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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,354 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,354
Reviews: 994
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 174
Gots: 119 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

atone315, Apr 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

warpedrevolution, Apr 03, 2013
Photo of FosterJM
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1760th review on BA
Bottle to Speiglau Wheat glass
500 ml

App- Out of the bottle, a mix of browns and a bit of golds.A nice puffy 2-1/2 finger head that was a long time to settle. A bit of whites flecked in the center of the glass. Nice deep cling and lace.

Smell- A very good Dunkelweizen. A good mix of the base hefeweizen with a deeper richer malt nose. A bit of dark fruits like a quad with some rich caramels. A classic aroma to say the least.

Taste- Very similar to the the Hefe from this brewery. They nail the style with a bit of malts, wheat and caramel on the flavors. Well balanced and a bit spicy. The overall flavors and tastes dont overwhelm but compliment eachother.

Mouth- A bit of a lighter medium body with a pretty thick carbonation. A bit more caramel on the residual flavors than i wouldve thought, but very good non the less.

Drink- Its in the top 250 for a reason. I like the hefe better though.

FosterJM, Apr 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

dwagner003, Apr 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

mklisz, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Stevedore, Apr 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

gjoker321, Apr 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

rainydays2020, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

BeastLU, Mar 31, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

beergod1, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Danny1217, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

schoon, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Nordura
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

No question this is a fine, fine beer. Nice and toasty, with some apple and banana, but more apple. Some nice spice accents.

Really exceptional mouthfeel, nice carbonation, so drinkable.

If you love malty beers, you'll love this. In my top 5 for the style.

Nordura, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

BAsbill, Mar 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

brez8791, Mar 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

jroberts8811, Mar 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

AnitaBrewski, Mar 29, 2013
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5/5  rDev +17.6%

Bromine, Mar 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

Dave_Treat, Mar 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

BARFLYB, Mar 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

For anyone that has travelled to Germany to taste fresh Dunkel beer, they may have experienced the same disappointment if they do not speak the language in restaurants or pubs. Unless you are buying bottled beer in a store, waiters and bartenders will purposely ignore your request and serve you the local brew (in France they did the same to me when I ordered a Paulaner: they tried to serve me Kronenbourg).

Almost opaque brown, this rich malty brew has a nice hop spice to it that sets it apart from the bland counterparts of which there are many. There is a creamy goodness to this dunkel that eludes the price and is well worth a try.

Hendry, Mar 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev 0%

Sparky44, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

plato, Mar 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.9%

hermit990, Mar 23, 2013
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,354 ratings.