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Brewed by Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Style: Dunkelweizen
Freising, Germany
Serve in Stein, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1733   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our dark wheat beer is impressive with its creamy white foam. A fruity-fresh sweetness and hints of mature bananas harmonise with delicious flavours of roasted malt, sparkling and full-bodied with a light caramel taste on the first sip. An excellent accompaniment from hearty meals and game to chocolate and nut desserts. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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3.1
fantti (1017) - FINLAND - NOV 3, 2016
Pullo @ Alko. Kaatuu vehnälasiin ruskeana ja sameana, noin kolmen sormen paksuisella vaahdolla, hyvin tyylinmukaisesti. Tuoksussa on kypsää banaania, vehnäisen viljaista kuohkeutta, tummaa hedelmää ja marjaisuutta. Leipäisyyttäkin löytyy jonkin verran. Maussa hedelmäisyys ja viljaisuus on pääosassa, leipäisyyttä ja makeampaa marjaisuuttakin on hiven joukossa. Suutuntuma on raikas, suht hiilihappoinen ja hyvin kuohkea ja pureskeltava. Perushyvä vehnis, jossa vaaleaa enemmän tummempaa marjaisuutta ja leipäisyyttä.

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Oleg85 (194) - Yaroslavl, RUSSIA - NOV 3, 2016
Очередн& хорошее пиво от замечат& немецко& пивовар& Фруктов& тона отлично перекли& нотками тёмного солода.

4.1
Hanuta06 (469) - Washington, USA - OCT 31, 2016
Serving: from tap at Flying Squirrel. Aroma: moderate clove and banana. Appearance: average-sized, frothy white, initial head with fair lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Hazy, dark-amber body. Taste: lightly sour initial flavor and lightly sour, clove and banana finish with average duration. Palate: light body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: excellent.

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sharkydodson (1611) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - OCT 27, 2016
the aroma is caramel and fruity with shades of banana, toffee, candy and some spices... the taste is fruity and caramel with notes of toffee, dried banana, bisquit, lolly and some spicy grasses... sweet and dry aftertaste...

3.7
SONOFWODEN (56) - New York, USA - OCT 22, 2016
A very good, dark beer which once again reinforces that I like darker beers. Full body, medium sweetness, with just a touch of bite. Drinkable. I would buy it again.

3.6
kalunapz (144) - CROATIA - OCT 16, 2016
Boca 0.5L- nabavljeno u Kući piva(snizite cijena piva za van)...amber boja, tamno gusto pivo, miiris puca od banane, okus je pomalo ’prazan, nema očekivane punoće, prilično gazirano!!!!

4
ozzy70 (1148) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Sample from bottle at Hy-Vee Oktoberfest. Poured brown, off white head. Aroma was wheat, caramel malt, light banana, spice. Taste was medium sweet, spices, caramel.

3.8
Marko (5706) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 15, 2016
Bottle at Craft Room - hughe thanks Morko for sharing! Simply couldn’t believe some weeks ago that I hadn’t tried it before... Misty brown/amber/bronze body with a tiney white head. Wonderful, pungent classic hefe aroma, creamy, with big banana esters rounded by some pear esters. Quite lovely. The taste is a light disappointment after that, but it’s still a very good beer. Malty, soft wheaty sweetness, light banana, light pear, smooth. Not perfect, but yet another showcase of how great this brewery can be.

3.1
DraftDodger (1516) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
Copenhagen 14/10 2016. 50 cl bottle from Meny. 2 lions, a golden shield and other Heraldic stuff on the label. When you brag about being the oldest brewery in the world you probably need some shields and golden lions to prove it. Pours dark amber with creamy white head. Moderate lacing. Settles slowly as 0,5 cm thick layer of foam. Aroma of banana, lemonade with oranges and a little sugary. Medium carbonation and watery palate. Flavor is quite watery. Medium sweet and lemonadeish with a sour tang. Not bad - but I could use a bit more intensity.

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jampura (195) - FINLAND - OCT 7, 2016
Härski banaanius iskee heti kärkeen. Kirpeä kuparinen jälkimaku. Kaunis olut, hefeweizdunkel on kyl jännä laji.


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