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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,399 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,399
Reviews: 777
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 43
Gots: 69 | 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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yuenglings

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Actually had a case of this sitting in the bottom of my closet fore about 8 months had a few when i first got it for my birthday thought it was allright but not to great, but it seems to have goten alot better over the last eight months but mabey im crazy.

A:Very nace dark redish brown with a definate haxe toit. There is very big foamy head left even with a slow pour. I noticed a good amount of sedimant on the bottom of the bottle.

S:Sweet slightly toasted malt right off the bat then a slight bananaish nut smell.
T:Not as close as the smell as i thought it would be kind has a bready honey like flovor to it kind of weird but good flowed buy the a tart spice likeness.

M:Smooth and creamy good weight to it with a good carbonation a little fizzy at the end

D:Very drinkable cand drink quite a bit of these with out realizing it. i would buy this beer agian if i was out to eat of in a bar having a few but i dont think i would buy it buy the case any time soon not that its bad just that after i drink it one day i dont wanna drink it the next.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2010 20:38:44 | More by yuenglings
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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
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