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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1664   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Supple, malty and mellow. Its harmonious flavour is the great strength of our dark wheat beer.


4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
LazyPyro (570) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 7, 2016
0.5L bottle. Cloudy orange-brown with a large creamy smooth head. Aroma of wheat, dark malts, banana, cloves. Taste is predominantly wheat and malt, with citrus, banana, spices, toffee. Sweet and fruity, the banana flavours more subdued than in similar beers. Extremely smooth mouthfeel, lovely to drink. A favourite.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
epeter85 (50) - - MAY 6, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Generous thick head that dissipates quickly. First taste is very malty and smooth. A slight nutty taste lingers and finishes thick and bread like. A very solid dunkle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BobyFischer (300) - FRANCE - APR 26, 2016
Robe brumeuse, laiteuse, modérément trouble pour une dunkel : sur l’orange foncée terne.Belle mousse blanc cassé abondante et crémeuse. Nez : parfum typique d’épices, bananes műres et céréales délicatement grillées (modérément). Je m’attendais ŕ un nez plus "fou" mais peut ętre bičre servie trop froide. En bouche : fine acidité typique, bouche céréaličre typique, corps léger mais laiteux, crémeux "léger" comme un lait écrémé fouetté ou des blancs battus.Tout est assez typique du genre, équilibré.Au vu des notes je m’attendez ŕ quelque chose de plus marqué.Peu de torréfaction, comme le laissé présagé la couleur, finalement une blanche allemande ŕ peine plus corsée. On reste tout de męme dans l’extręme maîtrise et l’équilibre idéal.Manque juste un peu plus de folie.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hidden_Pooch (518) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
Pours reddish brown with a fizzy big head. Aroma is of wheat, citrus, spice, gum and vinous notes. Tastes of wheat, citrus, spices, grapes, gum and toast. Has a tingly, dry, medium body.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Probabeer (176) - - APR 20, 2016
Cerveza de trigo. Muy buena. El aroma es indicador del sabor tan bueno que deja, intenso.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hman43 (1156) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - APR 16, 2016
it pours a dark amber that is hazy with a white head. It has aromas of bananas, toffee, roasted malts, and hints of bubble gum. It has flavors of bread, banana, spices, and wheat.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fules (794) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - APR 16, 2016
Hatalmas, tartós hab, barna szín. Intenzív búzamalátás, szegfűszeges, banános illatvilág. Búzás, banános, fűszeres, enyhén karamellás ízvilág. Némi kakaóporos szárazság. Közepes szénsavtartalom. Rövid utóíze a korty folytatása. Közepesen testes. Nekem túl sok a fűszeresség.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - APR 16, 2016
Originally rated on 9/5/08. Tried this yesterday after trying the Julius Echter dunkel, although this was good, i prefered the Echter. If i had tried this one alone i probably would have scored it higher. It pours a murky brown body with a mid off white cap that had brown specks in it. A few yeast floaters and minimal carbonation. Aroma and flavors were mild toffe,banana, and a little clove. Mouthfeel was on the thin side. Overall it was fairly decent and i will try it again in the future. RE-RATE 8-14-2013 Tried on tap yesterday, a very nice dunkel, plenty of banana and clove without being overwhelming, very smooth and easy to drink from 3.3 to a 3.8

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Calisky (2492) - ALSACE, FRANCE - APR 15, 2016
Couleur orangée-brune, bonne mousse blanche. Nez typique paille, fruité (vieux fruits, banane) note caramelisée. Gout malté, fruité (banane, vieux fruits), pain, assez sec, avec épices (dont clou de girofle). Bon corps, fin sur le fruité caramélisé

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
McSherman (543) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 11, 2016
Schokoladenbraun mit schöner Schaumkrone. Malzig, weich, leicht bananig und würzig und etwas röstig nussig. Sehr süffiges angenehm zu trinkendes dunkles Weizen.


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