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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our reddish brown dark lager “Tradition” with its mild aroma of hops smells like roasted malt and impresses with its sweet caramel flavor which is followed by a slight bitterness. Goes well with hearty dishes, such as roasts, poultry and game. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

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2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
azzie (819) - Pula, CROATIA - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle. Clear brown liquid, watery. Light to medium body and carbonation. Light bitterness and sweetness. Watery with no noticeable aroma except maybe some honey.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (1362) - Pula, CROATIA, - AUG 18, 2014
Clear brown color, average sized tan head. Medium body, soft carbonation. Some lacing. Caramel and roasted malt aroma. Very smooth mouthfeel. Medium sweet, light bitter taste. OK.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (756) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - AUG 11, 2014
Browngolden with golden foam. Mildly sour malty metalic aroma. Malt, charamel, sweet, buttery with burned malty aftertaste that lasts. High in carbon.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (9980) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2014
Tap at the brewery. From old notes. Sweet, rich malt flavors, chocolate and caramel. Not overly sweet. Well done dunkel.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RafeAU (629) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Shared a bottle at Plonk. My ventures into lager territory. Dark lager, has some flavour but still a bit mild on taste... not my style.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rockana (301) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 27, 2014
Pours dark brown color with off white head. Caramel, malt. Watery texture. Could be better.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
KeefOz (1784) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - JUN 5, 2014
BB 27.08.14. Poured a clear dark coppery brown colour with a two- to three-finger light tan frothy head that diminished quickly (compared to other Weihenstephaner beers tasted recently). Laced OK. Carbonation low with large bubbles. Aroma strongly of sweet malt with underlying faint molasses; all quite sweet. Taste mostly sweet caramel malt plus a hint of sweet fruits and also very subtle hops bitterness. Light body, a bit thin on the mouthfeel. Smooth, clean and with a slightly sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zvsn (1897) - ISRAEL - APR 28, 2014
On-tap at Weihenstephaner Berlin am Hackeschen Markt. Clear brown with a medium white head. Aroma of caramel,toasted malts and bread. Sweetish with mostly malty flavors, some dark bread notes, low bitterness. Medium-bodied, a bit watery. Well-made beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ruigo (2699) - PORTUGAL - APR 1, 2014
Shared a 50cl bottle from Ruppert (Luxembourg). Pours a clear brown colour with not much of a head. Aroma is liquorice, lightly roast and caramel. Average carbonation and medium to light body. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long dry and bitter end. Not so balanced. Overall, a strange beer but drinkable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bosta (237) - SLOVENIA - MAR 24, 2014
Bottle, 0,5l. Pours clear light brown color with creamy tan head and nice lacing. Week aroma of caramel and malts. Light flavor of roasted malts and caramel, with slightly dry finish. Medium carbonation. Highly drinkable, but not as good as some other beers from Weihenstephaner.


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