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Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Erding, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 1669   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water; wheat malt; barley malt; roasted malt; hops; yeast.
Name changed from Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel to Erdinger Dunkel, and abv changed from 5.6% to 5.3% by 2012.
A wheat beer from the good old days.
Erdinger Weissbier ’dark’ is a rich and smooth wheat beer specialty from Erdinger Weissbräu. It owes its full-bodied flavor to the fine hops and dark malt used in its production.
The dark beer specialty is brewed according to an age-old recipe. Its spicy flavor also results from the increased proportion (about 13%) of original wort. Nonetheless, at 5.3%, it doesn’t contain much more alcohol than Erdinger Weissbier ’with fine yeast’.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ekstedt (6232) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2007
Bottle, 50 cl. Pours a lovely cloudy dark brown color, with a huge beige fluffy head. Aroma is a disappointment, very weak with some faint roasted malt notes, spices and dried fruits. Medium bodied, good carbonation. Dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (9561) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 16, 2007
Bottle. Looks beautiful - dark brown with a nice medium beige head. Aroma is a bit light and is fruity, malty and a bit yeasty. Flavor is malty and a bit fruity with some banana notes. A bit of toastiness in the finish. Medium-bodied with lots of carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
paco (566) - Regina, Saskatchewan, CANADA - APR 14, 2007
Tap. Large foamy white beige head. Dark body. Not much in the way of aroma. Wheaty, Caramel, slightly floral. Tastes the same, slight wheat, a bit floral. Overall not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
asedzie (762) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 14, 2007
Bottle. Big fluffy lasting khaki-colored head. Aroma is vanilla, wheat, sugary, roasted malt. Flavor is wheaty and doughy, some roasted flavors as well, but overall a bit thin of a body. Also some good carbonation and some lightly floral hoppy bitterness. Good stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dedollewaitor (15067) - Odense, DENMARK - APR 10, 2007
Unclear brown with a white lasting head. Roasted malts -nutty/caramel & a high to lively carbonation. Sweetness from malts. Wheat, yeasty & slight metallic! OK dunkel!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
garthicus (2839) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 9, 2007
What a surprise, I didnt give much thought to my selection whilst buying this, I will certainly buy it again, has a nice head, spicy aroma and a nice bite to the taste, a long aftertaste reminisant of malt and pepper, very nice

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardGretton (4523) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2007
Bottle. Ruby red black beer with strong head. The aroma is lightly yeasty and the flavour is lightly yeasty, malty and dry. Overall an average yeasty beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (22305) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2008 Bottled. Cloudy nut brown, creamy head. Fruity caramelly nose without esters. Sweet with clean mouthfeel. Notes of soap, toast and wheat crackers. Medium bodied with no bitterness. Possessing very little in terms of character, and as it is also too sweet, it is neither a beer I’d drink for enjoyment nor for refreshment.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
raymondwave (931) - FINLAND - APR 4, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2007 Beautifully dark brown / black. Smooth, thick, roasted coffee, raisins and maybe a little smoky taste. I’m quite new to weizes, but this doesn’t actually taste much like a weizen. Stout comes to mind with the smoothness. Very nice carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spector (906) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - APR 1, 2007
Good amount of roasted malt in the aroma.Pours black with a medium tan head.Biteer malt and maybe a hint of coffee in the flavor.Medium mouthfeel with a roasted malt finish.


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