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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: 1623   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
N3lson1 (831) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2015
Drank from a nonic glass poured from a 500ml bottle. Pours a nice magohany, brown, hazy color with tons of fluffy white head. Has wonderful aromas of malts with a hint of banannas you get from the Hefeweizens. Wonderfully complex beer, sweet, and delicious!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GuideDogSaint (999) - Xiamen, CHINA - SEP 13, 2015
500ml bottle from Metro, Xiamen. Pours hazy dark amber with a white head. Smoky aroma with malt and banana. Sweet finish with a little bitterness.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (1156) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Poured from a 500 MLK bottle into a pint glass. This beer has a fantastic amber color with a sweet and smoky aroma. A crisp palate that is very satisfying. A world class beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dal9000 (437) - Ohio, USA - AUG 30, 2015
��sampled at 2015 Dayton Alefest = Pours dark golden with a creamy white head. Initial sweet caramel taste. Finished sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
S_Side_Smitty (679) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Pours orange-brown & cloudy with a thick off white head. Aroma is sweet & estery with banana-clove and spices. Taste is heavy banana-clovey magnificence and very very smooth. There’s some faint prickly bitterness laced with spice in the mid that smooths out again at the finish. Rich and decadent overall. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (2115) - GREECE - AUG 29, 2015
From tap. Dark brown color with beige head. Aroma is malty, roasted, caramel, spicy yeasty, fruity. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Saeglopur (1577) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - AUG 18, 2015
500 ml bottle from a supermarket.
Orange-brown, cloudy body, with a big, stable, fluffy, lacing, beige head.
Aroma of bread, dried fruits, ripe banana, spices, some nuts.
Tastes of bread, spices, banana, dried fruits, some caramel.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a moderate carbonation.
Finishes spicy, bready, fruity, malty.

Very nice. Quaffable, well balanced and fully aromatic. Not on par with my favourite Dunkelweizen from Ayinger, but a very good example of the style.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sailracer (479) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Tap. Pours a light brown with dense head. Not much aroma. Lots of wheat taste with a bit of sourness. Ok but not great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
maledictum (739) - Pyongyang, NORTH KOREA - AUG 11, 2015
pours a dark cloudy brown with a thick beige head. Clove aromas dominate, with some bananas and malt. flavor is much the same, clove, fruit, bread.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fdomig (691) - München, GERMANY - AUG 10, 2015
500ml bottle at home in Feldkirch. Aroma is malt, yeast. Appearance is dark, cloudy brown with a nice, light brown-ish foam. Taste is light bitter, medium sweet. Perfectly balanced. Medium carbonation. Very good.


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