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Brewed by Staatliches Hofbräuhaus München
Style: Dunkelweizen
Munich, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 292   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Light beer or dark? With Weissbier, it’s all a question of taste! If you prefer a Weissbier with a mild, aromatic flavour, Hofbräu Schwarze Weisse is the right choice for you. This dark variant on Hofbräu Weissbier is refreshment in a deliciously mild form - yeasty and malty, and has got an alcoholic content of 5.1% by volume.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfuen03 (316) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAR 29, 2014
Great brown long off-white head, brown liquid. Bread and cookies, vanilla and yeasty aroma. Light body, easy to drink, moderate co2, balanced body. Very tasty, with vanilla, caramel and licorice leading.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MikeKeller (803) - Kemi, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle from Alko. Dark brown, murky beer with a tall off-white head. Aroma is roasty and wheaty. Flavour is sweetish malty, wheat and a hint of banana. Very soft and smooth mouthfeel. Good, simple basic dunkelweizen

-- rated with beerbasher/Lumia 1020

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Drink by 9-17-14. 500ml bottle. Dad picked this up in Italy. Appearance: Diarrhea water never looked so good. Extremely hazy orange/brown color depending on where the light comes through. Small very light tan colored head goes away pretty quickly leaving about 1/16th of an inch of a thin head on top. No lacing that I can see. Smell: The malts bog down that normally bright dunkelweizen aroma. Caramel malt with a little bit of that banana character typical in the style. Not a strong aroma, but quite nice regardless. Taste/feel: That’s the ticket! This is really nice. The banana character is there plenty, but the caramel malts keep it under control. The after taste is a biscuity flavor with the banana and it’s really nice. There’s also a very slight tanginess on the end that calls for you to take another sip. The mouthfeel is outstanding with about a medium body with a mid-level amount of carbonation. I was thinking about going with 3.75s for the taste, feel, and overall rating, but this is an excellent beer for *me* if I want something of the style. Silky feel on it, pleasant lingering slightly spicy and tangy banana biscuit aftertaste... this is some good stuff. My first from Hofbrau, and it won’t be my last.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (1468) - FINLAND - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle. Hazy deep copper color with a huge foamy head. Aroma of ripe banana, cinnamon and yeast. The first disappointment comes from taste. A bit watery, some bitterness in finish.

-- via beerbasher/winphone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiammanghilla (502) - Genova, ITALY - MAR 15, 2014
Bottiglia 50 cl, comprata al supermercato e bevuta a casa. Color caramello con schiuma non troppo persistente. Esteri pronunciati alla banana, un pizzico di tostatura, carbonazione e corpo medi.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (1881) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - MAR 10, 2014
500ml bottle. Multiple times.
Pours dark copper with nice frothy tan head. Some head retention,good lacing. Medium body, average carbonation, some crispy texure. Cereal, roasty, some clove aromas. Taste iscereal, some roasty flavous, some clove and banana ones. Quite enjoyable and balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GBZ59 (1094) - BARCELONA (Catalonia), SPAIN - MAR 10, 2014
Botella de 500ml. Vaso Weizen. Color marrón oscuro y apariencia algo velada. La espuma blanca crea una tupida, amplia y persistente corona que deja algún copo en las paredes. Aromas florales, torrefactos y florales redondeados por notas de pan y sutil banana. Entrada malteada, dulce y torrefacta. Cuerpo medio y carbonatación suave. Textura densa y cremosa. Bajo amargor y leve toque picante. Final dulce y prolongado. Retrogusto de esteres y agradable fruto seco. Una sabrosa cerveza, buena representante del Estilo. 500ml bottle. Wide lager glass. Dark brown color, chill haze appearance. White froth creates a close, thick & lasting crown. Some spots are left. Roasted, lager yeast & flowery aromas rounded by bread & subtle banana notes. Malty, sweet & roasted upfront. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Creamy & dense texture. Low bitterness & slight spicy touch. Long sweet finish. Estery & kind nutty aftertaste. A flavorful beer & nice spot of the Style.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dermi (625) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 8, 2014
50 cl, bottled. Pours hazy brown with a fine beige head. Aroma: Wheat, malt, banana, fruits. Medium sweet, mild bitterness. Some slightly sour component. Alcohol. Vanilla and salmiakki flavours. Palate: Light-medium body. Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3334) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Tap. This is probably what I am drinking, but unknown. Drank at a Hofbrau location in Milwaukee. The tap was labeled as Hofbrau Dunkel Weiss, and the Abv was 5.1 or 5.2. The beer is a dark brown body with a white head. The aroma is clove and banana. Sone wheat. The flavor is simple. Wheat and light banana. Medium light body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cantabrian (780) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 7, 2014
Actually, in spite of the dirty flooded Danube water appearance, this is a damn nice beer. Aromas are quite herbal and spicy, with a lot more than cloves. Flavour of caramel, a touch of banana bubble gum, cloves and a broader range of spices - perhaps allspice, I guess. Nice and sweet, not cloying it is well blended, round, on the palate and with a little dry finish. Looks bad, but tastes good.


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