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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1675   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 (553) - 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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartekaki (13) - Łódź, POLAND - APR 19, 2015
Piwo bardzo delikatne, ladny i czysty aromat. Wyczuwalne banany. Jak dla mnie troche za delikatny smak i zapach. Piwo dosc wodniste. Lekkie szczypanie w jezyk. Piana obfita ale szybko degraduje do kozuszka. Przyjemne piwo ale troszke za wodniste. Trafilem bardzo swiezy rozlew bo sprzed 3 miesiecy. Fajne na upal.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
klm1 (342) - - APR 18, 2015
Dark purple colour with white creamy head. Aroma of plums, wheat, little metall notice. Similar are flavours, taste is sweet with little hoppy - iron finish. carbonation is low. Good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Holmen2 (1560) - NORWAY - APR 17, 2015
Bottle at Hotel Residence in Sandnes with KL 17.04.15. Very dark orange. Small off-white head. Aroma of unfresh, tropical fruits, green apples and toffee. Fruity taste, with.dry, red berries.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rex_Remes (54) - Bonyhad, HUNGARY - APR 12, 2015
Great looking pour, rich brown, thick/tan head. Aroma of malt, yeast, bread, grass. Taste is well balanced, with hints of chocolate, nuts, citrus ... creamy maltiness. A bit watery on the palate, with some oiliness, good follow-thru, moderate bitterness. Overall: one of my favorite dark weissbiers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mstrcrwly (538) - New York, USA - APR 7, 2015
on tap awhile ago...amber color with a fluffy white head..aroma of malted barley,bread,hops..dry,malty..not impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EtTuCthulhu (1283) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 7, 2015
This beer pours an opaque brown with a large off-white head that fades somewhat quickly. The aroma blends banana with somewhat nutty malts and wheat, and the taste is mildly sweet and a touch umami with a hearty wheat yet sweet banana flavor in the aftertaste. The palate fuses a soft carbonation, slick texture, and a medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joe19612 (2034) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy brown colour, aroma has roasted malts, the taste is sweet with a short bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (3015) - Weelde, BELGIUM - APR 5, 2015
home dark brown colored body with a white head and a fruity malt hops yeast aroma a spicy fruity malt hops bitter chocolate taste with a bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChrisSc (369) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
500ml bottle into mug. Minneapolis. Pours deep brown with amber tint. Quite cloudy. Generous off white head. Aroma is really nice. Yeasty, plum, roasted malts. Taste is sweet, but less so than other dunkels (comparing next to ayinger and weihenstephaner). Still pretty well balanced. Body is medium-light. Actually a little thin for a weissbier. Average carbonation. Medium finish. Aroma is good on this beer, but the body is lacking relative to peers. I prefer Weihenstephaner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuszek (303) - Gdynia, POLAND - MAR 27, 2015
This is classic and I love weizens, dunkels even more. A rock steady German masterpiece. You pick it and you are sure it is good.

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