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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel

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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Dunkelweizen
Freising, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 1509   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Supple, malty and mellow. Its harmonious flavour is the great strength of our dark wheat beer.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2502) - New York, USA - APR 26, 2015
10th dunkleweizen rate finally! it seems I should have rated this beer years ago by the looks of it. Hazy light brown pour sudsy beige head. Nose is banana amd bubblegum. Tastes of banana, bubblegum, bready, wheat, brown sugar, Hints of earthy bitters. High carbonation. Easy drinking

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ponx (8) - NETHERLANDS - APR 26, 2015 does not count
UPDATED: APR 30, 2015 Very pleasant beer. Different than his white brother, but not for the worse. Taste: apple, banana and grassy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
WABeerFiend (301) - - APR 25, 2015
Poured from a pint bottle into a weizen glass on 02.23.15. A: Banana, banana bread, caramel, wheat, and a touch of lemon. A: 3 finger fluffy head that stays. The opaque, dark brown yeast cloud starts at 2 fingers from the bottom of the glass and goes all the way up. It has a see through caramel body below the yeast cloud. T: Banana and banana bread dominate. Lemon, wheat, and sweet cloves on the back end are subtle. P: Creamy smooth with some bubbles on the back end. O: This was an awesome dunkel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rdixon77 (1410) - Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Old rating. Deep orange brown. Nice blend of Belgian yeast, malt, spices. Fullbodied. Okay, not my fav style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianza_ale (173) - ITALY - APR 18, 2015
UPDATED: APR 25, 2015 50cl weiss glass. Pours a quite abundant slight off white creamy head; dark golden to mahogany brown almost completely cloudy colour. Smells crystal malts with caramel and sweet roastiness, nice yeastiness, clove, nuts. Tastes caramel malty, yeasty, toffee, apples, bready; medium nice sweetness, low bitterness. Quite medium, wheaty and creamy body, lively carbonation, anyway good drinkability. Nice and solid wheat beer, great dunkel, tasty

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (5043) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - APR 17, 2015
Bottle (50cl): Served in a shaker: Medium sized creamy head. Hazy dark orange brown colored beer. Aromas of banana, malts, nuts, light citrus, bread, fruit... Flavour is a delicious mix of banana, bread, yeast, bitters, malts, herbs, nutty... Aftertaste fruity, nutty, light herbal hoppy and some pudding like sweets yet no sweet beer as bitterness is higher present. Low carbo, good medium bodied and a creamy mouthfeel. Great beer!

3.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
caribou43 (44) - SWITZERLAND - APR 11, 2015
Elle a une belle couleur brune-rouge. La mousse est crémeuse est opaque. Elle a un léger goût de froment et de prune (avis perso). Elle n’est pas lourde, bonne bière.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (203) - ITALY - APR 10, 2015
Va certamente considerata tra le migliori del genere, ha tutte le caratteristiche della sorella weiss chiara, ma col tocco dei malti scuri chiaramente notabile nel sapore di "pane" che si accompagna alla banana. Ha una schiuma quasi bianca nonostante il colore marrone.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Majek (435) - Ząbki, POLAND - APR 9, 2015
Hazy, orange colour with huge and very stable head, nice lacing too. Medium aroma of yeast, malts and spices. Taste is medium to heavy sweet, slightly bitter with spicy finish. Medium to high carbonation. Medium body. Dunkel is not my favourite style, but this one was quite good, maybe slightly too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (352) - - APR 9, 2015
Redish brown colour with creamy light brown head. Aroma of plums, bananas, similar is the flavour. Drinkable beer.


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