Dark, dry German lager with a slight roasted flavor instead of the toasted flavor of Munich Dunkel. Darker than Munich Dunkel, and slightly more dry.
Dark, moderate body, malty beer. Slight bitterness from roasted malt and hops. Hint of caramel. Dark amber to dark brown. No fruitiness, esters and low diacytl. Moderate to high carbonation.
Bulk of color and body is from German Munich malt with Pilsner malt. Some amount of roasted malt. Noble German hops. German lager yeast. Moderate carbonate water.
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