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Hofbräu Dunkel - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
85
very good

740 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 740
Reviews: 272
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 15
Gots: 43 | 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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StoneBrewFanatic

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3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours deep copper with a red hue into my snifter with two fingers of off white head, moderate retention and minimal lacing.

S - Grain/bread malts, caramel, molasses and mild dark fruit.

T - Less sweet than anticipated, grainy, bead malts, mild caramel, rather bitter from start to finish and at the end the malts make their presence known again.

M - Feels kind of thin and over carbonated.

O - Easy to drink, nothing too exciting though.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2011 22:20:04 | More by StoneBrewFanatic
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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 740 ratings.