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Flensburger Dunkel - Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

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BA SCORE
83
good

168 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG visit their website
Germany

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 John_Henry
2.85/5  rDev -22.1%
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
Photo of akttr
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

akttr, Feb 22, 2013
Photo of lefty
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

lefty, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of FLima
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
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 -72.7%

w3chicago, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of vickersspitfire
3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
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 -18%

jmathis, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of bambam2517
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

bambam2517, Nov 10, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

sendbeer, Nov 01, 2012
Photo of YamagamiTravis
4/5  rDev +9.3%

YamagamiTravis, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of jheezee
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

jheezee, Sep 30, 2012
Photo of Kopfmeister60
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Kopfmeister60, Sep 21, 2012
Photo of Larry18
2.65/5  rDev -27.6%
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
Photo of rolltide8425
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

rolltide8425, Sep 08, 2012
Photo of GaryMarkle84
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

GaryMarkle84, Aug 14, 2012
Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.8/5  rDev +3.8%
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.

Evil_Pidde, Jul 17, 2012
Photo of SGourley
1/5  rDev -72.7%

SGourley, Jun 26, 2012
Photo of Zakk
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Zakk, Jun 06, 2012
Photo of Texasfan549
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Texasfan549, May 29, 2012
Photo of kjkinsey
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

kjkinsey, May 29, 2012
Photo of MTNboy
3.3/5  rDev -9.8%
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.

MTNboy, May 20, 2012
Photo of Hex92
3/5  rDev -18%
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.

Hex92, Apr 16, 2012
Photo of StJamesGate
3.78/5  rDev +3.3%
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.

StJamesGate, Mar 25, 2012
Photo of Mellonius
3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
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.

Mellonius, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of Baldpacker
4.5/5  rDev +23%

Baldpacker, Feb 25, 2012
Flensburger Dunkel from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
83 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.