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Augustiner Bräu Dunkel - Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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very good

108 Ratings
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Ratings: 108
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 10
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG visit their website

Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stcules on 04-28-2003)
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Ry1975, Dec 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Poppajack, Dec 03, 2012
Photo of eduardolinhalis
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%

500ml bottle served in a Weizen glass.

A: Pours a beautiful clear copper color forming a medium white to yellow head. Good retention but only few lacings formed and left

S: Sweet caramel and toffee in the nose. Notes of roasted malts, Lager bready yeasts and flowery hops

T: Follows the nose. Sweet toffee , caramel and roasted malts. Biscuity. Bready Lager yeasts and slightly hoppy bitter end

M: Light to medium body. Medium to low carbonation. Caramel malts aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Great beer. Augustiner quality

eduardolinhalis, Nov 02, 2012
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1/5  rDev -74.4%

SavvyStudent, Oct 31, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

kgmm77, Sep 16, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -0.3%

.5L flask on tap at Augustiner Keller in Munich.

Clear dark brown with orange and red highlights, and visible carbonation. Tan head is moderately thick and quite durable. Patchy lacing left on glass.

Aroma: simple and light aroma of medium malt with some faint floral hops.

T: Nicely malty and flavorful; very good sweet/bitter balance.

M: smooth; medium body; medium carbonation.

O: excellent example of style.

chinchill, Aug 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

warpedrevolution, Aug 10, 2012
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3.98/5  rDev +1.8%

500 ml bottle just slightly past the declared BB date (06. 2012). Dark coppery-brown body with garnet tint and good clarity gets overlain by rather thin light-tan head that dissipates. Sweet aroma of caramel, chocolate, bread crust and nutty notes transfers to the flavor. The beer that lacks any inappropriate intense roasted flavors starts malty but never gets cloying and finishes dry with hop-bitterness and mild nutty aftertaste.
Creamy with sufficient carbonation teasing the palate. Very good.

crnipeter, Jul 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

tziggy, Jun 18, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

crisis44, Jun 01, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Trailmix242, Apr 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

mnixon86, Mar 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

yokken, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

steveh, Jan 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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5/5  rDev +27.9%

I2uss, Nov 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

nickfl, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

tbeckett, Nov 14, 2011
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3.98/5  rDev +1.8%

Served on tap in the Augustiner-Brau Beer Hall, Munich.

A - CLear, deep brown. Suprisingly small amount oh head, with little retention and some lacing.

S - Toasted malty, cereal grains, chocolate and hops.

T- Sweet, toasted malt balanced with bitter hops and hints of chocolate and toasted nuts.

M- medium bodied and medium carbonation.

D - Delicious beer. Worth having next time I'm in Munich.

skypup, Oct 30, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +7.9%

nice dark brown, rusty brown in color with a good bit of cloudiness that seemed to settle itself out after a few minutes. A small but persistent head of off white formed on the top and managed to hang around for a good bit before settling out.

Aroma is deep and dark from the start. Rich dark caramel notes are all over this one. Roasted nuts, some brown sugar, dark frits, figs maybe? Really just complex as I even pull a touch of vanilla through after a few minutes. Really nice, and quite full feel for the style, due in most part to near perfect carbonation. This allows the flavor to roll across the palate and really just cling to every ounce of taste buds you have. Caramel, bready notes, hints of light spice are all leading the charge here as each sip seems to become better and better

mikesgroove, Aug 08, 2011
Augustiner Bräu Dunkel from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
87 out of 100 based on 108 ratings.