One thing I love about our craft beer culture is that we’re branching out. No longer are pale ales, IPAs, ambers and porters the norm but instead we’re seeing a resurgence of styles such as German Lagers, Belgians and all but defunct historical styles like gose. It makes checking out the boards at breweries and craft beer bars a little more fun as there are just so many styles and flavors to choose from. We’ve got it pretty good!
Today I want to check out Hexagon Brewing Company’s Carl’s Dunkel. While Yee Haw Brewing gets the credit for making me realize this is a wonderful style, Hexagon doesn’t do anything halfway. I’ve got my BJCP guide out, so let’s jump in.
This beer pours a dark brown – almost black until you get it into the light. Then you see that it is filtered and has a beautiful dark ruby hue to the beer. The head is also an off-white color and pours moderately full and thick at first before retreating to the edges. On the nose I’m finding toast and chocolate from the malts
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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