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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Dunkelweizen
Victoria, Canada
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Schottleweizen is a brand new seasonal release named in honour of Ben featuring a dark malt base, a generous dose of hops brought to life with Belgian-inspired saison yeast. It’s lively, moderately sweet, and a little bit unconventional – just like Ben.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DuffMan (6736) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle, shared at the lake with Parksy, May long weekend. Very dark brown with golden highlights and a robust off white head. Banana, light phenols, light molasses. More sweet than spice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagerboy (1227) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 17, 2014
Bomber. Clear darker copper, creamy tan foam eventually fades. Aroma of wit spices, yeast, banana and caramel. Sweet fruity toasted caramel wit malt taste, mildly spiced, some citrus and an odd tartness. Average carbonation, medium bodied, low hopped. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2602) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 14, 2014
650ml brown bottle. Brown pour, long lasting beige head. Lots of creamy lace. Nose has elements of chcoolate malt, roasted malt and cloves/spice. Taste has chocolate, roast and nut notes, some lemony notes. Cocoa in the finish, yeasty, some bitterness. Body a bit light, carbonation ok. Interesting twist on a dunkleweizen, but doesn’t hold my interest for the whole bottle.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
LarryBeast (515) - - MAY 9, 2014
On tap @GarricksHeadPub. Muddy brown with frothy head. Toasted wheat with brown sugar, cocoa, bananas, ground pepper, general funk. Flavourful, lightly sweet and boozy. Crisp bitterness on a dry finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gerbeer (1775) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with moderate head of big bubbles that settle quickly. Aromas of raisins, dates, and big phenol/resin. Fruity marzipan malty flavor with a dose of cloves and dried bananas. Sweet and odd.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewturba (966) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a deep brown with some light shining through, medium sized head that settles and a couple spots of lace. Aroma is vanilla, banana, honey, zesty, phenols, and peppery. Taste is zesty citrus, pepper, cloves, cocoa, moderate roasted, light banana, mild bitterness, and a moderately dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reimer96 (1213) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 5, 2014
Pours a clear dark brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of cloves, banana, dark dried fruits, spicy wheat and caramel. Taste is cloves, banana, dark dried fruits, wheat, caramel and spicy pepper notes. Well balanced and complex with flavor, nice dunkelweizen.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (14498) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 30, 2014
Draught at St. Augustine’s, Vancouver
Dark brown color with amber shades, and creamy head. Mild aroma mature banana. Smooth mouthfeel, and good body strength; mellow caramel flavor, dominating, with mild wheat character, moderate banana esters and light peppery notes. The warming alcohol is comforting.
Well brewed, balanced, clean enough for the style, and pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
exeter (302) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - APR 25, 2014
The look is dark root beer with head all the way to the bottom. The taste is sweet caramel malt with banana and cloves.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6405) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 24, 2014
650mL bottle, pours a deep dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out bananas, dry cocoa powder, burnt malt and wheat. Flavour is very similar, bringing out a mix of all these styles, including banana, clove, cocoa and roast. Very well-balanced, coming across like a typical well-made dunkelweizen. Great stuff.


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