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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,298 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,298
Reviews: 988
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 168
Gots: 101 | 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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tvl89

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-16-2013 03:57:11 | More by tvl89
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AlkaholTester

Nevada

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-16-2013 02:50:08 | More by AlkaholTester
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Sudcutter

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

04-15-2013 04:33:22 | More by Sudcutter
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JamesQuaff

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-15-2013 03:56:28 | More by JamesQuaff
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Dubbs33

New York

5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-14-2013 12:34:19 | More by Dubbs33
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Theniz

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-13-2013 20:29:11 | More by Theniz
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postalroger

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-13-2013 18:18:27 | More by postalroger
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Troville1990

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-12-2013 00:54:59 | More by Troville1990
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BarrelAgedBrian

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-09-2013 21:19:55 | More by BarrelAgedBrian
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browniewithnuts

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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SeaOfShells

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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lsolanilla

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-08-2013 16:22:31 | More by lsolanilla
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RD1163

California

5/5  rDev +17.6%

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billab914

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-07-2013 20:42:54 | More by billab914
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 19:01:18 | More by schnarr84
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Maillard

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-07-2013 06:44:39 | More by Maillard
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AL89BR

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

04-07-2013 01:18:29 | More by AL89BR
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barczar

Kentucky

4.21/5  rDev -0.9%

Pours a murky medium brown with yeast sediment floaties and a frothy, puffy 2 inch cream head that won't quit. As it does dissipate, it leaves sticky lacing.

Orange, coriander, and banana accompany yeast in the initial aroma. Notes if clove and lemon complement the wheat character well. Citrus dominates.
There's a slightly bready note and a touch of floral sweetness.

Flavor reveals tart lemon, bubblegum, and banana underlying a wheaty, slightly bready backbone. Clove, orange, and slightly plasticy phenols add complexity. The finish is fairly bready, peppery, and floral.

Body is moderate to a touch light, with fairly high carbonation.

Definitely more malt character than the hefe, which suits my palate well. Excellent yeast esters.

04-05-2013 21:58:31 | More by barczar
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ThirstyHowellthe3rd

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-04-2013 04:15:09 | More by ThirstyHowellthe3rd
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atone315

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-04-2013 01:59:30 | More by atone315
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warpedrevolution

Washington

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-03-2013 04:31:08 | More by warpedrevolution
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FosterJM

California

4.18/5  rDev -1.6%

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.

04-03-2013 00:45:46 | More by FosterJM
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dwagner003

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-01-2013 20:01:59 | More by dwagner003
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Stevedore

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-01-2013 05:40:13 | More by Stevedore
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,298 ratings.