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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1477   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’.


Canmoore's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Canmoore (255) - Ottawa, Ontario, - FEB 1, 2013
500 ml bottle from LCBO. This is a very interesting beer, it is a wheat beer..yet it has massive dark malts of a dunkel. It pours a nearly opaque mahogany, with an absolutely massive off white head. The head lingered for the entire time I drank the beer! The aromas are of intense toffee, coffee, caramel and roasted malts. The taste is full of robust roasted malts, chocolate, and bubbling in the background is a bit of citrus...very interesting! The beer has a dry finish, and a pleasant aftertaste. This is very drinkable!


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer_est_deus (640) - 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 (328) - 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 (3129) - 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 (25) - - 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 (295) - - 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

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lukin (446) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
bottle. Copper brown colour with large lumpy head. Yeast, caramel, some banana, lightly roasted. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hrabren (39) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle, 0.5 l. Murky brown with orange tint, light beige long-lasting frothy head. Aroma of yeasts, bread, light sourness, nicely carbonated, medium body, refreshing and tasty.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
yy0pp (494) - - AUG 19, 2014
Bottle 50cl. Brown with an off white head. Aroma is roasted malt with a little sweet banana.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (873) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Poured from a tap. Medium dark brown color, full off white head. Sweat wheat aroma. Medium body with a full sweet flavor and a medium finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alex_alkis (247) - SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2014
Clearly approvable dunkel which slips down without impressing me that much.


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