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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1783   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintocb (654) - Hoon, Georgia, USA - SEP 23, 2012
A rich chocolate color. Very effervescent. Aroma of toasted banana bread. Clove and banana dominate. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
motthes (165) - Bamberg, Bavaria, GERMANY - APR 30, 2017
Das Erdinger Dunkel aus Oberbayern. Schönes Etikett, allerdings passt der Kontrast nicht. Sehr dunkel im Glas, blickdicht, gut haltende Schaumkrone. Leicht malziger Antrunk, nicht hefig. Hat nicht mehr viel mit Weizen zu tun. Nicht mein Geschmack. Wieder zu viel Kohlensäure enthalten! Für den Sommer passts farblich nicht, und für den Winter viel zu lasch!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Macieg (23) - Torun, POLAND - APR 23, 2017
Ładna kremowa piana. Aromat ciemnej bułki drożdżowej, czekolada orzechowa, lekka kwiatowość. W smaku podobnie, sporo czekolady, bananów, chleb, drożdżówka, ciemne słody- czekoladowy i karmelowy. Przyjemne piwo

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jann3 (361) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 22, 2017
Pours very dark brown with a beige foamy head. Aroma is malty with notes of caramel, nuts, yeast and ripe berries. Taste is sweetish with slightly roasted malts, caramel and a hint of chocolate. Finishes with moderate spiciness. A good example of the style. (0,5 l bottle, bb 11/2017)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hauxe (634) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - APR 22, 2017
Pours very dark brown from the bottle and leaves a tall, foamy off-white crown. A few evident floaters. The aroma is dank, yeasty, a bit nutty; noticeably absent is the banana component so prevalent in this style of beer. Taste is lightly milk chocolate sweet, trending sour going into the finish. Overall however the flavors are dampened by the somewhat watery impression the beer leaves behind, and there is not much complexity in the taste. Lighter than average body with a prickly carbonation. Decent but not particularly good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wombat23 (1236) - Texas, USA - APR 10, 2017
33cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Roasty, nutty aroma. Taste is roasted malt, nuts, brown bread, caramel notes. Finish is mildly bitter. Light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozzy70 (1050) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 9, 2017
11.2 oz. bottle. Poured dark brown, foamy off white head. Aroma was malty, yeast. Taste was moderate sweet, toffee, roasted malts, yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Villyzzz (366) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 6, 2017
Bottle at home. Pours dark brown with a big white head. Aroma has caramel, wheat and banana. Taste has mild malts and banana. Okay.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrjaxson (548) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - APR 3, 2017
Big, puffy head releases a mild aroma of yeast, caramel and roasted nuts. Medium weight and sweet body. Not much hop bite. A good example of a tasty style. Poured from a half-liter bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stupre (278) - Nanterre, FRANCE - APR 1, 2017
50cl bottle.Belle couleur marron. Notes de caramel et de malt un peu fumé.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumpelmies (290) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 1, 2017
Bottle. Dark brown with shades of orange and black. Big foamy head. Aroma of (roasted) malts. Taste is malts, plums, chocolate, sugar and only a little bit of bananas. Almost no yeast character to speak of. Finish is sweet, a little bit sour and bitter. Medium carbonation. Ok.

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