Warsteiner Premium Dunkel | Warsteiner Brauerei

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Warsteiner Brauerei
Germany
warsteiner.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A rich dark amber beer with full-flavored, smooth taste nicely accented with satisfying notes of roasted malt and subtle bottom fermenting yeast tones.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,052
Reviews:
639
Ratings:
1,593
pDev:
14.29%
Bros Score:
3.4
 
 
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4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.47/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMH73
3.22/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Had on tap, fresh keg. Poured a clear medium brown with ruby hues. Half inch head that settled to a ring quickly and left ample lacing. Smell was rather mild with roasted malts and some yeast. Taste was rather bland with malt as the predominate flavor, additional floral notes, yeast, nuts and corn. Light bodied, well carbonated, watery mouth feel.

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4.02/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
3.79/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 330ml bottle into glass. Best by date on label is '03.AUG.18 07A30'. Label ABV of 4.8%.
Ruby brown colored body, clear. Off white head settles to cap and scattered islands. Some spots of lacing.
Aroma is dark roasted malt with whiff of cocoa.
Rich roasted malt taste, with fruity hops and cocoa. Dry flavor profile.
Thin to medium mouth feel. Not much carbonation. Very little bitterness. Short taste profile.
Smooth and rich as to beer style. Not a smoked beer, but in the same dark, rich vein. Complex for a lager.

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Photo of dirtyharry2489
3.88/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.14/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.63/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.74/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Saturday, December 02, 2017 11:09 PM
11.2 ounce bottle poured to wine glass
Sight: brown, small ran foam that quickly goes away
Smell: aroma of roated malts, fragrant
Taste: low bitterness, some sweetness
Mouthfeel: lively carbonation, medium follow through
Overall: very good beer, repeat: yes look for: no

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3.52/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.17/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I used to think German beers were tops. That was a while ago but I'm always looking to be impressed again.
So on a whim I bought this beer.
It's a german style dark lager. I think the mouthfeel is thin, lots of effervescence on the palat. Toasted malt comes through with a quick finish. This beer, in my opinion has a thin character and flavor-- even though it's a lager.
i wouldn't turn this one down but it would not take much influence to grab another beer from the shelf.

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2.49/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

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3.42/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.19/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Beer rating: 3.5 out of 5 with 1,593 ratings