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König Ludwig Dunkel - Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

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König Ludwig DunkelKönig Ludwig Dunkel

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BA SCORE
84
good

126 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 126
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 10
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-15-2002)
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Photo of rarbring
3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A clear brown red hinted brew, a tan head with little lacing but some curtains.

Smelling caramel, bread and some soy sauce.

Sweet brown bread, caramel, dried red fruits, honey. Some bitter (rye) bread crust.

Little carbonation, soft and smooth, a small body, a slightly dry finish.

A light rather airy beer, with a short impression.

rarbring, Aug 04, 2012
Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Marius, Monday at 05:36 PM
Photo of TheBrk
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

TheBrk, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of Ciocanelu
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Ciocanelu, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of stampfler07
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

stampfler07, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

patre_tim, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of EdelweissDad
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

EdelweissDad, Jun 30, 2013
Photo of drewface
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

drewface, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of jandadeboer
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

jandadeboer, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of phaedrusovchaos
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

phaedrusovchaos, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Dark Chestnut body; medium head; long lasting

Aroma: roasted malt, dried fruit (figs), notes of coffee

Taste: Hoppy and slightly bitter; finishes slightly bitter

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
Photo of engisch
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours weird. It has a carmel brown color, but it pours with a thick head and has bubbles that coat the inside of the glass. The smell and aroma is nothing special and is of sweet malts.

The taste is that of a typical dunkel style. It's a good balanced beer. It has nice lacing all the way down to the last sip.

Overall, if you are looking for a decent beer, this is a safe tastey dunkel.

engisch, Jul 30, 2009
Photo of jrohrbacher
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

jrohrbacher, Aug 05, 2014
Photo of bsopko
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

bsopko, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of Vinylboy20
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Vinylboy20, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of vfgccp
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

vfgccp, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of ssgunbond
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

ssgunbond, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of NightINgale
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

NightINgale, Jan 27, 2013
Photo of samEBC
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

samEBC, Jul 04, 2012
Photo of Poupae
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Poupae, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Michael-Poppe
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Michael-Poppe, May 29, 2014
Photo of Wessel
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Wessel, Jul 02, 2014
Photo of mmmbeerNY
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

mmmbeerNY, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of Jrizzo275
3.52/5  rDev -5.9%

Jrizzo275, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of mobyfann
3.53/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Paid .70EUR + .08EUR glass deposit for a 500mL bottle.

*Reviewed on 24.04.2005

The beer pours a classic chocolatey base with a medium white head, solid retention and some nice lacing to follow. One-dimensional smell of toasted malts…

The taste has a bit roasted malt depth than the smell, maybe a light touch of caramel but nothing more. The aftertaste is a bit weird of this one, but other than that it feels great in the mouth and delivery. It’s a nice session dunkel, but I'd prefer Hofbrauhaus brand…

Final Thought: This is a solid dunkel with a little more depth than a Warsteiner's version…

mobyfann, Jul 08, 2005
König Ludwig Dunkel from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
84 out of 100 based on 126 ratings.