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


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RATINGS: 1769   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Perun (157) - Rostov-on-Don, RUSSIA - AUG 19, 2016
Слабовы& вкус хлеба и хмеля, легкие дрожжи и карамел&

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (1582) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2016
F: big, off-white, good retention. C: dark brown, hazy, opaque. A: malt, wheat, chocolate, molasses, yeast, bread. T: malt, wheat, molasses, yeast, dark bread, medium body, very good balanced, mild carbonation, good beer, 0,5l bottle @ Zampa guest house in Stary Smokovec.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OminouSC2 (560) - Mora, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2016
Brown color, medium beige head. Banana, yeast and wheat aromas. Taste mirrors the aroma with some added sugar. Decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Cristobal37 (942) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 6, 2016
Aroma of soap, toast and cinnamon. Quite dark with big foamy head. Taste is pretty vacant. Not sure I tasted anything. Erdinger makes quite possibly the worst German beers in mass distribution. Some syruppy matter remains but otherwise it’s wet air. What a joke. Best before 03-2017 so it’s not a bad bottle just a bad beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerUnited (51) - - AUG 3, 2016
500ML bottle. Pours dark clay brown with large white head. Good retention. Some Lacing. Smell is still yeasty but usurped by malt and nut. Taste is malty with caramel, hazelnut, some spice and quite yeasty. Thin yeasty mouthfeel. Nice tasting but a little weak bodied. Not much else to say, it’s obviously a good quality brew as always with erdinger, but a pretty pedestrian effort. Probably an entry level or benchmark dunkel.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shuffle (26) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 1, 2016
Barna búzasör ami elég kuriózum. Nem is rossz, krémes, kellemesen karamellás ízű egy kis banánnal spékelve. Adalékmentes. Egy nagy hibája van, hogy kevés benne a bubi. De nagyon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LasseVPedersen (403) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle, 50cl. Pours blurry light-medium hazed deep brown colour with strong brownish, stable, creamy foam. Aroma is subtle, but noticable. Roasted malts, wheat, clove, caramel, toffee, coffee, chocolate, banana, ripe fruits, bread, and of course yeast. Then again. If you want, you could say its weak for the style - metallic and just pale malt. You really have to look for it. Light sweet, roasty bitterness with creamy mouthfeel. Rye bread, malt, caramel flavour, but bit watery. Bit confusing to drink. It’s easy to drink and whatnot, but everytime you about to praise it for being something, its not delivering. Average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MikeBossO (9) - Trencin, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 27, 2016 does not count
Medium strong taste with taste of caramel, yeasts and sweet fruits. Beer is turbid from yeasts, color is from dark brown to black. Beer has very nice creamy foam. Taste is yeastsy and little sour with creamy texture.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Audioquest (13) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 26, 2016
I was expecting a lot of flavour from this dark dunkel. I was very disappointed from the first taste. It is incredibly bland and rather flavourless for a dark brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kobold (40) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2016
cherry lactic on the nose followed by lightly creamed pecan pie and sugar plums sporting little rusted razor blades coated in baby powder aftertaste. Within the long, forgotten afterwards licorice stubs, tamed by cleanliness, patiently punch out of near oblivion.

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