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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Dunkelweizen translates into "dark wheat" and the beer is a darker version of the Bavarian wheat beers of the 15th century. Dark amber brown in color, this unfiltered ale is brewed with traditional Bavarian yeast, which imparts a wide spectrum of flavors and aromas from spicy clove and nutmeg to tropical fruit and banana. The result is a beer that is complex and flavorful, medium-bodied with a crisp finish.

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3.1
kramer (6908) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightyl hazy light brown body with a small fizzy off white head that faded to a thin film. The nose is pretty decent, slightly husky and earthy with some light esters of banana. The flavor is a bit thin though, not enough yeastiness or body. The finish is laced with banana and clove. Light to medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. This one isn’t the best.

3.4
spjensen (97) - Davis, California, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark with a healthy head. Aromas just like a wheat beer but it seems a bit ’burnt’. Finishes surprisingly easy.

3.3
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JAN 15, 2013
It pours a deep dark brown and leaves the same color body with some amber notes along the edges of the glass. A large one inch foamy white head appears and lasts for a good two minutes. The smell has some wheat and banana up front with a bit of honey in the background.
The taste is basically the same with some added spice. The palate is about a medium body with a slight harshness of carbonation. Overall, this is a good beer I’d come back to.

3.3
Jrwhitney6 (510) - - JAN 8, 2013
Aroma of bananas. Tastes of wheat and malt. Pleasant, but nothing spectacular. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
jcweaver (770) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle. Pours reddish-brown with a small white head. Grainy aroma with banana, bubblegum and light chocolate and wheat. Grainy and sweet malt flavor with banana and light spice. Medium bodied with a finish of more grain, banana and light spice.

3.4
Metalchopz (3598) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 26, 2012
Part of their "Harvest Collection" 12-pack, brought back from the States by my GF. Pours a slightly hazy, dark amber colour, with a creamy off-white head, decent retention and great lacing. Sweet caramel nose at first, but becomes bread-like, with malt aromas, hints of bananas and nuts. Eventually, coffee comes out with the roasted malt. Medium-bodied, with a little stick. The taste is milder, like most Sam Adams, with wheat, notes of citrus and cloves. An average malty brew with some darker wheat.

2.8
dinkle50 (1562) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Aroma is pretty stinky with feet and banana. Mouth is medium bodied. Taste is little off. Banana and sugar dominate, but I’m not crazy about it. A little wheat in there too. Not overly clean.

3.7
HeistAlmighty (1156) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 23, 2012
355ml bottle. Hazy, light root beer colour, moderate off white head. Light, fruity aroma, mostly banana and pineapple. Taste is banana, clove, a little pineapple tartness. Very crisp mouthfeel, very easy to drink. Overall, goes down super smooth and fast.

3.4
bigguns22 (805) - Maryland, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Dull amber in color larger cream head that looks like pasta water about to boil over. Aroma is malts wheat,yeast and a small amount of sour. Wheat forward and very grain or cereal flavored. A very good fall beer.

3.4
morrdt (715) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2012
12 ounce single bottle from the Autumn Sampler 12 pack. Pours a hazy amber with a thin off white head. Aroma is wheat, brown sugar, banana, clove, and orange. Taste is banana, wheat, lemon peel, clove, and nutmeg. The finish is banana and clove. Mouthfeel is thin and drinkable.


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