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Brewed by Klosterbrauerei Andechs
Style: Dunkelweizen
Andechs, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
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RATINGS: 439   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
AKA Andechser Dunkles Weissbier

Andechser Weissbier Dunkel has been the perfect completion to the Andechs monastery brewerys range of products since 1997. This dark Weissbier retains its aromatic character thanks to the select choice of Hallertau aroma hops and highest quality Bavarian wheat and dark barley malts. Its characteristic, distinctive maroon colour is a feast for the eyes. Then theres the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. The perfect complement is provided by the very creamy, fine pored head. This dark Weissbier from the Holy Mountain will delight connoisseurs with a harmonious interplay of fruity odours, above all ripe bananas and pineapple, with undertones of caramel and cocoa. Andechser Weissbier Dunkel teases the tongue with a delicate tanginess carried by a round, soft body. A light caramel sweetness harmonises well with the fine hoppy bitterness. It concludes on a soft and refreshing note (original extract: 12.5%, abv: 5.0%).

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2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Michael27 (1502) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2016
Frisch vom Hahn in Meien getrunken. Das erste und bisher einzigste Weizen, wo ich Rstaromen rausgeschmeckt habe.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Perun (157) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - JUL 29, 2016
Темный, кофейно- вкус с аромато& одиноче& и зеленог& луга

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kustie (1044) - Tampere, FINLAND - JUL 21, 2016
Bottle. Hazy dark brown color with thick light brown head. Aroma has malt, wheat, yeast and caramel. Taste is malty with quite long a bit sweet and bitter aftertaste. Flavors of dark fruits, raisins, bread and sweet malt.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hershiser2 (2704) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 16, 2016
$3.49 bottle from Wine Warehouse. Pours hazy deep brown with a soft beige head. Aroma is lightly smoked meat, caramel. Flavor is caramel, leaves, banana, nuts, light wood. Tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SG111 (1591) - New York, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Tap at Zum Schneider, Montauk. Pours dark Burgundy, chestnut. Off white head. Aroma is clove, wheat, caramel, fig, toffee. Flavor is caramel, toffee, wheat, light lemon. super creamy body. Nice actually. Thats a bit different than Im used to from German beer. Flavor is kinda light but the creaminess is reminiscent of nitro.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AbbeyRoade (547) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Delicious! Immediate nice thick head and when you sip the deep dark roasted barley/malt flavors arise. Smooth and delightful to sip on. Slightly burnt aftertaste but not a deal-ender!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ilovedarkbeer (2728) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2016
Pours a color slightly lighter than cola. Very lively mouthfeel. Notes of brown, sugar, metal, banana, and roasted nuts.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
heavy (2808) - Split, CROATIA - MAY 6, 2016
May. 15. On tap at Andechser am Dom. This one poured hazy brown body with a huge, lightly off white head atop. Weaker, but really fine aroma, caramel, cocoa and weizen fruits beneath. Flavor was weak, too, although complex. Both lightly sweet and bitter, with range of toasted malt flavors along with wheat notes in the far background. Thin to medium body, moderately long chalky, yet more like sweet dunkel, toasted finish. Although subtle for the style it was quite good and a bit positively (maybe) atypical Dunkelweizen.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackisle (2352) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2016
Bottle 50cl. Poured into a weizen glass. Hazy deep amber, huge frothy beige head, good retention and lacing; aroma wheat, toasted malts, banana, cloves, yeast; fresh taste, medium sweet and light bitter, wheaty, fruity, light toasted malts, some caramel; aftertaste mild and a bit watery, light fruity sweetbitter, spicy notes; medium body, watery texture, average carbonation; fresh and pleasant, very quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (4228) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 2, 2016
Pour is a dark brown with a large tan head. Aroma is a mix of dark bread with some cocoa powder. It also has some earthy dankness. Flavor is a decent chewy and nutty malt with a little banana and maybe a ever so slight vanilla. Again this beer is probably way better fresh at the source but I can see why this would be a top 50 dunkelweizen. A richer than usual malt makes this one special.


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