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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This is a dark version of the weizen beer style. The grist contains a large portion of wheat, which lends a distinctive note to the malt body and aroma. This style is traditionally un-filtered and can have significant haze and cloudiness. Our Dunkle Weizen is brewed with a traditional Bavarian weizen yeast, which gives it a very pronounced clove and spice character, as well as a fruity aroma.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (1900) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 7, 2014
On tap at Adega Wine Cellars & Cafe in Silver Spring, MD. ABV listed as 4.8%. Cloudy, dark copper burnt-orange with a small off-white head and excellent lacing. Rather pale for a dunkle, this beer is only slightly darker than many hefeweizens. Aroma of lemon, citrus wheat and mild banana. Taste of banana, lemon, wheat , yeast and citrus. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11132) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Draft. Murky golden brown color, bright tan head with good retention. Aroma of citrus and straw. Taste is grapefruit, lemon, lime. Interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8402) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Served on draft at the brewpub, 1/8/11. Pours a hazy orange color with a medium offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of bread, yeast, caramel and faint fruity notes. The taste is bread, pineapple, peach, nutty notes and a spicy finish. Medium bodied. Strongly carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9597) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 12, 2010
Tap. Pours hazy copper with an average, creamy cream colored head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (bread, hay, straw, meal), light hops (citrus), and average esters (banana) with notes of ginger. Flavor is heavy malt (hay, straw, meal), light hops (citrus), and average esters (banana). Medium body, carbonation, and creaminess, low warmth with a sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 17, 2010
On draft at the brewpub. Pours a deep golden amber with a frothy off white head. Aroma is nice and soft with notes of banana, spice and a touch of sweet caramel. Flavor is again very classic, sweet fruitiness, banana, subtle spices, clove, a nice sweet malty note. FInishes clean with a touch of wheat. Medium body and a soft carbonation. I liked it, very refreshing and clean.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
strongpieman (1480) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2010
Very light appearance for a dunkel weizen and somewhat sweeter / lighter than expected. Strong aroma of banana and somewhat sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2009
On tap at the brewpub on 02/28/2009. Cloudy dark amber body with a small off-white head. Sweet banana and clove aroma. Banana and clove flavor with some dark malt hints. Medium ligth body with moderately high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Elwood (3079) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - MAR 15, 2009
Draft. Cloudy orangish brown with a yellowish head. Heavy citrus, perfume, and wheat in the nose. Medium low carbonation with a rich mouthfeel. Spice, citrus, wheat, and honey all showed up on my palate. My tongue bounces from sweet to bitter as both sides linger. An unexpected find, but I am glad I had a chance to try this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Pours a cloudy dull copper with very small beige head. The aroma is perfumy and yeasty; clove, bread, some scented lotion, and banana chips. The flavor is straightforward banana, not a whole lot else. Maybe some caramel and white bread. The finish is very yeast. This is surprisingly very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hank1980 (942) - Athens, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2008
2L growler from santa (parents / sister). Beer poured hazy amber with a decent off white head. Aroma of sweet malt, yeast, wheat, light spice. Taste is also malty, with plenty of wheat, some spiced notes, and some mild fruit. Mouth is somewhat sticky, though there’s plenty of carbonation. Overall, a very enjoyable beer.


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