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

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RATINGS: 1739   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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jethro6191 (508) - Indiana, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Pours a cloudy copper with a huge off-white head. Clove, banana, and bubblegum aromas. Sweet bready flavor with wheat, banana, clove, and bubblegum flavors. Medium body with a creamy mouthfeel. Very good beer.


3
miki74 (134) - Sabadell, SPAIN - JAN 12, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2018 Degustada en botella de 50cl,cuerpo ligero,color cobrizo,cerveza de trigo con sabores tostados ,caramelo y platano.

3.6
suurjuust (3839) - ESTONIA - JAN 6, 2018
500ml bottle. Murky pale brown beer, big fluffy white head. Nose is spicy, bready, banana, something sourish and citric. Flavor is smooth and creamy, a touch of acidity, almost like rye bread plus the spice notes, wheat. Banana and sourish spice notes in the finish, lingering yeast notes.

3.8
Mesike (21) - ITALY - JAN 6, 2018
Already in nose the beer is very spicy and warm, than at the first source it's the same. U can taste clows, cinnamon and sugar like a Christmas dessert. Super nice!

4
marcotetta (240) - - JAN 6, 2018
Drinked in bottle. On the nose is amazing, warm cinnamon and cloves notes. A Christmas pudding with some herbs freshness. In mouth is medium bodied less full than I expected and specially less rich. Very drinkable and balanced with this "winter puddings" finish. The after taste is spicy and fresh. Great beer

3.4
melush (4957) - SPAIN - JAN 3, 2018
50cl Bottle @ Bodecall, Malaga, Spain. Hazy brown colour with a medium size white head. Aroma is malt, banana, spices. Taste is malt, sweet, wheat, banana, spices. Medium body, average carbonation.

3.7
ShivanDragon (4698) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2017
0,5L, wazig amber/caramel met lichte volle fijne kraag. aroma van banaan, tarwe, zoet, toffee, smaken zijn zacht, romig, mout, redelijk zoet, licht bitter, banaan, mondvullende co2, kruidnagel, caramel, matige body, romige afdronk

4
Mindwarp (323) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 17, 2017
Pours a dark dirty gold with a big white head. The aroma is a banana and a slight hint of clove. Des follows the nose. Overall this is really good I'm not much into this style but I could drink us again.

3.8
jjsint (3604) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 17, 2017
Bottle at Puzzles?, Peterborough. Pours tan and hazy, with a wisp of white head. Overpowering banana aroma with a touch of potpourri hidden in the yeast. Balanced bittersweet taste but there's a sourdough funkiness that livens up the finish. Oddly, I get a strong note of tamarind in the finish. Well-judged carbonation. Kicks the Hefe into touch.

3.4
Maris (1611) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - DEC 17, 2017
From a 500ml bottle on 17/12/2017. Pours a cloudy amber with a biggish head. the nose features sweet malt a light banana. The flavour gives you a bit of caramel and banana, with hints of spice and fruit, and a very gentle bitterness. medium bodied with moderate to average carbonation. Quite pleasant.

3.4
Rhombic (163) - Elx, SPAIN - DEC 10, 2017
Bottle. Pours pale brown with beautiful pale tan head, very carbonated. Fruity and creamy aromas, sweetcorn and malty. The flavours are similar in nature, mild, cerealy, with a nice celeriac-like aftertaste that is in fact a positive aspect. Refreshing and delightful. Pretty watery, short finish... could have done with a better texture. Good beer after all.


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