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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,396 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,396
Reviews: 777
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 44
Gots: 67 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 07-13-2001)
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Reviews by IchLiebeBier:
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: chestnut, cloudy

Aroma: spicy, malty

Taste: creamy, malty, spicy, banana; normal Bavarian Wheat smell

Remarks: This was an early review, so my tasting notes weren't as complete

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 13:18:25 | More by IchLiebeBier
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bresniker

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-26-2014 04:03:05 | More by bresniker
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into my tulip glass... mahogany tones with a full finger of white head. Didn't last long. The aroma had some banana, spice (nutmeg?), and a bit if a bready/yeasty note. The tastes were in line with the aroma, and I mentioned at least once or twice that it had some of the same taste profiles as a banana-nut bread... and again, a hint of spice. Good carbonation and a smooth overall mouthfeel to this brew. Overall, I thought that this was a nice beer, nice change of pace from my go-to IPAs and stouts, and well-crafted. Quite a good deal for the big bottle at around 3 bucks. Glad to be expanding my beer horizons a bit, and this was a nice stop along the road. Try it!

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

07-23-2014 01:56:24 | More by Beer_4_brains
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-21-2014 23:10:00 | More by edmiglia
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

07-21-2014 13:47:35 | More by John_Beeryman
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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-20-2014 13:36:22 | More by Eric_Standard
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-16-2014 07:35:36 | More by Baustin_beer
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okeemahn


4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-15-2014 00:53:49 | More by okeemahn
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Slipperyphoton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +4.4%

07-13-2014 15:49:08 | More by Slipperyphoton
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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07-09-2014 22:56:37 | More by Wessel
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TheVenerableMead

Oklahoma

3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Cloudy dark, dark brown with a slightly off-white head that disippates quickly and leaves a very short lace.

S - Much like their Hefe but more subdued and with some malty notes.

T - More subdued banana and clove that is very adeptly balanced by malted grain. Hops are just there.

M - Full yet a little crisp somehow.

O - A really well balanced weissebier. I prefer my dunkels to be a bit lighter brown. All in all, this was just a good, well-rounded beer.. I was hoping it would be a great hot summer lawn mowing beer. I'll probably drink it as an early autumn refresher, though.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2014 22:46:38 | More by TheVenerableMead
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Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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07-06-2014 21:46:20 | More by KAF
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Alabama

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07-01-2014 18:47:25 | More by Sad_Spirit
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Pennsylvania

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06-30-2014 23:47:11 | More by Mpenders
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beerdrifter

Germany

3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up at a great beer shop in Darmstadt, Germany, Maruhn Welt der Getränke. Murky mahogany-brown pour with a quickly fading one finger off-white head with decent lacing. Nutty, earthy nose with hints of banana, brown bread, clove, and a subtle vinous character. The taste follows suit with lots of malty brown bread up front along with hints of banana, clove, toffee, apple, tobacco, molasses, and a subtle vinous finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly chewy with medium carbonation and good balance. Overall, a solid interpretation with good drinkability.

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Michigan

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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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