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Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
89
very good

823 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 823
Reviews: 521
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.87%
Wants: 55
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheLongBeachBum on 12-13-2001)
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paulmr1968

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -62%

05-18-2014 22:45:02 | More by paulmr1968
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jberg316

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-16-2014 20:15:49 | More by jberg316
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-15-2014 22:17:23 | More by bcsbeer
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Kyrojack

Indiana

3/5  rDev -24.1%

05-13-2014 12:22:37 | More by Kyrojack
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-12-2014 01:50:40 | More by Svendozen
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JuliusCaesar

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.3%

05-12-2014 00:01:23 | More by JuliusCaesar
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John_M

Oregon

3.45/5  rDev -12.7%

On tap at the bier stein the other day.

The beer pours a fairly dark amber color with light lacing and fair head retention. Don't really get a whole lot on the nose initially, but at the beer warmed, I did pick up some nice sweet malt, a light roasty quality and a hint of burnt toast. The flavor profile replicated the nose pretty closely, though thankfully it was a bit more pronounced. Mouthfeel was fairly light, as you might expect, though I wouldn't describe the finish as watery.

Not bad, but considering all the other beers Ayinger makes, it was a bit hard to get too excited about this one.

05-09-2014 17:14:57 | More by John_M
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Punky_Brewster

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

05-09-2014 16:37:18 | More by Punky_Brewster
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

05-09-2014 04:05:13 | More by oriolesfan4
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-30-2014 22:51:13 | More by KevinGordon
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-30-2014 16:56:07 | More by csfcmitchell
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dank203

New Jersey

3.81/5  rDev -3.5%

very nice dunkel with dark fruit and spice notes, olive, very smooth with a bit of bite. hints of cherry and caramel malt. pours light brown, dark amber red orange into a stemmed pilsner glass. aromas aren't very present, just hints of nutmeg, brownsugar, cherry, etc. really well balanced

04-29-2014 19:09:56 | More by dank203
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MiamiBeerFan

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

04-28-2014 17:59:17 | More by MiamiBeerFan
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carlitosbronson1

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-27-2014 07:17:30 | More by carlitosbronson1
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kyle86

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-26-2014 19:19:20 | More by kyle86
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alelover

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-26-2014 17:21:23 | More by alelover
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ZachMcGinn

Michigan

4.06/5  rDev +2.8%

Smooth Dunkel. Brown carmel color with a foggy appearance. Sweet almost salty scent resembles potato chips. Flavor is sweet but not overbearing and somewhat salty continuing with the potato chip resemblance. Not a lot of bitter or hoppy flavor makes it an easy drink

04-21-2014 19:27:07 | More by ZachMcGinn
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doc17325

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

04-13-2014 20:41:46 | More by doc17325
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.76/5  rDev -4.8%

Served in an Ohio State shaker pint glass.

Revisiting one of my first German beers from my college days. Ah, nostalgia... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sunrise topaz-sienna topped by a finger or so of off-white foam. The noe comprises mild nuts, wheat bread, light fruits (in the vaguest possible sense), and ahint of hard water. The taste brings in more of the same, the nuts and bread combining into a toffee/brittle situation and the fruit coming out a bit stronger. I think I get some dark greens in there, as well. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slick-ish feel. Overall, a really solid dunkel, basically exactly what you'd expect from Ayinger.

04-13-2014 19:13:46 | More by TMoney2591
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nodder

New York

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

04-12-2014 22:21:59 | More by nodder
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alexkor

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-10-2014 02:18:49 | More by alexkor
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mcrawford

Michigan

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-06-2014 17:07:26 | More by mcrawford
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.3%

04-06-2014 04:11:42 | More by FadetoBock
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Brenden

Ohio

3.71/5  rDev -6.1%

This one is sort of a burnt caramel color, deep orange/tan going light brown. It's not heavy-looking but it is opaque. The head is tall and settles down to just more than one finger. It retains itself well from that point and leaves a mixture of spotty and patchy lacing stuck to the walls of the glass.
The nose is pretty nice,heavy on caramel and toast, a ghost of something not quite smoky, a bit of dark fruits, just a hint of dark chocolate, and bread crust. It gets a little muddled as it goes, and some of it is lost, which is improved in the flavor.
It gains a little depth on the tongue, but not much more. If anything, it's leans more toward dry than the nose. The dark fruits come forward but don't take over from the toast and caramel, while a bit of herbal flora supports and balances.
The dryness is present in the mouthfeel, and the body is medium but leans lighter than I expect. It has more than a modicum of both crispness and smoothness.

04-03-2014 21:04:48 | More by Brenden
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afsdan

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

03-21-2014 05:34:41 | More by afsdan
Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
89 out of 100 based on 823 ratings.