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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1737   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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’.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsporrer (728) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 19, 2016
Pours a clear dark caramel brown with a big foamy tan head. Roasted malt and sweet toffee aroma. Light carbonation. Tastes of caramel, toffee, and roasted malt. Smooth, light, and refreshing. Good flavors that leave a nice mouth feel and a smooth finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
malushky (69) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 18, 2016
500 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with big tanned head. Sweet and malty aroma with a hint of caramel. Same taste, sweet, malty and caramel, slightly roasted. Rather empty, short finish, no bitterness. Nothing special.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Demonisch (6) - CREWE, Cheshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2016 does not count
Long drink. Tastes of caramel, butterscotch. Smooth and full bodied, easy to drink

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PintjeFritz (180) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 13, 2016
No information about the malts, hops and drinktemperature on the bottle. Appearance is fantastic, a black beer with a large large stable fine cream-colored head, no smell, oily, light malty, very light sweet, roasty, for me the banana taste is too low, (I have 0.5l bottle with best-before 04-2017 and batch L283107 0659)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mikkellund42 (772) - DENMARK - SEP 10, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark cola - almost black - with large off-white head. Aroma is malt, grain, bread, sweet apples and hints of soy sauce. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter and faint acidic. Body is oily with lively carbonation. Finish is long and mostly sweet with notes that follow the nose plus notes of caramel, fudge and hints is chalk.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
midovark (569) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - SEP 5, 2016
0.5 l bottle shared with my dad. Pours deep brown, almost black with a thick, long lasting beige head. Roasted malts, fruity notes, yeast and hay in aroma. In taste first come the usual weizen notes, some banana, yeast and bubblegum-like sweetness. But then appear the bitter coffee and roasted malts making the sip a whole. Short cofee finish, soft carbonation, light body. Nice dunkelweizen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Poobah (381) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - SEP 3, 2016
Amber and hazy with a dense head and a sweet, wheat nose. Mild intro with a malty mouthfeel and a caramel finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4251) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 29, 2016
Style et résumé: Bonne dunkel hefe weizen.
Comment: En fût au Biermarket.
Portrait: Un liquide brun avec une mousse beige. Un nez typique avec du blé, des bananes, des épices et une touche de caramel. Une bouche soyeuse presque crémeuse aux saveurs de pain d’épices, de blé tendre et de levure banane. Très agréable.
Note: 7+/10

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Perun (83) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - AUG 19, 2016
Слабовы& вкус хлеба и хмеля, легкие дрожжи и карамел&

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1097) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2016
F: big, off-white, good retention. C: dark brown, hazy, opaque. A: malt, wheat, chocolate, molasses, yeast, bread. T: malt, wheat, molasses, yeast, dark bread, medium body, very good balanced, mild carbonation, good beer, 0,5l bottle @ Zampa guest house in Stary Smokovec.

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