Brewed by Privatbrauerei Höss der Hirschbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Sonthofen, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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This dark wheat beer is a fine, spicy, fermented wheat beer specialty. With 12.6% original wort and 5.2% alcohol by volume, it is bottle-fermented with fine yeast.
Ingredients: water, barley malt, light wheat malt, hops, hop extract, yeast, roasted malt beer

rwgould's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
rwgould (331) - Vancouver, British Columbia, - JUN 24, 2012
Pours a cloudy brown-orange, huge beige head, high carbonation. Aroma: Cloves, malt, hints of orange, caramel. Palate: Thin for a weizen. Watery, kinda flat. Oily. Blech. Taste: Not as sweet as most weizens. Not much flavour there either. Ugh. Worst dunkelweizen I’ve had.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
47574xeCD (148) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Didn’t really enjoy this, brown but didn’t looks quite right. malty notes and a bit too fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frode (286) - Oslo, NORWAY - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle 50 cl.
Hazy brown, off-white head. Sweet malty, and wheat. The flavour adds some yeast and banana.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sissio (684) - Orsenigo, ITALY - SEP 27, 2014
Hazy brown, cream head Malts, banana, a hint of caramel, chestnut honey Banana, watery flat taste

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Taboada (371) - Compostela (Galiza), - JUL 14, 2014
500 mml bottle tasted on the Mulheim an de Ruhr bierborse (12/07/2014). Dark brown colour with a foamy white head. Aroma of wheats, malts and banana. Taste is roasted malts, bananas and cereals with presence of high carbonation. Sweet and dry aftertaste. Not the best Dunkelweizen but not so bad. Next one please!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rasmus40 (11682) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle form Salling, Aarhus. Hazy reddish brown with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, wheaty, caramel, yeasty and a little banana. Flavor is medium sweet and light bitter. Dry and light biter finish. 110514

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 9, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: From Münich Airport. Had at home.
Appearance: Brown colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Wheat, banana, sweet malt.
Body: Thin body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Malt, yeast, wheat, banana, a bit of fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (8340) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - MAR 22, 2014
Hazy dark brown with good head Sweet malty aroma in addition to the usual banana and yeasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chrisv10 (11331) - DENMARK - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle, 5.2%. Dark amber/brown with small tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, yeast, little dark fruit and banana. Flavour is malt, yeast, caramel, sweet, wheat, banana and a little bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GoufCustom (857) - HONG KONG - DEC 15, 2013

500 ml bottle as part of Höss’ Xmas 4-pack bought at Gorgeous Wine & Cigar in Yuen Long.

Cloudy hazy deep brown colour with dirt-like yeast sediments; Two finger head with crumpety off-white foam which lasts for about 2 minutes; Very sticky lacing and active carbonation; Quite fragment aroma of banana, vanilla, caramel, light chocolate, strong cloves, wheat malt, light malt and straw; Light sweet taste of light roasted malt, with flash of strong tartness, light metallic, wheat, hint of red fruits, light phenolic, cloves, citrus and very light grass; Mid to light body, slick, crisp and creamy palate; Mouth feel is quite creamy light roasted malt in a thin body with strong wheat presence, pretty crisp. Tartness is cherry like, very potent but ended abruptly. All other tastes are pretty light to pave the way for easy drinking; Hoppiness is slight strawy nose, citrus and light grass taste. Bitterness is barely detectable, and finishing is just tart flashes; Pretty dry after taste, easily crisp and creamy and to mouth.

Comments: A borderline decent Dunkelweiss: lots of wheat, interesting flashes of strong tartness, crtsp as well as slightly creamy. Shortfalls being low-fi in aroma and taste. As “roasted malt beer” is an ingredient, no wonder the roastyness is so low. Give this one some real malts and tastes and it’ll be right on top. For now it’s just an easy Summer quaffer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RichardW (1541) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2013
Bottled Beers of Europe. Bready, light cinnamon aroma. A bit thin but reasonably tasty, with a dry yeasty finish. Fairly carbonated; with some lightly sour ripe fruits.

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