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Tucher Dunkles Hefe Weizen - Brauerei Tucher Brau

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BA SCORE
85
very good

237 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 237
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 10
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Tucher Brau visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.35% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 06-24-2001)
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jaimenavarrog

Mexico

4/5  rDev +5.5%

02-04-2013 01:06:42 | More by jaimenavarrog
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matjack85

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

02-02-2013 22:30:45 | More by matjack85
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bluetrevian

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

01-26-2013 22:23:03 | More by bluetrevian
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jmathis

Florida

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-27-2012 21:07:51 | More by jmathis
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Vbloise

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

12-25-2012 22:48:21 | More by Vbloise
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

12-13-2012 02:09:37 | More by buckyp
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psykad

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-20-2012 07:11:04 | More by psykad
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fitius5150

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

11-10-2012 08:08:44 | More by fitius5150
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

11-05-2012 15:17:32 | More by prisoner1572
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arfenhouse

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-29-2012 06:43:58 | More by arfenhouse
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TheSixthRing

California

3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours dark, reddish brown with a 2 finger off-white head. Decent retention, the resulting lace is consistent and with a fair amount of stick.

Smell - A bit of caramel is the first thing to hit my nose, with scant notes of banana and spice off in the distance.

Taste - As with their hefe, the dunkel is not much different. Mellow, scaled back flavor. Very subtle hints of caramel and clove. Even less so, banana. Finishes fairly bland.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium body with a lively, aggressive carbonation. Wonderful from tongue to swallow... if only the flavor could match.

Overall - disappointing. The krystalweizen was the big winner between the three Tucher's tonight, and it wasn't even close. It's good, but nowhere close to great, and I probably wouldn't buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 08:01:47 | More by TheSixthRing
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Bayern1971

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

09-15-2012 19:10:47 | More by Bayern1971
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ChiefP


3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-06-2012 01:12:48 | More by ChiefP
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ryanpj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-04-2012 18:21:29 | More by ryanpj
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange-brown with a thick, off-white head.

Aroma: typical yeasty banana and clove.

Taste: like the aroma but mellower and more refined. [3.75]

M: near medium body; good medium+ carbonation level.

O: very drinkable; not too much clove or banana.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2012 03:32:48 | More by chinchill
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Reaper16

Alabama

3.15/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

500mL bottle served into a weizen glass

Pours a very brown ale-like color. It's a moderately dark brown closer to the top of the glass, and more of a honey'd shade towards the bottom. A nice, frothy head of 2 fingers forms.

The aroma is pretty light, all things considered. There's plenty of hefeweizen character here: clove, banana. Some breadcrusts character (not toasted) bolsters things. There's also some stewed apple here...not dissimilar from an English ale.

The taste is a weaker version of the nose. Flavors of apple and breadcrust meld with the traditional hefeweizen flavors, but nothing stands out. It's not so much balanced as it is unassertive.

The mouthfeel is pretty light, almost watery. The carbonation level is fairly sharp, but a touch more body would help the dark wheat flavors shine.

Overall, this is pretty average for the style. It's a nice, affordable quaff for sure, though.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2012 04:25:45 | More by Reaper16
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DoubleJ

California

3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Finally, on to the dunkel:

Amber brown colored with orange and yellw hues, visible carbonation running through the body, and a creamy beige head on top that is thick and holding on top well. There's a good aroma, reasonable cinnamon apple, nuttiness (walnuts), and some phenolic action as well.

The flavor of smashed apples is dominant all the way around. Well, the first sip is a mix of cider and nuts, then the apple note starts to take the stage. Not quite as delicious as its kristal or helles sibling. A slap of alchol makes appearances from timr to time. Mouthfeel....that's the best part. It's rather smooth and creamy, with a medium body that picks itself up quickly.

Solid dunkleweizen, and another warm day refresher.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2012 18:34:03 | More by DoubleJ
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barczar

Kentucky

3.65/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber color with a solid one inch cream head that dissipates somewhat quickly, leaving no lacing. Could be a used glass issue.

Melanoidin aromas, caramelized sugar, toffee, and classic hefe scents of banana and wheat are present. There's a slight fruity ester quality underlying the profile.

Flavor is predominantly hefeweizen, with wheat, banana, clove, and orange peel comprising the initial sip. There's a bit of toasted malt that forms the backbone of the beer. Hints of nutty caramel add complexity as it warms. Citrus undertones are a little overpowering.

Body is moderate, with fairly high carbonation, and a bit of a bite at the finish.

Overall, a fairly hefe heavy dunkel weizen. The malt character is pretty much overshadowed by the wheat, citrus, and spice characteristics.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2012 05:02:41 | More by barczar
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welinaspalmeras

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

07-24-2012 18:00:19 | More by welinaspalmeras
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PermanentWaves

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-12-2012 12:38:32 | More by PermanentWaves
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Metalbeer86


4/5  rDev +5.5%

06-22-2012 07:16:18 | More by Metalbeer86
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WynnO

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-30-2012 06:18:35 | More by WynnO
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fisherbray

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-28-2012 02:02:13 | More by fisherbray
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stan66


3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a beer with great appearence, pours a nice brown dark honey color. head is big creamy beige in color with low retention. lacing is medium. carbonation high. It has some sediment at the bottom og the glass. It is a nice thirst quencher with dry taste.

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2012 18:59:26 | More by stan66
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jaidenjb

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

04-22-2012 10:18:04 | More by jaidenjb
Tucher Dunkles Hefe Weizen from Brauerei Tucher Brau
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