edden (926) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Thick, apricot colored body with tawny edges. Aroma of bread dough and bubble gum. Enjoyable mix of flavors, which include bread, yeast, spice and wheat.
mkel07 (3145) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 30, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle from Bavarian Beer Cafe May 2013. Dark brown colour with a heaped thick cloud of tan foam. Slight bitterness and a finish that keeps you coming back.
demitriustown (1059) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 20, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
500 ml bottle: Aroma has got a nice banana and clove note with a good wheat scent as well. Appearance is a cloudy brownish orange with a thick off white head that lingers around for quite a while. Taste has got a nice banana and clove note with a slight wheat note as well. Palate is medium to high carbonation with a aftertaste of wheat and banana. Overall, Good Dunkelwiezen I liked it. Cheers!
madvike (2682) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 16, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
500ml bottle - Pours hazy copper with a big foamy off white head. Nose is a mix of mellow yeasty dough and sweet banana, A touch of clove and coriander, with a hint of citrus. Taste is sweet wheat cut with some doughy yeast and light breadiness. Mellow spiciness and a warming finish. Banana and overripe tropical fruit in the finish. A little boozy sharpness takes over through the finish. Okay, but a little unfocused.
madquacker (1030) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - JUL 14, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A pink ruby hue. Light and like a Lambrusco wine. Some late dirty bits and grit. Still a little bit watery in the end.
ABUSEDGOAT (2336) - California, USA - JUL 7, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Slightly darker orange color, moderate head, decent lace/retention. Aroma is banana, clove, light citrus, some caramel. Medium to light bodied, clean, drinkable.
Renobob (577) - Besançon, FRANCE - JUL 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bue en bouteille de 50cl. Une dunkelweisse parfaitement réussie. On sent le grain et une pointe de banane en finale.
tmongoose (1221) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 2, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pint nine bottle shared medium murky dark copper with nice white head. German purity laws. Very nice malt aroma and flavor sweet malt. Mild bitterness on the end a very good dunkel.
superspak (2481) - Michigan, USA - JUN 30, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 ml bottle into weizen glass, best before 10/2014. Pours hazy deep orange/copper color with a 2 finger dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big banana, orange, pear, apple, clove, bubblegum, herbal, grass, wheat, toasted bread, light caramel, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity/earthy yeast and bready malt notes; with good strength. Taste of banana, orange, pear, apple, clove, bubblegum, wheat, toasted bread, light caramel, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness. Slight wheat tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of banana, orange, pear, apple, clove, bubblegum, wheat, toast, light caramel, herbal, grass, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast, bready malt, and light hop flavors; with a great yeast/malt balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and lightly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice hefeweizen style. All around nice complexity and robustness of fruity/earthy yeast, bready malt, and light hop flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.
weihenweizen (1635) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 30, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Refrigerated 0.5 L brown fliptop poured into a weizen glass. Pours translucent tawny with deep golden hightlight and small beige head. Aroma is bready, medium body, medium/low carbonation, and good small bubble lacing. Taste is bready, some banana, and some caramel.
popery (1371) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUN 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours a glowy amber brown color. Very cloudy. The head built up nicely on the initial pour into a tall weizen glass, but it faded rather quickly after the glass was full, leaving a scant few bubbles just on the surface of the beer. To be fair, my memory for lacing isn’t incredible, so I don’t really know how that compares to other hefes. Bready, wheaty aroma. Nice wheat spice. Some lemony flavor. Moderate banana. Mild clove. Some caramel. Similar taste. Very mild citrus tartness with a lot of wheat and malt sweetness. Not too big on banana, though it is kicking around. Bit stronger with the clove. Good deal of simple sweetness. Finishes with a funny bitter note, possibly from all that yeast kicking around. Carbonation is a bit low for a hefe. Mouthfeel is generally sorta flat and thin. It just doesn’t have the velvety rich feel of top examples. Not bad, not great. Probably better before it left home.