Warsteiner Premium Dunkel | Warsteiner Brauerei

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Warsteiner Premium DunkelWarsteiner Premium Dunkel

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Warsteiner Brauerei

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

appearance; off white head with great retention and well enough lacing left behind. The body is a clear brown in color.

smell; some sour malts, not as much of a roasted profile as one would expect. Seems as if this one is a little off as I've had it on many occasions and know it to be better. Hops are nicely presented and smell grassy and herbal, with the mildest hint of old lemon.

taste; mostly roasted malts, a bit of sourness connects and blends herbal hops with the malts. Some warm dark malts in the finish but also a butterscotch note that is not characteristic of this beer in it's prime.

mouthfeel; overall quite light but with the slightest bit of powdery chewyness. Smooth and refreshing with a wet finish.

overall; not a bad session beer, and tasty enough but don't expect an Ayinger Altbairisch Dunkel quality. Appropriately priced for it's quality and good to grab in a pinch when more expensive selections are out of the question.

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Pours a clear brown with a 1 inch puffy tan head that settles to a film on the top of the beer. Thin rings of lace form on the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and some metallic and fruity aromas. Taste is of toasted malt, caramel, and some slight nutty flavors. A mild roasty bitterness on the palate after each sip. This beer has a crisp carbonation with a bubbly mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that I got in a sampler pack but not something I would seek out on my own.

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Warsteiner Premium Dunkel from Warsteiner Brauerei
3.45 out of 5 based on 1,551 ratings.
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