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Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu Weizen Hefe Dunkel

Brewed by Alpirsbacher Klosterbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Alpirsbach, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thegreenrooster (3820) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Pour is a ugly looking murky brown with a large white head. Aroma is a yeasty ester with some bubblegum and banana in there. Flavor is an ok dark wheat malt but not much ore after that. Watery and not much flavor. Maybe if this did not look like sewer water this would get a better score.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Itzjerm (1986) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 8, 2015
A nice easy drinking dunkel. Thin head. Dark like a thin dunkel. A good German. Beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1192) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - AUG 5, 2015
Draught at Badenweiler, Germany. Hazy brownish with big frothy beige head. Sweetish aroma with, fruity (ripe banana, apricot), notes of wheat and cake. Sweet flavor, notes of wheat, date honey and dried fruits, creamy with light sourness. Moderate carbonation, medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drmet (686) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - MAY 28, 2015
L: -pours a brown with orange tinges and a small,white head -high carbonation visible S: -caramel,banana,wheat T: -Follows the nose plus a slight roasty finish F: -medium carbonation,light-medium body O: Another Dunkelweizen that doesnt move me in any positive way

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2839) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Refrigerated 0.5 L brown bottle poured into a weizen glass. Cloudy caramel with small off-white head. Aroma is estery caramel, medium/light body, lower carbonation, and thin small-bubble lacing. Taste is estery, banana, and some caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Niko100 (2532) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Cloudy dark amber/cider color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of wheat, yeast, & bananas; Flavor of sweet malt/wheat, some yeast, bananas, caramel, and clove; Fairly well balanced; Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (5570) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 22, 2014
500ml bottle. Creamy, thick, unfiltered deep pumpkin orange. Massive white head. The aroma doesn’t really do it for me, reminds me of cheapish Eastern European beers. Some sugary extract-like tastes. Not bad, but not great at all. Tolerable, especially for the 1.99 price tag.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
It’s been a while since I’ve had a Dunkelweizen, let alone a "new" one. It’s probably because too few American breweries turn them out. (Not extreme or experimental enough.) Anywho - poured into a hefeweizen glass (natch), this presents a light golden brown body with a Tall, Dense head... which means it may be some time before I get an aroma or taste. As the head slowly collapses, the beer gives off scents of very ripe bananas, a little caramel, and a slight mineral touch. The flavor is dominated by the banana (with a hint of the peel) followed by dark bread with a light caramel coating. The finish is lightly sweet with a subdued earthy bitterness. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bartlebier (3191) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - MAY 11, 2014
50cl bottle, not from source bb07/2014. Pours mauve-brown with soapy head. Yeasty aromas of ripe pear, apple, banana, clove and bubblegum dilute into thinner taste on quaffable mouthfeel. Late hop tingle. Fair.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drdisque (728) - Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2014
From a bottle poured in a novelty beer glass. Pours cloudy caramel with a thick head. Flavor is slightly nutty but lacks that roasted touches that one expects from a dunkelweiss. Watery finish. Very quaffable but that’s not really what I’m looking for in this style.

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