Augustiner Bräu Dunkel | Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG

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158 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
Germany
augustiner-braeu.de

Style: Munich Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stcules on 04-28-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
158
Reviews:
55
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
13.32%
 
 
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20
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23
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark bronze; clear; big, cream-colored head

Aroma: Roasted malt; sweet; dried fruit

Taste: Good toasted malt with balanced sweetness; not complex, but well-balanced and refreshing

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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

On-tap at Augustiner am Platzl, on to the beer:

Augustiner Dunkel features a ruby brown/chestnut color with reddish hues as it sits inside the mug. The head on top is fluffy, retains well, and gives off several waves of lacing. The nose is a sign of good things to come, with raisin, unsweetened chocoalte, and a touch of cocoa. Despite the sweet flavors, they're contained well and don't spoil the palate. Similar is the taste, which is a lovely taste of chocolate covered raisin and a note of dark chocolate as an extra layer, again well balanced. It's medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

A very pleasant dunkel lager. This is a classic and worthy drink in the Munich tradition.

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One of Munich's best beers which is saying much. This beer is for the true daily beer lovers. I wouldn't say it's as smooth as many a Belgium beers but the Dunkel version is something to look forward to. A great tasting full body beer and can be drank in large amounts as I can attest to. I was a recipient of generosity by the Augustiner brew master for we bought direct a 50L keg and brought it back to the states. To say the American beer drinkers were in ahhh of this brew is an understatement.

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Augustiner Bräu Dunkel from Augustiner-Bräu Wagner KG
3.83 out of 5 based on 158 ratings.
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