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Hofbräu Dunkel - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
85
very good

735 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 735
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 15
Gots: 40 | 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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Reviews by RandomExile:
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RandomExile

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4.23/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: darkly translucent red-amber; fluffy beige head; genuine webs of lacing
S: distinctly bread and malt, sweet, molasses?
T: primarily malt carries through; caramel and something like roasted corn; tinge of bitterness on the aftertaste
M: medium-bodied; initially rich and full without being heavy, but thinner on later pulls
O: sessionable dunkel, pleasant and engaging. While I enjoyed everything about it, I wish it tasted more like the nose, and had either a bit more clarity or richness on the palate, either way.

12oz / Pint Glass

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2014 06:00:14 | More by RandomExile
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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.

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Hofbräu Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
85 out of 100 based on 735 ratings.