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RATINGS: 213   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Deep amber brown with a dense off-white head, Dunkelweiss 30° rediscovers Hefeweiss beers through a Belgian brewer’s lens. Envisioned by our own Matty “Smooth” Gilliland, this beer opens with sweet clove and banana notes that give way to a chocolaty warm finish with a peppery tingle across the palate. “I thought it would be fun to make a German wheat beer; we’ve explored the Belgian wheats pretty thoroughly,” said Gilliland. “Since this is Lips of Faith – and part of what makes that program fun is to make beers that are really unique and different – making a big, strong, dark Weiss beer sounded pretty folly-licious. It’ll still showcase all of the flavors that a Hefeweiss beer would have, but add in the burly body and extra punch. Think of it as a Grand Cru dunkelweiss.”


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (2852) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2012
Poured a brown amberish color. Taste was belgian spice, coriander, and other christams fflavor. Floral finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
burg326 (3255) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2012
22 ounce bottle that poured a dark brown color with aromas of banana, chocolate, wheat, and some clove. Flavors are the same, clove, nuts, banana, and feint chocolate, easy drinking dunkel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
edgallow (1662) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 14, 2012
22 oz bomber pours brown with a off white head. Aroma is of spices and sweet malts. Taste is sweet and yeast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11005) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2012
on tap prior to session @GABF-pours mahogany with a rich tan head. Aroma is pepper/clove, medium malt-molasses. Taste is rich medium malt-chocolate, clove/banana.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2012
Name: LoF Dunkel Weiss
Date: February 12, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: clear dark brown with ruby highlights, creamy beige head, lots of lace
Aroma: sweet chocolate aroma, touch of banana sweetness
Flavor: sweet chocolate flavor, banana sweetness, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Sweet dark coffee. Highly carbonated. I don’t think German’s would approve of this beer. Middle of the road.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8096) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle from Rileys in Madison. Really tasty stuff, above average mouthfeel. Great malting, with cocoa nibs and wheat. Was terrific appetizer for a good supper. Pours very dark brown. Very pleasant malt aromas. A little coca cola.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
high_on_hops (552) - Burlingame, California, USA - DEC 5, 2011
A brown body with an off-white head and some lacing. An aroma of yeast, banana, colve, and vanilla. The flavor is strong on the yeast and clove with a banana finish and a nice mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 16, 2011
bomber pour. hits the glass a nice brown color with a decent head. aroma of clove, nuts and banana. tasted a hint of chocolate in there. easy drinker, medium bodied.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeff789 (1404) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2011
really dark mahogany, nice lacing, nice tan head, good retention.... banana, clove, lightly sour, a little roasty, somewhat fruity, ... not overly carbonated at all, medium bodied, a little watery almost for the abv... i really expected a little more out of this... lightly roasty, big banana clove combo, a little wheaty, i was hoping for a touch of the sour note i smelled, light wateriness detracts from the flavor a bit... as it warms, it becomes more and more full bodied...


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