uckelman (504) - Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2010
2.9 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Aroma is slightly musty, with a bit of mineral odor as well. Brownish-golden color. Hint of chocolate. Slightly sticky mouthfeel.
BeerBlockaid (683) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 5, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
@ a pub in Dortmund. Pop-top bottled as pictured, glass included. Copper/brown pour though still very translucent. Medium/Small head. Nose is grain, slight hops, and sweet malts and corn. Taste is very "lager" feeling with some roasted malts and a small amount of hops. Body is light/medium. Not bad session brew but nothing remarkable either.
mjs (5803) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle) Poured copper coloured and almost clear with medium sized and white head. Aroma contained hops, malts and grass. Palate was medium bodied and dry with medium carbonation. Flavours were malts, grass, bitterness and some caramell. Aftertaste was mildly sweet and bitter.
JanEric (1144) - Meppel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 6, 2010
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Amber to red coloured, dense, normal, slightly diminishing head. Aroma is dominatingly grain and wheat, also hops, maybe some malt and caramel. tastes light, not full bodied at all, a bit disappointing. Slightly bitter, smooth. I thought better of this one, it’s a bit watery.
crowderm (382) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 20, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Is this actually a dunkelweizen? I have my doubts. Copper pour with a off-white head. Tastes a lot like an english bitter, but with the hops tending slightly more towards the herbal character of german pils. Toffee, fruit yogurt , and a decently bitter finish. Medium, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Very tasty, and pretty unique.
tomaz (82) - , GERMANY - JAN 4, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice slightly bitter beer, some red color. Nice foam, nice refreshing and good tasting.
jfb (5036) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(bottle) pours a clear amber-copper colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of floral hops, herbs and grass over a caramelly toasted malt base, with a light peachy fruitiness. flavour is more caramel and toasted malts, with light notes of honey and floral hops, nicely balanced and smooth. medium body and carbonation.
sound67 (595) - Offenbach, GERMANY - NOV 27, 2009
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
50cl bottle, swing top.
Pours a beautiful dark, deep amber with a small off-white head that disintegrates mighty quickly but leaves plenty of lacing.
Faint aroma of roasted, bready malt. Not much fruit.
Medium-bodied "altbier" (this isn’t a weizen AT ALL) with moderate carbonation and relatively full, earthy mouth feel.
Stark flavour of roasted malt, nuts and caramel. Bitter, malty middle and dry, bitter hoppy finish. A straightforward but powerful bitter beer (not for nothing it was formerly known as "Hövels Bitterbier") that is eminently sessionable and well-balanced. Superior altbier, very typical of central Germany (Ruhrgebiet). The antipode of the watery Cologne-based "Kölsch".
mcdav2154 (449) - GERMANY - OCT 5, 2009
4.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Reddish brown body with a really thick cream colored head. Great lacing. Smell is roasted malt, nuts, and copper. Taste is different than other dunkelweizens I’ve had. Very nice bitterness that has notes of roasted malt, butter, and maybe walnuts/pecans. Medium carbonation. Full bodied. Top notch in my book. Smooth and fun to drink!
rosenbergh (9510) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 21, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
500 ml bottle. From Hilden, Germany.
Clear reddish amber colour with small off-white head. Malty slightly buttery and bitter aroma. Quite bitter (English) like but with Pils-like bitter hoppiness. Slightly metallic. Well carbonated for a bitter. Refreshingly different for a German brew.