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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel - Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,307 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 2,307
Reviews: 992
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 170
Gots: 107 | 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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plato

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-23-2013 21:56:34 | More by plato
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hermit990

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-23-2013 02:05:00 | More by hermit990
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dwren89

Virginia

4.54/5  rDev +6.8%

Appearance: brownish-gold, very hazy almost murky, good head retention

Aroma: banana, clove, can definitely detect a darker malt aroma than a normal hefeweizen, but it is very subtle

Taste: yeasty with balanced banana and clove hefeweizen taste with some hints of dark bready/caramel/toasty notes

Mouthfeel: effervescent, slight grainy mouthfeel with smooth edges, short finish, easily quaffable, medium-light body

Overall Impression: Great example of a traditional German Dunkelweizen, balancing fruit esters with some dark, toasty flavors. Easily quaffable, and refreshingly different character from most hefeweizens.

03-22-2013 19:48:03 | More by dwren89
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

03-21-2013 02:51:37 | More by TonyTalon
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.36/5  rDev +2.6%

A- Not really sure how to define the color of this one. Almost ranges from a watered down cola color, to a pale brown. Body is cloudy, but light makes it's way through. Big frothy tan head on top that hangs around for a while.

S- Lots of banana, wheat, grainy bread, hint of zesty citrus.

T- Great flavors of wheat, banana, caramel, grains, even some tobacco flavors sneak in towards the end. The aroma seemed similar to the traditional hefe, but the darker flavors come through in a big way in the taste.

M- Medium bodied, somewhat creamy while maintaining nice carbonation. Very pleasant.

O- Really a solid beer. Great flavors, complex, enjoyable.

03-21-2013 00:16:32 | More by stephenjmoore
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Cyrano41

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

03-20-2013 15:25:11 | More by Cyrano41
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4.54/5  rDev +6.8%

A: poured from a 500 ml bottle into a weizen glass, yellow brown colored with a huge fluffy white head that dissipates leaving some lacing, cloudy

S: yeasty, banana, clove, coriander, spice, toasted malt, biscuit

T: banana, clove, earthy, toffee, bread, caramel, malt, spices, lemon, anise

M: light to medium bodied with good carbonation, refreshing

O: an excellent dunkelweizen with all of the right qualities for the style

03-19-2013 22:53:54 | More by M_C_Hampton
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DavidBart

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

03-19-2013 19:55:34 | More by DavidBart
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claytong

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-19-2013 11:55:23 | More by claytong
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eawolff99

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-19-2013 02:13:19 | More by eawolff99
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-18-2013 17:39:13 | More by Celtics76
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-18-2013 14:04:58 | More by CuriousMonk
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-18-2013 13:52:21 | More by JakerLou
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match1112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-17-2013 13:19:08 | More by match1112
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Noonan425

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-17-2013 02:19:45 | More by Noonan425
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WynnO

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-15-2013 05:47:58 | More by WynnO
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djura

Serbia

4.23/5  rDev -0.5%

Got it in Romania.

A - Huge foam,darker,lots of bubbles,full body,ruby color.
S - Cereals,light smell of dark fruits,very familiar hefe weiss smell.
T/M - Drinkable,crispy,smooth to drink. Full taste. Doesn't feel like dark beer,but have more complex and stronger taste then light hefe beers. No carbonation.

O - Honestly, so good beer,i could drink it instead of breakfast.

03-14-2013 21:21:20 | More by djura
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Poupae

Thailand

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-14-2013 13:50:13 | More by Poupae
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-12-2013 03:52:45 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Schwantz

Florida

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-10-2013 23:32:00 | More by Schwantz
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nataku00

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-10-2013 21:55:32 | More by nataku00
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sgoro

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-10-2013 01:58:57 | More by sgoro
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ejh06752

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

03-08-2013 22:57:14 | More by ejh06752
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1up

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

03-08-2013 14:29:51 | More by 1up
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-07-2013 21:23:52 | More by JimmyFlatRock
Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
95 out of 100 based on 2,307 ratings.