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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,523 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,523
Reviews: 1,023
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 217
Gots: 198 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

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Served from the bottle into a weizen glass.

A- Poured a light golden brown color, lots of clarity, tons of streaming carbonation, with a massive fluffy white head that left no lacing.

S- Very big banana, clove, some toffee, big mineral, and light bubblegum notes.

T- Huge banana and clove notes up front. BIg toffee, caramel, nutty, and wheat bread notes. Some sweetness reminiscent of a cream soda and like vanilla. Some light bubblegum notes but not nearly as big as in their hefeweizen.

M- Prickly carbonation, very refreshing, smooth, almost creamy, and quite a bit of body.

O- I love their hefeweizen and I actually like this one more. The dark malt bill adds a ton of complexity to the usual hefeweizen flavor profile. It goes down so smooth too. I can't believe I have not had more dunkelweizens in my life, but this is incredible.

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A: Deep copper, thick head that lingers. Careful pour required.

S: Banana and plumb or prune. Aroma hangs around to the end.

T: Banana and some kind of caramel apple.

M: Nice even coating, hidden carbonation fills everything.

O: A new favorite, a very excellent beer that will go with about anything.

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Overall-Not surprisingly it is great beer from what is probably my favorite brewery. It should please any beer drinker.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,523 ratings.