you and the fact I usually see it in gas and train stations. It is actually really decent beer. The dunkel was very weak in most characteristic to this style. The flavor and the aroma were very mild in the roasted qualities that I think a dunkel should have. There was some roastiness but just very faint. The feel was a little thin but not bad and it was definitely easy to drink. There was a great malt flavor however even though not roasted and a mild hop flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-20-2012 06:17:39 | More by MTNboy
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3/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought it because of the cool bottle, but I definitely wasn't impressed with the beer. It tastes like a watered down heineken dark. Skunky flavor, little mouthfeel. No malt, no hops, just blah. Maybe this one sat on the shelf too long, but I won't buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2012 01:54:41 | More by Hex92
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New York

3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Clear amber with fast-fading off-white froth that leaves lacey trails - the pale end of dunkel. Dark toast and red berry, very Munich malt nose.
Rusk biscuit, peanut skin, sour grain with plenty of Noble spice hops to end.
Carob finish and tightening linger. Light, crisp, some chew yet quite dry.

Pretty lean and light for the style - nothing in the way of fruit to ease up the toasted grain. But still pleasant - like most Flensburger beers, it makes up for in drinkability what it lacks in depth and adherence to style.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2012 17:48:02 | More by StJamesGate
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3.9/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First of all, this is such a good looking little bottle. Makes you want to try it right away.

Pours brownish, dark ruby with a thin off-white head. Looks beautiful.

Smells sweet malt with a hint of caramel. Very faint fruitiness on the nose.

The mouthfeel is that of a lager. Not very full-bodied. I guess it is what you would expect from the genre. Quite carbonated, with a lively feel.

Tastes sweet, with notes of caramel, toffee and some roasted flavors. Bitterness is not overpowering and adds good balance to the brew.

A very nice Munchen Lager. Sessionable. Very interesting when paired with yellow cheese. I would buy it again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2012 13:00:54 | More by Mellonius
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Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

02-25-2012 16:28:00 | More by Baldpacker
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3.13/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark ruby to amber color. Smell consists of sweet malt sugars.

Typical lager flavor with added light toast notes and some sugar. Tastes okay, but it isn't drop dead gorgeous mouth erotica, just good.

Mouthfeel isn't all that notable, it is really that average.

As far as the dunkel world goes this beer certainly is on the lager end, so no confusion there. It has that character that is almost always in lagers due to there yeast, and then it has some of the darker malt and sweeter side that the Dunkel truck delivers.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2012 04:44:47 | More by Doppelbockulus
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

01-16-2012 17:50:33 | More by videofrog
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

01-09-2012 22:39:25 | More by Sudbuster
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-03-2012 03:57:39 | More by Stoffel
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-27-2011 23:35:43 | More by Joshgonzales79
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

12-21-2011 17:47:18 | More by JacketIPA
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a very nice head that sticks and leaves a few squiggles of lace

Smell: Brown bread, marshmallow and a hint of caramel

Taste: Brown bread and caramel with just a top of bitterness to balance out the sweet flavors by mid-palate; clean finish, with a touch of lingering sweetness

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with crisp carbonation

Overall: A decent dunkel, for sure, though it is on the lighter side for the style

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 23:41:16 | More by brentk56
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

11-18-2011 01:32:58 | More by Mosley1212
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3.55/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A clear deep amber brew with an off-white head with some lacing and some curtains.

The smell is all malt, sweet porridge, silage, some nuts and grass as well.

Tasting of sweet bread, porridge, malty, malty, malty.

Medium carbonation, small soft bubbles, rather soft dry finish.

A quite decent malt bomb.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2011 18:31:09 | More by rarbring
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3.35/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark amber color with a small head that fades quickly.

S: Mild aroma of roasted malt and nuts with a bit of sweet caramel and fresh grain.

T: Mild taste of sweetness with caramel and bread. Somme bitterness and dry finish.

F: Medium body creamy and quite smooth.

O: Easy drinker, but could us a bit more character. Still a nice Dunkel.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2011 19:06:36 | More by soju6
Flensburger Dunkel from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
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