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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Complex with dark malt flavors that are complemented by esters of banana and clove-like characteristics found in any good Weizen Doppelbock. Traditionally, there was an ordinance in Germany that reserved this style for the sole consumption of the royal family; now they are for everyone!

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3.9
Travlr (26075) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Draft. Deep dark brown color, fluffy beige head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of chocolate covered bananas with light spice. Taste is chocolatey, fruity, clove. Very tasty.

3.6
jtclockwork (17264) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of chocolate bread, toffee, grape, molasses, banana and clove sticks. Medium body.

4
bhensonb (15756) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Bomber from ericandersnavy! Ain’t no way this would get to Cali otherwise. Pours really dark brown with a creamy/foamy 3 finger beige head. Wow. Mixed chocolate, dark fruit and banana aromas. Maybe dark malt. Med body. Flavor is pretty much like chocolate banana with clove spice. And there’s some dark fruit (prune?) and dark malt. Mouth loves this stuff.

3
djd07 (15544) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap at Monsters of Beer 2011. Pours a cloudy copper with medoum off white head. The aroma is clove and banana. Medium mouthfeel with a sweet malt and clove. A decent weizen from Rahr.

3.7
Ratman197 (15360) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 12, 2012
Bomber courtesy of Bu11zeye (thanks Markus!) poured a clear dark reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of burnt carmel, toffee, clove and light fruittiness. Palate was medium bodied and crisp. Flavors oif burnt carmel, toffee, light clove and a hint of fruittiness with a crisp lingering burnt carmel finish.

3.8
bu11zeye (13215) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2011
(Draught) Pours a brown body with a medium khaki head. Aroma of banana, rye, clove, nuts, dates, caramel, and molasses. Flavor of rye, dates. banana, clove, caramel, and raisins.

3.4
deyholla (12253) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle. Pours a very cloudy reddish brown with a grayish brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of banana and clove with a bit of spice and a hint of dark grain. Flavor has a lot of clove with some dark grains and banana.

3.6
daknole (11402) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Dark brown. Cream colored head. Aroma of apple ciders, malt, caramel. Flavor is malt heavy, apples, toffee, very light hops.

3.6
phaleslu (10668) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2013
22 oz. botle via Texas trade, I believe from my buddy Bryan- thanks again! Split three ways. Pours a deep but not opaque chocolate brown with some floaters in the third glass. Notes of caramel, chocolate, brown sugar, banana, clove, pecan, and earth. Some dark stone fruits, as well. Medium-bodied, with modest carbonation and a malty, slightly gritty mouthfeel. I opened this thinking it was just a doppelbock and picking up on some weizen banana and clove, so I’m glad to see I wasn’t crazy. Good beer.


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