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

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RATINGS: 1689   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’.


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2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
FriarHop (122) - Long Beach, New York, USA - APR 23, 2013
One of the better beers I’ve had this first time in Berlin (Apr. 2013). Taste just as they advertise, dark wheat beer. Not terrible. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
craftykev (15) - - MAY 1, 2016
01/05/05 bottle from Tesco. pours dark brown not too much carbonation. quite smooth with hints malt and caramel

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KrOliK (112) - - APR 20, 2016
Nutty brown in colour and very much creamy head. Tastes of dark malt, coffee light caramel. Medium-light body, to much carbonation, watery mouthfeel. Not the best

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
einherjar (252) - Rijeka, CROATIA - APR 7, 2016
Brown color, large head. Aroma roasted malt. Taste caramel, fruits, prums, dry medium bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
josanguapo (846) - SPAIN - APR 6, 2016
From Hipercor. In Bavaria glass. Reviewing CSHTP6 Ch4. Very balanced, without the sweetness of others in its style. Great carbonation, with a lasting foam and not bothering the sip. High drinkability. Its only handicap is that its so balanced that its lacks something that stand out specially

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheKernOwl (111) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2016
Is it a slightly spice-y Weizen, or just mildly mocca-infused seawater or drain water? Creamier (and has more body and soul than) – but not a million miles away from – Negra Modelo, por ejemplo. Bit disappointing from a German big gun, but mildly better than its standard Weissbier (sampled simultaneously).

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
revoltingblob (45) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 3, 2016
UPDATED: APR 3, 2016 500ml bottle. Better than the white erdinger but still pedestrian for a German beer. Not great but decent.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Piw (697) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - APR 2, 2016
500ml Flasche. Naturtrüb und dunkel. Mittelgroße Schaumkrone. Leichtes Malzaroma. Leicht spritzig. Mild im Geschmack.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DJoer (1151) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 30, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 30, 2016 Mokka brown medium head, dark brown shine coloured body, malts hazlenut some caramel sweet smell, medium carbonation low bitter a bit sour malts wattery like taste, medium carbonation low bitter some cacao in the aftertaste

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grunf83 (16) - Belgrade, SERBIA - MAR 29, 2016
Brown/coper color, beige head, full smooth body, caramel, roasty, refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tricksta_p (2925) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle at home. Aroma is dark malt, caramel, light toffee, a bit nutty, hint of fruits and yeast. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied. Drinkable, but a bit malty and dull.


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