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

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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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-15-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
202
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
11.86%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 202 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of EmperorBevis
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled
Pours a handsome looking beer with amazing thick foaming head that clings more to the edges Malty & Roasty & just rather tasty Really enjoyable & flavoursome

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Photo of drmeto
3.57/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

L:
-pours a clear ruby-brown with a big beige head
-high carbonation visible
S:
Plums,raisins,caramel,breadysyrup
T:
-Follows the nose
F:
medium-high carbonation,light-medium body
O:
One of the more roasty Dunkel.
Good Beer

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Photo of clarknova
4.32/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cgmjr_bsb
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shelby415
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mnbrewery
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chubenzino
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skwalk47
3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of RickyS
3.74/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VonZipper
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Lukass
3.22/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Keefykeith
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Grayson
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Novice tongue weighing in.

A: Pours dark brown, with light, sticky, caramel head. No sediment or residue. Looks very appealing.

S: Malty, fruity, a hint of citrus. Hard to distinguish.

T: Tastes sweet, I picked up a bit of banana in the aftertaste.

MF: Very full, rich taste. Lingers on the tongue. Starts a bit like caramel and finishes slightly bitter.

Overall: My first Dunkel and I like it quite a bit!

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Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Raven3464
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Jarkkokosunen
3.52/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of DanielCole
3.6/5  rDev -3%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of StammBar
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of Dougology
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Chris_Burton
4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this a lot on tap but this review is from the bottle. Can't see any difference between the two.

Pours a dark brown body with hints of red and a large foamy head. Aroma of sweet toffee apples. Taste is similar but with caramel as well, with some balancing bitterness. Mouth feel is perfect, neither too thin nor to heavy.

I'm not all that familiar with Dunkel as a style but I think this beer is great. Plenty of flavour, really drinkable and moreish.

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König Ludwig Dunkel from Kaltenberg International / König Ludwig International GmbH & Co.KG
3.71 out of 5 based on 202 ratings.
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