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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,288 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,288
Reviews: 987
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 168
Gots: 101 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001)
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-25-2013 18:52:10 | More by muskiesman
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ebin

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-25-2013 16:22:01 | More by ebin
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cclark67789

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-25-2013 00:18:38 | More by cclark67789
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tbryan5

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-24-2013 21:37:02 | More by tbryan5
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deac83

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

02-23-2013 23:41:18 | More by deac83
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ToastySteve


4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-23-2013 17:49:55 | More by ToastySteve
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emsjf

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-23-2013 15:55:46 | More by emsjf
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Bill235

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-22-2013 20:53:06 | More by Bill235
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atomic

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-22-2013 09:19:15 | More by atomic
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minterro

Colorado

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%

I believe this is my first beer of this style, and little to no experience means I don't have much to go off of. Bought this beer on a whim in Hancock, MI at their CO-OP, the whole oldest brewery thing caught my eye.

A&S: From the Dunkelweizen description this beer pretty much nails the appearance category; murky brown, huge clumps of yeast, great head retention (light brown coloration). The smell isn't very powerful but it does contain pleasant banana yeastiness along with some sweet maltyness.

T&M: Super drinkable for starters. Has the classic hefewisen banana and clove tones. Similar to the nose as far as the malts are concerned. Nothing surprising or nothing standing out. very crisp with little bitterness, medium to light body.

overall: I was happily surprised by this beer. Some of these old European breweries have beer that tastes remarkably similar (mostly due to the purity laws), but this beer and this style incredible delightful. The cost on this beer is extremely low compared to the quality (I believe it was around 3 dollars). Would highly recommend this beer to anyone.

02-21-2013 08:31:59 | More by minterro
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.36/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured from a 16.9 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours dark brown with a 2 finger dark tan head. Big walls and leopard spotting of lacing cover the glass.

S- sweet maple, toast, toffee, caramel

T- huge sweet malts, toast, caramel, toffee, light roast, and slight bitterness.

M- medium body and carbonation. Thick, syrupy and creamy feel.

O- very good dunkel. Huge sweet malts with some light toast notes.

02-21-2013 03:24:43 | More by kawilliams81
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Filthyfloor

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

02-21-2013 00:48:30 | More by Filthyfloor
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MattNeskie


2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

02-20-2013 06:14:53 | More by MattNeskie
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mjenkins5

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-20-2013 02:39:33 | More by mjenkins5
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-19-2013 03:03:42 | More by MaxOhle
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -29.4%

02-18-2013 17:48:48 | More by BGsWo22
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burdgod

Maryland

5/5  rDev +17.6%

02-15-2013 23:44:09 | More by burdgod
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Dirty25

Germany

2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

02-15-2013 13:41:01 | More by Dirty25
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aasher

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-15-2013 00:43:34 | More by aasher
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Kalev13

Delaware

4/5  rDev -5.9%

02-14-2013 15:36:42 | More by Kalev13
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Giannis

Greece

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

02-14-2013 09:06:20 | More by Giannis
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Sisky

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-14-2013 04:13:58 | More by Sisky
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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

02-14-2013 00:53:21 | More by AOShabaz
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orangesol

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-12-2013 02:04:12 | More by orangesol
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.99/5  rDev -6.1%

epic value at under 4 bucks per bottle. the pour is really cloudy brownish pinkish color, kind of odd really, with a really robust pure white head of thick foam, long lasting, and leaves good lace. the color is funky, and I think this is far superior on tap, but the beer itself is amazing. it smells like good german hefe yeast and dark wheat malt, some solid toast on the grains, and a refreshing citrus element. the flavor is identical to the nose, rich and complex, quite fruity, but a little more roast than the weizenbock or the regular hef. I like the additional body it provides, there is a nice soft feel too, although the carbonation is still quite lively. its traditional, its cheap, and its damn good. how can you beat that? I think of the four ive had from this brewery, I like the regular hefe the best, but all have been extraordinary. again, the value cannot be beat!

02-11-2013 23:23:46 | More by StonedTrippin
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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