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Dark 'n Curvy - Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

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Dark 'n Curvy
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BA SCORE
89
very good

52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 10.7%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: EvilKeith on 12-31-2006)
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Stonebreaker

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev -2.2%

Appearance: Like every beer I drank that night, it came to me with no head at all, I had to come back to my neighborhood to a pool hall to find a proper pour. Nice color though.

Smell: Weak caramel, wheat sweetness, rum. Should have been better. Again weak head.

Taste: The taste was delicious, reminiscent of an Aventinus only a little watery, and less complex, more rum and sweet malt and not much else.

Mouthfeel: A little thin, but it's my first example of the style.

Drinkability: This is milder than the weizenbock I know and love, but flavorful, very high on the session scale.

07-24-2008 14:51:41 | More by Stonebreaker
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damuts222

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

03-11-2012 21:04:48 | More by damuts222
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev -7%

This Dunklveizen, like Michael Jordan, DUNKED over the competition. It was spicy, dark, and bold. My girlfriend, who doesn't like beer, LIKED this one. I mean actually LIKED IT! Men, get your witches to piece pizza if you want to convince them you don't have a problem

Bottoms up!

01-22-2014 02:24:21 | More by DerekQXQX
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JoeBoxer522

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.4%

12-05-2011 21:52:06 | More by JoeBoxer522
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JoshJayne

Connecticut

4.38/5  rDev +9%

From tap at the brewpub poured into a traditional weizen glass. Pours a cloudy light brown with a quickly disappearing head with some lace. Smells of yeast, citrus and malt. Taste is similar to the aroma but a little more wheat/yeast spice than what was found in the nose. Very fresh tasting and slightly effervescent with full body mouth feel. Too drinkable, very refreshing. I can see why this is an award winning beer.

05-19-2010 14:00:14 | More by JoshJayne
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dirtylou

Washington

3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

on tap at the brewpub

appearance: served in a large dunkel glass, brunette body with a beige cap and minimal retention, rather murky

smell: dark wheats, fig, clove and banana

taste: the aromas come through strong in the flavor as well - especially the banana and clove...there are also notes of cola and honey which contribute to a silky smooth feel. its a nice drinkable dunkel, but its not 100% true to style

mouthfeel: very smooth

drinkability: filling but ok

07-23-2008 03:23:38 | More by dirtylou
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ItsGotaBeUrBull

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

11-15-2013 15:42:15 | More by ItsGotaBeUrBull
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sorvats

California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

10-31-2013 21:38:33 | More by sorvats
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LacquerHead

Illinois

4.22/5  rDev +5%

The appearance resembled brown muddy water.

I didn't know the style when I ordered it; I picked it at random. The appearance resembled brown muddy water. The aroma was on the subtle side. It had a roasted wheat smell which showed in the flavor.

Like the aroma, the flavor had a roasted wheat/grain taste. There was a real earthy taste that floated throughout each drink. It also had an allspice flavor that lingered in the background.

Overall: loved it! It had a smooth texture that enhanced the subtly of the flavors. I would definitely have it again or take some home in a growler.

02-20-2011 01:14:38 | More by LacquerHead
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emerge077

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

10-25-2013 15:41:22 | More by emerge077
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TSJ4000

Iowa

3.35/5  rDev -16.7%

In the world of Dunkelweiss, yeast is king. I wasn't able to detect too much of the German hefe yeast that I so desired. A bit muted but a tasty beer nonetheless. The dark malts were not too pronounced, almost true to a German Warsteiner in that both are black without tasting very black at all. I was looking for a little more yeasty, dark malt, wheatiness from this beer. An appoachable beer for the style.

06-19-2012 22:50:49 | More by TSJ4000
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sgoro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

04-23-2012 16:12:04 | More by sgoro
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megahurts4

Louisiana

3.25/5  rDev -19.2%

Piece Brewery Dark-n-Curvy Dunkelweizen served on tap

Appearance: Small head with good lacing. Dark brown and cloudy.

There is a subdued wheat smell, but the taste contains a much greater wheat flavor. There is also a slight nut flavor in the malts.

It's a good dark wheat to enjoy in a session.

10-09-2010 03:03:02 | More by megahurts4
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KCM

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.5%

04-11-2012 01:29:53 | More by KCM
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Drucifer

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

05-31-2013 14:34:44 | More by Drucifer
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GbVDave

Illinois

4.13/5  rDev +2.7%

Poured from a 64oz growler into two pint glasses. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist!

A: Settles into the glass a beautiful looking murky and cloudy golden brown. Looks like iced tea or apple cider. Small creamy head that leaves a tiny amount of lace.

S: Nice aromas of clove, citrus, nuts, bubblegum, banana, and (as it warms) caramel.

T: See above. The more I drink of this the more toasted malt, sweet spice, sour grain, and mild hoppiness begin to emerge.

M: Spicy, prickly, and sticky. Long lasting finish with big clove/spice/bubblegum flavors stuck right in the middle of it.

D: Sweet, spicy, and slightly tart-this is very refreshing. Heather says this is very sessionable. Come on summer!

03-02-2008 22:54:41 | More by GbVDave
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WestSideAmish

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-09-2012 16:56:34 | More by WestSideAmish
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Sweffin

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

01-19-2014 19:27:39 | More by Sweffin
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.4%

07-03-2013 14:50:23 | More by Thorpe429
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TMoney2591

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

Served in a weizen glass at the brewpub.

Just like I like my women... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear sienna topped by over a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises orange zest, sweet toffee, clove, and light banana peel. The taste brings in more of the same, with a bit more clove, and hints of light black pepper, cinnamon, and vanilla bean coming in for some added complexity. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation, a sorta/kinda grainy feel, and a dry finish. Overall, a nice d-weizen, one that doesn't overdo it on the yeast character, but also maintains a nice level of spice and whatnot. Good times.

09-23-2012 19:45:02 | More by TMoney2591
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-23-2014 15:58:56 | More by SocalKicks
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NeutroMan

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +0.2%

Appearance: Murky brown color with a thick, mousse-like off-white head.

Smell: Cloves and fruity esters (mostly banana).

Taste: Consistent with the smell, mostly cloves and banana. The grainy flavor of the wheat nicely complements the caramel malts.

Mouthfeel & Drinkability: Medium bodied. The wheat and yeast give it a creamy fullness. A very refreshing dunkelweizen.

02-17-2010 01:57:06 | More by NeutroMan
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BuchananStude

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

08-13-2014 16:37:28 | More by BuchananStude
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

06-18-2014 21:02:02 | More by 2dogbrew
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DoppleJock

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +3.2%

01/09/2010
On-tap poured into tall weizen glass.

A: Bartender was busy as hell but still managed to make two good pours into the glasses I bought. Two inches of head at the top of a tall 22 oz. weizen glass. Dark amber beer that seemed to faintly glow through the light.

S: Smell was slightly underwhelming. Not too much to talk about here...

T: No bitterness to speak of with very slight hints of cloves and bananas. Not yeasty at all, either.

M: Nice carbonation. Crisp but not too bubbly.

D: I could down three of these easily and call it a night. Great taste and not too filling. (I ate half of a huge pizza after one of these and could have ordered another beer.)

Additional Notes: Picked up a growler to-go and it almost tastes as good from a growler as it does on-tap. Good carbonation and a crisp feel.

01-11-2010 04:03:52 | More by DoppleJock
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Dark 'n Curvy from Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
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