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

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RATINGS: 1610   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   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 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Joeh (2049) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2006
Bottle from Asda, weizen glass.. I’m pretty sure I’ve had this before but never got round to rating it. Pours a murky brown. Bland aroma, a bit of toffee and not much else. Flavour is mostly sweet with a bit of sweet malt, caramel and ends up tasting rather watery and muddled. Pretty boring.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (12439) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a beige head.Weak flavour of caramel and some hops

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - APR 30, 2006
Dark brown color with thick creamy head. Had a sweet aroma with hints of caramel and chocolate. Had a nice nutty sweet finish to it. Pretty damn good.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stegosaurus (1882) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 28, 2006
Bottle sampled with Beerded_one. Pours dark with a large tan head. Aroma of wheat, citrus, and alcohol. Flavor is sweet, citrus, sugar, slight hops in the finish coming through. good body. Ok brew.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FlagstoneHill (214) - Erie, Colorado, USA - APR 23, 2006
Dark dark brown, cloudy. Tan head. .. .. Not much aroma. Bready, Roasty. .. .. . Roasty malty. Very little yeast notes. .. … Med body, a bit sticky. .. .. A bit disappointing. Malty aromas, but boring flavor. A bit of roastiness, but no yeastiness whatsoever

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zinister (1423) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 23, 2006
Bottle. Dark and hazy with smal off-white head. Good fruit flavor with a bit of nut and malt on the back end. I was hoping for a bit more, but was still very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 20, 2006
Dark brown with a large off-white head. Yeasty and leathery malt aroma. A bit of sweet, dark chocolate in the taste; also a curious but not unpleasant seaside saltiness. A medium bitter close. Quite liked this.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - APR 18, 2006
Nice looking beer - dark and hazy brown. Large cream/brown head. Light fruit and nut flavor. A little too fizzy, light on flavor too; watery. Drinkable but too little flavor, would not buy again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
nigredo (37) - Santiago de Chile, CHILE - APR 18, 2006
Fine brown color. Noble aspect in their small bubbles of bottle fermented beer. Cereal aroma, a bit sweet. Strange flavor, strong carbonatation, a bit salty and sweet. Watery texture, good body. It raises pleasing a caramel aroma.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yngwie (15390) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 17, 2006
Bottled. Hazy, brown beer with a huge, diminishing white head. Sweet caramel, fruitiness and some coffee-notes on the nose. Weak flavor with some caramel. Medium body with some fizzyness. As most Erdinger beers, quite boring. (060413)


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