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Andechser Weissbier Dunkel

Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Dunkelweizen
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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AKA Andechser Dunkles Weissbier

Andechser Weissbier Dunkel has been the perfect completion to the Andechs monastery brewery’s range of products since 1997. This dark Weissbier retains its aromatic character thanks to the select choice of Hallertau aroma hops and highest quality Bavarian wheat and dark barley malts. Its characteristic, distinctive maroon colour is a feast for the eyes. Then there’s the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. The perfect complement is provided by the very creamy, fine pored head. This dark Weissbier from the Holy Mountain will delight connoisseurs with a harmonious interplay of fruity odours, above all ripe bananas and pineapple, with undertones of caramel and cocoa. Andechser Weissbier Dunkel teases the tongue with a delicate tanginess carried by a round, soft body. A light caramel sweetness harmonises well with the fine hoppy bitterness. It concludes on a soft and refreshing note (original extract: 12.5%, abv: 5.0%).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (1732) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Refrigerated 0.5 L brown bottle poured into a weizen glass. Translucent medium brown with big beige head. Aroma is estery clove, medium body, medium carbonation, and thin small-bubble lacing. Taste is cocoa, caramel, banana, and clove.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
malrubius (1709) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle from Table & Vine. Dark brown with lasting tan head and lace. Herbal clovey aroma with hints of roasted coffee and fruit. Roasted coffee nuts caramel dark chocolate medium assertive herbal fresh hoppy dry finish light lively body. Refreshing and delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sailracer (401) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle. Poured a deep, but clear blackish brown with a frothy head. A bit a caramel flavor with lots of yeast esters. Very drinkable and pretty good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2208) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle. Deep amber/brown body. Frothy, off-white head, slowly diminishing. Malty aroma of bread, caramel. Notes of banana and clove. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Thin to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Bubble gum, banana sweetness in the taste with a lightly acidic, tart finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
HammerTroll (480) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - SEP 1, 2014
Cloudy dark brown color, medium sized tan head. Smokey! Didn’t expect that. So, aroma is roasted malt, banana, oak, bacon, wheat. Oily texture. Thin body, average carbonation. Probably the best Dunkelweizen I’ve had so far.
(Pivoljub 0,5l bottle)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1783) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
Draught at GBBF 2014. Poured a dark, cloudy brown colour, with a dense, off-white head. Aroma of molasses, yeast, orange and cloves. Caramel and wheat flavours, with some spice. Finish was bread, straw and chewy grain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
saintjulien (128) - - AUG 30, 2014
cereal, toast, black, light sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, thin feel, lively

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2255) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Heavy cereal and nutty for the malt, moderate hop and yeast notes of herbs and dough, with hints of date, nutmeg and brown sugar. Head is huge, creamy, off-white with thick and crusty lacing and is fully lasting. Color is clear dark brown. Flavor starts slightly sweet and lighlty to moderately acidic, then finishes faintly sweet and lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, slick, with a lively carbonation. Nice light and spicy Dunkelweizen with everything in its place.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
azzie (231) - - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy warm brown liquid with sediment. Big tan head. Medium body, medium to light carbonation. A bit of sourness and smokyness. Drinkable. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
veceo (522) - CROATIA - AUG 26, 2014
Cloudy brown color, average sized tan head. Lots of visible risidue. Medium body, soft carbonation. Huge banana aroma, wheat, roast, caramel, nuts. Medium sweet taste. Excellent dunkelweizen, maybe my favorite.

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