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Hofbräu Dunkel - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
85
very good

907 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 907
Reviews: 292
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 20
Gots: 102 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-18-2003

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Ratings: 907 | Reviews: 292 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of FalseDmitriy
4.79/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

I'm biased as this is my favorite beer of all time. Wonderful dunkel.

Photo of psoriasaurus
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lic217
3.61/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a0lbudman
3.21/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

L-clear dark amber color with a small tan head that leaves some lace
S-roast, with some sweet smell
T-roast with some hop bitterness and a little sweet flavor
F-light body and medium carbonation
O-good beer

Photo of nigeldazooman
3.49/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brandonld23
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.65/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This is by far best dunkel on draft lucky for me the brewery is 10 min from house the bottle is good but if you can get on draft I highly recommend

Photo of Danielr26
3.47/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cincyfan81
4.94/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

amazingly awesome this is a hell of a dunkel

Photo of Italiano86
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Myboymi
4.12/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of biteme398
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CoffeePorter
3.15/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I'm not familiar with this type of beer and to me it tasted a lot like wine for some reason.

Photo of smithj4
3.87/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wilipbe
4.63/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Nice head with decent lacing. Beautiful color dark bronze. Not to sweet but smell and taste molasses. Nice consistent taste throughout. Really nice beer.

Photo of Markwas
4.75/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Best dunkel I have had. Honestly questioning myself on why I don't give it a 5. This beer is the only reason I go to their restaurant. Don't recommend this beer on the golf course or after playing softball, but that's about it.

Photo of CIBoy10
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Look - color looks like a glass of tea, solid 1.5 finger head fades to minimal lacing.
Smell - molasses, caramel, and a metal twang.
Taste - lots of caramel and molasses. Typical of the style, but sweeter. No hops whatsoever.
Feel - not a ton of carbonation, feels thicker, the finish lasts.
Overall - I like the style a lot, and wish I could try this on draft. The two dunkels I have had in bottles haven't been as great as the one I had on draft, but can't find dunkels on tap in my area. Cheers!

Photo of Srkolodn
3.89/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tobelerone
3.66/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CreekyJarls
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dwatty
3.37/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.79/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Served on draft in a shaker pint glass.

Not much head, medium chestnut brown in color. Nutty aroma, a bit of caramel. Taste is slightly sweet , smooth. Thin to medium body.

Photo of AlexAfonin
3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Hofbräu Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
85 out of 100 based on 907 ratings.