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Hofbräu Dunkel - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
85
very good

729 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 729
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.97%
Wants: 15
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-18-2003)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: dark amber red color. Half a finger of creamy off white head on the pour which settled in to a thin layer across the top while drinking. Active carbonation is above average for the style.

Smell: Overly sweet toffee jumps out right away. There are some slightly skunky, funky tones going on here as well. Dark fruits and oak show up on the body. Sweetness runs throughout and dominates, to a fault.

Taste: Toffee and caramel hit first. The body is mossy, earthy with accents of oak and some dark fruits. These flavors all come together, but slowly fade into a slightly dry finish with some lingering sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Nothing really note worthy at all here. Carbonation doesn't play a part and no notable lingering textures keep you interested.

Overall: Very disappointed by this. Loved the other Hofbrau offerings I've had, this just has none of the characteristics I look for in a dunkel. I'll stick with the Original and Hefe.

Serving type: bottle

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Hofbräu Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
85 out of 100 based on 729 ratings.