Slingshot Dunkel | Backpocket Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Backpocket Brewing
Iowa, United States
backpocketbrewing.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Don't let the Slingshot's color fool you, it has a light body and smooth complexities that will remind you to never judge a book by its cover. Or, more likely, it'll just remind you that beer is a pretty darn good thing.

Added by drpimento on 02-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
114
Reviews:
21
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
12.13%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
22
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 114 |  Reviews: 21
Photo of LXIXME
3.21/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rbrandt22
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drdiesel9483
2.65/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Look - clear syrupy with no real head or skimming
Smell - hard to give a 1 but I can't smell anything, odd
Taste - toasty Malts, caramel
Feel - fairly light body and medium carbonation
Overall - taste like a shiner Bock

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Photo of COR8RFAN
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dposh74
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zaraspook
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smithj4
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheSSG
3.16/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a soft, frothy, tan head. Soft aroma of biscuit and toasted malt. Starts with a nice, toasted malt and biscuit and a touch of floral hops. Finish is soft biscuit with a touch of toasted malt.

A pretty solid dunkel. Nothing mind blowing, a touch hoppier than I prefer, but solid nonetheless.

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Photo of vande
4.04/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours brown, with minimal head. There is little nose to the beer. The taste has an interesting sweetness to it. It is hard to describe. It's not a traditional Dunkel, but still tasty.

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Photo of Duff27
3.31/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RDubBrews
3.97/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of dcotom
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cheesy_McDuck
4.5/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

beautiful brown color, bready flavor, and very very drinkable. A very solid well rounded beer, I enjoy this one a lot. The finish is both nutty, with a slight hops influence, very nice

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Photo of bnes09
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bschmidt_37
2.98/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bluehende
2.49/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Had from a 12 oz bottle that gushed when open. The beer had a slight sour taste that implies that the bottle was infected. Will keep under150

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Photo of jaydoc
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of chip26
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of burtonryan
3.97/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Tone
3.92/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, copper color. 2/3 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of strong pale malt, sweet malt, slight caramel malt, hint of Euro yeast, hint of hop, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of syrup. Fits the style of a Munich Dunkel Lager. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong caramel malt, sweet malt, hint of hop, hint of roasted malt, hint of syrup, and a hint of Euro yeast. Overall, good aroma, appearance, and blend, but lacking in complexity and body.

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Slingshot Dunkel from Backpocket Brewing
3.71 out of 5 based on 114 ratings.
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