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Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel - Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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256 Ratings
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Ratings: 256
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.28%
Wants: 20
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG visit their website

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Andreji on 06-08-2002)
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

stuttg4rt, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of NightINgale
4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle that I brought directly from Bavaria about a month ago... Poured it into my Paulaner wheat beer glass.

A - Looks pretty much like a dunkelweizen should: cloudy medium-brown in colour, with a rich, marshmallow-like, fluffy head. Some nice lacing and pretty solid head retention.

S - Smells pretty similarly to their original hefeweizen: lots of yeast, caramel; some banana and clove; maybe, a hint of chocolate and raisins.

T - Starts out yeasty and clovey; then comes the ripe banana-like sweetness, with hints of caramel. The after-taste is bready (with plenty of wheat) and has got some nice lingering chocolate notes.

M - Slightly lighter than Medium body, which makes it thicker than the regular hefe-weissbier. The carbonation is quite noticeable at first, but then it diminishes a little and I begin to really enjoy every sip. No hint of alcohol. Crisp on the tongue yet quite smooth on the palate.

O - This might not be the most flavourful weissbier dunkel, but it's probably my favourite. I love its smoothness and its great sessionability. It's a shame I can't get it in my region +(

NightINgale, Feb 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

BrazilianAussie, Feb 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

nandika, Feb 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

kurgan3, Feb 08, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

rogerthegill, Jan 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

phaedrusovchaos, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of MTNboy
3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Cloudy dark brown body with some off white carbonation bubbles floating towards the top. This beer had excellent head retention so much so it was hard to notice the lace. It looked amazing.

Smell: It did not have much of an aroma at all. Some grain, caramel and maybe a bit of clove but you really had to dig deep to get it.

Taste: Mild at first but then you get some caramel banana flavor.

Mouthfeel: It is an easy to drink beer. The body would be on the lighter side of medium.

Overall: It was great very refreshing and went well with some curry wurst.

MTNboy, Jan 14, 2012
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cacher77, Jan 04, 2012
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cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

jjkatter, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Stouttyme, Dec 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

Popp24, Dec 09, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Jeremybrown, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

codynevels, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of BeerSingh
3.38/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dear Mom, I had a Paulaner Dunkelweizen today. Its the 5th Wheat Beer that I've had in two days. I am OD'ing on the banana clove thing mom - I can't feel it no more. The beer looked like rust coloured gravy with coagulated whipped egg on top. I didn't wanna do it mom but I had no other choice. It smelled totally generic for the style. Also of spoilt dough wafting with spent yeast. Tasted just like the other four I'd had. Sweet - sour, fizzy, caramelite - not bad mom but just that I wanted it no more. I like Paulaner beers mom, but it was the right thing at the wrong time. I'm sorry mom, but I will wean off wheat for a while and come back again. Come back and do justice to Paulaner Hefe Dunkel.

BeerSingh, Oct 04, 2011
Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
87 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.