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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,246 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,246
Reviews: 984
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 161
Gots: 89 | 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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Ratings: 2,246 | Reviews: 984 | Display Reviews Only:
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banjofred101

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 03:58:20 | More by banjofred101
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 02:59:23 | More by PEIhop
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Nightrain87

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-20-2011 01:47:49 | More by Nightrain87
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Wally1912

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 19:12:46 | More by Wally1912
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-19-2011 03:43:04 | More by bigdaddypolite
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ineva

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 22:55:10 | More by ineva
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Warfarin

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 21:49:09 | More by Warfarin
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seth72104

Missouri

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 20:12:48 | More by seth72104
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I2uss

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-18-2011 19:54:37 | More by I2uss
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

3.58/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tulip glass.

A: Opaque medium brown color, with 3 fingers of light cream colored fluffy foam. Very good retention, and leaves solid wall of lacing.

S: clove, lemon, earthy malt, burnt sugar, hint of banana, sweet breadiness.

T: Taste is similar w/ some caramel, which is also on the finish. A little sweet.

M: Very light carbonation. Medium body. Kind of watery.

O: Not bad hefe.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2011 07:22:35 | More by pmarlowe
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logicalparadox

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-17-2011 04:47:19 | More by logicalparadox
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-16-2011 18:31:04 | More by FreshmanPour77
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Burt

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-15-2011 18:11:10 | More by Burt
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Xarth

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 17:15:38 | More by Xarth
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Lawnboy33

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-15-2011 06:05:48 | More by Lawnboy33
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

11-15-2011 06:01:02 | More by Exiled
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GennyCreamAle

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-15-2011 02:54:07 | More by GennyCreamAle
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TEAMHOLT

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

11-14-2011 17:37:28 | More by TEAMHOLT
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BeerSingh

India

5/5  rDev +17.6%

11-14-2011 12:09:44 | More by BeerSingh
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tykees88

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Pours a nice dark overripened banana brown. Great rocky frothy head. Fantastic lacing.

S- Smells a little like banana bread, clove and hops.

T- Little bit of a letdown. Not much of a malty backbone. It's just a big wheat beer flavor, followed by a bready banana. I just don't think it goes well with this beer. The flavors are a little off putting.

M- It's a little lighter bodied than one would think. Not so chewy. I like that, gimme the flavor of franziskaner and the body of this and lookout.

O-It's just good. I think I am underwhelmed slightly just because I expect alot better from them.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2011 13:42:44 | More by tykees88
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rab53

Washington

4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a muddy semi-transparent brown. Big frothy white head. Sampled directly after the Hefeweissbier. Both have big clove, banana and bubble gum aromas, though this one is a little more subdued. Light on carbonation, making subsequent sips oh so easy. I generally don't care for wheat beers, but I may have to revisit this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 02:02:26 | More by rab53
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StaveHooks

Oklahoma

4.43/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a cloudy honey brown. A mounded 2 finger off-white head that sinks very slow creating a thick ceiling and impressive lacing.

S - Yeasty banana bread, very doughy. Lots of wheat with notes of clove and bubblegum.

T - Follows the nose with moist banana bread, sweet with clove and a thick wheat backbone. Hints of caramel, berries, and slight nuttiness in the middle. Finishes with a bit more grain in the malt

M - Silky smooth and creamy. Tight but low carbonation with a light to medium body.

The mouthfeel is perfect! Very elegant flavors and seems to have great balance with the flavors. The wheat still shines and the esters seem perfectly placed. This beer will leave you wanting more.

Serving type: bottle

10-27-2011 00:36:38 | More by StaveHooks
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tony223366

California

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From my beer journal. Reviewed on July 25, 2011.

A: Very hazy and dark rusty brown. Light at the thin parts of the glass. Gorgeous head. Weihenstephaner always kills it with the head! Another beer another fantastic head.

S: Familiar banana and cloves but with an added fruity and nutty smell as well.

T: Awesome flavor. Not as strong on the cloves and bananas as the regular hefeweizen, which I don't mind. Really nice fruity and nutty backbone. Finishes slightly bitter and very clean. I wish I was drinking one right now.

M: Nice medium body or so with good carbonation.

O: This was a really great beer! Weihenstephaner brews probably my favorite classic German beers. Will probably buy again soon.

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2011 06:51:27 | More by tony223366
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PolarBear3

Australia

4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Drank from my Duvel Tulip glass

A - Pours a hazy brown colour with an impressive off white creamy two+ finger head.

S - Banana and some caramel aromas with the sweet malts and a hint of vanilla

T - Wheaty flavour with banana and sweet malts shining through along with caramel and dark fruits.

M - Very smooth and creamy with right amount of carbonation

O - A very enjoyable drinking beer that can be consumed at any time of the day. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2011 12:32:08 | More by PolarBear3
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Mora2000

Texas

4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a hazy brown color with a huge off-white head. The aroma is full of wheat, toffee and cloves with quite a bit of banana mixed in. A very nice aroma.

The flavor is similar. I get a lot of toffee and brown sugar notes, as well as some wheat and banana. All of the notes meld together perfectly as I have come to expect from Weihenstephaner wheat beers.

Medium mouthfeel and high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 03:35:43 | More by Mora2000
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,246 ratings.