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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 374   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   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%).


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekstedt (5911) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2008
Bottle (50 cl) from Systembolaget. Murky reddish brown, large tan head. Fruity banana aroma with roasted dark chocolate, some spicy notes a s well. Moussy mouthfeel. Well balanced and dry. Well done.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KimJohansen (10347) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2008
Clouduu brown with medium beige head. Sweet fruity aroma with yeast and wheat notes. Sweet flavour with yeasty, malt and caramel notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8346) - Tel Aviv, - AUG 9, 2008
(7/4/08) Draught at Andechser am Dom in Munich. Dark brown with a big stable beige head. Aroma of some fruity esters, clove notes and some caramelly malt. Sweet flavor with some fruity esters, toasted malt and light spiciness. Finishes a very light bitterness. Medium-bodied. A decent Dunkelweizen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeinDahlem (1376) - Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 6, 2008
Rich and tasty beer for its strength. Bottle pours a thick dark-coffee brown with big beige head. Chocolatey, brown sugar (praline?) aroma. Mildly sweet flavor, caramel-malty with ripe banana, going into a light bitterness. Fairly thick mouthfeel, soft and nearly creamy. Nice treat.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sirPino (883) - Zawiercie/Sosnowiec, POLAND - JUL 30, 2008
No 417
Rated: 30.05.2008
Bottle brown, 500 ml
Appearance: Pours with medium, off - white, slightly beige head colour, it is frothy in texture and quite quickly decreasing to small in size. The lacing is smaller than the one of ’Andechser Weissbier Hefetrub’ but still exist. Body looks medium, is cloudy, opaque and brown in colour with some reddish shades. Carbonation of body is weak.
Aroma: Whipped cream, Munich malt, slightly toasty malted barley and typical for ’Andechs’ beer, flowery hops with a noticable hint of clover. Gentle banana note, some fresh juicy sweetness. Caramel, burned sugar. All in all aroma is more intensive than in ’Andechser Weissbier Hefetrub’ especially due to smaller head but in fact it is one of the most interesting aroma of Dunkel Weizen style of beer I’ve had so far.
Flavour: Front is mild and salty on tongue, carbonation on palateis salty and quite lively what creates very impressive profile. There are pronounced notes of toastyness and later on roastyness on palate. Finish duration is medium to long.
Palate: Body is medium, texture is smooth, between wattery to creamy, carbonation on palate is quite lively. Finish feel is a bit chalky and slightly accidic.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2008
Bottle. Very malty and fruity, banana. Moderate creamy off-white head, normal long lasting; very dark red body. Moderate sweet, light acidic, rather short duration. Light to medium body, light dry texture, soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skinnyviking (7732) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2008
Bottle. High creamy and lasting off-white head. Hazy dark brown body. Smoky aroma. Carbonated flavor of roasted and smoked malt, fruity notes in the background, some bitterness as well. Long bitter sweet aftertaste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7633) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2008
Andechser am Dom, Munich. Aroma chocolate, nuts, banana, clove. Prickling with carbonation and wrapped in lace. No frills dunkelweizen without ornamentation. Subtly peppery and dry. Clovey and woodsy, but restrained. Light banana fruit, of course. Solid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 3, 2008
Hazy, dark brown with a nice head. The aroma has notes of clove, wheat and banana. The flavour is full-bodied considering this is a dunkel weiss. It has notes of clove, caramel, wheat, banana and it’s really, really nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11722) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2008
Hazy brown with a small off-white head. Toffee malty aroma with only a weak note of banana and clove. Dry malty flavour with some yeast character.


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