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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1730   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’.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jercraigs (9836) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2007
Draft at BeerBistro. Dark brown body with a big creamy beige head and solid lacing. Mild malt aroma, with notes of light toasty caramel. Similar flavour of sweet caramel malt with dry toasty finish and aftertaste. (6+). More dunkel than weiss. Average palate. Pleasant but less Aventinus like than I had hoped.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wim (3664) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JUN 9, 2007
dark brown red body with a mostly lasting light brown head a spicy malty aroma bitter acidic flavor with average bitter metallic finich

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3882) - Kansas, USA - JUN 8, 2007
Bottle. Pour is brown red with a decent sized khaki head. Aroma is wheat, banana and clove. Taste is wheat, banana, clove and a hint of roasted malts. Bigger body, yet still very refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jalichio999 (502) - BRAZIL - JUN 6, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2008 Ótima weiss dunkel! Excelente aroma frutado. Sabor bem harmônico, que te convida a tomar outra em seguida. Muito boa drinkability.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PLundsgaard (466) - Tranbjerg J, DENMARK - JUN 6, 2007
Aroma/Malty-graint, Appearance Head/Initial-largel, Head/Color off-white, Body/Hue-clear, Initial Flavor-bitter light Finish Flavor-bitter light Palate/Body-light good beer

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
davidpl (435) - Santiago, CHILE - JUN 4, 2007
Appearance: dark brown with reddish touch. Little head, beige color, medium consistence and few persistent. Aroma: sweet malty, toasty cereal, sweet chocolate and candy. Fruity touch and sweet-spicy like mocha, nutmeg and clove. Flavor: sweet toasty malts, coffee, candy and banana. Sweet start that progresses in a fruity citric and finishes in a low dryness of hops and toast. Something of metallic end. Palate: Medium body and watery texture. Low to medium carbonation. Mediocre beer. (sorry for my english)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JUN 3, 2007
My 250th rating...Stopped by a local German Rest. here in town. Poured from bottle. Had no idea there was such a thing as a dark hefe. I really enjoyed it. Poured a very dark brown with large head that lasted a while...taste was wheat and malts and a bit of spice. Very good compliment to the German food.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2007
Hazy, dark brown with a huge head. The aroma has a discrete wheaty note and a light sourness and the flavour has notes of malt and a bit of wheat and caramel. It’s a bit too anonymous, but if you aren’t yet into wheat beers, it’s a nice place to start.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenmanalishi (519) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2007
pours dark brown with fluffy, off-white head. roasted malts and some weak fruit flavours. dry finish, overall fairly unmemorable though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
waolsen (1375) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2007
bottle. brown/cranberry pour with thin head. sour malts, raison, floral hops, musky, spice aroma. medium body. fruit throughout. balanced well. strong malt presence. slight banana and spice but fairly mild. solid but nothing out of the ordinary.


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