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Lobo Negro | Pedernales Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Pedernales Brewing Company
Texas, United States

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Mora2000 on 07-30-2012

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Ratings: 157 |  Reviews: 27
Reviews by blatherbeard:
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3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Serving type bottle

Bought a sixxer of this knowing by the name of the brewing co that it was a tx brewer so i had to give it a shot.

Mouthfeel was a bit lighter than expected but not bad, carbonation was a bit higher than expected as well. But also came across a bit flat, so kind of a weird dichotomy.

Smell was absolutely unexpected. Toffee and huge nut smell, thought it was a nut brown at first smell.

Taste was DEFINITELY a nut browny taste, not really a black lager imo.

Overall was a decent beer for sure, some of the qualities better than others, some, although not of style, were fantastic.

Id buy again for sure.

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Photo of PhilsPils
3.19/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tastes a lot like the typical homebrew from the eighties..."Let's see, I have some caramel malt and Munich malt..and here's some chocolate malt.." Nothing at all wrong with this beer, just not what I expected when I read "Munich Dunkel" 'cause it sure as hell ain't that. None of those toasted grain flavors are appropriate in a Munich Dunkel. Easy to drink though with a creamy texture and huge khaki head. Roasted grain dominates with no serious off-flavors. Call it a light Porter and it's a world-beater!

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Photo of Mora2000
3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a very dark brown color with an off-white head. The aroma is full of toffee and caramel with some lightly toasted malt and cocoa notes. A very nice smelling beer. The flavor is made up of a lot of roasted malt and cocoa. I also get some toffee, grass and earth notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of awalsh
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Dello
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of valkyre65
3.6/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Garrettshu
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of javlin624
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of TownDunkel
3.18/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - A nice medium brown to dark light absourbing goodness, excelent for the beer

Smell - Not much here besides mild hops maybe noble style. I wish there was a bit more to get.

Taste - Initial flavor is too complex and not pleasant but within a second a coffee and nut taste hits. It sticks around as well.

Mouthfeel - That aftertaste with carbonation is a great match and enjoyable for a evening drink.

Overall - A good beer just wish the smell and inital flavor were improved. I will have it again though

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Photo of NeroFiddled
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pedernales Brewing Company "Lobo Negro"
12 oz. brown glass bottle, no apparent freshness dating
$4 @ Auslander Restaurant, Fredericksburg, TX

Interesting beer. It doesn't actually say what style it is on the label, and I don't know that I would call it a Munich dunkel. It's quite chocolatey in the nose with a slight coffee-like roasted edge, and that carries over into the flavor along with some caramel and light nuttiness. It's more malty, and I guess chocolatey, than I'd expect of a dunkel but that doesn't change the fact that it's a great beer. If there's a flaw to it, and I don't really think there is, it's that it's pretty much the same straight through. Of course that rich, chocolatey-coffee character isn't bad, and it's not sweet but it kind of suggests that in its maltiness. Nicely done. A satiating dark and malty beer that's quite drinkable.

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Photo of JFCLACK
3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very good Dunkel, they have great water quality and that really enhances the taste of this beer. I enjoy it for lighter beer.

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Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Jacobus79
3.76/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of bkeller04
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of needMIbeer
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jim_TX
4.58/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zonker17
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of supie12
4.17/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of goochpunch
4.28/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a dark nutty brown with a solid head. Smells of clean yeast, dark malts, and roasted/toasted malts. Tastes like mocha, caramel, and toffee with a clean yeast. Foamy carbonation with a medium-light body. This is a tasty dark lager.

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Photo of Magery
3.77/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vic_prz
4.7/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Coffee taste very soothing, enjoy it very much

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Photo of jsmith313
3.66/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thanx4AllDaFish
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Gevetyn
4.09/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Lobo Negro from Pedernales Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 157 ratings
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