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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel

Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Dunkelweizen
Freising, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Supple, malty and mellow. Its harmonious flavour is the great strength of our dark wheat beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
davidezdonz (58) - , HONG KONG - JUL 29, 2015
A 500ml bottle with a best before date of 16th September 2015 and poured into a weizen glass. The beer poured a hazy copper colour with a nice three finger cream head that stuck around for a long time leaving some spotty lacing. Aromas are mainly caramelised banana with hints of bready malts, caramel and a tinge of pear. Taste is a strong bready malt base followed by ripe banana, bubblegum and caramel with hints of grape and raisin in the finish. Medium bodied with medium crisp carbonation. Overall a very nice dunkelweizen that is very easy to drink. I would buy this again if it was available in Hong Kong, but for now, I will just have to keep bringing it back from Thailand and South Korea.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1951) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUL 25, 2015
16.9 oz bottle from Fred Meyer. I didn’t even know this was in my market. Thanks a lot, Obama. Aroma is doughy, banana, citrus powder drink, clove, wheat. Pours muddy orange-brown with a thick bone-white pillowy head with excellent retention. Spicy German phenols in flavor, light sweetness, a touch savory. Wonderfully creamy mouthfeel, but a bit thin. Good stuff, but I was hoping for more with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ogre71 (45) - Utah, USA - JUL 25, 2015
I liked this one it was a good dark wheat beer. Nice aroma pours dark brown with good head. Drinks smooth not bitter would recommend.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KW92 (513) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (97) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2015
Aroma: Wheat, banana, caramel, dark fruit. Appearance: Turbid dark amber/brown with a steady white head. Taste/Palate: Wheat, banana, clove, caramel, dark fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Savage_Night (114) - California, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Pours hazy dark orange/ light brown with a no e khaki head. Head retention is great. AROMA: Yeast, wheat, slight funk, spice, caramel, malt, Dark fruit, very slight bubblegum, spice and herbs. TASTE: wheat, caramel, herbs, bubblegum, banana, dark fruit, yeast funk, light spice, malt, light hops and light bubblegum. AFTER TASTE: wheat, malt and caramel with an oily rustic finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Justin666 (31) - - JUL 20, 2015
Pours dark orange with plenty of foam. Aroma suggests wheat, malt, caramel, dark fruit and other sweetners. Taste is semi sweet and very inviting. There are many different tastes but none stand out to dominate the other. A very good wheat dunkel in my opinion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
floydslip (253) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Nice looking cloudy chestnut brown beer with a billowing light tan head. Nose of caramel, banana, and heady spice. Flavor follows with some rich roasted grain buttressed by the banana-and-clove yeast contribution. Caramel and light chocolate come through at the end. Light bodied, this is a complex and flavorful dunkel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zweibel (3) - Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2015 does not count
Bottle. Wheat, floral smell. Clean pour with a healthy head. Mostly smooth going down with a smidge of carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (488) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 11, 2015
After my good experience with Weihenstephaner Hefeweiss I am almost forced to also follow up with the same brewery’s Dunkel hefe. Same good fresh aroma of banana and wheat malt greets me with expectation as good and rich flavor. The banana flavor is unmistakable and convey a weissbier that is not too sweet but still belongs to the tasteful and light beer style as a wheat beer should be, even if it is dark. A little bit of roasted malt character with very light caramel and chocolate notes is in the palate. A little bit of citrus aftertaste keeps it in a nice balance so the sweetness does not get too much domination. Now dunkel weiss beers are not one of the beers I have very highest preferences inside, but I certainly accept that this is very tasty beer,

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