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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: 1460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Supple, malty and mellow. Its harmonious flavour is the great strength of our dark wheat beer.


Mortlach's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mortlach (1019) - Rome, - JAN 28, 2013
28/01/2013 Brasserie 4:20 (tap). Bevuta al Deutsche Beer Festival. Bruna, color miele di castagno, limpida, schiuma biancastra leggera, non molto persistente. Aroma di banana e malti, caramello, leggero tostato. In bocca č delicata, ben bilanciata, note dolciastre di malto, finale leggermente amarognolo. Corpo medio-leggero, carbonazione buona. Non č il mio genere di birra, ma č indubbiamente ben fatta.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (679) - - DEC 26, 2014
Pours a dark, cloudy brown with off white head. Nose has a lot of banana, clove, wheat, spice and sticky caramel. Taste is predominantly banana, clove, wheat and sweet fruits. Some caramel malts, but a decent yeasty/bread like finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sir__v (726) - Lille, FRANCE - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle from Saveur-Biere.com - Color: hazy brown beer with small carbonation and small white foam. Smell: bread domination with caramel and malt notes. Taste: nice work on malt notes of caramel and black bread. Really nice taste good job! Aftertaste: notes of caramel. Good dunkel beer, nice by the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sjohnh (251) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2014
Lovely stuff. Chestnut brown with a lasting white head and good lacing. Medium, frothy body. Banana, clove and malts on the nose, these plus bread in the taste. Enjoyed that a lot.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hank37 (111) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - DEC 13, 2014
Plum and blueberries on the nose and a grassy, bready backbone with hints of aforementioned plum and blueberry, finishes dry. Solid as expected.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
budedou (430) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - DEC 9, 2014
Aroma pugent dried sweet bananas, can’t help but feeling it is a bit artificial. Nice colour, tast like the artificial sweet dried bananas which overpowers the beer. I don’t know how this could be rated so high....

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighlanderOne (1024) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2014
Poured from bottle. Aroma of malt and candy. Cloudy brown with thick lacing head. Flavors of wheat, caramel, smoke, bubble gum and yeast. Slightly watery but way drinkable. Decent but I thought it would be better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
minihame2 (215) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 6, 2014
Pours brown, murky body, thickish latte coloured head. Aroma has banana, grain and a hint of cherry. Sweet taste at first, has some candylike flavours. Turns toward bitter and malty near the end. Mouthfeel is slick and a bit foamy due to the carbonation. Very enjoyable and easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PapaSkeetSkeet (861) - Providence, Rhode Island, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Pours amber-to-light-brown, cloudy, 1 and 1/2 inches of pinkish-light-tan head with moderate rate of decay to 2mm frothy residual layer. Aroma is multigrain bread, tart wheat beer flavor, light cloves, maybe even a bit of lactic. Body is light, fairly watery, but with fat carbonation presence accompanied by considerable burn. Overall, a soft blanket feel despite wateriness. Flavor is light grain, a tad bit sweet, like a desert bread, bread crust, hint of spice (less clove though...) As I taste, the relatively simple flavor is made more complex by the noticeable aroma. A very nice, dunkelweizen with a pleasantly simple flavor profile. Lots of breadiness and lack of flaws are chief merits.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
King_Alex_II (109) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 2, 2014
Strong wheat taste. Very strong malty body. In comclusion: a very nourishing dark wheat beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Horo (56) - - NOV 24, 2014
Praktycznie bez goryczki, wyczuwalna pszenica, banany, lekkie biszkopty. Mętne z drobinami osadu, piana kremowa, przyzwoita, w smaku pełne. Ogólnie zgadzam się z człowiekwiadro :D


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