Hofbräu Dunkel | Hofbräuhaus München

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,206 Ratings
Hofbräu DunkelHofbräu Dunkel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München
Germany
hofbraeuhaus.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,206
Reviews:
353
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
12.23%
 
 
Wants:
31
Gots:
243
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.94/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this in a half liter mug drafted in an irish pub in Guilin, China. For someone who was born a good hours ride from Munich it is remarkable that I had this first on the other side of theworld

Looks nice but not extraordinary with its white fine foam that reduces to a thin layer leaving lacing and its dark rather brown than black body

Smell is also not the strong point. There are dark malts and maybe some sweetness but it is difficult to get smell out of a mug sitting outside in heavy tropical rains though.

I taste sweetened coffee but no roasted flavors. Ends on a moderate bitter note

Feels smooth, light to medium body, fine carbomation

Very nice Dunkel, great dark malt flavor without any roasted malt bitterness, very drinkable. Great find in this part of the world.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Great red-brown-amber color with a heavy layer of tan lacing on the rim. Foam and carbonation are just ok, but I love the color.

Smell: Heavy notes of oak. This is also has that skunky-but-not-really-skunked smell to it due to how musty it is.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Definitely has that musty German flavor to it. Heavily malted with hints of coffee. Molasses and raisins in the finish. Mouthfeel could use some more carbonation. Definitely too light. I know it's a lager, but this is too clean.

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

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Hofbräu Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
3.76 out of 5 based on 1,206 ratings.
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