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Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel - Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,436 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 1,436
Reviews: 779
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 44
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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MikeRMII

California

5/5  rDev +30.9%

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

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.9%

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

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

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

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -6.3%

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.

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

Illinois

5/5  rDev +30.9%

12-02-2011 02:40:56 | More by RichH55
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-01-2011 15:45:40 | More by Rochefort10nh
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-28-2011 23:27:21 | More by rekel
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-27-2011 06:23:26 | More by TheBishopco
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-26-2011 14:33:00 | More by mdillon86
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-25-2011 05:23:43 | More by barnzy78
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logicalparadox

New York

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-25-2011 05:13:17 | More by logicalparadox
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Beefytits4

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-24-2011 01:22:04 | More by Beefytits4
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.08/5  rDev +6.8%

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a hazy amber red. A very fluffy creamy white head. Little or no lacing. The beer smells amazing! Banana bread, nuts, raisins ... Tastes a bit malty with a bready overtone. Hints of bananas, nuts, and caramel. The mouthfeel is very solid, not watery at all, nor chewy. Overall, this beer is delicious. It reminds me of Orval with its complexity. I bought a single 16.9 oz bottle of this, and won't mind doing so again.

11-24-2011 00:23:10 | More by JuicesFlowing
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pgofman

New York

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-23-2011 04:57:53 | More by pgofman
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-23-2011 00:55:32 | More by PittBeerGirl
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BannerAvery

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-22-2011 19:37:30 | More by BannerAvery
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

11-22-2011 04:51:38 | More by jmdrpi
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JSkone09

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-22-2011 00:39:30 | More by JSkone09
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-19-2011 03:42:29 | More by bigdaddypolite
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

11-19-2011 03:26:51 | More by inbierveritas
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ineva

California

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-18-2011 22:54:10 | More by ineva
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I2uss

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-18-2011 20:21:51 | More by I2uss
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thundersteel

Spain

5/5  rDev +30.9%

11-17-2011 13:34:11 | More by thundersteel
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codynevels

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

11-17-2011 05:47:05 | More by codynevels
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
86 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.