Dark Cloud | Mother Earth Brewing

BA SCORE
87
very good
403 Ratings
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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by evantwomey on 11-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
403
Reviews:
130
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.34%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
64
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 403 |  Reviews: 130
Photo of DLSheidy
3.79/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Fastwalker19
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bierleichen
3.45/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rdrumm91
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of cantal
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NickyDee21
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bmeGT
3/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Maybe my opinion isn't important, but not much of a fan of dunkels. This one didn't stand out.

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Photo of lzepplin01
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msscott1973
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nctide
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Krey213
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SLewis
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fieldzy27
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a footed pilsner glass.

Look: Pours an almond brown color with a lot of light penetration, the head is bone white and deflates quickly to very thin layer of tiny bubbles covering the surface of the beer. Not insanely impressive but the color of the beer is very nice.

Smell: dough and bread with hints of toffee and a little caramel are the strong points here, a little nuttiness and dark fruit upon further inspection. Not a wildly complex aroma but nothing offensive for sure.

Taste: Malty and sweet , bread and biscuit with some toffee notes again. Sweetness is washed from the pallet by the carbonation and the beer slips into a clean dry finish with a slightly nutty aftertaste. Very drinkable.

Feel: carbonation level is perfect for this beer. Keeps it light and refreshing with out being fizzy. Very well done.

Overall: A tasty beer, I'm a big fan of this style and enjoy the german varieties very much. This doesn't exactly stand up to its german counterparts but If I was in the mood for a dunkel and this was on tap I would not pass it up. Drinkability begs for a liter mug.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
3.54/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GlennBags
4.49/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of polopaul20
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LannahC
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fitz284
3.83/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MetalMistress
4.64/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of mscudder
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark Cloud from Mother Earth Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 403 ratings.
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