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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

117 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 8
Gots: 2 | 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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greencovesteve

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-12-2013 23:39:04 | More by greencovesteve
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cambabeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-06-2013 16:13:17 | More by cambabeer
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drewface

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-06-2013 11:25:30 | More by drewface
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.94/5  rDev +5.3%

A: Pours a cloudy yellow to brown. Almost dirty with lots of sediment. Good head at pour and chunky lacing. Really appealing.

S: Citrus, lemon, fresh.

T: More citrus. Light yet with some malt body. Yeast is definitely present.

M: Good balance of a light summer beer with some heavier malting to give it some body.

O: Really nice.

06-04-2013 21:14:33 | More by Oakenator
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Pookie

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-02-2013 19:12:32 | More by Pookie
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Beric

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-01-2013 13:00:58 | More by Beric
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herrburgess

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

05-28-2013 16:58:32 | More by herrburgess
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ZachRusk

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

05-16-2013 19:06:21 | More by ZachRusk
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RD1163

California

3/5  rDev -19.8%

04-08-2013 04:50:23 | More by RD1163
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Poupae

Thailand

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-11-2013 17:09:44 | More by Poupae
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bsopko

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-01-2013 21:21:31 | More by bsopko
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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-18-2013 17:17:37 | More by vfgccp
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sparke16


4/5  rDev +7%

02-14-2013 04:29:12 | More by sparke16
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

02-12-2013 22:34:12 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-27-2013 02:35:54 | More by NightINgale
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Douberd

Netherlands

3.35/5  rDev -10.4%

Long neck brown bottle, 330 ml, bought in Germany. Poured into a lager glass at home. ABV 5,1%.

Dark brown colour on the body, with lots of activity in it. Two fingers of off-white, creamy head with good retention.. After a bit most of the foam disappears, becoming a thick film covering the beer's surface.
Very nice aroma of roasted malts, along with some chocolate.
Taste follos the nose. Roasted malts, some caramel too now and the chocolate flavour more obvious on the finish, giving this beer a nice bitter aftertaste.
Thin to medium on the body, light carbonation and a long dry finish.
Overall a good session dunkel.

01-14-2013 17:45:13 | More by Douberd
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sDon

Germany

3.84/5  rDev +2.7%

This is a solid Dunkel. There is a little foam, not too much carbonation, and a nice taste -- dark chocolate and coffee but not sweet or bitter. No alcohol detected (at least for me) and it is very drinkable.

At the same time, there is not as much going on in this beer in terms of taste as some other Dunkels: cf. Augustiner Dunkles beer, even Hacker Pschorr Dunkles, which has a more refreshing and satisfying flavor. A clear finish, but with not much to make you remember it.

01-11-2013 23:59:33 | More by sDon
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Theshooster

Korea (South)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-10-2012 05:37:46 | More by Theshooster
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Tomais

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Pilsner glass

Huge bubbles, frothy off-white head. Reminded me of sea froth after a storm on the beach.. Recedes fairly quick. Little lacing. Looks a like a dark red-lemonade against the light, otherwise a very clear mohogany brown.

Smells malty alcoholic sweet and bitter. Not burnt, but not far off - well toasted I guess.
A little bit of toffee or caramel hard-roasted on the baking tray.

There's a good balance between the initial fruity malt, with the hops -and some bitterness- in the background. Malty again on swallowing. Nice flush of carbonation with the malt,
Tastes good, but it doesnt quite live up to the more complex smell.

Very drinkable - with snow outside at any rate ;-)
BB 25 06 2013

10-29-2012 19:22:36 | More by Tomais
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karait95

Mexico

3.63/5  rDev -2.9%

A: color is dark reddish, head is not so big so retention is almost not present. Carbonation is also low bit a small layer keeps on top of the beer.

S: not very intense, some toasted malts are present after smelling a lot, not much is clearly noticed.

T: flavor is good,toasted malts are present again but this time flavor is intense not as faint as aroma.

M: refresh and balanced, more a neutral beer than a changing sensation all the time has little sweetness and little bitterness.

A beer just a little above average.

10-08-2012 03:34:33 | More by karait95
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jandadeboer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-19-2012 13:49:31 | More by jandadeboer
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kurgan3

Poland

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-18-2012 18:07:47 | More by kurgan3
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rarbring

Sweden

3.35/5  rDev -10.4%

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.

08-04-2012 19:27:12 | More by rarbring
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-01-2012 21:34:09 | More by chinchill
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RussBecker1


4/5  rDev +7%

07-25-2012 01:45:16 | More by RussBecker1
König Ludwig Dunkel from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
84 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.