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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,344 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,344
Reviews: 994
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 174
Gots: 117 | 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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5/5  rDev +17.6%

beaulabauve, Apr 29, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

mweso2000, Apr 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

sennin, Apr 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

BoRaeCho, Apr 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Ishogai, Apr 28, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

CSFerrier, Apr 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

petluo, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

fisherbray, Apr 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

tenacioustomato, Apr 22, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Greymanx, Apr 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

Ozurr, Apr 20, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

FreshZ, Apr 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

SalMineo, Apr 16, 2012
Photo of MattSweatshirt
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a two finger off white/light brown head and the body is a golden copper. Even though it is cloudy and somewhat dark you can still see the ample carbonation Weihenstephaner has with their wheat beers.
Big malt character is present in the nose. The usual banana and clove suspects but with some apple as well.
The spice notes play a big part in the taste. The prominent malt characteristic in the nose is present in the taste as well. The fruitiness is not as prevelant in this one as in the regular hefe.
Smooth and kinda light – medium bodied with enough carbonation to keep it interesting as you drink. Slightly drying.

MattSweatshirt, Apr 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

nomoon, Apr 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

cbnz, Apr 15, 2012
Photo of draheim
4.08/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500mL (code 1191) into a weizen glass. Lots of carbonation evident as the foam pushes its way out of the bottle as soon as I pop the cap.

Pours a slightly hazy brownish amber w/ a thick dense beige head, vigorous carb.

Aroma is dark malts, ripe bananas, spices, and something that reminds me of V-8.

Taste is soft mellow fruity malt and clean crisp water. A nice bready softness from the yeast.

Mouthfeel is smooth, medium-bodied, clean.

Overall another reference-quality beer from Weihenstephaner.

draheim, Apr 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

sandy408, Apr 14, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -35.3%

NHSTEVE, Apr 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

zrab11, Apr 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

Zaphog, Apr 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

usafboy, Apr 08, 2012
Photo of Drinkerofales
4.1/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark copper, some gold in the light. A large light mocha head takes forever to dissipate and leaves some spotty lacing, and a permaring.

Smell is of yeast, roast malt, lightly peppery and fruity.

Taste is somewhat less however. Lightly peppery, with some malts and yeast, and a nice tang on the finish.

Feel is smooth and light, yet some texture from the wheat, yeasty aspect.

Another good beer from an excellent brewery. Only a few other places make a better Dunkel.

DOA

Drinkerofales, Apr 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

2dogbrew, Apr 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

mtlasley, Apr 05, 2012
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,344 ratings.