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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,382 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,382
Reviews: 775
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 43
Gots: 59 | 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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gfg0020

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-29-2014 06:47:18 | More by gfg0020
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fastestmanalive

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-28-2014 00:56:29 | More by fastestmanalive
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Vogt52

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-27-2014 01:18:19 | More by Vogt52
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BrahptimusPrime

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-26-2014 20:42:10 | More by BrahptimusPrime
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-26-2014 20:27:16 | More by huntermop
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Giggy

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-24-2014 20:07:18 | More by Giggy
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FFreak

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-24-2014 16:17:22 | More by FFreak
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andreshp


4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-24-2014 11:38:47 | More by andreshp
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patre_tim

China

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

06-23-2014 22:39:05 | More by patre_tim
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bus99

Italy

5/5  rDev +30.5%

06-20-2014 10:39:03 | More by bus99
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bralex


4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-20-2014 08:39:15 | More by bralex
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MQ3867

Portugal

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-19-2014 15:42:10 | More by MQ3867
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addiwilliams

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-19-2014 04:03:28 | More by addiwilliams
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Yuenglingfan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-16-2014 18:18:44 | More by Yuenglingfan
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Roguer

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a massive, light beige head expected for the style. Long retention, and thick foamy lacing. Brew is a dark nut brown, slightly hazy.

Banana aroma for days while pouring! Sweet and nutty, like banana bread. A little sharp wine-like vinegary quality seeps through as it warms, along with a hint of aspirin and a tiny bit of caramel, but mostly the yeast dominates, followed by wheat.

Flavor is similar to the nose: sweet, nutty, bready, and banana-y, with just a tinge of sour, overripe dark fruit. and caramelized brown sugar.

Surprisingly thin body for the color, but not for a Hefe. Long, thick and sticky finish. A little too much sting to allow to swish and chew, but very refreshing.

This is a nice option for a refreshing Summer Hefe, when you're also in the mood for something a little more darkly sweet.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 17:24:35 | More by Roguer
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ricecracker420

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-14-2014 22:43:44 | More by ricecracker420
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CharlotteElwart


5/5  rDev +30.5%

06-12-2014 20:02:33 | More by CharlotteElwart
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-10-2014 22:25:37 | More by hockeyfighter19
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sephyrott

Spain

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-10-2014 12:08:07 | More by sephyrott
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sjmad23

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

06-09-2014 20:14:08 | More by sjmad23
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

06-09-2014 18:19:19 | More by TX-Badger
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TruePerception

California

3.41/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Franziskaner's Dunkel.

A: Completely opaque, tamarind-like color. Dull yellow in the dimple. Less than half a finger of head, fades quickly to almost nothing. Thin arc of lacing.

S: Banana peel, and banana bread, mostly. Some molasses.

T/MF: More banana peel. Very crisp. There's a slight spice note in the back, the strengthens a little into the finish. There's a toasted wheat flavor (like toast), as well, but it's fairly light.

This one is not bad, but nothing special. A nice alternative to traditional hot day beers.

Poured from a 16.9 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2014 05:24:35 | More by TruePerception
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

06-09-2014 00:03:43 | More by KevMo84
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IPAbastard760

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

06-07-2014 20:07:46 | More by IPAbastard760
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RickS95

Indiana

3.71/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Looks like tea or slightly watered down cola. Caramel brown in color, a bit clearer than I like. The head is quite attractive as its extremely thick, retains well, and is slightly offwhite. No real lacing.

It's got a spicy scent, which masks the traditional hefe smells that are trying to get out. Can you say, wheat forward.

The taste is pleasant enough. Very biscuity with a hint of spicy. Wheaty.

Nice simpleness to the feel. A bit sweet from the caramel malts before the tangy wheat turns it to the spicy side. Very dry, almost mouth puckering finish.

The Germans have been making beer for a billion years and the results speak for themselves. Very easy to drink because it's good.

Serving type: bottle

06-07-2014 03:09:19 | More by RickS95
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 1,382 ratings.