Dark Cloud | Mother Earth Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing
North Carolina, United States
motherearthbrewing.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by evantwomey on 11-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,337
Reviews:
130
Ratings:
410
pDev:
11.34%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
69
Trade:
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Ratings: 410 |  Reviews: 130
Photo of Jzornick
4.83/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My favorite Dunkel

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Photo of OriginalWayOut
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of NMC79
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of OompaMentor
3.1/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sams442
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of avisong
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stadmo1
3.29/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of AndrewMichael
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle, straight from the source. Poured in my Allagash chalice. Dark brown color, with off white head. Smooth, very well balanced, low hop profile. I was pleasantly surprised how good this beer was, typically not a fan of the style.

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Photo of GrumpyGeezer
1.14/5  rDev -70.6%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

Purchased a bottle from the local store today. Chilled to 38-40° and poured into a SA perfect pint, not what I would consider dark at all. Held up glass to light and could see from the bottom up. No head, some carbonation. I could not detect any aroma, and the taste was also nil. It had a bottled date of 11/30/16. In my 40+ years of beer drinking, this was one of the most tasteless, thin, watery dunkel lagers that I have ever tasted.

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Photo of Bjm94
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ekenney
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ordybill
4.27/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a dark brown color with a medium sized white head. The aroma is all malt. The taste is all malt with a hint of hops in the background.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Leitz
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mflamar
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dillinger
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cuervo_PCB
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kell50
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrisroarshack
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GregStoner
3.77/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jason_nwx
3.26/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brauseboof
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of delta490
2.97/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pours a slightly cloudy dark brown with a light tan head. The bottle was significantly over-carbonated, had significant particulate, and took a while to pour as a result. The smell was OK, nothing really noteworthy with just light malt sweetness. The taste was decent but again there wasn't really much to it in terms anything distinct. The body had a nice weight to it but there was too much carbonation. The quality control needs to improve

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Dark Cloud from Mother Earth Brewing
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 410 ratings