Serve in Stein, Weizen


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RATINGS: 253   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Dunkel weisse dark wheat ale, all malt and unfiltered. A dark wheat ale featuring our own unique yeast and malted wheat. A special Bavarian yeast strain combined with select wheat malt deliviers unmistakeable clove and banana tones. The surprisingly light finish is a character of dark weissbeir, a style with roots back to the 1520s. A dunkel which is perfect for any season! To serve this brew perfectly, pour it down the side of the glass untill about a half inch is left. Gently swirl the bottle mixing whats left. Pour the rest of the brew into the glass to produce a nice thick collar of foam and enjoy!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1919) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 31, 2010
Dunkelweizen is my favorite style, and I really like this one! Pours out a nice hazy reddish light brown with a good creamy tan head. Aroma is very good. Flavor is right up there with the better wheat beers I have had. Roasty malts, slight coffee. Good banana and clove. Not overly thin or too sweet. Finishes clean. I should have gotten the entire six pack instead of a single bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mothman (120) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 19, 2010
Poured into weizen glass. Pours a creamy white head. Very fluffy. Leaves a good layer of lace. Color is a cloudy bronze. The aroma is similar to a hefeweissen. Lots of banana and clove flavor. Flavor is quite similar, but a little bit nutty this time. The banana taste is stunning. Mouthfeel is very chilled. Then it gets creamy and ends smooth. Overall, I really enjoyed this beer. This was the first Michelob product that I actually planned on buying when I went to the store. It is an excellent beer and I really think it is underrated. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-14-2008 03:11:07

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
moseefus (79) - Little Rock, Arkansas, USA - JUL 14, 2010
Michelobs Aventinus knock-off. Not much going on, some prune and raisins on the nose very little flavor a bit of malt and wheat. Nothing special, just another big brewery trying to make something good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - JUN 13, 2010
(bottle) hazy brown. Aroma of banana and clove. Flavor is yeast, banana, some clove. Body only moderate. Solid dunkel weisse - props to AB for trying out new styles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cellardweller1 (22) - upstate ny, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2010
This is better than expected A-B offering. It has a pleasing aroma. It pours well with nice coloration. It has clove and banana flavor notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stephenj007 (123) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Bottle pour, hazy, muted iced-tea in color. Nice head, foamy tan, remains throughout drinking. Full aromas of bananna, plum, roasted sweet malts, yeasty. Tastes were kinda all over from front to back....sweet and satisfying when first tasted....nice mouthfeel, satisfying...and then a sweet, mellow malt to almost sour raisin finish. Interesting, I like it.....great with a good, strong cheese or ribeye.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
theaudist (46) - Alabama, USA - MAY 18, 2010
The caramel and banana mix together perfectly and make for a very pleasant and easy drinking dunkel. Probably my favorite american macro. Served alongside an american burger and fries, this beer is quite probably what Busch meant to crown as his "King of Beers".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
SODAK14 (362) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Poured beer had a great amber color and good head. Would I seek out this beer...no, would I have this beer again...yes. Not a bad beer overall just seems to be lacking a little for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
sebletitje (9636) - Enghien, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2010
bottle. copper, fizzy off-white head. aroma, strong wheat nose, and plenty of cloves, yeasty and banana. flavors, experiment went a little wrong here, just overly grainy/wheat, way too much spices/cloves. Keeps a malty, yeasty and banana profile that is hindered by too much wheat but it all crumbles very quickly. Picked up some possible vanilla sweetness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
freekyp (2042) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - APR 28, 2010
An easy drinking dunkelweisse with an appealing aroma redolent with banana and sweet malty notes. A bit of spicy clove character seeps in. Pours a deep reddish brown with a two finger tan head. Lacing is minimal. The flavor mirrors the aroma with a well balanced finish that shows tart maltiness and a bit of bitterness. Aroma hops are minimal. Well done.

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