Dunkel Weiss - Great Divide Brewing Company
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Reviews by damienblack:
3.63/5 rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Pours a blood-red, deep. Fluffy head, but not quite as aggressive as some of the German dunkels. Smell is a bit muted, but still fresh vibrant malt. Doesn't smell hoppy. Taste is muted but still bright sweet dark malt. Pretty lively with some nice carbonation. A bit thin in the mouth, not a huge depth of flavor, nor as coating as a lot of the germans. But still tasty and quite refreshing.
Serving type: bottle
07-24-2009 04:19:01 | More by damienblack
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4.28/5 rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Damned thing almost exploded as I popped the cap, then literally filled my snifter with the head after roughly an ounce of beer hit the glass. The beer is a medium brown, very rich looking, in color; but all you notice is the huge head of slightly offwhite bubbles. All different sizes, all popping at different times.
Nothing Earth-shattering about the nose, it's not bad, just nothing exceptional. Standard issue banana and clove, with what must be cinnamon giving it more depth. All the usual hefe suspects are kept in line with an aggressive malt bill.
I totally dig the taste. Very malty, but it's got that nice yeasty tang to it and the aforementioned spice (has to be cinnamon) to balance the twang and add a little sweetness.
Medium-bodied, feels thick and creamy as it dances on the tongue. Tangy and sweet, faintly spicy with some heat at the end, mostly from the carbonation.
An extremely easy drinker. No real faults, the lack of smell is a minimal issue in my book. The style hasn't always been high on my list of must haves, but this beer may enter my normal rotation of drinks.
Serving type: bottle
08-25-2012 03:20:54 | More by RickS95
Dunkel Weiss from Great Divide Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.