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

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 1625   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’.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
exeter (462) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 9, 2015
Pours a deep, dark brown with a good head and minor lacing. Tastes of roasted malt sweetness and banana and spices. I also get dark fruit and some of that yeastiness that should be expected.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mauroruellas (489) - GETULINA, BRAZIL - JUN 30, 2015
Coloração castanho escuro,espuma abundante formando um creme bege alto e duradouro,boa carbonatação;aroma de malte torrado com leve frutado ao fundo;sabor apresentando malte torrado,café,chocolate,caramelo e o frutado do trigo no final,boa drinkability ,bom conjunto.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nihtila (1833) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 28, 2015
Bottle from Tesco. Pours murky brown. Nose is sweet caramel, nuts, malts. Taste is nuts, light caramel, dark fruits, wheat, light spices, dried fruits, a bit watery.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
RIVERA_HOU (20) - Texas, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Nutty, sweet, caramel, roasty, slight bitterness of hops. Nice floatiness texture from yeast. Almost tastes like root beer. I like regular Erdinger Hefeweizen better though but definitely a nice dark wheat beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
guigf (6) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUN 23, 2015 does not count
Cerveja de coloração castanho escuro com um leve feixe cor de esmeralda e bem turva, característica do estilo. No aroma nota-se caramelo, açúcar mascavo e um leve toque amadeirado. Salgado muito marcante no sabor e no retrogosto leve amargor e sabor de café.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (1883) - NORWAY - JUN 20, 2015
From bottle at Krambua, Trondheim. Hazy brown. Foamy and persistent pale brown head. Fruity, but moderate aroma with nuts, dried berries and some sourness. Similar taste, with banana and noticeable malt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
csaso (1733) - Missouri, USA - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle - big foamy head, murky dark brown color, mildly sweet bready malt aroma and flavor, mild hefe yeast spice at the end, good classic dunkel overall

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jamaty (1346) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 17, 2015
Espuma abundante. Color ambar oscuro. Aroma neutro. Sabor muy marcadamente dulce, sobre todo al final, dejando azúcar en la punta de la lengua. Algo de café, pero lo que predomina claramente es el dulce. Por ello, aunque al principio no entra mal, pronto cansa y se convierte en una especie de jarabe. Tiene trigo, pero su sabor encaja mejor con el de una dark lager

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mariuszek (569) - Gdynia, POLAND - JUN 15, 2015
Brown, hazy, beige head falling down to thin ring. Aroma of caramel and some yeasts and faint banana. Taste sweet, caramel, weizen-like but watery texture. Closer to schwarzbier.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (267) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUN 15, 2015
Aroma: bread, caramel, herbs, Appearance: clear brown, brown head Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Nice.


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