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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,405 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,405
Reviews: 778
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.01%
Wants: 43
Gots: 71 | 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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rcjank0

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-20-2011 20:49:56 | More by rcjank0
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WritersBlock

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-20-2011 00:28:05 | More by WritersBlock
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-19-2011 18:28:22 | More by kjkinsey
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Leftofthedial

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-18-2011 09:57:11 | More by Leftofthedial
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rudy0908

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-18-2011 02:09:44 | More by rudy0908
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I couldnt say no to a liter of this thing.

It poured a slightly translucent brown color. white head capped off the stein.

Smell is mostly made of hefeweizen yeast. A slight yeast twang as well.

Taste is very light, almost watery. The yeast feels chewy and crusty. Like the curst of yeast bread. The hefeweizen yeast is taken over by the bready crusty malt.

Serving type: on-tap

12-18-2011 01:40:51 | More by VncentLIFE
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-16-2011 01:18:12 | More by Gregwa
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-14-2011 23:09:52 | More by ROGUE16
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-12-2011 19:16:20 | More by Mebuzzard
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-12-2011 03:44:11 | More by touchmeimsac
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shwami

Germany

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-11-2011 17:03:21 | More by shwami
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Moserman331

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-11-2011 15:22:35 | More by Moserman331
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Rusty18

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-09-2011 23:44:19 | More by Rusty18
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Dirtyrat91740

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-09-2011 22:19:50 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-09-2011 01:42:48 | More by jophish17
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-07-2011 22:55:25 | More by JohneHoodlum
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JohnWaynes44

Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mississippi river brown and cloudy with an off white head. Head formation consists of tiny uniform bubbles and good retention. No lacing. Effervescent bubbler in the center of the glass a la Belgium triple. Very nice nose of yeasty banana / fruity esters. Taste banana right away, sort of clove and hair tonic / dry at the end. Thin, watery feel but the good amount of carbonation offsets the thinness. Flavors and feel are definitely subdued in this one. The banana smell and flavor makes this a unique offering of the style, and one that I always enjoy. Thanks to Dan and Mary Ann for the Holiday gift bottle.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2011 00:21:56 | More by JohnWaynes44
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Lantern


4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-06-2011 16:55:38 | More by Lantern
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +11%

12-06-2011 16:47:40 | More by fuzzcherry
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MikeRMII

California

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-06-2011 04:30:50 | More by MikeRMII
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VikeMan

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-04-2011 23:22:11 | More by VikeMan
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-04-2011 03:47:33 | More by bigred89
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jmarklan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.4%

12-04-2011 01:43:25 | More by jmarklan
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed on 11/10. Reviewed from notes.

Beer is a soft red, almost chestnut, color with bubbly carbonation and an iced-tea coloration when held to light. A thin ring of foam sits on top, surrounded by sticky, but temporary, lacing. Definitely looks sweet and refreshing.

Aroma is milky, accompanied by notes of banana, cherry and lemon. It's very subtle, but appealing.

Black cherry, dried apricot, banana and a dash of pepper are coupled with a heavy, creamy wheatiness at the conclusion. The touch of fruity acidity helps stop it from being overpoweringly wheaty.

Mouthfeel is smooth and never complicated enough to stop you from sipping all day long. The mild dryness left on the tongue keeps the heavy wheat notes at bay.

Overall, this is a solid and extremely drinkable session ale. It's readily available and can definitely be your saving grace at a bar with less than desirable tap selections.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 14:37:36 | More by deapokid
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RichH55

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-02-2011 02:40:56 | More by RichH55
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 1,405 ratings.