Brewed by Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu (InBev)
Style: Dunkelweizen
Munich, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen


on tap

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RATINGS: 1878   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Deep and dark colored, cloudy with yeast. Brewed with a darker roasted malt which adds some maltiness to the refreshing flavour of the Hefe-Weissbier.

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troyc (2869) - Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2006
(0.5L Bottle) Pours a cloudy dark brown with a tan head. Banana aroma and flavor is there, but not as much as the Original. A bit smoky, and goes good with food. Rich mouthfeel too.

jason (1836) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 2, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2007 Bottle. A very cloudy dark pour with generous head that can foam over. The smell is nothing overpowering but not too mild. Sweet malt characters. The flavor is very malty with a little hop presence. Not bad flavor and goes down smooth.

Gus (29) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2006
A very strong and intense clove aroma is evident, followed by very fruity banana smell. This misture gives it a pleasent overall first impression. The color can be described as a deep copper brown, with a very thick, bubbly off white long lasting head. The clarity is sligthly hazy and cloudy. Flavor of banana and cloves is strong, but good. High carbondation with no bitter aftertaste. Goes down very smoothly, a very filling rich beer. This will be a beer I will drink more ofton and will have my friends try.

alafito (334) - tijuana, MEXICO - MAY 26, 2006
I guess im not into dunkels.. it has a beautiful apperace, with a light brown pour and a huge frothy head. The problem for me is its halfway taste. It has a nice hefe backbone with some spices, banana and bread but that does not pair well with an artificial and light chocolat and roasted foreground. Its also a bit oily and simple. A smokey lemon and bland finish does not help this one either.

Zeswaft (1785) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2006
murky light brown color and frothy head. estery aroma. flavor is close to the hefe with the addition of some toasted bread. good but not great.

cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 23, 2006
Pours a cloudy light brown color with a good size head. Has a light estery, spicy, and yeast aroma. Flavor is also light and fruity. Light body. Hoping for a little more dark malt flavor. Not bad.

YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAY 23, 2006
Slightly hazy copper with a weak white head. Wheat, caramel, citrus aromas. Spicy. Medium body, thin texture. Slightly spicy flavor, lemony finish.

GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - MAY 22, 2006
Pours a brown caramel color w/ a tall creamy froth. Aroma of fresh bananas with slight medicine. Medium nectar w/ ample residual ffers. Flavors are bright and fruity w/ a defined banana tropshire. Slight clove. Crisp and refreshing. Overall: one of the best. Highly recommended.

rotoguru (126) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Hazy caramel/amber color with a medium white head that lasts and laces the glass nicely. Aroma is wheaty, mildly sweet. Flavor too is wheaty with mild fruity/banana tones, mild sweetness and leaves palate cleanly (a little too watery ending).

Immy (1958) - Virginia Beach, USA - MAY 4, 2006
500 ml bottle. Hazy caramel pour with a medium white head. Nose is wheaty and spicy, much like it’s yellow Hefe-Weisse brother. In fact, aside from a very light toastiness, it IS it’s brother. Good, but not great.

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