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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
This top-fermented, unfltered Wheat Bock beer is the counterpart to Bayern’s famous Doppelbock Lager. Bayern’s only decoction-brewed beer, the recipe uses five types of malt (Wheat, Pilsener, Carmel, Munich and Chocolate), and has an o.g. of > 17 % Plato, producing a stout 7.5 % Alc. by Vol. As with all Bayern wheat beers, Face Plant surprises with its complex flavor. German Hallertauer Perle hops give this hearty Bock beer a perfectly balanced sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11752) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2010
on tap-pours a tan head and murky brown color. Aroma is medium malt/wheat-some roasty. Taste is slightly sweet medium malt/wheat-some roasty, hint of spice hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6571) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 23, 2010
@ Taphouse Grill. Clear mahogany color/ tan head. Dark wheat toast, banana clove aromas. Smooth medium body. Sweet bread, brown sugar molasses flavors with mild tart wheat, mild spices. good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Bayern Brewing, Inc.--Face Plant Doppel Weizen Ale--2009-10 Release--12 oz. Bottle--7.50% ABV--25 IBU’s? (4.6 / 5.0) Weizenbock--Thick loose dark pellicle. Light tan mild lace head. Hazy dark red brown color. Rich complex toasted banana fruit chocolate front. Creamy mild sweet smooth rich mellow chocolate caramel wheat fruit zesty malty tasty body. Clean Noble hop spice bitter hint end. Sampled 1/12/2010. 6-Pack--$8.99.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
troopie (2290) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle. Poured dark brown with thin off white head. Aroma of cloves and citrus. Medium yeasty body with a sweet note. More spice and citrus. Finish is cloves and citrus with breadiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4195) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 11, 2010
Bottle... Poured dark brown with a thin, off-white head. Aroma of cocoa, grains and fruits. Light bodies with a decent, foamy carbonation. Nicely hopped with a refreshing quality, dark wheat notes, tea-like flavors, cocoa, toffee, berries and a light, fruity finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thooper41 (556) - BELGIUM - DEC 26, 2009
12oz bottle: Appearance is very dark but not like a stout, with no head, Aroma is malty, wheat and caramel dominate this aspect, Flavor is again a mix of caramel and wheat, not overly complex and somewhat light bodied, covers the 7.5% ABV pretty well though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2009
Tap at Concordia Ale. sweet notes, definitely wheaty with caramel tones and a malty backbone.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (663) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Pours a medium brown, with a tan head. Very smooth and drinkable, with notes of carmel and a touch of sweetness. The balance is good, and the flavor fairly complex. This is a new brew and I tried a sample at the Bayern brewery today, and then picked up a six pack at Worden’s in Missoula. Not widely distributed yet...hopefully it will be. Thumbs up.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kyzr (1247) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JAN 10, 2009
Dark brown with very small tan head. Caramel with hint of fruit on the nose. Flavor was fruity with light roast, mostly carmalized sugar. Lighter body with a crisp finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerbrat99 (132) - Shanghai, CHINA - MAR 21, 2008
Draft. Pours a deep dark brown with light brown head. Some retention and lacing. Nose of tropical fruit, banana and candied caramel malts. The flavor is similar with the fruitiness dominating. A sligt hop twang in the finish before sweetness lingers on the palate. Nice but some of the fruitiness is surprising for the style.

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