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Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel - Würzburger Hofbräu AG

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BA SCORE
86
very good

367 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 244
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Würzburger Hofbräu AG visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 01-10-2002)
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Sudcutter

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +30.9%

09-21-2013 15:54:06 | More by Sudcutter
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ExaltedNecrosis

Texas

4.14/5  rDev +8.4%

500 ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

A - Pours a deep, cloudy mahogany with ruby around the edges. Large 3-4 finger head of fine, creamy bubbles. A finger of head persists almost the entire time I'm drinking it.

S - Sweet aroma of banana, caramel, and clove.

T - I get a lot of banana, sweet caramel malt, clove. Sweet and tasty.

M - Smooth, creamy, refreshing, with high carbonation. The fine head provides a great mouthfeel.

O - My first Julius Echter beer, and definitely not my last. This far exceeded my expectations. It was sweet, creamy, balanced, and refreshing.

09-19-2013 00:25:24 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

09-16-2013 01:29:08 | More by jim_carignan
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-13-2013 19:02:47 | More by csfcmitchell
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frogfan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-12-2013 20:38:27 | More by frogfan
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.7%

09-08-2013 16:52:53 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-31-2013 01:09:46 | More by jzlyo
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +4.7%

08-23-2013 00:44:32 | More by MN_Beerticker
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diverite

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

08-23-2013 00:10:58 | More by diverite
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Brendog9

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +10.7%

Best by September 2013. Poured into the trusty Newport Storm balloon glass.

Pours a solid two finger, white head that quickly dissipated.

Tons of banana flavors present in the caramel colored liquid. A velvety mouthfeel helps this beer go down smooth and often. A great grilling companion on a perfect summer night.

08-04-2013 22:45:21 | More by Brendog9
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Mantooth

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

08-01-2013 23:17:14 | More by Mantooth
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mquinn919

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +30.9%

08-01-2013 23:06:07 | More by mquinn919
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +10.7%

Best before 2013/09. Poured into a Penn Weizen glass. My first Julius Echter beer. Hopefully, this is one damn tasty dunkelweizen.

Wow! What an amazing looking torch of beer that I wield in my hands. Uniformly chocolate brown with cola and dark orange hues. Super cloudy. Immense head that sat at a perfect three fingers for quite awhile. Slowly adopted the yeasty bottom into the beer. Great-looking.

Dark bread and crusts, turned banana, dark wheat, milk chocolate, tangy citrus, raisin, and hints of clove. Not the commanding nose that I was kind of expecting. Still soft and authentically simple.

Oh my. Big rich banana and clove, paired with dark wheatiness, light roastiness, dried cherry, orange, bubblegum, and chocolate malt powder. Has that semi-sweet and fruity/spicy opening followed by growing bitterness and a taste of earthy and citrusy hops in the finish. Very yeasty with a nuttiness that I enjoy. That dark fruit character really amps things up, alongside a traditional, heavily-malted, German dunkelweizen. Pretty phenomenal.

A little sudsy, to go along with the bigger and enveloping mouth of body. Wet and a little coarse at times, but combiningly milky and stocky. A great feel.

A top-notch dunkelweizen, no doubt. Highly recommended. Now, to continue enjoying this alongside my fig and prosciutto flatbread!

07-14-2013 01:35:23 | More by thecheapies
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -5%

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.

A: Cloudy mahogany brown. The rocky beige head retains extremely well, as expected. Lacing is rather minimal. On point for the style.

S: Overripe bananas and banana bread. Walnuts. Toast and crust. Raspberry jam. Clove and pepper, mild vanilla extract sort of aroma. Subtle cocoa and perhaps even a note of char buried deeply.

T: Yeasty and spicy at the outset. Apples with cinnamon. Black pepper. Berry ester and banana. Clove builds a bit more toward the back end. Brown sugar and banana bread. Light tartness. Darker malts lend tastes of dark caramel, brown bread, toast and crust, and a mild hint of brown cocoa. Touch of vanilla extract. Spicy yeast finish of pepper and clove.

M: Medium bodied. Very filling in the mouth, rounded with a lush feel. Carbonation is not as prominent as expected, causing the mouthfeel to seem a little flat and in need of dimension.

O: Pretty decent as far as the style goes, but it didn't wow me. It felt a little flat, but it in all fairness it did have a pretty rough journey in the trunk of my car for a couple of days.

07-14-2013 00:32:11 | More by ryan1788a5
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Fr0stb1te

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

07-08-2013 17:14:11 | More by Fr0stb1te
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

07-04-2013 21:52:37 | More by WOLFGANG
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JamLand

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

07-01-2013 22:43:49 | More by JamLand
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-30-2013 14:00:39 | More by mrfrancis
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

06-28-2013 03:42:14 | More by bigred89
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Murrhey

Montana

3.3/5  rDev -13.6%

Poured from a 500ml standard pressure-cap bottle into a weizen glass. Reviewed live. Best before May, 2013. Whoops.

A- Four-finger head with long retention. Cream-colored with tiny, thick bubbles. Muddied brown color body.

S- Slight sour, wheaty aroma. Pungent and tangy smelling.

T- Dark wheats, rich malts, some spices. Coriander and maybe a smidge of banana.

M- Smooth and rich feel. Pretty nice.

O- I wish I had drank this when it was fresh, but I'm not complaining. Still a nice beer.

06-27-2013 05:11:28 | More by Murrhey
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keithmurray

New York

3.98/5  rDev +4.2%

16.9 oz bottled dated best by 9/2013

Appearance - hazy chestnut brown liquid with pillowy tan head

Smell - clove, ginger, cinnamon, brown sugar

Taste - wheat, banana, clove, touch of caramel and brown sugar

Mouthfeel - lighter end of medium bodied, medium, crisp carbonation, sweet body, flavors linger for a bit, refreshing

Overall - it's been a while since I had a dunkleweizen, but this is a good iteration of the style

Price Point - $10.99/4pk 16.9 oz bottles

06-21-2013 01:42:55 | More by keithmurray
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johnricardo

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

06-18-2013 03:15:59 | More by johnricardo
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rxmk

New York

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

06-17-2013 01:21:32 | More by rxmk
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-12-2013 23:43:24 | More by dmorgan310
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sammy806

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

06-02-2013 15:32:29 | More by sammy806
Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
86 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.