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Flensburger Dunkel - Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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178 Ratings

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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | 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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Photo of archero
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

archero, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of petermethot
3/5  rDev -17.6%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

cambabeer, Jun 18, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

drinkAK, Jun 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

herrburgess, May 28, 2013
Photo of jesseejames
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was my after tour sample at the brewery in Flensburg (home of the "PLOP"). It is a wonderful dark beer with a wonderful nutty aroma and nice dark malt taste. It has a nice creamy head and goes well with the bread, meat, fish and cheese they served with it. I was impressed with this beer as it did not seem to have the bitterness of most dark beers that pour almost black. A nice balance of malt to hops. All in all a really nice beer.

jesseejames, May 27, 2013
Photo of canders0927
3/5  rDev -17.6%

canders0927, May 21, 2013
Photo of bmwats
3.59/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 33 cl bottle, into a pilsner.

A: Medium-dark brown. Pours about a 2 finger, frothy, white head. Craters slowly and unevenly leaving dry residue behind. Lots of beer ring lacing.

S: Tea leaves, molasses, and light roasted malt grain.

T: Bitter pecan shells, a little light roasted malt grain, and tea leaf.

M: Hearty yet crisp. Slightly bitter finish.

D: Session.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Nice hue, giant head and plenty of lacing. Nose is a really solid combination of sweet components on a roasted malt bed. Flavor is light roasted malt with a little bitterness. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

bmwats, May 12, 2013
Photo of TOMHONE
4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No complaints here with this brew. One high tech package with the bottle but form a beer drinkers perspective it certainly lives up to a premium beers reputation. Mild yet tasty. Which is why people drink beverages. For the taste and this brew did itself justice in that category.

TOMHONE, Mar 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

dmorgan310, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of John_Henry
2.85/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A. Good colour and clarity for style with fair head retention.

S. Little smell, but nothing unpleasant.

T. Tastes good, but really a little thin, and not as full of flavour as I was expecting.

M. Not as smooth as I would have liked but pretty good to be fair.

O. I had quite high hopes for this, but it was really quite disappointing. Very easy to drink, and if it were on tap I could quite happily session it, but nothing to get excited about.

John_Henry, Feb 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

akttr, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

lefty, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of FLima
3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Hazy dark copper, with few floating particles. Made 2 fingers of fluffy head with medium retention and leaving marks in the glass.
Malty and grainy aroma.
Similarly flavor of toasted malts, toffee and grains, hints of earthy and herbal hops. Mildly bitter with an almost absent aftertaste that has its lingering taste.
Light body and low carbonation.
Didn’t like much the taste of raw malt on it, but has its own character.

FLima, Jan 13, 2013
Photo of w3chicago
1/5  rDev -72.5%

w3chicago, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of vickersspitfire
3.63/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one was a nice deep copper color, topped off with a thick tan head, very fluffy and stuck around for a bit; there's some great lacing too. The body itself is clear with medium carbonation. Mild hop flavors are the first thing you taste, strong grass flavors come into play and the aroma is pretty much a copy of the flavors, wheat grass, hops, and a mild sweet smell all mixed into one. The taste is slightly bitter overall and its light bodied, plus its goes down pretty smooth.

vickersspitfire, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of jmathis
3/5  rDev -17.6%

jmathis, Dec 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

bambam2517, Nov 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

sendbeer, Nov 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

YamagamiTravis, Oct 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

jheezee, Sep 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Kopfmeister60, Sep 21, 2012
Photo of Larry18
2.65/5  rDev -27.2%
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.

Larry18, Sep 19, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

rolltide8425, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of GaryMarkle84
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

GaryMarkle84, Aug 14, 2012
Flensburger Dunkel from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
83 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.