Brewed by De Proefbrouwerij
Style: Dunkelweizen
Lochristi - Hijfte, Belgium
Serve in Stein, Weizen


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Imperial Amber Wheat Ale Deep amber/chestnut color with an off-white head. Roasty & chocolaty aromas with a hint of spice. Lightly roasty notes on a soft palate. Wheat lightens the body and clove-like spice notes are present on the finish. Exellent with smoked foods

TreadyTalk's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TreadyTalk (15) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2011
Smells of red wine with a clear, deep red sunset appearance. Somewhat thin body with well-balanced alcohol taste. Raisin, cherry, dried fruits. I don’t feel that this beer really stands out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llcooldave (1168) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Dark brown with a touch of ruby when held to the light. Slight smoky flavor with roasted malt notes. Smooth. Aroma of smoke, spice and toasty malt. Thanks to jmoore102 for sharing!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Looks like it was bottled 01/2011. But it’s smudged. A: pours a dark Graham brown with excellent clarity. Single finger caramel head falls over a few minutes to a sheet of the same. No lace. S: Green apple, caramel, allspice, brown sugar. Banana yeast. Sweet smells. T: bitter but sweet and buttery. Cool eggy tones and some alcohol punch. Nice flavors. Some wheat sweetness. M: thin with moderate carb. Dry finish. O: okay. Above average. Serving type: bottle 07-04-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hair6a11 (1427) - Illinois, USA - DEC 14, 2013
Bottle; Pour is dark brown / mahogany, with a very modest, fine bubbled khaki head into this glass. Some light spotting is present ; this brew has seen a bit of fade. The nose is dominant plum, spice, chocolate, sweet bread, and belgian sugar really. This brew may be classified as a dunkelweizen but I look at it’s more belgian than german, let’s be clear. Clove like spicing near the finish is one thing but the rest of it is very Belgian by my estimation. Sugar plum, sweet bread, clove, roast, mild chocolate notes ; It’s something a little different, but it didn’t exactly impress either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4433) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Bottle thanks to somebody, rating from my backlog. The look is clear, reddish in color, with a beige colored head. The smell is malts, bread, caramel, and alcohol. The taste is malts, sweet, and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmonster (998) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2013
My expectations weren’t high going into this one, but I must say I was pleasantly surprised how good this was. Pours murky dark cola with but a thin film. Almost nil carbonation. Slow start. However, the nose is oozing with dark fruit, roasted malts, milk chocolate and light spices. Wow. Quite a lot going on here. Medium-plus fruity sweet attack with a light roast to balance. Medium body and a wheat, clove and roasted malt finish. Impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (4229) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Rated in 2010 (Backlog) - Red in color with a large off-white head. Aroma is of wheat, citrus, and some tart notes. Taste is of wheat, citrus and yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3559) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle. Prune, roasty malt, and light alcohol aroma. Murky brown with a minimal head. Toasty malt, burnt sugar, and prune flavor. Full body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (4965) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Cloudy cola brown, yellow-tan head. Aroma is dark, wheaty sweet, prune. Taste is soft, lightly chocolate, a whiff of smoke. Very, very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9135) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Bottle. Caramel malt aroma with a hint of coriander. Dark brown with small head. Sweet prune and toffee malt flavor. Lightly bitter herbal finish. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2265) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl bottle corked and capped poured into a weizen glass. Pours dark brown with small medium brown highlight and big beige head. Aroma is sweet malt, medium carbonation, nice lacing, and slightly syrupy texture. Taste is roasted malt, milk chocolate, banana, and clove. Sweet dunkleweizen.

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