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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1560   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (508) - - APR 9, 2015
Redish brown colour with creamy light brown head. Aroma of plums, bananas, similar is the flavour. Drinkable beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1223) - North Central, Indiana, USA - APR 5, 2015
Pours a hazy copper brown with a fairly decent sized eggshell head that settles to a thick ring and leaves some spotty, soapy lace. Nose involves brown banana bread, cocoa, leafy herbal hops, stone fruit, brown sugar, and spicy yeasty notes. Fairly sweet, fairly bitter. Medium to light bodied, toasty, active, fluffy, with a drying herbal bitter finish. Equal parts refreshing and dessert-like. Nice brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AleRider78 (222) - - APR 4, 2015
From bottle. Pours a good size frothy beige head and has a hazy amber appearance. Pretty good lacing, sticky. Aromas of malts, yeast and light spices. Flavours are mostly malty, some sweetness and light caramel notes. Hints of toffee and toasted malts as well. Medium bodied mouthfeel. Fairly good retention. Pretty good stuff overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JanosX (44) - - APR 3, 2015
Opaque light brown in colour with a substantial head that hangs around. Taste of candied orange and malt. Very smooth and balanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dchad56 (151) - - APR 2, 2015
Strong and maintained aroma - bananas. High carbonation gives light tan thick head over cloudy, medium dark amber body. No ting on tongue - Nice feel and good aftertaste. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChrisSc (438) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
500ml bottle into mug. Minneapolis. Part of a three part dunkel tasting Pours dark amber, cloudy, light tan head. Some sediment. Really pretty. Aroma is toffee, toasty, plum, yeast, grains. Really nice. Taste is mostly on the sweet side. Less so than Ayinger. Nicely balanced. Body is medium. Carbonation is a little more lively, slightly sharp. Finish is medium length. Overall, I really appreciate the yeasty nature of this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oscbert (1155) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Strong aroma of ripe banana and bread with coriander spice. Banana bread. Pours a hazy dark Amber color with lasting creamy white head A bit oxidized in flavor. Still getting bread and banana with subtle yeast spiciness. Medium bodied with high CO2, dry with lingering yeasty finish. Other excellent beer from this brewery. If only I could get it fresh. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
erling1000 (292) - - MAR 28, 2015
A copper dunkel hefeweißbier with high creamy head. Aroma is yeasty, fruity, banana, light caramel, light roasted. Taste is sweet and light bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vasilmaevski (2) - - MAR 27, 2015 does not count
This beer has balanced, mild taste and distinctive yeast note. Aftertaste is strong and a bit astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockey9930 (171) - - MAR 25, 2015
Extremely foamy. Dark cloudy brown and orange. Wheat and old banana aroma. Fairly sweet and lightly acidic with banana nut bread and cloves. Flavor is more complex but difficult to describe. Medium bodied with oily texture.

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