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

bottled
common

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common

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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%).


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1380) - Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Light caramel sweetness, ripe bananas, light spiciness, not as refreshing as the Hefeweizen but still a really tasty beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2248) - New York, USA - APR 28, 2014
Bottled. Dark maroon pour. Shockingly little head. Yeast bananas, slight acid and cloves and malty caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabic (427) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - APR 25, 2014
Ar: Clover, black pepper - overripe banana - dark and sweet bread crust. Ap: Chestnut brown, hazy - very large light tan head with amazing retention, leaves a rocky mass of foam. T: Clove and toasted malt, a bit herbal - low bitterness - hints of banana and peach, some apricot, too - clean toasted malt, a little caramel. P: Medium-light body with high carbonation - finish is dry. O: Nice dunel weisse - great appearance and aroma - flavor is complementary with banana, peach, and clove, though a touch more sweetness would be nice - overall, very solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SrSilliGose (3257) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - APR 11, 2014
shelfie. aroma of raisins, bran muffins. soft banana cream pie in the backdrop. creamy cocacola. soft wheat. bit of sweet doughy raisin bread. somewhat silky texture to the beer, with spritzy carbonation. a clean rew. tame as well.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
N3lson1 (186) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Really good, solid around delicious beer. Pours a dark black crimson color. his beer is a good marriage between a dunkel and a weissbeer. Go get this and try it, delicious.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BLADT (625) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 24, 2014
From bottle. Pours a deep reddish black with a good sized beige head. Nose is inviting. Warm banana bread and glazed donut. Flavor is wheat with a faint honey sweetness. A metallic, mild bitters on the back. Decent carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (435) - Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2014
On tap. Pours a cola color with a thin tan head. Bread and fruit aromas. Bread, caramel, toffee, and fruity flavors. Light body with low carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Easy drinker.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tbopslt (347) - New York, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Dark aber color with nice creamy head. Sweet aroma with hints of caramel. Dry slight sweetness. Enjoyable and drinkable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Taboada (332) - Compostela (Galiza), - MAR 12, 2014
500 mml Bottle tasted on 12/03/2014. Black brown colour. Appearance is very nice with a creamy head. Carbonation is almost perfect. Notes of caramel and roasted malts. Nice dry sensation on the paladar. Nice one beer from Bayern. Next one please!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6127) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours a murky dark brown with a huge dense and creamy light tan head. Big chewy malty nose, brown bread and a bit of molasses there. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Molasses and a bit of plum on the mid palate, with brown bread crusts showing. Long molasses and brown bread finish.


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