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Brewed by Brauerei Aying
Style: Dunkelweizen
Aying, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

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RATINGS: 1075   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Our Ayinger Ur-Weisse is an old-fashioned wheat with some fine roasted malt to give it more color and flavor than golden hefe- weisse. It has an immense crown of lovely foam held proudly above a robe of translucent amber. On the palate, malt and yeast predominate, with a delicious balance of fruit and bread-like yeast. The taste is complex, with suggestions of soft fruit, apple, and, in the finish, perhaps, even cloves.


stubby's rating

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
stubby (334) - Santee, California, USA - MAR 5, 2010
One of the most delicious things I have ever tasted. Quite complex and still refreshing as some lighter wheat beers. Wonderful banana clove and fruity ester aromas, super complex but not overwhelming. Would go great with many foods.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidelis83 (1953) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Slightly cloudy orange to copper pour with a tall, frothy beige head. Aroma is heavy on banana and clove, lots of breadiness, sweet wheat, sharp, over ripe tree fruit, toast, doughy yeast, spicy yeast and a hint of toffee. Flavor is sweet and fruity up front, with over ripe apples and bananas, then some softer doughy yeast notes than the aroma indicates, sweet wheat bread, a little clove and some light caramel apple pie filling. Medium body, creamy, slightly floury feel throughout and light to medium, soft and blanketing carbonation. Good stuff, definitely up there as far as Dunkelweizens go.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1214) - Bodø, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy, dark orange-brown colour with a huge, creamy, beige head. Sweet aroma of fruity yeast, banana, pears, sweet malt, some roasted malt and rye bread. The flavour is also sweet and fruity with more banana, herbs and wheat. Slick mouth feel, and has a light bitterness. A fruity and nice weizen. I expected a richer body though.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewhemia (29) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 23, 2014
Hazy amber color with off white foam. Aroma of herbs, citrus and grass I think. Great ballance between sweetness and fruityness and the bitterness in the taste with the bitterness lingering. The yeast seems dominant in the taste but in a good way.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
bcesarfaria (1) - São José, BRAZIL - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
As cervejas Weiss desta marca me surpreenderam pelo sabor e o aroma. Boa pedida!!!!!!!&#

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (456) - CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle; pours a caramel color with a thin off white head; aroma is wheat, banana, and some light spices; taste is sweet with caramel, yeast, and fruit; has a slight sourness to it before a dry finish; not much bitterness; very nice Dunkel

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (517) - CROATIA - AUG 5, 2014
Very cloudy brown color, average sized creamy white head with good retentdion. Solid amount of lacing. Medium body, average to high carbonation. Aroma of wheat, yeast and banana. Medium sweet taste with spicy aftertaste. Very interesting.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1373) - SWEDEN - JUL 31, 2014
Pours muddy amber with high of white head Aromas of bananas, spices, wheat, bread Taste nice fresh citrusy, bananas, yeast, wheat, hints of roasted malts Foamy mouthfeel high carbonation. Nice one

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darkmagus82 (1219) - - JUL 30, 2014
Poured from bottle into a weizen glass Appearance – The beer pours a hazy deep amber color with a huge thick and creamy just off-white head. The head has an amazing level of retention, very slowly fading to leave a fantastic level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass. This is a beautiful weiss in my eyes. Smell – The aroma of the beer is huge of banana and wheat along with tons of spice of a coriander and clove smell. Other aromas of a white pepper and a decently strong aroma of a bubblegum as well as a bit of an orange and ginger smell are there as well. Overall the aroma is a big, robust, and enjoyable in this one. Taste – The taste begins moderately sweet and malty, with the malty flavors being a nice mix of a bready and doughty taste while the sweet upfront is largely of an orange and caramel flavor. As the taste advances the sweet caramel transitions to a nice bubblegum and candied sugar flavor with the doughty flavors getting a bit more potent in nature. All while this occurs the yeasty flavors and bring with them flavors of banana, coriander and clove. The yeasty and coriander flavors remain relatively constant from this time on, but the banana and clove really kicks it up more toward the end. With the increase in banana, also comes some other flavors of candied sugar as well as little bit of pepper, which when combined with all the other flavors of the brew, end up leaving a rather nice and somewhat moderately sweet Weiss flavor to linger on the tongue. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner side for a beer of 5.8 % of its style s with a carbonation level that is on the lower side for the style. A little thicker and chewier body and a bit more carbonation level may have been better for accentuating the fruity banana and spiced flavors as well as the more malty flavors of the brew, but even with that said, the combo did work to a degree and the feel was decent overall. Overall – This is a very tasty weizen. The aroma, look, and taste are quite fantastic, with the only thing keeping this from the supreme top being the feel in my opinion. This is one you certainly can count on to being rather pleasant.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1710) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 26, 2014
16.9 oz bottle into my Aventinus glass. Aroma consists of banana, clove, chalky candy, lemon, dough. Pours cloudy burnt orange-brown with a large off-white fluffy head with excellent retention. Taste is sweet with all aroma descriptors present; finishes with a little dryness. Fairly mild. I was hoping for more clove in flavor. Mouthfeel is perfectly creamy, finely carbonated, a little watery maybe. It’s good, but I was expecting more from the top rated dunkelweizen.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bif (1443) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Bottle pours a dark amber color with a thick head that fades to bits of lacing aroma of fruit, citrus, yeast and bit of malt. Taste of fruit, mild malt sweetness, with yeast and bit of grain. Mild bitterness and a clean finish. Medium body, smooth And well balanced. Enjoyable beer.


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