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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: 1645   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.


cduncan14's rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Smells like dulce de leche cake, with some gouda cheese, caramel and butterscotch all wrapped in there. A lot going on with the aromas, so enjoy it for a while. It has great color for a dunkel, like burnt caramel. Very nice creamy white head. The flavor is of roasted malt, through and through. Not sweet like some dunkels can be, and that’s a compliment. It has the tiniest hint of a sour finish, but in a very pleasant way. It has a finish that’s long enough to bring you back for more. Overall, this is what I want a dunkel to be- not sweet and cloying like a cheaply-made dunkel, and in fact a good bit sour. Very enjoyable and I’d buy it again for sure.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GlasgowTAD (1295) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2016
Tap at Doghouse. Pours cloudy orange with a medium white head which recedes to a foamy layer with bubble activity round the circumference. Aroma is coriander, orange zest, banana and clove. Taste is herbal coriander, orange zest, banana and a modest but pronounced citric bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
beertholomeus (1616) - California, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Pours an amber color with a white head. Banana. clove, bread, bubblegum and caramel aroma and flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a clove and banana finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
portwood (96) - Markham, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 26, 2016
Smell: Cereals, bread yeast, sourdough. Taste: Full bodied, balanced hops, roasted malt, hint of coffee. Finish: Spicy cinnamon, chocolate. (tasted 04/02/16. best before 06/30/16)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Punkero (240) - FINLAND - JUN 25, 2016
Nice! Wild head. Full thick more malty weizen. Moderately seasoned. Great. Spot on yeasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kdd230 (11) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2016
500ml bottle. Dark Amber, with a light brown head that dissapears fairly quickly. Nice rich mouthfeel. Banana and caramel. Medium to light carbonation. Very nice and will buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
kingaugusta (194) - Georgia, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Pours cloudy and richly tan with a fine off white head. Nose is tame with notes of wheat, light berry, and a touch of roasted malt. Flavor is similar and full bodied with a nice semi sweet finish. Good dunkel

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schlumpfhunter (123) - Bavaria, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2016
Farbe: braun Richtung ocker, ein helles dunkles Schaum: nicht super aber gut. Leichte gute Kellernote Nase: eher wenig, Banane, Klee, Weizen Geschmack: hm für ein dunles fast spritzig, eher mit ausgewogener Säure und bitterkeit als mit der malz/bananenbreite. Im abgang weizen malz, da ein bisschen mehr Breite. Gut, eher leichtes helles dunkles Weizen.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sircatis (69) - FRANCE - JUN 17, 2016
Découverte dans la Saveur Box. Bière sombre et épaisse, très mousseuse. Je n’ai pas trouvé de grande différence avec une Hefeweissbier naturtrüb. Mais bonne bière.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1021) - SCOTLAND - JUN 16, 2016
Hazy amber. Banana and malt smell. Banana, hop, tangy citrus, bit of spice too. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerplace (442) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 14, 2016
500ml bottle, bought at Central City Liquor Store, tasted on Green Point Campground. Cloudy amber with a huge white head. Caramel, banana, spices. Taste is spices, wheat, banana, caramel. Quite tart aftertaste.


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