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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,404 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,404
Reviews: 778
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 43
Gots: 70 | 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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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

07-05-2014 01:49:10 | More by DamnYankeeHeadHunter
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lesminer

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +24%

07-03-2014 19:31:46 | More by lesminer
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Sad_Spirit


3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2014 16:11:35 | More by beerdrifter
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Nyczj

Michigan

4/5  rDev +4.4%

06-30-2014 13:37:19 | More by Nyczj
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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
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 1,404 ratings.