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


on tap

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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, - OCT 10, 2008
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2008 Aroma: very nice, spicy yeast, seville orange, cloves, cointreau, banana & dark malt. Pumpernickel and dried berries. Vaguely of toffee & glhwein.
Flavour: initially malty & hoppy. Not as sweet as expected. Pleasantly semidry... Mild but full-bodied with warm vanilla- & liquorice-notes. Very good for this gravity,
Appearance: cloudy - the dirty orange brown hue gives it an almost ancient feel. Topped by a beautifully creamy, longlived head (light beige cream coloured).
Palate: smooth, thick & creamy... Slightly slimy. Very rustic yet elegant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PeatyPete (1034) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 9, 2017
Chessnut brown colour with light beige head. Aroma is yeast and bready. Taste fruity soft weisse. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike_77 (6342) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - MAY 2, 2017
Dark red-brown colour with lasting head. Aroma has light yeast, banana and caramel. Flavour has caramel and a little cocoa bittersweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgrtnr (121) - Augsburg, GERMANY - APR 17, 2017
500 ml from tap at Andechser in Mering close to Augsburg. Served in Weizenbier glass. Darkbrown colour, creamy foam head. Caramel, cocoa, chocolate, a bit coffee, malt. Malty, with slight bitter hint. Soft carbonated, but a bit watery. Medium body, oily texure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (2164) - Redwood City, California, USA - APR 2, 2017
Draught at Rose and Crown in Palo Alto. This batch really lacked the malty richness I was hoping for. Also, the esters were restrained. Not too interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grumpelmies (290) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 1, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown. Big thick head. Aroma of bananas and malts. Taste is bananas, yeast, malts, bread, a little bit of chocolate and caramell. Rather bitter than sweet compared to other Hefeweizen. Strong carbonation. Slightly alcoholic. Full bodied and sffig. Lovely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7619) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2017
Sampled from a 16.9 oz brown bottle this beer poured a very dark brown color with orange highlights and an enormous foamy orange-white head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was bread crust, pretzel, cola and hints of cherry and fig. The flavor was bitter and somewhat astringent with notes of toffee, yeast, cola and raisin. Medium length finish. Medium body. Ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hotstuff (5111) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Rated on 11-21-2016 (Bottle) The appearance is a large beige moderately fizzy head that mostly diminished, transparent orange brown body, slow rising carbonation, and a fair amount of lacing. The aroma presents wheat, toffee, dark malt, caramel, light banana, and spicy. The flavor is wheat, dark malt, spicy, some toffee, lightly sweet, light banana, and a dry finish. The mouthfeel of this beer is watery and light carbonation. This beer is medium bodied. A very drinkable beer with a decent taste to it. This is a beer that I would partake in again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (3034) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2017
Bottle. And Draft. Dark brown in colour. Malty; wheaty malts, light roast, chocolate, coffee, caramel/toffee. Yeasty and Spicy. Fruity: banana, lemon notes. Hoppy; slight hops. Smooth. Sweet malty with mildly fruity sourness. Easy drinking. Likeable. Decent. (2008)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mister_Li (1289) - GERMANY - JAN 18, 2017
Hefetrbes, sehr dunkles braun mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, etwas Karamell, fruchtig, berreife Bananen, Nsse, spritzig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
biir (1263) - Berlin, - JAN 18, 2017
Bottle from Ambrosetti - Dark brown color with nice slightly beige head. Taste is dark malts, chocolate, toffee, yeast. Medium sweet, body could be fuller and smoother. Nice fresh Dunkelweizen.

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