Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Dunkelweizen
Munich, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1601   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Deep and dark colored, cloudy with yeast. Brewed with a darker roasted malt which adds some maltiness to the refreshing flavour of the Hefe-Weissbier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChewyBeer (37) - SOUTH AFRICA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours dark and hazy with tan head. Cleaner nose than the light version. Less complex nose than the light version. Lighter mouthfeel and cleaner taste, lighter banana flavours than other version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2208) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Hazy brown body. Frothy, off-white head, lasting. Aroma of toasted bread, caramel with notes of banana and clove. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Overly sweet, but the sweetness is tempered by acidic tartness in the finish. Taste of caramel and bread with some hints of English ESB characteristics. Or maybe that was my imagination. Sweet and not overly refined, and I should not have enjoyed it as much as I did. But I did.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
didierlewallon (38) - ponferrada, SPAIN - AUG 9, 2014
de color ámbar oscuro, tiene cierta turbidez. Media intensidad aromática, con recuerdos a caramelo, cereales solubles y plátano algo sobre madurado. En boca bastante fresca, algo picante, amargo comedido que recuerda al cereal tostado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (518) - CROATIA - AUG 6, 2014
Cloudy brown color, big staying brownish head. Some lacing. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. Aroma of banana, wheat, hazelnut cream. Silky mouthfeel. Medium sweet taste, no bitterness. Sweet banana finish. Excellent dunkelweizen!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dalfaro86 (264) - Mexico City, MEXICO - AUG 6, 2014
Pours a brown brew with a big white head with regular retention, aroma is moderate to heavy sweet with banana, clove and caramel, medium to light bodied, flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate to low bitter with asweet finish and a short aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (545) - Iowa, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange with a nice white head. Nose is some ester and banana along with yeast. Taste is some dark fruit with some dryness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdmmb (839) - USA - JUL 30, 2014
Drunk from 0.5 litre bottle at Kirchenwirt, Mayr in Franking. Dark tasty wheat beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
a_cross (600) - Poole, Dorset, ENGLAND - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle from Eroski, Pollenca; I was on holiday so I’m buggered if I can remember the detail, however I do recall that it was as tight and well defined as the standard Franziskaner hefe, but with a sort of dark fruit (cherry / strawberry) twist; needless to say it totally hit the spot.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
goozen (2941) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle 0,5ltr: Hazy brown colored brew with an soft bitter taste and hints of caramel and banana.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3554) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle. Pours mostly clear mahogany brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is bready and cookie malts, light toast, light fig, woody notes, and light nuts. Flavor is chewy malt base with some nuttiness, some dark fruit notes, light woodiness, and some sweetness; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

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