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Top Ten Munchner Dunkel Lagers Brewed in the United States

This Top Ten List of Munchner Dunkel Lagers is  from the results of the U.S. Open Beer Championship, Great American Beer Festival, and the
1. Session Black Permium Dark Lager - Full Sail Brewing - Oregon
2. Gigi - Exile Brewing - Iowa
3. Fearless Youth - Grimm Brothers Brewhouse - Colorado
4. Capital Dark - Capital Brewery - Wisconsin
5. Winter Brew - Sprecher Brewing - Glendale, WI
6. Chuckanut Dunkel - Chuckanut Brewery - Washington
7. Mother in Lager - Karbach Brewing - Texas
8. I Dunkled in My Pants - Figueroa Mountain Brewing - California
9. Penn Dark - Pennsylvania Brewing - Pennsylvania
10. Harpoon Dark - Harpoon Brewery - Massachusetts 

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Münchner Dunkel/Dark Larger
Subcategory: Münchner Dunkel
These light brown to dark brown beers have a pronounced malty aroma and flavor that dominates over the clean, crisp, moderate hop bitterness. This beer does not offer an overly sweet impression, but rather a mild balance between malt sweetness, hop bitterness and light to moderate mouthfeel. A classic Münchner Dunkel should have a chocolate-like, roast malt, bread-like or biscuit-like aroma that comes from the use of Munich dark malt. Chocolate or roast malts can be used, but the percentage used should be minimal. Noble-type hop flavor and aroma should be low but perceptible. Diacetyl, ale-like fruity esters and chill haze should not be perceived.
OG: 1.052-1.056
FG: 1.014-1.018
Alcohol by Weight: 3.8-4.2%
IBU: 16-25
Color SRM: 15-20

Subcategory: Dark Lager
This beer's malt aroma and flavor are low but notable. Its color ranges from a very deep copper to a deep, dark brown. Its body is light. Non-malt adjuncts are often used, and hop rates are low. Hop bitterness, flavor, and aroma are low. Carbonation is high. Fruity esters, diacetyl, and chill haze should not be perceived.
OG: 1.040-1.050
FG: 1.008-1.012
Alcohol by Weight: 3.2-4.4%

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