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Neumarkter Lammsbräu (Organic) Dunkel - Neumarkter Lammsbräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

106 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.58%
Wants: 8
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Neumarkter Lammsbräu 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: Sigmund on 02-25-2006)
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doctorb

Maryland

2/5  rDev -48.1%

08-27-2012 01:50:35 | More by doctorb
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dasenebler

Maine

2.13/5  rDev -44.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

33cl, green long-neck, best before 6/8/11.

Pours a clear, brilliant medium amber. Meringue-like beige head retains wonderfully at two fingers, with textbook lacing.

The aroma is a little off. Too metallic, possibly oxidized.

The flavor also has a metallic character that accumulates on the palate: borderline undrinkable. There is a bit of toasted bread and nuttiness, but overall this is a watery and metallic Dunkel. Touch of bitterness and a drying finish. The mouthfeel has fine, medium carbonation.

Drain pour. First bad beer I've had from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2011 21:03:38 | More by dasenebler
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AlexLMS

Portugal

2.2/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance: bright with deep amber colour. The head is light tan, moderate in size and frothy. It may not be long lasting and presents almost no lacing.
Aroma: slightly roasted sweet malt aroma.
Taste: sweet and slightly toasted malts, some herbal hops and a not very nice cooked vegetal flavour.
Mouthfeel: smooth, average level of carbonation, low alcoholic strength and a medium body.
Finish: lingering bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall: I really did not appreciated this one and could not see why the fuss about this dunkel. Perhaps it was a bad batch as the bottle was very near its expiration date.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2008 14:33:10 | More by AlexLMS
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -41.6%

06-01-2014 02:45:49 | More by d_brommer_nh
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exonthebottle

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

12-25-2011 18:46:30 | More by exonthebottle
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours a clearish, dark mahogany-hued body with a bubbly, off-white head.

Smell: Mild nose woefully reduced to no more than a few weak notes of dark bready, nutty malts and little else.

Taste: Maltiness displays some mild dark breadiness and nutty tones with just a touch of sweetness. Ultra light herbal hop character with almost no bitterness to be found. Drying finish. Pretty lacking overall, I must say. It's quite an impressive feat to make St. Pauli Girl Dark seem bold!

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Skip it. For me, this one just comes across as entirely too thin in all of its attributes. Next time I'm in the mood for a Dunkel, I'll do myself a favor and have an Ayinger Altbairisch, thanks.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2009 18:23:52 | More by ChainGangGuy
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SilentSabre

North Dakota

2.55/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is usually one of my favourite styles. That said, I have had quite a few Munich Dunkel Lagers in my lifetime. This one does not resemble any of them. The colour is a bit lighter than it should be, IMO. The head was about a half inch tall and vanished into nothing in less time than it took to type this sentence. Smell was malty and marginally close to what other Munich Darks smell like, but really wasn't very impressive. Taste was average at *best*, but again, there are many examples of this style that much better represent the Munich Dark. I'm just not feeling the Lammsbrau version of one of my all time favourite styles. Mouthfeel is noticeably too thin, and of course, given all these negatives, this is simply not very drinkable to me. Not an awful beer, but in the way of Munich Darks, there are many offerings out there much, much better IMO.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2008 02:27:22 | More by SilentSabre
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

06-05-2014 19:06:44 | More by Svendozen
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AgentZero

Illinois

2.9/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Shared with the benevolent Masterski.

A - An amber colored beer with a nice two finger head that had good retention.

S - Hops, malts, little bit grassy and farmy.

T - Tastes like an organic beer. A bit woody and lagery, with a somewhat watered down taste. There's a bit of ginseng and grassy taste to this as well. Little bit of caramel malts.

M - Light, watery, lower-end carbonation.

D - It's okay, low drinkability for the ABV. I'm not a huge fan of this, honestly.

Serving type: bottle

12-22-2010 04:15:26 | More by AgentZero
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boyessen

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.1%

07-08-2012 02:33:49 | More by boyessen
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.1%

02-08-2014 02:55:11 | More by Brushkanna
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.05/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark chestnut brown color with golden amber/mahogany edges when held to a light source and a thin off-white foam head that quickly fades into a thin ring. Minimal lacing.

Roasted malt aroma with hints of caramel, nut, chocolate and slightly earthy hops. Pretty bland really.

