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Plank Dunkler Weizenbock

Brewed by Brauerei Plank Laaber
Style: Weizen Bock
Laaber, Germany


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RATINGS: 215   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Darker, top-fermented Weizenbock. Distinctive, full-bodied, round and sweet with an aromatic malty character.
Gold Medal winner at the 2004 World Beer Cup. Exported as Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Embrouille (2803) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 10, 2014
Bottled 50cl. Sourish with chocolate, banana and lovely yeast throughout. Full bodied. Great drinkability. A nice surprise. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shoulderbroken (1698) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2014
Tap at Japan Brewers Cup (as were most of the ratings I’m entering now). Aroma is banana, grain, and perfume. Taste is good, light banana, grainy, good stuff. Quite thick. Vanilla ice cream. I like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (2977) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2014
sweet malty nose with bananas, cloves and milk chocolate. Lots of cloves like a banana split. Very well balanced and smooth. Big bananas and milk chocolate finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonno (2130) - JAPAN - FEB 3, 2014
Rich, smooth as a babys posterior and brimming with flavour, All the classic weizen favours with a darker raisin and currant venier. Creamy body. World class. Would love to try with some age.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (5467) - Hasborn, GERMANY - FEB 2, 2014
500ml Flasche. Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes dunkelbraunes Bier mit geringer bräunlichen Schaumkrone. Geruch hefig, intensiv malzig fruchtig. Geschmack sehr röstmalzig süß mit angenehmer Fruchtigkeit, hefig, minimal würzig.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beese (1099) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 9, 2014
Draft from BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush opening night on 29 November 2013. Poured a hazy, dark amber with a tight off-white head and good lacing. Full aroma of plums, molasses, cloves and wheat. Sweet flavours of maple syrup, sticky fruit, cereal and light, tart rind. Finish was molasses, dates, yeast esters and chewy malt. Really complex, but impeccably balanced example of the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (2173) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Keg at Brewdog. Hazy dark brown pour, little head. Aromas of banana bread and spice. Tasteus light sweet, more banana. Finishes thick and slick. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Quack-Duck (7517) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 28, 2013
bottle from Bierzwerg. Hazy brown, creamy off-white head. Malty, yeasty with hints of caramel and chocolate. Light and a tad watery for the strentgh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kristall-König (2102) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - DEC 26, 2013
Geruch süßlich, röstmalzig, etwas diffus, vernebelt. Start süß und hefig. Mitte hefig, Banane. Abgang schwer süß, klebrig, Banane, Nelke und Schokolade, bitter. Zu schwer und unrund.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (3238) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - DEC 18, 2013
500ml bottle. Hazy dark brown colour with huge, frothy, moderately lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Bready aroma, cautious fruity background, hints of apple syrup [Apfelkraut], baked banana, red apple, a pepper yeasty, mustard-like touch, some nutmeg and clove. Taste is moderately sweet, notes of apple syrup, a spicy touch of nutmeg and clove, hints of alcohol in the finish. Sticky and heavy.

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