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


on tap

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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sebilinz (1603) - Linz, AUSTRIA - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown body with light brown head. Aroma is fruity banana with some caramel and slightly roasted malts. Taste is nice malty with molasses and some fruits. Aftertaste is nice fruity malty with hints of bitterness. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Pours a cloudy dark chestnut brown color with dark amber edges and a two finger, frothy off-white head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Very good retention, taking a while to settle and leaving sporadic streaks of soapy lacing behind. Inviting aroma with a nice balance of zesty spice, bready yeast, light fruit, citrus and slightly roasted malt. Very peppery with a strong clove presence followed by sourdough bread, banana and bubblegum. There’s also a decent amount of citrus peel but it’s somewhat overshadowed by the darker malt bill. Subtle roast with sweeter caramel, toffee, hazelnut and biscuit character. Nice complexity in the nose with a decent roasted malt presence that’s well integrated into the weisse bier elements. Medium body with soft carbonation and a strong peppery spice presence up front that lingers over the yeast, citrus and sweeter malt notes into a spritzy, tart finish. Hints of black pepper and clove dominate at first but are soon countered by some sourdough bread and banana before some citric acidity kicks in on the back end. The malt presence isn’t as prominent as in the nose but it’s still evident with subtle roast and hints of toasted malt, hazelnut, caramel and toffee. Decent amount of sweetness without taking away from the classic wheat beer flavors. Slightly tart lemon juice/pith flavor toward the back of the palate. Crisp and refreshing and while it’s heavier than an average weissebier, it’s still pretty easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kto (710) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 9, 2015
pours a dark chestnut with a big steady beige head and a nice lacing. aroma of banana (no surprise here), kandis/rock candy, smoke, tea, black cherry, raisins, chocolate. flavour of bitter chocolate, nuts, spices. balanced slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (3090) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 6, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2016 Bottle from Cork & Cask. Murky amber/brown body with a thin beige head. Light lacing. Aroma of bonfire, wood, honey and a hint of smoke. Flavour of caramelised apple, tea and banoffee pie. Medium body with a powdery, frothy texture. Soft fizz. Complex and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (1125) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 5, 2015
Dark brown colored, hazy, strong creamy beige head, lasting with nice lacing. Aroma is of wheat, toasted bread, cloves and spices, some banana. Taste is medium- sweet wheat, caramel, well toasted banana bread, bit nutty, light citric acidity, yeasty bready finish. Medium bodied, bit creamy, soft to average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
flemmingwillum (1159) - Nysted, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2015
Flaske på Fastings Alle. Naturligvis uklar brun øl med stor skumkrone. Velduftende dunkelweizen med masser af frugtig hvede og et mildt strejf ristet malt . Forholdsvis sød dunkelweizen med en del banan. Kalkagtig og skummende fyldig i munden. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
egajdzis (5904) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2015
Dark brown color with a medium sized, white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of bread, caramel, chocolate, light banana. Taste of roast, light banana, cocoa, bread, and a semi-sweet finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salwal (282) - GERMANY - SEP 26, 2015
From the bottle, pours Mahagoni with thick off white head. Nose is rosted malt and yeast some sour notes. Taste is roasted malts, sour yeast. High carbonation some floral hints there too. Grassy finish... Good dunkelweizen...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
portableparty (2263) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a foamy soapy khaki head that lasts. Aroma has bitterness roasted malts soft banana and light clove. Taste is clean slightly bitter with roasted malt some clove and banana esters. Palate is thin medium crisp fairly clean.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (705) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - SEP 18, 2015
L: -pours a cloudy mahogany with a small to medium,creamy,beige head -medium carbonation visible S: -nutty,clove,chocolate,wheaty,burnt toffee T: -roasty,caramel,nutty,licorice,slight chocolate,burnt toffee,wheaty,bready F: -medium to high carbonation -light to medium body O: Very Pleasant

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