Whistler Brewing Co. – Winter Dunkel

Whistler Brewing Co. – Winter Dunkel


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3.6 out of 5


  • Type: Dunkel, Winter Ale
  • Brand: Whistler Brewing Co
  • Pros:

    Big Orange and Chocolate flavours

  • Cons:

    Totally different and a little weird

  • Conclusion:

    A unique beer reminiscent of a Chocolate Orange


Whistler Brewing Co. – Winter Dunkel Review

The Whistler Brewing Company’s Winter Dunkel is a limited edition beer that pours a chestnut-brown colour with a single finger of thick and frothy head. The aroma is more spiced than that of Jamaica Jerk Chicken. The smell is strong of Vanilla, chocolate and orange peel. In a blind smell test you may just think that this is a Terry’s Chocolate Orange. The flavour is lighter than you would expect and has a vanilla smoothness to it. The orange and chocolate notes are in full force here giving a very unique flavour profile. The chocolate in this Dunkel is 100% organic and is sourced locally at the Whistler Chocolate Company and the orange has a peel bitterness attached that contrasts the chocolate sweetness quite well. This is not a typical beer or even Dunkel but it is something that is new, unique and a change from the ordinary. Give it a try if you are ready to try something like no beer you have had before.

Alcohol – 5%
Size – 650ml
Price – $5.75 (BCL)
This is a Winter Seasonal Beer


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  1. liz
    liz 10 January, 2014, 23:35

    this beer tasted like crap. I couldn’t even drink half of it, it was so bad- and I’m not even picky! An artificial mess.

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    • joice
      joice 2 January, 2017, 17:31

      actually it’s completely naturally flavored. before you go making assumptions that make you sound like an idiot you should do some research. it’s ok to dislike a flavored beer but it’s not ok to do it under false pretentious pretenses.

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  2. Roxy
    Roxy 16 December, 2014, 15:40

    I don’t usually like chocolate beer but this one is wonderful!

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