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.

cazort's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cazort (516) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 This beer was surprisingly inexpensive for a beer of this quality, $3 for a bottled pint, in PA. Pours with abundant head, but foamy head dissipates quite quickly leaving a beer with little carbonation. If you want carbonation, I recommend not pouring it and drinking from the bottle. I tried this as an experiment and this beer really retains its carbonation this way. Complex aroma, but relatively light-bodied, bordering on thin. Aroma of bananas, grape, perhaps some apple, paired with nutty tones. Lightly sweet, with little bitterness and thankfully, little sourness as well. A very pleasing beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hallstein (126) - Skogn, NORWAY - SEP 15, 2014
Dark and cloudy with a nice big head. Aromas of banana and roasted malts. Flavor is light bodied with loads of effervescent carbonation. Some chocolate, dark fruits and coffee with a big banana flavor. Nicely balanced but not too much flavor compared to other weissbiers in this category.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
minutemat (1633) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2014
500ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours hazy chestnut brown with thin white head. Aroma of currants and dark fruits. Taste is smooth caramel malts, brown bread and a subtle sweetness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1716) - Earth, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Not as total classic as it’s brother, but still one reliable and tasty choice no matter when or where you drink it!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
morri (202) - NORWAY - SEP 12, 2014
500ml bottle served in a lager glass. Two finger creamy tan head. Medium brown body with high carbonation. Aroma is malt dominated, some light yeast and pear. On the tongue it’s a little fruity. Banana and apricot. Not terrible, neither interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
slawek (139) - Kraków, POLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Big head, brown, hazy body. Aroma: Bananas, bread, clove, spicy, some sulfur. Taste: Medium sweet. Flavor of bread, caramel, grain with wheaty harshness. Nice drinkability. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rob_D_UK (782) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Had a couple of these in Augsburg after our car broke down, it helped. Cloudy brown orange with a good-sized diminishing white head, dark banana bread in the aroma, dry ending, starts and ends lightly sweet, medium bodied with a touch of sharp carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dragosani (46) - SPAIN - SEP 4, 2014
Botella 0.5L. Cerveza oscura con buena espuma que no se hace pesada. Aromas dulzones y afrutados que se traducen en el sabor con un liquido algo denso pero que no empalaga. Pasa muy bien. El final dejando sabores algo dulces, a chocolate quizás. Muy buena cerveza.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alex_alkis (294) - SWEDEN - SEP 3, 2014
Very rich dunkelweizen that does what it should, and it does so quite well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
atrox (159) - Kraków, POLAND - AUG 31, 2014
Dark amber colour with big creamy head. Aroma of bananas, malts, bread. Sour taste with bananas and phenols.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CanCrusher (642) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - AUG 27, 2014
Bottle 0,50L. Hazy, dark amber colour with huge, creamy, light brown head. Aroma of caramel, roasted malts and banana. Taste starts slightly sour with plenty of banana mouthfeel. Finish is moderate bitter followed by dried plum and figs note, also some chocolate. Medium body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Really good German brew.

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