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Löwenbräu Premium Dark - Löwenbräu AG

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55 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.89%
Wants: 5
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Munich Dunkel Lager |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-19-2001)
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Reviews by Dentist666:
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Russian Federation

3.45/5  rDev -4.2%

Brewed in Russia by InBev, 4.5% ABV.
Pours dark brown beer with two-finger bubbly beige head. Good caramel aroma and a taste is caramel too, slightly roasted. Well-balanced bitterness, light body, moderate carbonation. A water of the brew seems not very well to me. That's probably a difference between original german beer and local licensed. Anyway, it's a good one.

07-17-2012 18:51:38 | More by Dentist666
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4.08/5  rDev +13.3%

Yet another Oktoberfest offering, I had this one with a bratwurst and it went great. The beer was a dark amber color with a small off white head. The smell was very light and was mostly of malt. The taste was smoothe with a definantly dominate malt character and not much hop at all. No aftertaste to speak of. This is a very clean tasing beer that you could drink alot of if you wanted to, but it is not very exciting in the end.

10-05-2003 09:27:58 | More by Dmann
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3.9/5  rDev +8.3%

Presentation: 12 oz green twist ... "Original Munich Formula" is stated on the label. No freshness date seen.

Appearance: Deep rich brown colour with a frothy tan lace ... looks appetizing.

Smell: Clean ... faded caramel, light creamed coffee and a hint of herbal hop.

Taste: Medium bodied with a little chewiness in the beginning. Crisp mouth feel ... dark malt characteristics kick in a little giving a light twang to the palate. Small kiss of hop help to balance the sweetness and go hand and hand with a carob roasted malt flavour. The finish gets even better with a dark bready taste that lingers with a mild residual sweetness.

Notes: Yummy! Great when paired up with a ruben on dark rye ... nice mellow dark malt character, a decent drink for sure.

05-23-2002 10:02:47 | More by Jason
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

06-13-2014 16:06:41 | More by innominat
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3.68/5  rDev +2.2%

Beer from a sample pack of "beers of the world"...

Dark brown chestnut color with a pale tan head of about a 1/4 of an inch. Head is fairly much gone in 25 seconds. Slight bits of milk chocolate to the aroma. Flavors are toasty and bread-like, some caramel, and leavened by considerable medium-bodied carbonation. Hops are a little difficult to pick out. While this beer seemed a little too much on the malty side for my tastes, the mouthfeel makes a decent and creamy drinkable counter argument. Pretty good brew.

01-02-2003 09:21:44 | More by ADR
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

06-01-2013 23:31:39 | More by Miha
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4.75/5  rDev +31.9%

06-19-2014 15:40:55 | More by j_hollings13
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5/5  rDev +38.9%

02-17-2013 05:18:45 | More by johndonor3
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United Kingdom (England)

2.58/5  rDev -28.3%

Mine was under the the name "Dunkel" not dark. Served ice cold on tap, had to let it warm up a touch before i could taste anything at all. Pretty simple stuff, light caramelly, with a kinda short finish, sweetish, with minimal bitterness. Uncomplex and pretty easy to drink.

10-16-2003 13:49:22 | More by rastaman
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.1%

12-09-2012 17:17:37 | More by Damian74Shensky
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

01-26-2014 06:01:39 | More by DOCRW
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3.85/5  rDev +6.9%

This is a very good beer for a mass-produced dark lager. This is one that I will buy again and again. Low tight off-white head that faded to a thin foamy ring that stuck around for good. Sweetish fresh malt aroma with hints of caramel/chocolate/toffee--nice! The flavor makes good on the aroma's promise. It's taste is on the sweet side with low hoppiness and prominent malty flavors that suggest caramel malt and maybe Munich malts. Nice toasty finish that lingers on the tongue--good. Mouthfeel not exceptional but not bad either. Very quaffable if you don't mind the sweetness.

04-19-2003 16:44:22 | More by EagleTalon
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Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

05-26-2014 13:47:22 | More by Gottesverachter
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-04-2013 17:17:07 | More by MarkJBurch
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-13-2014 02:56:18 | More by Shafaegalo
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

12-28-2011 12:52:41 | More by jjkatter
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-06-2014 14:12:22 | More by speedvagen
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New Hampshire

3.58/5  rDev -0.6%

Looks good - nice and dark, tastes good - some maltiness with some hops, not overpowering, but hardly any nose. This one was brewed by Löwenbräu in Toronto and is much better than when Miller had the license to brew it in Milwaukee.

07-19-2002 15:31:31 | More by jdhilt
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

07-01-2012 05:44:26 | More by mtrain237
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

04-21-2013 14:18:11 | More by hurdjg
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

01-16-2012 03:48:33 | More by animal69
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3.53/5  rDev -1.9%

Consumed 1/09/2010- from notes.

Green 12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

A- Dark chestnut brown with ruby highlights topped off with a one finger khaki colored head. Pretty good retention and decent lacing.

S- Muted caramel malt.

T- Malts are much more evident as well as a caramelish sweetness and a little something else that I cant put my finger on.

M- Medium bodied, not much carbination. A little sticky but not in a bad way.

D- One of the best Dunkel's I've had, definitely wish I'd picked up more than one.

01-13-2010 18:56:48 | More by tatoodkelt
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

04-03-2014 13:37:11 | More by Knoxrb12
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-24-2012 19:33:32 | More by kobeer
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-22-2011 01:55:20 | More by twkirkby
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Löwenbräu Premium Dark from Löwenbräu AG
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