Flensburger Dunkel | Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG

BA SCORE
83
good
244 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Flensburger DunkelFlensburger Dunkel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
Germany
flens.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 11-09-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
244
Reviews:
128
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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1/5  rDev -72.8%

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1/5  rDev -72.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of stcules
2.65/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Light brown color. Average light beige head,
In the smell malt caramel burnt. More burnt. A bit sweet, but the burnt notes balance it.
Almost the same in the taste, with again burnt and a back sweetness. The sweetness is more strong, maybe too much, in the aftertaste. Where there are also some honey notes. Sweet.
Quite light in body.

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Photo of mikesgroove
2.71/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Got this one in a decorative growler in a recent BIF. Brought it out on Labor Day to share with the family. Served cold and poured into a couple pint glasses. This one was consumed on 09/07/2009.
 
The pour was off from the start. Still, motionless with only a touch of light carbonation on the top of the glass. I new we were in trouble. Nice honey color to it though with some darker touches around the sides that served it quite well. Aroma was decent, very sweet with lots of caramel and honey notes as well as lots of touches of nuts as well. Warming almost brings out a touch of fruit now. But the flavor really falls off. It seems as though it comes across musky and stale, the fact that it is flat does not help at all. A wash of bready malts, touches of grain and a hint of caramel all seem to miss and this quasi wheat and fruit note comes in, with a wet cardboard flavor. Not working out at all. The flavor was a mess and this really caused it to be semi undrinkable and nearly a drain pour for me.
 
Overall it may have been an old growler, though it hissed when opened and the date on it was three months from now. It just did not work for me. Maybe next time.
 

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Photo of Larry18
2.73/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

disappointing. tasted watery and insipid. It lacked that "wow" factor that I was expecting from a fancy beer in an attractive bottle. It wasn't offensive, just rather boring and uninspired.

Mouth feel, aroma and appearance were fine. It was just lacking in taste, quite frankly.

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Photo of VelvetExtract
2.79/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.25

Bottle. Sample pour at a small festival. Pours a clear brown color. Aroma is of a decent Dunkel. A little fruity and bready and yeasty. The flavor was off in my opinion. Tangy and almost sour. Not sure what was going on with this one. Would not go back to this one.

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Photo of John_Henry
2.81/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A. Good colour and clarity for style with fair head retention.

S. Little smell, but nothing unpleasant.

T. Tastes good, but really a little thin, and not as full of flavour as I was expecting.

M. Not as smooth as I would have liked but pretty good to be fair.

O. I had quite high hopes for this, but it was really quite disappointing. Very easy to drink, and if it were on tap I could quite happily session it, but nothing to get excited about.

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Photo of Roser
2.83/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

A- clear, copper, amber. Small to medium bone white head that lasted a good bit. Light lacing.

S- not much of a nose. Malty and bready. Clean. Light roast.

T- like the nose, malty and bready. Raisiny sweet.

M- thin, light.

O- just ok. Nothing special. Won't be purchasing again.

Cheers!

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Photo of akal_snyx
2.85/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Photo of corywalston
2.88/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of drmeto
2.91/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

L:
-pours a clear amber with a small,foamy,offwhite head
-medium carbonation visible
S:
-grassy,spicy,nutty,caramel,syrup
T:
-nutty,earthy,spicy,bready
F:
-medium to high carbonation (overcarbonated)
-light body
O:
Slightly above avergae Dunkel

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Photo of aswaller
3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Hex92
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bought it because of the cool bottle, but I definitely wasn't impressed with the beer. It tastes like a watered down heineken dark. Skunky flavor, little mouthfeel. No malt, no hops, just blah. Maybe this one sat on the shelf too long, but I won't buy this again.

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Photo of canders0927
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of RochefortChris
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of herrburgess
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of ariceclemson
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of petermethot
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Hayley_86
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheMissingDrink
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Smooth and malty, but a little metallic. Not quite there flavour wise. Hops are almost non existent, and there’s an earthy yeast note on top of the metal. I don’t think I’d have it again.

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Photo of JackieKu
3.03/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Flensburger Dunkel from Flensburger Brauerei GmbH Und Co. KG
3.68 out of 5 based on 244 ratings.
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