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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,210 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,210
Reviews: 980
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 153
Gots: 76 | 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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cambabeer

Florida

4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

It's been too long since I've had wheat beer. I've gone like 6 months without one after a long phase of faithful wheat beer drinking. This stuff is delicious.

Perfectly white head sitting on just slightly cloudy, deep mahogany brown body. Smells very malty and sweet, yet somehow crisp as well. Floral and buttery. A little pear like.

Taste is super malty. The wheat is everywhere, buttery and slightly sweet, but not overly so. Crisp and zesty almost blueberry flavor. Malt all the way through to the end. Nothing harsh, very mild in all respects. Very smooth feel, nice carbonation. Goes down easy, very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2014 02:39:31 | More by cambabeer
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DRBiser

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-03-2014 18:16:53 | More by DRBiser
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emeyer

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-02-2014 02:39:34 | More by emeyer
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russwilliam

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-02-2014 02:22:13 | More by russwilliam
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WckdVbz

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-01-2014 04:26:43 | More by WckdVbz
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Mpenders

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.6%

06-30-2014 23:47:02 | More by Mpenders
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MaltLickyWithTheCandy

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-30-2014 00:57:24 | More by MaltLickyWithTheCandy
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Swettenham_Shire

Ohio

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-29-2014 23:52:17 | More by Swettenham_Shire
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silverblaze540

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Very dark amber color. Exceptionally bubbly. It poured with a thick white creamy head. Mostly opaque, but some light comes through. Somewhat murky.

S - A sour citrusy smell and lots of wheat.

T - Front is a citrus orange taste. Middle is wheaty. Finish is malty. Not a very strong alcohol taste and not bitter at all.

M - Medium thickness. Lots of carbonation that you feel as it first hits your tongue.

O - This is a mellow beer with a nice malty, wheat taste. Almost no bitterness and very enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 14:25:34 | More by silverblaze540
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Mike-Harms

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-29-2014 00:59:57 | More by Mike-Harms
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archyquaffer

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 17 ounce Euro-brown bottle into a shaker. A moderate pour produces about an inch of off-white head that dissipates rather quickly but leaves a pretty stick 1/8 inch residuum coating the top. The beer is a hazy yellow-amber color with moderate carbonation.

Very enticing, fruity aroma- yeasty, tart, spicy, tang, apple pie, banana, raspberry, cherry and a light earthy funk. These aromas/suggestions carry over into the flavor, with the banana accentuated a bit at first, but with the other fruits catching up. I perceive a burpy, frothy, pungent mass coating the back of the mouth and producing monumental burps. A nice rich caramelly malt backs up the yeast, fruit, funk, and tang. A strong hint of dark fruit lurks in the background and lingers in the aftertaste.

This pint-plus bottle was purchased for $3.49 at Hennessey Grocery in Butte, Montana. This strikes me as quite an excellent deal, considering the obvious excellence of this beer (and the distance traveled!). Kudos to the Hennessey for making this exotic foreign beer available in my little corner of the mountains...

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 04:16:54 | More by archyquaffer
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KeyWestGator

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

06-28-2014 01:09:44 | More by KeyWestGator
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crazyfoMostout

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-28-2014 00:37:49 | More by crazyfoMostout
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insearchofhops

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-26-2014 21:24:24 | More by insearchofhops
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-26-2014 20:59:54 | More by leaversuch
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The_Danzig

California

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-26-2014 05:48:03 | More by The_Danzig
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Mortiz238

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-26-2014 05:47:00 | More by Mortiz238
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gatorlove

Florida

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-26-2014 02:49:57 | More by gatorlove
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IPAaron

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

06-24-2014 23:50:14 | More by IPAaron
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WhoWeCallMeat

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-22-2014 23:12:30 | More by WhoWeCallMeat
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wshinevar

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

06-22-2014 19:03:34 | More by wshinevar
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joemochas

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

06-21-2014 18:04:34 | More by joemochas
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stomioka

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

06-21-2014 17:17:43 | More by stomioka
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

06-21-2014 02:45:54 | More by Hohnbaum
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GiaLvo

Italy

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

06-20-2014 14:47:22 | More by GiaLvo
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
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