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 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Oakes (16128) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 27, 2008
Hazy amber. Light footy character. Bland, with light wheat notes. Candyish finish. Not sure where this is going, really.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bhensonb (14495) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 27, 2008
Bottle at Fair Oakstoberfest. Dark amber color with little head. Aromas of clove and banana. Tastes that way too. Finish is quite clovey. Good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13904) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 16, 2008
Bottle from Kroger. Poured a clear orange/brown color with a large off-white head that was mostly lasting and produced fair lacing. Good banana and bubblegum aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Good hefe sweet flavor with an average sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (13150) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 30, 2008
12 ounce bottle. Pours a medium brown color with a large head, not so great head retention and specks of lacing. Very bready aroma with some spicy notes. Taste is bready, with light spice notes, bitter hops and barely some fruity notes in the finish. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12894) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2009
(12oz. bottle, courtesy of Swalden 28) Pours a hazy amber-brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of grain, wheat, caramel, toasted grain, coconut, and chocolate. Flavor of caramel malt, burnt brown sugar, banana, wheat, marzipan, and toasted grain with a light coin-like aftertaste.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (12607) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Bottle as shown. Pours a clear amber with a medium frothy light tan head that diminishes quickly leaving good sticky lacing along the glass. The aroma is a strong clove banana and spice. Thin mouthfeel with a smokey clove and brown sugar and real grainy. Not much going on with this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12297) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 20, 2008
12oz bottle-pours a foamy light tan head and amber color. Aroma is fruity, medium malt-caramel/chocolate/peat, some earthy hops, wheat, tang. Taste is medium malt-caramel/chocolate/peat, fruity, some clove/spice. Metallic hops comes through at back end. Thanks jwc215 for picking this out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (10958) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 22, 2009
Bottle. Green banana, brown sugar, and sour milk aroma. Slightly hazy copper color with minimal head. Cherry, banana, clove, and wheat malt flavor. Pretty sweet. An okay beer - would have liked more of a malt flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
daknole (10920) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Tasting at Brewtopia. I have had this before, but never rated it. Amber pour. Small whitish head. Aroma is wheaty and maybe some banana and fruity notes are barely noticeable. Flavor is, as expected, weak and poor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2008
Date: 07/13/2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Mini Beer Fest

Appearance: muddy dark amber, wispy beige head,
Aroma: sweet banana and chocolate aroma with light spicy clove,
Flavor: sweet banana flavor, hint of chocolate, light balancing bitterness,
Overall: needs a bit more richness on the backend

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

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