König Ludwig Dunkel | Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG

König Ludwig DunkelKönig Ludwig Dunkel
BA SCORE
3.72/5
205 Ratings
König Ludwig DunkelKönig Ludwig Dunkel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
Germany
koenig-ludwig-brauerei.com

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,621
Reviews:
65
Ratings:
205
pDev:
11.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
41
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 205 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of gr0g
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Frankgabriel2383
4.67/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of aleigator
3.04/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a dark brown color with a huge, very stable beige head.

Smells of toffee, light roast, raisins and bakers chocolate, all in all quite timid on the nose.

Has a medium carbonation with a light body, revealing a soft mouthfeel.

Tastes of bakers chocolate, a hint of licorice, a note of roast and a light creaminess. Turns a little more chocolaty and even creamier during mid palate, while finishing clean, with a well pronounced toffee appearance.

Light and creamy, with a soft toasty note among prominent malts.

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Photo of mishi_d
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of crob3888
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of smcolw
3.79/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Brown color and clear. Modest head which leaves some streaks on the glass.

Sweetish nose with a deeper toasting of the malt.

Starts sweet but there is a modest hop kick at the end. Full bodied with moderate carbonation. This has elements of a dunkelbock beer.

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Photo of Abe_Froman
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Houborg1
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JustCamIt
3.09/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had 0.3L on draft at a hotel bar in Berlin. Arrived with a thick head atop a dark coffee colored body in a branded stein. Taste of roasted malt and faint cocoa. Easy to drink.

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Photo of Zach136
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dwildusaf
4.36/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This was my go to bier while stationed in Germany. I drank way too much of this while there, had a hard time passing my annual PT tests, haha

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Photo of Hayley_86
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of crissxhou_96
4.05/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of thatsmyspot
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Rhettroactive
3.99/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
4.42/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackVeg
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.17/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark sludgy honey, nice head that lingers, decent lacing
S: Rich banana and bubblegum smell, sweet, malts are caramel and light, bready and fresh
T: Very nice flavor, i get a peach malty sweet flavor mixed with the banana, much different than other Dunkelweizen's I've had but very nice. Not as malty as others. Flavor is very pleasant
F: Normal solid feel, finishes a little heavier but nice
O: A very enjoyable Dunkelweizen that is worth a try.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
4.5/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BaileyMitch
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emwilke
3.03/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of zaraspook
4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Really enjoyed this one. Very smooth dunkel.

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König Ludwig Dunkel from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 205 ratings
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