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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1482   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’.


str023's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
str023 (123) - Stokmarknes, - MAR 17, 2012
Dark brown body with a thick fluffy head. Looks amazing in my weizen glass.Tastes of dark caramel, nuts, coffee, light mocca and some banana. Nice weissbier indeed.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (971) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Pours a deep brown color with a sweet malt aroma. Taste is simple with a mild caramel flavor. Notes of fruit and dates in the beer with a slight bitter aftertaste. A smooth drinkable beer that was enjoyable for the style.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (655) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 29, 2014
0,5L bottle, BB 12.2014. Pours dark brown with huge light tan head. The head stays. Aroma is mild sweet, fruits, and wheat. Flavor is sweet, roast, dark fruits, caramel, wheat, yeast. Finish is mild bitter. Overall: nice simple brew.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
R4N5H (59) - SINGAPORE - AUG 29, 2014
50cl bottle, poured into a tulip.Dark brown, almost black with a generous head. Tangy aroma. Carbonation - lively when poured, but just right. Lightly roasted malt and slight bitterness on the palate. Sweet aftertaste. To be savoured.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DomD (46) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - AUG 28, 2014
Poured from bottle. Aroma of hay and herbs. Pours very dark brown with big head. Very mild bitter taste. Full bodied, oily texture, with lively carbonation. Overall it looks like a dark beer but tastes quite close to other weizen beers.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Horo (41) - - AUG 28, 2014
Przyjemne w smaku ciemne piwo, z nutami ciemnej czekolady, dość wyraźną goryczką.. o ile dobrze pamiętam :D

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer_est_deus (644) - örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2014
Svårt att säga men säger grumlig och svart-brun med ett stort brunaktigt skum. Doft: Banan, kaffe, kakao, lite rostat trä. Smak: Malt, jäst, jord, skumbanan, kakao beska, kokta grönsaker.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
davidtjm (331) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle. Pour is black with a small foamy head, aroma is sweet, banana. Taste is strong bread, malts and light caramel. Fair

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (3176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2014
500ml bottle from Tesco. Pours murky brown, short-lived head. Light metallic and herbal aromas, light caramel. Taste is sweet and herbal. Light body, thin finish. OK.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
erling1000 (28) - - AUG 25, 2014
Dark brown "Dunkel Weißbier" with high creamy head. Vague aroma of coffee and light bittersweet taste. Well carbonated. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (297) - - AUG 24, 2014
Smoky brown color, quick rising and fading head, no lace. Middle body, highly carbonated, avg length. Slightly bitter, just right acidity, kind of sweetness in the background. Caramel, yeast. Very pleasant. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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