Spaten Dunkel | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2009

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - ruby amber with a thick half inch of thick, fizzy, brownish, off white head that has decent retention

S - must, grains, caramel

T - caramel, very faint chocolate, plum, raisin, figs

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a decent dunkel. It has decent flavor and solid drinkability. It's a bit sweet and fruity but overall pretty good.

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a deep ruby brown color. An off white head dissipates quickly to a thin film. Little or no lacing is present. The beer smells slightly bready, malty, and with faint caramel notes. The taste mimics the aroma. A nice sweet malt note up front. There's breadiness in here somewhat. The mouthfeel is fairly light to medium bodied.

Overall, a pretty average dunkel, but not bad at all. Very sessionable.

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Spaten Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 592 ratings
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