Darkest Before Dawn

Dark Lager (Dunkel) | 5.5% ABV | 22 IBU
Availability: Seasonal


The days after Hurricane Katrina were dark indeed. But there was hope. It wasn’t long before hope grew into optimism and optimism turned into action across the city as survivors took steps to build the future. Our brewery was born out of this spirit. That the "NOLA" in NOLA Brewing actually stands for “New Orleans Lager & Ale” is a little known fact, and understandably so, as we didn’t produce a single lager during our first seven years in operation. That changed with this Dunkel, a rich, malty, European-style lager. Released on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall, it’s a poignant reminder that it’s always darkest before dawn.

Tasting Notes


A pure Munich-style Dunkel. Dark copper to brown in color. Rich and malty with notes of sweet chocolate and caramel.


5.5% ABV | 22 IBU
Availability: Seasonal

Hops

Horizon
Hull Melon
Vanguard

Malts

2-Row
CaraMunich III
Karafe III
Munich
Munich II
Weyermann Dark Munich II

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