Neumarkter Lammsbräu (Organic) Dunkel | Neumarkter Lammsbräu

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85
very good
143 Ratings
Neumarkter Lammsbräu (Organic) DunkelNeumarkter Lammsbräu (Organic) Dunkel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Neumarkter Lammsbräu
Germany
lammsbraeu.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Sigmund on 02-25-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
66
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
15.22%
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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Photo of PorterThwarter
2/5  rDev -47.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of doctorb
2/5  rDev -47.5%

Photo of dasenebler
2.15/5  rDev -43.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

33cl, green long-neck, best before 6/8/11.

Pours a clear, brilliant medium amber. Meringue-like beige head retains wonderfully at two fingers, with textbook lacing.

The aroma is a little off. Too metallic, possibly oxidized.

The flavor also has a metallic character that accumulates on the palate: borderline undrinkable. There is a bit of toasted bread and nuttiness, but overall this is a watery and metallic Dunkel. Touch of bitterness and a drying finish. The mouthfeel has fine, medium carbonation.

Drain pour. First bad beer I've had from this brewery.

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Photo of AlexLMS
2.23/5  rDev -41.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Appearance: bright with deep amber colour. The head is light tan, moderate in size and frothy. It may not be long lasting and presents almost no lacing.
Aroma: slightly roasted sweet malt aroma.
Taste: sweet and slightly toasted malts, some herbal hops and a not very nice cooked vegetal flavour.
Mouthfeel: smooth, average level of carbonation, low alcoholic strength and a medium body.
Finish: lingering bittersweet aftertaste.

Overall: I really did not appreciated this one and could not see why the fuss about this dunkel. Perhaps it was a bad batch as the bottle was very near its expiration date.

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Photo of d_brommer_nh
2.25/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.49/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Pours a clearish, dark mahogany-hued body with a bubbly, off-white head.

Smell: Mild nose woefully reduced to no more than a few weak notes of dark bready, nutty malts and little else.

Taste: Maltiness displays some mild dark breadiness and nutty tones with just a touch of sweetness. Ultra light herbal hop character with almost no bitterness to be found. Drying finish. Pretty lacking overall, I must say. It's quite an impressive feat to make St. Pauli Girl Dark seem bold!

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Skip it. For me, this one just comes across as entirely too thin in all of its attributes. Next time I'm in the mood for a Dunkel, I'll do myself a favor and have an Ayinger Altbairisch, thanks.

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Photo of exonthebottle
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of SilentSabre
2.52/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is usually one of my favourite styles. That said, I have had quite a few Munich Dunkel Lagers in my lifetime. This one does not resemble any of them. The colour is a bit lighter than it should be, IMO. The head was about a half inch tall and vanished into nothing in less time than it took to type this sentence. Smell was malty and marginally close to what other Munich Darks smell like, but really wasn't very impressive. Taste was average at *best*, but again, there are many examples of this style that much better represent the Munich Dark. I'm just not feeling the Lammsbrau version of one of my all time favourite styles. Mouthfeel is noticeably too thin, and of course, given all these negatives, this is simply not very drinkable to me. Not an awful beer, but in the way of Munich Darks, there are many offerings out there much, much better IMO.

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Photo of Svendozen
2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

Photo of AgentZero
2.91/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Shared with the benevolent Masterski.

A - An amber colored beer with a nice two finger head that had good retention.

S - Hops, malts, little bit grassy and farmy.

T - Tastes like an organic beer. A bit woody and lagery, with a somewhat watered down taste. There's a bit of ginseng and grassy taste to this as well. Little bit of caramel malts.

M - Light, watery, lower-end carbonation.

D - It's okay, low drinkability for the ABV. I'm not a huge fan of this, honestly.

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Photo of RLP
2.96/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of corby112
2.99/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark chestnut brown color with golden amber/mahogany edges when held to a light source and a thin off-white foam head that quickly fades into a thin ring. Minimal lacing.

Roasted malt aroma with hints of caramel, nut, chocolate and slightly earthy hops. Pretty bland really.

Lighter end of medium body with a crisp, clean mouthfeel, soft carbonation, roasted maltiness and bitter hops. Hints of caramel malt, chocolate, nut, toffee and earthy bitter hops. Dry finish.

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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of boyessen
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of Brushkanna
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of VTBrewHound
3.17/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.23/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

High C+ (3.23) / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of mendvicdog
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of beernads
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of magnusdave
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of beertunes
3.27/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

11.2oz bottle poured into straight pint glass. Poured a clean, clear ruby-brown color with less than 1/4 inch of light tan head that had low retention and lacing.

The aroma was pretty good, lightly sweet malts and a nice earthy grain base. The flavor was also pretty typical, the grains were slightly overpowered by the sweetness of the malts. There was just the lightest hop presence.

The body was medium, for the style, not as heavy as some, was clean, and had, considering the sweetness, a relatively dry finish. Drinkability was good, the beer was gone fairly quickly, and I'd have another. Overall, a decent example of the style, not special or notable, but if you're in the mood, you could do worse.

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Photo of Strix
3.28/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Murky brown, head dissipates quickly.

Smells bready and malty, a bit sweet.

Taste is bready, with molasses, raisins and earthy flavors, very malty and very sweet.

Mouthfeel was a bit flat for me, which sort of detracted.

This one wasn't really my thing. Got too sweet on me after awhile. I guess some people love it, but for me it was nothing special. Tastes were just sort of off and mouthfeel was flat.

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Photo of Wer34truh
3.28/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hoegaardenhero
3.35/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

500 ml bottle w/march 17 bb date from local Getränkemarkt in weizen glass; very mild aroma--mostly a little bit of molasses and some light dry wheat husk; taste is very watery with mild raisin and mild alcohol and a tiny bit of toffee; feel is pretty balanced with a medium body and moderate carb with very little cloy/syrupiness; really a forgettable beer imo with very little aroma or taste but good appearance and above average feel

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