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

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RATINGS: 1726   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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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Swank (46) - - MAR 29, 2014
Simply a good dunkel beer. Lots of sweet in the nose, fruity taste, but not a very long finish. A good beer to start an evening of with. .


4.6
biilz (201) - SPAIN - NOV 16, 2017
Лично для меня абсолютно лучшее темное пшеничное пиво. Аромат классического Дункельвайзена, отличный запах пшеницы, немного хлеба. Вкус также насыщен наивкуснейший пшеничкой. Также чувствуется легкая карамельная сладость и черный хлеб. Пиво очень питкое с идеальной кремовой пеной. Послевкусие безумно мягкое хоть и слегка слабоватое. Но в итоге почти идеальное пиво из Германии.

3.4
dynamiteninja (1889) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2017
Bottle. Large cream colour head. Well carbonated hazy amber brown body. Wheat, spice, digestive biscuit, bubblegum, strawberries, banoffee pie, whiff of alcohol, sour cherries. Caramel and green apple. Overripe banana. Gentle alkaline and sweet taste. Slight sourness. Very refreshing. Dry finish.

4
Daboch (164) - Gdansk, POLAND - NOV 10, 2017
Jasnobrązowe mętne piwo z obfitą i trwałą pianą. Aromat rodzynki, banany trochę karmelu. W smaku podobnie, dominuje smak bananów i rodzynek, trochę czekolady, piwo lekko słodkie, nieśmiałe nuty ciemniejszych słodów. Przyjemne piwo

4
ardeo (540) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - OCT 25, 2017
Bottle 0,5l. Robe cuivrée, mousse blanche sympa. Nez sur le caramel, le grain et les épices. Bouche un peu comme la 'Vitus' avec omniprésence des épices (clou de girofle, poivre, piment) + des saveurs de banane, de caramel et de malt. Ronde, fraîche, "caramélisée", épicée à souhait, amère : que demander de plus ? Finalement, c'est bon les bières allemandes ! Sehr schönes Bier

2.9
FireGlider (697) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 20, 2017
Hazy light brown color with small white head. Banana, clove and wheat with some spices. Little bitter with banana sweetness.

2.8
Hrc_Cro (621) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 20, 2017
0.5l bottle. Cloudy brown color with white head. Aroma of clove, banana and malt. Taste is sweet, little bitter and little sour. I don't know what happened here, but this is in range of supermarket dunkelweizens.

3.4
thejackpacker (636) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - OCT 15, 2017
On tap at a spatzle restaurant Berlin. A nice gluggable dunkel that perfectly matches heavy German food. All the flavours but avoiding heaviness. Decent.

3.8
Bachvarov (23) - Sofia, BULGARIA - OCT 10, 2017
Great brown color. No head. The aroma is strong and you can feel the wheat. Aftertaste goes away very fast.

3.1
M4grem (94) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 7, 2017
Very smooth and drinkable. Mild fruit flavoring. Delicious light malty and medium mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Iphonephan (7267) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 3, 2017
Froma 50 cl bottle. Pours a hazy copper with an ecru head. Aromas of toffee, caramel and banana. Flavors are sweet malt and banana-flavored yeast. Smooth and creamy mouth feel.


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