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Dunkel - Gunpowder Falls Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.44%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gunpowder Falls Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Dunkel or dark lager is brewed in the traditional Bavarian style. With its pronounced, warm Aroma, malty taste and a finish reminiscent of fine coffee, this beer will please the senses – even for the most generic beer drinker. Don’t let the color fool you. This is not a strong or “heavy” beer. The Gunpowder Falls Dunkel is brewed with five different malt types and is lightly hopped.

(Beer added by: Tucquan on 05-19-2013)
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

RyanB4, Feb 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4.16/5  rDev +10.6%

Ian_kirk, Nov 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

BillRoth, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Tucquan
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had this on 2013-05-10 in New Freedom, PA at the brewery.

A - Mahogany with a 1-finger tan head that fades quickly and leaves mild lacing.

S - Sweet, lightly toasted dark bread and a hint of coffee. Not very strong at all.

T - Caramel, mocha-coffee, dark bread. On the sweet side but there's enough balancing roast and mild hop bitterness that it isn't at all cloying. I quite like the flavor, which does linger.

M - Light-medium body and medium-high carbonation. I really like the feel of this beer.

O - Nice flavor and feel. Easy to drink but not at all boring. Not many folks around here specializing in lagers. I bought a six pack to go and shared it with family members, who also enjoyed it.

Tucquan, May 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

DrBier, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

drh88, Jul 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

csurowiec, Feb 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

mikehillman, May 20, 2013
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3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

This is not really a style I seek out, but I have been wanting to try this one for some time now, so I am going to try to keep an open mind and judge to style.

Just like the pils, spectacular clarity. Nose is thick with malty sweetness. Flavor bring a good bit of the same. Toffee seems to hit on the backend. What seems like a mildly overbearing sweet edge smooths out and the more richer aspects of the character show just a wee bit more than at the start. Not too shabby. I'd still throw in just a touch more hops to balance the sweetness. But not too bad overall. I think I prefer the pilsner between the two beers I've had from them.

RblWthACoz, Oct 09, 2013
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Dunkel from Gunpowder Falls Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.