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

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 1420   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
HammerTroll (194) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 28, 2014
Full black, medium white head. Medium body, soft carbonation. Little bit of coffee in the aroma. Malts, wheat. Medium sweet finish. Quite boring, expected more. (Konzum 0,5l bottle)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (524) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Tap @ Artturi.
Murky dark brown beer with little light brown head. Aroma and flavor are sweet malty, little roasted and dark fruity raisiny. Finish has a nice bite of bitterness and the aftertaste goes on for a good while with peppery spiciness, and maltiness. Palate is thin and sparkling. The dark fruity sweetness reminds me of kotikalja, not very weizenish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bosbouw (822) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - MAR 27, 2014
Mooie chocoladebruine kleur met een volle crème kraag. Ruikt mout, geroosterd, beetje bitter. Smaakt wat zoet, mout, beetje dun.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maekchu (1772) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle from Sake Marche. Smooth roasty nose, with a hint of licorice, and some yeast. Medium translucent brown color. Thin light chocolate, gentle wheaty notes, and flavors float away on final carbonation. Thin body. Pretty thin stuff. Has a bit a flavor but not much wheat character.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budedou (260) - Villemandeur, FRANCE - MAR 24, 2014
Très bonne dunkel!! Assez d’ arome et très appréciable :) J’ en reprendrai encore! :)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rumproasts (2588) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
bottle. Brown with one finger head. Sweet and malty. There’s a bit of banana. Solid dunkel, but not quite outstanding.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (155) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Sweet wheat on nose and palate, lovely mouthfeel, but nothing very exciting in flavour .

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McWorta (487) - LUXEMBOURG - MAR 19, 2014
Lightly beige coloured head, no CO2 and a soft hazyness with mahagony colour. Offers at first a light metallic aroma on the nose which fades quickly into wood, roasted malt and light chocolate aromas. Rather full round bodied, lightly sweet with a slick texture. Relatively elegant dry and balanced sweet-bitter medium finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (229) - CROATIA - MAR 18, 2014
Hazy dark brown color, medium sized tan head. Medium body, average to high carbonation. Aroma is chocolate, roasted malt, wheat, nuts, caramel, some hoppiness. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. Well, this is a nice surprise. Very good!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gopherfan99 (201) - CROATIA - MAR 18, 2014
Nice dark brown with a white head. Sweet, with tastes of caramel and banana. Very good beer.


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