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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 1392   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.


KaiserKolsch's rating

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KaiserKolsch (38) - USA - OCT 3, 2007
Very similar to the sweet taste of the hefeweizen leicht, but with a little more substance, thus, i found this beer to be quite the pleasant amalgamation of sweetness and bitterness


2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kraddel (2704) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle at barely legal tasting room Pours rather dark amber , small white foam . Smell is german malts . Too high carbo Taste is german yeast . Not my thing ,..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tnkw01 (1019) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy brown color witha really nice off white head. Roasted grains with cloves and bananas in both aroma and taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (124) - Kansas, USA - JUL 6, 2014
hazy brown with a cream colored head that persists. aroma is roasted malts and yeast. Flavor is roasted malt, bread, and banana.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockeybeerguy (1465) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUL 1, 2014
Reviewed from notes. This was poured into a weizen glass. The appearance had a nice dark brown color with a three finger white foamy head that moderately dissipated and left a great deal of foamy white lacing sticking finely to the glass. The smell had a wonderful amount of sweet sticky chocolate to coat over some light banana along with some sweet German malts. I also get some light cinnamon as the beer warms up a bit. The taste took all of those previously mentioned flavors to town and made a super nice sweet yet still had that slight cinnamon spice underneath. On the palate, this one sat right at a medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about this one. The carbonation was good for the style and for me as it was just right on par all around. Overall, what a nice dunkelweizen well worth having again.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sebilinz (439) - Linz, AUSTRIA - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle. Dark Brown Body with light tan head. Typical fruity (bananas) Aroma. Taste is malty with some yeast and some dark caramel. Aftertaste ist malty sweet with light bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3686) - Holbæk, DENMARK - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Hazy Brown with a large beige head, ok lacings. Aroma medium malty (caramel, roasted) and yeasty (banana). Flavor medium sweet and fruity. Medium body. Nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CpyNPrnT (294) - Indiana, USA - JUN 18, 2014
Aroma of roasted malts. Taste is roasted malts, sweetness, wheaty and somewhat yeasty. A good beer to try.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dreamer (60) - PORTUGAL - JUN 18, 2014
50cl bottle thanks to ruigo. Color is hazy dark brown, with medium initial head, but constant. Aroma is very strong to cloves, some yeast, bread and banana. Medium carbonation and medium body. Taste is low sweet and low bitterness. Aftertaste is short and low sweetness. Expected much better...

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Busick (350) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2014
An excellent dunked from a solid German brewery. An excellent beer to cheer on Germany as they took on Portugal in the 2014 World Cup!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2228) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Poured from a 500ml bottle, swirled last bit to rouse sediment. The aroma is subtle, yeast, banana, clove, bready. The flavor is clove, spicy, bready, malty, light banana. Solid beer.


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