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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1656   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’.

lovelacm's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lovelacm (48) - Niceville, Florida, USA - APR 15, 2006
0.5L Bottle Served in proper Erdinger Glassware - Large creamy off-white head atop a dark chocolatey brown body. Not much aroma, but some maltiness and possibly a little coffee. Medium body with some coffee, caramel, and grain tones with a slight initial sweetness that slowly turns a little bitter/dry for the finish. No long-lasting aftertaste. Quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cool_Bond (2085) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2015
Malty aroma. Watery and slightly malty flavor. OK bitterness which fills the upper part of the mouth a weak moment. Good but too watery. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2982) - Melboring, Florida, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Draft at Broken Barrel while I waited for my Thanksgiving day pickup. Haz, medium brown with a medium sized off white head. Grainy, bready and very faint chocolate malt aroma. Moderately "rich" malt but not like a cloying marzen. Taste is similar with nuanced banana and vanilla. subtle on the clove. Overall, I really enjoyed this beer, but I think there might have been a light bump due to drinking a great beer at lunch time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thomas_W1 (146) - Rastatt, GERMANY - NOV 24, 2015
Flasche 0,5l: Sehr dunkel/schwarz mit kräftiger Trübung und festem feinporigem Schaum; würzig-süße Nase mit kräftiger Malzigkeit, Röstaromen und dunklen Fruchtaromen; im Körper kräftige malzige Süße, Röstaromen, Kaffee und leichte Nussigkeit

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hopmaestro (874) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2015
Aroma is slightly roasted malts with caramelly and spicey notes. Dark bread and yeast. Taste contains a wee note of banana, dark fruits and maybe a bit too sweet for my book? Very mild and drinkable though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
gattinko (30) - Trnava, - NOV 22, 2015
Tmavé pšeničné, jemná osviežujúca chuť ľahký kávový nádych Krásna pena, ktorej výdrž ma neprekvapila

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malin_aiisa (400) - SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2015
Bottle Dark brown, heavy off white head Aroma caramel, cherry, stable Taste sweet, mild cream,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hvn (74) - Cracow, POLAND - NOV 9, 2015
Piwo ciemne o bardzo ciemnej rubinowej barwie, mętne, gęsta drobnopęcherzykowa piana która powoli opada. Zapach na początku to czerwone wino, później czerwone owoce. W smaku wyraźne nuty palone które można podciągnąć pod kawę. Nic więcej nie odnajduję w tym aromacie. Piwo bardzo pijalne lecz trochę zbyt puste w smaku.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ston3s42 (106) - - NOV 8, 2015
Nutty brown in colour and very much creamy head. Tastes of dark malt, light caramel, nuts and wood. Medium-light body, not much carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a light nutty finish. Not the best

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sccp1910 (107) - BRAZIL - NOV 7, 2015
Aroma discreto, porém não menos agradável. Aperencia sensacional, escura, espuma densa. Sabor com amargor pequeno e com otimo paladar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (5077) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle from Meny (Amager), Copenhagen - dark brown pour with tan head. Aroma and taste is sweet and toasty malty, notes of caramel and fudge sweetness, some banana and light spices into the finish. ---Sent via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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