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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,337 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,337
Reviews: 993
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 173
Gots: 112 | 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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Photo of goochpunch
4.97/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours out a cloudy, nutty brown with a creamy tanned head. Smells like banana nut bread with cloves. Little toastiness too. Tastes like banana nut bread too. Little bit of sweetness in the finish. Creamy, fluffy mouthfeel. As always, Weihenstephaner puts out another stellar beer.

goochpunch, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of jophish17
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

jophish17, Dec 09, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

kornkid8600, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of Stoney123
5/5  rDev +17.6%

Stoney123, Dec 06, 2011
Photo of Nerudamann
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pilsner glass.

Look- dark amber color, maybe a little murky, with about two or two and a half fingers' worth of foam that dissipates somewhat quickly.

Smell - exactly as it's described. It smells like a Bavarian hefeweizen, but darker due to notes of caramel or something along those lines maybe.

Taste - very interesting taste! Not at all what I was expecting. It does still have that Bavarian feel to it, but it's spicier than I would have imagined it to be. It's not wild and crazy though. The purity laws would prevent that.

Mouthfeel - very well balanced brew, not too far on the side of watery or creamy.

Overall - very good brew that fits exactly with the style.

Nerudamann, Dec 06, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

benbou17, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of Jerone
4.72/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy nut brown color with a cream colored head that sticks around for a long time and leaves great lacing.

S - Yeast, wheat, toasted malt, bread and banana and bubble gum yum!

T - Great taste of predominately banana and bubble gum which is balanced out by bready yeast, toasted malt and some wheat. A great example of the style with tons of flavor.

M - Medium bodied, with medium carbonation, you can almost feel a bit of texture to this beer, definitely not watery.

O - Just a very solid beer that should please all beer lovers and even none beer lovers. Great beer for any time of year and any occasion.

Jerone, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

SRossman, Dec 05, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

VikeMan, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

barnzy78, Dec 04, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Mario61Aler, Dec 04, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

deapokid, Dec 03, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

kjkinsey, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

JustinQ, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

falcon1, Dec 02, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

rekel, Dec 01, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Rochefort10nh, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

bpattt, Dec 01, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

jmdrpi, Nov 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

kelvarnsen, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

goff104, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

codon2004, Nov 29, 2011
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

bigox420, Nov 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -29.4%

ZinFanDave, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of horshack7
4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: From a 1.9 pint bottle and poured into a Hefeweizen glass is a rich and dark hazy copper with some amber hues through out this beer. On top is a very thick rocky head that is about two inches tall. Scattered lacing is left behind that looks very good in the glass.

Aroma: Clove, fruity esters, banana, and brown sugary sweetness. Floral hops mostly with notes of alcohol.

Taste: Quite the malty backbone with a buttery smooth mouthfeel. Banana, cloves, yeasty breadiness with a slight dry finish.

Notes: Such a great beer top to bottom. Cheers.

horshack7, Nov 28, 2011
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,337 ratings.