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

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RATINGS: 460   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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jethro6191 (508) - Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2014
On tap. Pours a cola color with a thin tan head. Bread and fruit aromas. Bread, caramel, toffee, and fruity flavors. Light body with low carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Easy drinker.


3.7
sinfull (1846) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JAN 5, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2018 Cloudy, brown with big, off white head. Aroma of clove , banana, dried fruits , toasted bread and hint of chocolate. Moderately sweet, yeasty taste . Realized that I miss European beer , although I miss my friends even more. Happy New Year friend!

4.3
ozzy70 (1334) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - DEC 29, 2017
Bottle. Poured dark brown, tan head. Aroma was wheat, light banana, chocolate, malt. Taste was medium sweet, grain, wheat, banana, chocolate, spice, clove. Will buy again.

4.3
thebighead (28) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 17, 2017
On tap at the brewery. Also from a bottle from Total Wine. Andechs is the third place i visit when in Bavaria after convenient stops at Hofbrauhaus and Lowenbrau Haus.

3.6
slowrunner77 (13205) - Reno, Nevada, USA - DEC 5, 2017
Mahagony brown with big off white fluffy head. Initial aroma of banana and bread, light roast and a little spice come out soon. Flavor to match the nose. A little prickly on the feel, but good.

3.5
luttonm (6956) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2017
Queen Anne Beerhall, Seattle. Creamy head, dark chocolate brown, cloudy Weiss body. Note of sweetness on nose, but it’s mostly drier chocolate roast malt. Sweet sip, plenty from the malt character, lightened by creamy wheat. Some sweet roast. Easy drinking, some cloying banana and metallic notes. Not bad, but not my favorite in the style.

3.3
Maracuja05 (2052) - Mainz, Rineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - NOV 4, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 15, 2017 03-11-17 // 500ml from draft at Andechser im Ratskeller Wiesbaden. Cloudy dark brown. Big creamy foamy head. Aroma of dried banana, roast malts, yeast.

2.9
TomHendriksen (1011) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2017
Fles gedeeld met Roelzie1986. Het is een donker bruin bier met weinig schuim. Het heeft een moutige geur. De smaak is moutig, licht zoet en wat waterig.

3.2
tommann (4024) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2017
500ml bottle. Pours cola brown with a large head. Aroma is wheaty clove and raisin. Taste has cardboard and cola to start. Wheaty yeast finish.

3.4
BenOver (339) - SLOVENIA - SEP 2, 2017
Pours black with a medium off-white top. Head diminishes relatively quickly. Aroma of bananas, bread and yeast. Taste is mainly carbonated up front, light bodied. After the carbonation effect passes, a slightly sour taste takes charge and slowly gives way to a flat, not quite dry finish. A very drinkable beer!

3.5
ischas (854) - - SEP 1, 2017
0,5 l Flasche. Schwarzer, trübes Bier, dichter, stabiler, cremefarbener Schaum, akzeptable Gardine. Riecht fruchtig, hefig. Schmeckt hefig, malzig, süßlich, reife Banane, leicht nussig, Röstaroma, leicht säuerlich im Abgang.


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