Serve in Stein, Weizen


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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Formerly known as Blind Pig Dunkel Weizen

This is a medium-bodied, unfiltered dark wheat beer with a smooth, gently sweet character. The flavor has notes of chocolate and caramel combined with the cereal malt flavor contributed by malted wheat. Blind Pig is a very unique beer with few other examples of the German Dunkel Weizen style brewed in the Northwest, and certainly none as tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (4582) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2012
Pours deep brown with a frothy tan head. Scent is malt, almost smoky chocolate... Taste is banana/chocolate......malty. The banana is an interesting little addition, though it add to an already heavy sweetness. Average, with a little bit of difference... Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
queenholly (3370) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Bottle. Very light chocolate malt and molasses aroma. Chestnut with a small tan head. Toasty malt flavor with a light bitter finish. Medium body, light carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Draft. Poured a deep brown with a smallish tan head (which might have been because I suspect the beer took a while to get to our table from the bar). Aroma and flavor were dark malt, slightly toasty, a good bit of chocolate, some coffee and honey notes. Muted wheat character; some very light banana. Moderately sweet, tempered by some mild bitterness. Creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holdwine (1116) - Beertimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Nice enough, maybe not too spot on to style. Dark fruits, dark roast malt. Not much of the expected wheatiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2849) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Deep brown color. Aroma of candi sugar and a touch of molasses. Some plum and prune. Not a bad aroma. Flavor comes through a little less enthusiastically however. A bit thin but still some caramel malt and a bit of spice on the back end of the palate. A little bit of cocoa texture. Finish stays with you for a while.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
shrubber85 (8750) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 10, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 19, 2012 Bottle. Light chocolate malt aroma. Cloudy dark brown color with moderate head. Light chocolate malt flavor. Lightly bitter/ashy aftertaste. This tastes more like a regular dunkel - minimal Weizen characteristics. Not a bad beer but a huge disappointment when expecting a Weizen.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4608) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 6, 2012
650ml bottle pours dark brown in color with some red highlights and has a finger of off-white head that settles to leave some thin lacing on the glass. Aroma is caramel with mild chocolate and light fruits with hints of yeast. Taste is caramel and light chocolate malt sweetness with some hints of fruit and a surprisingly citrusy hop bitterness in the finish. A bit bitter for the style, but that makes it even more enjoyable for my tastes, as I sometimes find these styles too sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2012
Pours a dark brown color. Smell is mild, some yeast. Taste is wheat, spice, some banana, a lot of hops for this style. Overall a decent beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
txspartan (976) - Wilrijk, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2012
Nice hoppy dunkelweisen. Some hints of caramel, a bit of honey.Some carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
saxo (14455) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2012
Tap @ Taphouse Grill. Nice head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are yeast, wheat malt, hops and caramel.

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