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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1403   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.


NeuroPliny's rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
NeuroPliny (142) - Calgary, Alberta, - JUN 18, 2013
Poured from a 500 mL bottle into a tall glass. Pours cloudy honey. Leaves an off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is mild hops, oatmeal, and wheat with notes of citrus. Flavour is sour mash, wheat, coriander, orange, and spice. There is a long finish with a chorus of hops.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rockana (217) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 26, 2014
Pours nice caramel cloudy color with big white head. Aroma of banana, bread, malt, wheat. Light body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkinWell (251) - - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a dark honey brown with huge, frothy head. Bready sweet malts, hints of honey and caramel on the nose. Highly carbonated, bready flavors, honey, wheat, and caramel. Very sweet, refreshing summer beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
varanid99 (485) - AUSTRALIA - JUL 23, 2014
Cloudy brown red pour with a big pale brown head. Toasty, caramel, some banana and spice aromas. Taste is malty, spicy, caramel, banana lollies. Not bad

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ejr (79) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - JUL 22, 2014
Kobberfarge med et hvit skum som varte lenge. Aroma av malt, hvete og banan. Smaken fřlger aroma, ettersmaken er god og varer en kort stund.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HuskerTornado (25) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 19, 2014
1 pint, 0.9oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass. Pours a rich brown with ruby undertones with a tall cream colored head that has good retention and some lacing. Smell is of sweet roasted malt, picking up some fruit like banana from the yeast, as well as clove and faint hops. Taste is similar to the smell, sweet malt up front, with banana and clove in the finish with slight spiciness present throughout. Mouthfeel is highly carbonated and soft, some creaminess as well. Overall, one of the best Dunkels out there and is always good to have some on hand.

4.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
acaffar2 (20) - - JUL 18, 2014
Mild and smooth; everything you want in a dunkel. Tastes of Carmel and split pea soup. Nice amber color. Frothy head.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luser2000 (39) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 16, 2014
Jó kis búzasör. Érdemes egyszer (többször) megkóstolni, itthon nem sok féle kapható még.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (90) - ITALY - JUL 15, 2014
Colore ambrato scuro, torbido. Schiuma persistente (rimane sempre un po’ di schiuma nel bicchiere) e leggermente giallognola. Aroma molto leggero, fresco e leggermente maltato, in bocca si sente il maltato, anche se leggero, nonché anche un leggero acidulo. L’amaro č quasi inesistente. Si sente la freschezza dell’orzo. Corpo leggero. Non dŕ particolari emozioni, ma in una calda giornata estiva, sicuramente disseta parecchio.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
HonusWagner (1331) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Hard to imagine a much better Dunkelweizen could exist. Nice malty sweetness, mushy bananas, clove, easy to drink, very tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1013) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle from Old School Cocktail Bar. Poured dark brown orange with decent white head. Aroma of banana and caramel. Light carb med bod. Taste heavier then aroma. Classic.


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