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Brewed by Erdinger Weissbräu
Style: Dunkelweizen
Erding, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1786   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned.
Ingredients: Water; wheat malt; barley malt; roasted malt; hops; yeast.
Name changed from Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel to Erdinger Dunkel, and abv changed from 5.6% to 5.3% by 2012.
A wheat beer from the good old days.
Erdinger Weissbier ’dark’ is a rich and smooth wheat beer specialty from Erdinger Weissbräu. It owes its full-bodied flavor to the fine hops and dark malt used in its production.
The dark beer specialty is brewed according to an age-old recipe. Its spicy flavor also results from the increased proportion (about 13%) of original wort. Nonetheless, at 5.3%, it doesn’t contain much more alcohol than Erdinger Weissbier ’with fine yeast’.

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2.2
Speedle (266) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - FEB 12, 2008
pours black with an almost white big head...plenty of lacing as it settles... aroma of light malts .... watery mouthfeel....malt liquor finish with a soapy, pasty after taste .... drinkable but no WOW factor

3.8
hoppopotamus (260) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - FEB 12, 2008
A dark brown beer with hints of red in the pour and a small off-white head. The aroma is of malt and some fruitiness, maybe apple. the flavor is also malty with some burnt notes and roast barley hints like coffee and chocolate. A very dark wheat beer!

3.3
Jerre (3826) - Waregem, BELGIUM - FEB 7, 2008
Bottle, 50 cl. (bought at Geers)
Chocolate brown color, good beige creamy head. Aroma smooth malts, yeast. Medium body.
Rare taste bit chocolate, spices, coffee touch. Special mouth feel, full and
bitter finish

2
nelsonibarruri (57) - URUGUAY - FEB 5, 2008
Botella. Comprada en supermercado. Bastante poco. No mucho aroma, no mucho sabor. algo de cuerpo, nada mas.

3.6
ilovesmid (15) - IRELAND - FEB 1, 2008
A very nice, healthy brew. Nice sustained head and strong flavours of malt and a little fruit. Dark body. Coolers, Dublin Ireland. 50cl bottle.

4
380streamline (4) - Middleton, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2008 does not count
In direct contrast to the hefeweiss by this brewer - which I dont rate highly - this beer was much better. The dark colour hinted at the rich flavour to come, and the complex of fruit and maltiness made for a very pleasant beer, and a fine example of the dunkel style.

3
Rotorhead87 (119) - Temple, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2008
Pours an amber color with a HUGE head. The taste is the typical wheat sweetness tempered by some nice malt flavors.
A nice solid dunkelweizen. Not the best, but not the worst either.

3.3
hrossrm (20) - Maine, USA - JAN 26, 2008
Poured from bottle. Very dark and cloudy brown with mild carbonation and a thick head. Can smell the abundance of wheat and the deeply roasted malts. Great sweet and tasty maltiness with a smooth finish. A bit soapy because of the long-lasting head. Probably the first dark wheat beer I’ve enjoyed!

2.5
lithilorn (291) - Covilhã, PORTUGAL - JAN 24, 2008
Bottle. dark brown body and light brown head.Aroma is malty with wheat. flavor is the same. not very intersting beer.

2.7
ford9719 (371) - Vilseck, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2008
Bottle. Poured a cloudy marron color. Aroma is malty with some notes of some fruit. Taste is smooth with a nice crisp sweet finish.


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