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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: 314   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4520) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Very dark brown color with some sediment. Good wheat aroma, some bubblegum, and just a hint of roasted malt. Flavor is full and sweet. There is a light citrus bite, as well as some banana, and a little bubblegum. This bottle might have been past its prime, but still a good beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
darkseduction (602) - Zweibrücken, GERMANY - FEB 27, 2008
Bottle 50cl. Dark roasted malt, grainy, few hops in the background, nice yeast culture, very easy to drink!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5077) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2010
.5 liter bottle. Pours a hazed woody nutty brown with a lasting beige head. Aroma is nutty, toast, mixed between spicy peppery phenolics/clove and also fruity esters banana, green raisin, and even slight green apple- toast, nuts, dough and yeast. Flavor is earthy, leathery, toast, biscuit, fruity esters, caramel, slight mineral ash hint, light banana, and toffee in the end. Dry and earthy with a light dry finish. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2201) - New York, USA - MAY 31, 2011
On tap at Bierhaus in NYC. Pours pretty brown and is very tasty wheat, yeast, slightly sweet malt, caramel and bananas. Easy to drink great every day beer

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tseo (153) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 3, 2012
Aroma: Very strong banana aroma, plus figs, apricots, etc. Some coffee too. Super fresh. Mouthfeel: Medium and foamy mouthfeel. Taste: Super fruity (see above), slightly tart, and just a touch of bitterness. I like it very much. Finish: Very dry and fruity. No bitterness whatsoever. Overall: A very good example. Superb for refreshment.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bartlebier (1802) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JUL 27, 2013
50cl bottle, fresh. Not your typical Dunkelweizen, with a near-opaque acajou colour, notes of porter-like roasted malts, yet light mouthfeel, this surprisingly tasty, oxymoronic beer is aptly named. Pear from the yeast, milk chocolate and some char from the malts, cinnemon and pepper spice from well-dosed hops. Interesting beer on all levels, very well and cleanly executed for the notoriously murky & moorish Dunkelweizen style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thealcoholic (104) - Hilbert, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 6, 2001
the thing i loved most about this beer was the amber color and the smell of wheat

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5179) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2005
(500 ml bottle, bought in Norway.) Pours with the typical large & lingering weissbier head, colour of the beer is brown, not black as the name suggests. Slightly hazy. Pleasant aroma of fresh baked bread and weissbier yeast, hints of dark syrup and caramel. Flavour has a slight roastiness and some farmhouse bread character, smooth and pleasant to drink, but not very complex. Just enough hops to leave a pleasant aftertaste, but like most weissbiers the aftertaste does not last "forever". This is a decent but unpretentious beer, a nice accompaniment with a meal or as a refreshment on its own.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2829) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 8, 2007
Bottled 50cl. It pours a hazy dark amber beer with a nice head. The aroma is sweet, dominated by banana and caramel. Hints of roasted malt, faintly smoky. A sweet and watery taste. Some caramel, rather earthy. Pear, banana and brown sugar. This beer is quite thin bodied with a weak but very interesting palate. Toasty. The slight smokiness in the taste is rather enjoyable. This dunkelweizen isn’t boring, the body is just thin. Faint yeasty and fruity (apples) finish. The flavors are very enjoyable, it’s just the thin body that doesn’t quite match with the taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - NOV 26, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2012 Bottle @ Treffpunkt German bar in Nha Trang. Warm ruddy red brown and opaque. Aroma is yeasty but dry and clean with bread, toffee, and chocolate. Smooth palate lacks banana stickiness. Lots of chocolate with a dry finish that has such a pleasant touch. Good body on a well-made quaffable brew...Draft @ Hofbrau Miami Beach...opaque mahogany. Great aroma flavor profile brown bread dough spice nuance fruit. Balanced soft.


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