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Sigtuna Dunkel LagerSigtuna Dunkel Lager

Brewed by:
Sigtuna Brygghus

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Introduced in September 2011.

Added by bark on 09-03-2011

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 7
Photo of eriktoyra
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark red, almost brown liquid into the glass. The head is off-white and thin. No sign of carbonation.

S: Smells of cocoa, roasted malts and red fruits.

T: Tastes of roasted malts, cocoa, sweet an dark bread and some red fruits.

M: Medium to strong carbonation with a medium body. The carbonation is sticky.

O: A nice Beer that pairs well with dark meats.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
3.53/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours dark brown with some hues of red. The large head is rather thick and compact; off-white. It takes some time to set, and leaves nice lacings.

S: Dark heavily roasted malt, some sweetness. Nuts and crisp bread. Some chocolate. Some smoke and vanilla in the back.

T: Sweet bready malt, roasted. Nuts and bitter hops. Some oranges and limes.

M: Body is medium to full and carbonation medium. Aftertaste stays for a while and is both roasted and bitter.

O: Not too shabby. Goes down very smoothly.

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Photo of bark
3.67/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

The colour is deep brown with a hint of red, the liquid is clear. The four finger head is warm beige and airy. It sinks slowly leaving very little lacing.

The smell is very nutty, somewhat sweet and roasted. Some clean bitter notes, fresh grounded coffee. Hints of ripe red berries and a touch of rubber in the background. Very smooth, very Bavaria.

The taste is very roasted with some malt sourness. Chocolate and coffee. Quite a lot of coffee, in fact. It is very smooth. Light body. The aftertaste brings a mild clean bitterness with thins of dried flowers. Some coffee-toffee and dried fruits. The finish is dry and slightly roasted.

The carbonation is a bit flat. The bubbles are fresh and sharp all right, but there are very few of them. The liquid is smooth.
A highly drinkable Dunkel with distinct coffee notes. A bit thin at times, though.

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Photo of rarbring
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is dark brown red black ... a tan head, high and foamy, settling and leaving much lacing. Small curtains.

The smell is brown bread crust, nuts, bitter oranges, wet grass and a mossy earthy nuance.

Starts very sweet, brown sugar, toast, roasted malt, dark dried forest fruits, bitter oranges, grape-fruit peel, some nettles.

Medium carbonation, small bubbles, soft and foamy feeling, slightly oily with a dry finish.

More taste and pleasure then expected from a dark lager, for me at least.

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Photo of TobiasGoth
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance Pours a very dark brown almost black brew with a ray of red when scrutinized against the light. Extremely dark! The head’s about one finger tall and eggshell colored. Long curtain remains on glass.

Smell A sea of heavy, dark and burnt bread, plenty of chocolate and a faint whiff of raisins and plums.

Taste Initially very malty and round, then a flash of roasty notes, chocolate, ashes and a minute smokiness. Ending in a balancing bitter finale.

Mouthfeel “Like velvet” quoting my co-pilot Joao’s words. Smooth and firm carbon dioxide with a light to medium liquid.

When two worlds collide, that’s how I’d describe this. You get the clean simplicity of a lager yet some of the flavors of a porter or a stout. I like!

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Sigtuna Dunkel Lager from Sigtuna Brygghus
3.52 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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