Ayinger Brewery – Altbairisch Dunkel

Ayinger Brewery - Altbairisch Dunkel

Ayinger Brewery – Altbairisch Dunkel

Munich Dunkel
Brewed in: Aying, Bavaria, Germany
2015 BJCP Style: 8A – Munich Dunkel
ABV: 5.0%
Bottled on: 7/31/20
Tasting on: 12/26/20
Glass: Shaker

Aroma: Moderate fresh-ground medium-toasted malt with bread crust and toast character. Background of chocolate roastiness. 9/12

Appearance: Deep amber to brown with excellent clarity. Off-white head with large to fine bubbles and good retention. 3/3

Flavor: Moderate rich, medium-toasted malt with light bread crust and a background of roasted malt. Suggestion of malt sweetness but overall well-attenuated and clean. Moderate hop bitterness, low hop flavor. Balance is slightly toward hop bitterness. Moderate malt and lager yeast character in the aftertaste. 17/20

Mouthfeel: Smooth and silky. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No warming alcohol. 5/5

Overall Impression: A very well crafted and clean lager with a rich, complex toasted malt character. 9/10

Final Score: 43/50 A

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