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

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RATINGS: 1719   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’.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Yased (133) - MEXICO - FEB 4, 2016
De cerveceria Erdinger "Erdinger Dunkel" cerveza alemana de 5.3% de alcohol, el estilo es una dunkel weizen es decir una cerveza de trigo negra. En apariencia muestra tonos marrón obscuro no tanto para llegar al negro pero si considerablemente atenuada, con destellos rojizos en las colindancias del vaso, una corona de espuma de color arena y brillante, muy deficiente para una cerveza de trigo y de muy pésima retención, con un cuerpo considerablemente flojo. En el olfato muestra olores ligeros de grano, notas de pan, olores florales muy discretos, con fenoles a platano moderados cuando es la principal característica de una wizen, no se detectan especias por la levadura, posiblemente cuente con adjuntos como maltas de maíz o arroz, tampoco son existentes notas de lúpulo. Ya en paladar la consistencia es demasiado ligera, se apertura un dulzor limpio a malta, algo de sabor a maíz, notas a bizcocho y una leve sequedad al final causada por cierto amargor, una cerveza nada compleja, poco carácter y algo insípida.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lloydy (100) - Worcestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 30, 2016
500ml bottle. Malty, slightly sweet, hints of chocolate and banana. A creamier mouthfeel than other dunkels. I would like to try this beer again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (2621) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2016
Pours murky dark brown with medium almost greyish head Aromas of banana candy, dark bread, sweet fruits Taste has notes of sweet fruity dark bread, hints of bananas Sweet medium bodied with no bitterness. Soft carbonation

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pbeer (5) - - JAN 10, 2016 does not count
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2016 Pint bottle, Binny's . Two and a half to three finger cream brown head, dark brown chocolate appearance. Nutty, cocoa nose with hints of cocoa. Smooth, creamy, very drinkable almost sweet malty chocolate taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sissio (1245) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JAN 4, 2016
bottle @ home declared as a hefe weizen dunkel (label) leaks of everything that reminds me on a dunkel weizen, more just dunkel than else

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1931) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JAN 4, 2016
Appearance: Dark brown, good amount of light tan head.
Aroma: Malt, some sweetness.
Taste: Medium malt, sweetness, not that much wheat. Pretty nice, though.
Bought: Drinks of the World (Online), 500 ml, CHF 3.00
Info: 31/12-2015, BB: 29/2-2016

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexfis (17) - - JAN 1, 2016
Отлично& темное пиво. Насыщен& цвет. Пена плотная но довольн& быстро уходит. Приятны& аромат.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jorn69 (2623) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - DEC 30, 2015
@ Röhälla 151230. Bottle (500 ml) from Systembolaget. Malty and sweet caramely with fruity notes, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is sweet and malty.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Roger60 (193) - - DEC 30, 2015
SB beställning, flaska. Måttligt skum. Liten arom. Spritsig som sig bör. Tunn efter en Ayinger doppelbock. Vacker i glaset. Frisk och hyfsad fruktbränd smak. Inte mycket kvar efter SB:s behandling.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AnG_BrgNor (483) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 29, 2015
Aroma of malt, dries fruits and raisins. Taste the same but with bread, chocolate and caramel as well. A sweet beer. Its ok, but maybee not my style of beer...


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