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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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Black Walnut Dunkel is our first foray into German-style beer. Originally brewed for an underground beer dinner with our friends at entre, BWD is a rich, malty Dunkelweiss with 250 pounds of Missouri black walnuts. Game birds, such as quail, pair nicely with the unique, earthy character of the walnuts.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
wattoclone (4) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013 does not count
Dunkelweizen is my favorite style. Black Walnut Dunkel has an incredibly intense sourness blended with a fruity sweetness and rich maltiness that makes this beer absolutely unique. The best way I could describe it is as a triple dunkelweizen. This beer proves that US craft brewers can create original, superior beers,

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
EtTuCthulhu (897) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - APR 24, 2013
This beer’s aroma has a strong black walnut profile with toasted malts and banana coming through as well, and the appearance was a reddish dark brown with a small, white, and foamy head. The taste was mildly sweet, slightly umami, and a touch sour, which was really enjoyable, and the palate combined a medium body, thin texture, soft carbonation, and an abrupt finish.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bob_w (291) - new york, New York, USA - AUG 2, 2013
some fruity esters, banana. some sweetness in the nose. dark brown color. really complex flavors -- earthy. knowing it has walnuts in it makes me think that i’m tasting them, but very subtle. unique, interesting beer.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jayzz (193) - Illinois, USA - MAR 11, 2014
Has a soy sauce aroma and a foamy brown head with a dark opaque color. Smooth flavor with lots of malt and a sweet finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DiarmaidBHK (3161) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2013
Draft at Baileys range. Pours brown with a half inch of Khaki foam. Leaves a bit of lacing. Has the walnut notes On the nose along with some of the yeast. Has a but of the bubble gum mixed with the nuts. It’s almost like a black cherry. I don’t know who thought to pair these two but they’re fucking delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chanokokoro (138) - Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Poured from a 750 ml bottle into weizen glasses. Pours a dark brown with a two finger beige head. No visible lacing. A pleasing aroma with notes of banana, cocoa, subtle spice, and earthiness. Opens with subtle toffee and cocoa joined by nutty banana bread, and finishes smooth with mild earthiness. Lighter-side of medium bodied. The level of carbonation is perfect, pleasant, but not in a way that disrupts the silky, smooth mouthfeel. The black walnuts really add a new dimension to an excellent dunkelweizen base. Another excellent brew from Perennial. They have yet to disappoint.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2012
bottle, dark red velvet color, nice foam, aroma and flavor have great depth of walnut, cashew and chocolate, coffee grounds, silky finish

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beastiefan2k (2274) - 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois, USA - MAR 23, 2013
750mL capped bottle. Bottled on 2/2013. I have to admit this was pretty damn delicious, was not expecting. I will also add I had no idea this was a wheat beer and was surprised to read that on the bottle. I got no esters in this beer. General a clean, slightly earthy maltiness. Has a mild and cool sweet, not sugary aspect that I could only attribute to the walnuts. I really liked it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen (1507) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Refrigerated 75 cl brown bottle poured into a weizen glass. Pours translucent chestnut brown with big fluffy beige head. Some lacing, light body, medium carbonation, and tart aroma. Taste is estery banana, rich tart, some black walnuts, and a hint of earthyness which peaks out from time to time. This is good, original, and may be the best dunkleweizen I have had.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MissouriBrent (122) - Missouri, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Some hints of dark malts in the aroma. Some yeast phenolics are there as well. Pours a deep mahogany color with a dense tan colored head that hangs around forever. Very nice flavor. The wheat malt gives this a nice creamy texture. It feels much more thick and rich than a typical dunkel weiss. The walnuts add a nice flavor that only enhances the richness of this beer. It marries well with the chocolaty flavor of the dark malts. This beer is definitely heavier than the base beer would suggest, not that this is a bad thing at all! It just is way more beefy than the 6.6% ABV on the bottle would lead you to believe. Another fine beer from the creative geniuses at Perennial!


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