Spaten Dunkel | Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Germany
franziskaner-weissbier.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
590
Reviews:
204
Avg:
3.66
pDev:
12.84%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
65
For Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -72.7%

Photo of samie85
3.26/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, brown copper color with a two and a finger head.

Herbal hops with grainy Munich malt notes.

Malty with a hint of roast and herbal hops on the finish.

Light side of medium bodied with moderate carbonation a light dryness on the finish.

Very drinkable and I wouldn't mind having a few more of these right now.

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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

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2.25/5  rDev -38.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of jordanmckell
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Drinkerofales
3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

pours a dark coppery brown with gold highlights. The huge light tan head leaves some moderate lacing.

Smell is wheat with roasted malts and a hint of dark fruit. Some earthiness joins as it warms.

Taste is wheat and malt in balance with a hint of fruitiness as it warms.

Feels super smooth and rich, with that wheaty tang on the finish.

I have always liked Spaten beers, and I like this one. Great texture on this beer makes it easy to drink.

DOA

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Photo of MrVonzipper
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of nanookbuddy
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of OldTime
3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

Photo of Samp01
3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a reddish brown with a medium beige head. Aroma and Taste of toasted caramel malt, barley, some yeast and grassy notes with some hops bitterness. Palate is a light to medium body with moderate carbonation. Finish is sweet toasted caramel malt, barley, yeast with some bitter hops ending for balance. Nothing really outstanding, but overall a pretty good easy drinking dunkel, an average brew

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1/5  rDev -72.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

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4/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of bubseymour
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance - dark brown with minimal white head

Smell - Nice malty caramel smell

Taste - Nice for the style. Good flavorings of honey, caramel and a crisp finish.

Mouthfeel - light

Overall - I good beer for this style. A little light on flavor but still tasty, light and easy to drink. Will be glad to sample more.

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Spaten Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
3.66 out of 5 based on 590 ratings.
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