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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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We announce the opening of our wheat beer season with a classic Bavarian styled dark wheat beer, or Dunkelweizen (noonn-kel vite-sen). This is the first in a series of our wheat beer recipes for the hot summer months using the traditional Bavarian wheat beer yeast. This darker style wheat beer is served unfiltered showing a pale brown color typical of a dunkel. A special type of Bavarian yeast yields the signature close, banana, and spice qualities that define a Bavarian style wheat beer. All of those aromas and flavors are a direct result of the yeast. The name DPAC Dunkel celebrates the Durham Performing Arts Center located 3 blocks south of BCBB. The DPAC opened on November 30, 2008, with B.B. King to a sellout crowd and is now rated one of the top performance halls in the US at No. 4! Hops Used: Hallertauer


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Draft into a tall pilsner glass, super hazy tan with a white head. Nose of sweet wheat, tea, some banana and caramel notes. Some bread. Simple, very drinkable and refreshing for the style. A summer dunkelweizen.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3969) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Tap at da Bull. Super cloudy. Notes of grain, water, plastic, dust, minerlas, tea, lots of banana, light clove. Very drinkable and not too sweet. Very simple and a fine summer dunkel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DukeBrewDevil (732) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Draft at brewery. Murky brown color, very cloudy, and only a hint of head. Nose of bananas and some rustic barnyard notes. Flavors are similar in a lot of ways to a hefeweizen but with more malty backbone. Bananas, citrus, a touch of caramel. It didn’t look too inviting, but it was quite tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4147) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Cloudy golden amber pour with a creamy off white head. Nose is nice at first, candy-like/nutty with a light showing of clove. Some soy sauce and grainy notes. Medium in body.


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