A dark take on the German wheat theme%2C dunkle %28%3Ddark%29 Hefeweizen have the same banana and clove notes of their pale cousins%2C but also have earthy%2C toasty%2C chocolatey notes from the addition of dark malts. They are %22shoulder season%22 wheat beers to many drinkers - something a little more robust than a pale Hefeweizen for the fall and spring seasons%2C but not as rich as winter%u2019s Weizenbock. Alcohol is between 4.8-5.6%25 generally%2C bitterness is low%2C and carbonation is high. Occasionally%2C you will see dark versions of American Wheats%2C but these are uncommon.
Top Beers of the Style
3 Sheeps Nimble Lips Noble Tongue Series #6: Imperial Black Wheat Coffee Ale (3.734412)
Surly Nein (3.676731)
Ayinger Ur-Weisse (3.641977)
Belle Gueule Dunkel Weizen (3.636997)
Piece Dark n Curvy (3.627972)