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

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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
AKA Andechser Dunkles Weissbier

Andechser Weissbier Dunkel has been the perfect completion to the Andechs monastery brewery’s 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 there’s 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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Capa (3257) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Brown pour with a tan head. A bit of fruit, spice, molasses, caramel toasted malt, and chocolate. Full bodied. A great, hearty German brew.

3.4
Beerdedone (3401) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of wheat, caramel, clove and banana. Flavor was malty and sweet with caramel, banana, toffee, wheat, raisins and a hint of molasses.

3.9
pitch992 (210) - SLOVENIA - SEP 16, 2016
Aroma: pleasant, bubblegum, banana, low phenolics, caramel, cocoa, wheat. Some low herbal bitterness present in taste, fluffy palate. Enjoyable medium body.

3.7
bluejacket74 (1991) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - SEP 3, 2016
500 ml bottle. Served in a mug, the beer pours a slightly hazy reddish/brown color with about an inch and a half creamy tan head. The head stuck around for a while, and there’s a decent amount of lacing. The brew smells like caramel, clove, bananas, and some chocolate. Taste is similar to the aroma, there’s caramel malt, clove, banana, bready/grainy malt, toffee and dark fruitiness noticeable. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it’s a bit creamy and easy enough to drink. There’s also a good amount of carbonation. I thought it was an enjoyable enough brew, glad I tried this one!

4
YantarCoast (1341) - Moscow, RUSSIA - AUG 30, 2016
500ml bottle from Beeratoria in Moscow. Pours cloudy brown with a large beige head - it was beautiful until I made the mistake of pouring out the chunks of yeast at the bottom. Aroma is chocolate, banana. Taste is cocoa, light roastiness, malt, banana.

3.2
explosivedog (1107) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 24, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 19, 2016 On tap at Andechser am Dom. Aroma is a little bitter, little clove and a little fruity. Essentially a bad fruit cake. Pours dark brown with lots of head which lasts for ages with a few bubbles visible. Tart to start, then plenty of banana raisins and bread. Little bit spicy and a little bit tart to finish.

4
degbert (1772) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Bottle. Pours a deep, hazy red-brown with a high, creamy, mixed-grained, light brown head. Nose is a little muted because of the pillowy head, but has tea, caramel, smoke, cocoa, fruity, earthy, and meaty notes; it’s a very solid nose. On the tongue, it starts out caramel and chocolate, then swings in with tea, smoke, and bitterness; well balanced and integrated, without any of the odd ’sticking-out’ flavors of some dunkelweissen. Smooth, but strong enough to make you stand up and take notice. Finish is long, dry, and smoky. Note to all American brewers who try to brew a dunkelweiss; this is your target. Good luck.

2.8
Michael27 (1895) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 17, 2016
Frisch vom Hahn in Meißen getrunken. Das erste und bisher einzigste Weizen, wo ich Röstaromen rausgeschmeckt habe.

4.2
Perun (198) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - JUL 29, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2017 Темный, кофейно- вкус с аромато& одиноче& и зеленог& луга

3.6
kustie (1157) - 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.


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