Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop and wine bar offering online ordering with curbside pickup and free delivery.
Free Delivery throughout the Triangle* with an $89.99 Minimum Order
* Durham, Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and Cary
Flat-rate UPS Ground Shipping:
$50 on a case of 12 bottles to a limited selection of states in the continental United States.
Call 919-973-2001 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire.
Translated to English, the name literally means "Old Bavarian Dark Beer." This is the most traditional style of beer in Bavaria. Before light beers were introduced from the big cities, most village beer — like most village bread — was dark, toasty and flavorful.
This beer has been sold in the USA for many years, but 4-packs of 330 mL bottles were first imported in summer 2020.
Dark amber-brown with a warm, rich, inviting aroma. A satisfying malty experience with coffee-ish tones and surprising complexity for such an inviting beer.
ABV: 5.0% - OG: 1.051 - IBU: 21 Ingredients: Water, barley malt, hops, yeast.
Nutritional info: Serving Size - 12 oz. (355 ml). Calories: 192; Total Fat 0 g (0% Daily Value); Sodium 0 mg; Total Carbohydrates 18.5 g (6.5% DV); Sugars 0 g; Protein 2 g (3% DV). (Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie daily diet.)
Pasta with meat sauce, potato dumplings, choucroute Aying, assorted delicatessen, freshly baked bread, egg rolls, spring rolls, salmon sausage. Serve in willibecker tumbler or stoneware mug at 45 °F.
Bronze Medal, Euro-Style Dunkel, European Beer Star November 2020
A "Top 25 Beer of 2020" (#24), Wine Enthusiast Magazine, announced Nov. 24, 2020
Germany Silver, Dark Lager, World Beer Awards 2020
93 Points "lovely . . . well-crafted", Dark Lagers, Wine Enthusiast Magazine, May 2020
Germany Silver, Dark Lager, World Beer Awards 2019
Bronze Medal - US Open 2019. "Munchner Dunkel/Dark" as announced July 9, 2019. Here is the full list of winners.
Silver Medal - Dark Lager, World Beer Awards 2017
Silver Medal - Dark Lager, World Beer Awards 2016
Gold Medal - Amber/Dark Lager/Bock, Canadian International Beer Awards 2016.
Silver Medal - Best of Germany, Canadian International Beer Awards 2016.
Bronze Medal - US Open 2016. "Munchner Dunkel/Dark" announced July 11, 2016. 2016 full winner listing.
"World's Top Dunkel," Ratebeer.com (Feb. 2015)
One of the Top 100 Beers in the World, Men's Journal (November 2014)
Bronze Medal, European-Style Dark/Münchner Dunkel - World Beer Cup ® 2014
Bronze Medal, European Beer Star, 2014
Gold Medal & World Champion - World Beer Championships 1994, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, 2001, '02, '03, '07, '11
Ratebeer.com - 95 points (March 2015)
LouElla is Downtown Durham's neighborhood bottle shop, bar, and event space offering curated wine, craft beer, and fortified selections from family operated producers. The business takes its name and mission from owner and proprietor Campbell Davis's Great Aunt LouElla who was much beloved for her warmth, hospitality, and generous spirit. Whether we are serving you at the bar or helping you pick that perfect bottle to host your celebration, our mission is to share LouElla's hospitality with the community.
Owner & Manager
For Cam Davis, LouElla is the culmination of more than 20 years of experience in the hospitality and beverage industry. Cam has successfully managed some of Durham’s finest locally and nationally recognized establishments, including Hutchin's Garage, Guglhupf, Rue Cler, and Durham Catering Company. He brings a wealth of wine and beverage knowledge, not only from his extensive restaurant experience, but also from his tenure as Durham Sales Manager for wine distributor Bordeaux, Fine and Rare.
316 West Geer St, Suite A, Durham, NC 27701
Tue. 11am - 8pm
Wed. & Thu. 11am - 9pm
Fri. & Sat. 11am - 10pm
Sun. 11am - 8pm