Lighter end of medium body with a crisp, clean mouthfeel, soft carbonation, roasted maltiness and bitter hops. Hints of caramel malt, chocolate, nut, toffee and earthy bitter hops. Dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2010 04:22:22 | More by corby112
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

09-12-2013 19:52:14 | More by beernads
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magnusdave

New York

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

09-24-2013 15:17:59 | More by magnusdave
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beertunes

Washington

3.26/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

11.2oz bottle poured into straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear ruby-brown color with less than 1/4 inch of light tan head that had low retention and lacing.

The aroma was pretty good, lightly sweet malts and a nice earthy grain base. The flavor was also pretty typical, the grains were slightly overpowered by the sweetness of the malts. There was just the lightest hop presence.

The body was medium, for the style, not as heavy as some, was clean, and had, considering the sweetness, a relatively dry finish. Drinkability was good, the beer was gone fairly quickly, and I'd have another. Overall, a decent example of the style, not special or notable, but if you're in the mood, you could do worse.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2013 18:22:34 | More by beertunes
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Strix

Wisconsin

3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Murky brown, head dissipates quickly.

Smells bready and malty, a bit sweet.

Taste is bready, with molasses, raisins and earthy flavors, very malty and very sweet.

Mouthfeel was a bit flat for me, which sort of detracted.

This one wasn't really my thing. Got too sweet on me after awhile. I guess some people love it, but for me it was nothing special. Tastes were just sort of off and mouthfeel was flat.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2009 03:07:19 | More by Strix
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deltatauhobbit

Maine

3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

From an odd shaped 11.2oz bottle, long skinny neck.

Pours an amber color with a large off-white head, fades fast at first but slows down and leaves a long lasting cap, some patchy lacing.

Smell is primarily malt with a light caramel presence.

Taste is crisp yet has a very soft carbonation to it (plenty of it, just very soft), all caramel malt and slightly earthy, sadly it has a very thin mouthfeel that borders of water-like that ruins it.

Got it for my birthday from my parents, surprisingly they got a few things I've never tried and this is one of them.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2010 21:07:58 | More by deltatauhobbit
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown that is nearly clear. Nose is thick and sweet cloying malts. Flavor is malty sweet as well. Cloying, yes. Smooth, fairly. Some fruit tones, but mostly what I notice is an odd burn on the flavor profile. Seems almost alcoholic, but isn't really. Feel is smooth on liquid and lower on carbonation. This is okay I suppose. Too cloying though, and I wouldn't go for it again.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2009 04:27:19 | More by RblWthACoz
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cjgator3

Florida

3.45/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

11.2oz bottle
4.8% ABV

A- Pours a dark copper/brown color with an off-white head.

S- The aroma is sweet bready malt and a hint of caramel.

T- The taste like the aroma is dark bread, toasted malt and a touch of caramel. There is a good amount of sweetness and a moderate hop presence in the finish.

M- The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

D- Overall, this is a pretty solid Dunkel that is worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2010 03:00:20 | More by cjgator3
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DoubleJ

California

3.48/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle with a fat bottom and a pencil-thin neck, on to the beer:

Autumn muddy orange in color, the head is bubbly with only decent head retention, dissipates into nothing in a few minutes. A hint of cardboard in the nose, but that soon takes a back seat to the overwhelming raisin aroma. The taste...dark bread makes its appearance on the palate with a pinch of sweetness. Just when you think something is about to build, it dries up. There's a hint of yams, but for the most part this is a dry bodied beer that doesn't soak your palate with flavor. Also there is a touch of dark fudge and tea-like hops found amid this medium-carbonated, light/medium bodied beer.

This is a very dry version of a dunkel lager. I prefer my beers to drench my tongue in flavor, but I can adjust to some extent to dry, balanced, non-offensive, low-flavored beer.

As for being "...dedicated to environmental responibility, sustainable agriculutre..." why the hell would you go organic? You need significently more land to produce the same yields. At least it's produced for "your enjoyment", and that's what matters the most for the consumer.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2009 06:45:16 | More by DoubleJ
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macesq

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-15-2014 02:11:35 | More by macesq
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

11-26-2013 06:19:40 | More by largadeer
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civicm87

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

10-13-2013 20:42:37 | More by civicm87
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Schmuckles

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-02-2012 01:27:59 | More by Schmuckles
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pour at the BevMo Holiday Beerfest held at Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, and caramel. Taste is much the same with a mild bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is pretty tasty and easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 21:42:10 | More by UCLABrewN84
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