Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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3.45/5 rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Appearance 3.5: Poured out a deep, dark black with brown highlights around the edges. White and fizzy CO2 head never really established anything. Nonetheless, a good-looking beer.
Smell 3.50: Nice bouquet. I smell hints of banana and some very light maltiness. Also some interesting elements of the yeast are present in the bouquet.
Taste 3.50: Front is very light and dry. Almost watery. Middle is dry and there is a nice taste of noble hops and caramel malts. Finish is where a slight toasted flavor comes in along with more of the barley malt and some hints of the banana from the bouquet along with some spicy clove hints. Aftertaste is short and somewhat watery with the focus being on the malt once again.
Mouthfeel 3.0: Standard. Okay. Nothing special and obviously CO2.
Overall 3.5: Good beer, but nothing special. This beer is strange: watery and weak in places and assertive and complex in others. I imagine it would be good with food, maybe a nice plate of haxen. Not the best for sessioning, as the aftertaste is a bit off, in my opinion. Not a horrible beer by any means, but certainly not the best you will ever imbibe.
Serving type: bottle
12-10-2013 06:09:22 | More by BeerDocT
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