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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,434 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,434
Reviews: 779
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.27%
Wants: 43
Gots: 85 | 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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Doppelbockulus

Florida

4.2/5  rDev +9.7%

Poured from my roommate's kegerator into my Franziskaner Weisse Glass.

Hazy amber color. Not totally sure how to describe the smell, plums and banana? Whatever it is, it's good.

It tastes a little tingly sour with some sweet biscuit and banana, but the good kind of banana... I hate artificial banana and don't really like banana bread but this is hinting at good real banana. This is a very flavorful, but still easily drinkable beer. I could have a lot of this in one sitting.

The mouthfeel is very soft with a light sensation of tingliness. the head is creamy and dense due to the tiny nature of the bubbles, it's like a pillow in your mouth.

01-20-2012 03:13:09 | More by Doppelbockulus
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Acho

Spain

4.13/5  rDev +7.8%

A beer that I first tried at the Matrix club in Berlin, and since then it changed my views on this liquid element.
Poured it to the Franziskaner Weizen 0.5 L glass, opaque copperish brown with a nice tan head and yeast that sinks to the bottom of the glas. The smell is quite bred-ish and you can get the fruity hints, very pleasant.
In the taste is where you get the banana and citrus notes, as well as carbonation in your face; crisp and not thick is what makes this brew quite refrshing for the Andalousian summers.

01-19-2012 21:12:59 | More by Acho
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strongaf

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-17-2012 19:57:41 | More by strongaf
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phaedrusovchaos

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-16-2012 12:13:19 | More by phaedrusovchaos
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-15-2012 11:50:20 | More by sd123
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-14-2012 05:08:26 | More by tclapper
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Sarunas7

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

01-12-2012 06:18:00 | More by Sarunas7
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BryanRex

Virginia

3.65/5  rDev -4.7%

Pours a cloudy translucent chestnut, color with temporary lacing and good retention. A nice nose of roasted malt, yeast, banana, chocolate and clove is similar to that of most Belgian Ales. The initial flavor isn’t bold, but hints of wheat with some sweetness and spice are present. The flavor quickly subsists to a very thin, watery mouthfeel with light carbonation. Overall, the ale is great right up to the finish. It’s a nice session ale if no other good options are available.

01-11-2012 03:08:09 | More by BryanRex
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ortie

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-09-2012 14:24:03 | More by ortie
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-07-2012 19:41:53 | More by bbadger
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Stoffel

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-07-2012 04:01:22 | More by Stoffel
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stuckintraffic2

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

01-06-2012 04:41:10 | More by stuckintraffic2
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J23hc

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

Poured into weizen glass. Darker side of mahogony body and three finger head. Nice wheaty smell, cherry, a little spice, not too strong, average. Crisp bite on palate, up front spicy wheat, and sweet cherry finish. Quite good, I like their hefeweizen also.

01-05-2012 22:36:42 | More by J23hc
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

01-03-2012 14:25:39 | More by BigCheese
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msromberg

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-31-2011 18:42:37 | More by msromberg
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hawkmage

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-31-2011 04:39:19 | More by hawkmage
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CNOTEKC

Missouri

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-31-2011 01:24:27 | More by CNOTEKC
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TenHornsProud

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-29-2011 22:41:51 | More by TenHornsProud
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cdwil

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-29-2011 21:43:19 | More by cdwil
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kmwilson76

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-28-2011 17:01:04 | More by kmwilson76
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Amp

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-27-2011 03:02:20 | More by Amp
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educorgan

Portugal

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-27-2011 02:33:22 | More by educorgan
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.78/5  rDev -1.3%

Served unto a weizen glass.

Appearance: A cloudy dark amber, orange-white head is roughly 2 fingers thick. Not overly bubbly.

Smell: Tastes of fresh yeast and strong hops.

Taste: Comes off heavy...incredibly smooth but I wouldn't use the term of incredible beer. Easily a go to beer which some would rate higher but not the tastiest. Light Yeast and heavier hops with a backwash of a lighter carbonation.

Mouth: Light carbonation and but super-bubbly; hence the incredibly head.

Overall: This is definitely a beer you would use to introduce to someone who is somewhat close-minded when it comes to beer. It is very easy to drink but super smooth. To other this might be your "diet-coke" for beer connoisseurs but then again we all need a light drink every now and then. If this beer had a season it would be late summer to fall, why??? because something this filling works best in warm drier climates. Hope you all enjoy and cheers!

12-26-2011 20:16:16 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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InfernalPotato

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-26-2011 05:06:57 | More by InfernalPotato
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Paincane

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +15.7%

A: Cloudy, muddy coffee brown colored pour into 0.5L Franziskaner Weizen glass.
S: Aromas of vanilla, roasted malt, yeast, chocolate and ripe banana.
T: Flavors include vanilla, banana, caramel, bread, roasted malt with a hint of coffee.
M: Medium bodied with food carbonation.
O: Absolutely delicious beer that was very enjoyable and one that I would definitely have again. Great drinkability and flavors with a beautiful nose all contribute to this experience.

12-24-2011 19:45:46 | More by Paincane
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 1,434 ratings.