A dark beer with a not-dark-beer attitude.  This Iowa-born brew is a winner.

Just the Facts

Bottle temp at opening: 36 degrees.

Drinking temp: 37 degrees.

Nose: Rye Bread?

Taste: "I thought you'd be bigger."

4 out of 6 bottles

I couldn't imagine this beer any darker.  It's flavor has a hint of malt, caramel, coffee, and wheat.  Blended together so none really overpowers.  It's a darker beer, but not a stout, and not bitter.  I had to look up 'dunkel' to know it meant 'dark' in German--that's why I took 2 points off.