Schöfferhofer Dunkles Hefeweizen - Binding-Brauerei AG
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4/5 rDev +9.3%
A good, spritzy dunkel weisse that makes up in refreshment what it lacks in depth. Murky copper-brown with fluffy head that doesn't last. Yeasty aroma with hints of pear and candy caramel. There is not much malt presence but it slowly asserts itself as the beer warms. Fruity, initially spiky, spritzy; a very wet, quenching finish. Smooth, easily drinkable, with a slight tint of metal deep down, the only off quality. While not as big and robust as some dunkel weisses, it's still very tasty.
12-03-2002 15:00:32 | More by Thrasher
United Kingdom (England)
3.48/5 rDev -4.9%
Quite nice, very quaffable. Sweetish, banana and chocolate flavour. Very, very smooth, and even a bit light. Still, theres enough, German wheat character (banana, clove) and dark malt character (choc/caramel) to keep you interested. Not the best dunkle weiss, but very solid by anyones standard. Not a bad drop.
03-04-2003 00:33:09 | More by rastaman
3.9/5 rDev +6.6%
Pours a murky brown with a large white head, as it should be. Lacings are spot-on.
Aroma is a indistinguishable from a regular Hefeqeizen, bananas and cloves, I would have liked some heavier malt aromas.
Malt really comes through on the tongue though. Begins with some nice dark malt flavours. Dates, plums and maybe pears on the lighter side. Subtle caramel adds a touch of sweetness but doesn't overshadow the refreshing sweetness of the style. Banana and cloves are certainly there, but, again, more subtle than you would have in a Hefeweizen. Alcohol is noticeale but nicely restrained.
Creamy mouthfeel but some spritzy carbonation.
This is a very nice beer, I'd go so far as to say a standard for the style. Everything I want from a dark hefeweizen is in there.
07-19-2008 20:58:23 | More by CanuckRover
3.65/5 rDev -0.3%
Murky orange brown, creamy beige head.
Smell malty and yeasty. Only a very little bit of banana, a little caramel.
Taste wise it's the same thing: a bit of malt but hardly anything else. I'm a little disappointed.
Overall this is a simple wheat.
Bought this on a recent trip to Germany, it was on sale. I wonder if normally this brew has more depth. I'll have to try again in the future.
For now, it's ok, but nothing special
07-18-2014 14:46:07 | More by RuudJH
United Kingdom (England)
3.1/5 rDev -15.3%
500ml brown bottle purchased in Berlin, drank in the UK.
Poured into one of my Franziskaner Weissbier glasses, it looked moody, cloudy and merky, with an off white thick head, just like a dark wheat beer should look like.
If you can get past the bannana aroma which is almost overpowering at first, you get vanilla and othet fruits coming through, in my opinion this beers best asset.
Standard Dunkel Weizen taste of wheat and bannana/vanilla flavours.
No mouthfeel to write about, not watery, not thick, just a normal type of consistancy for me.
A bog standard Dunkel Weizen.
01-28-2007 15:28:31 | More by BlackHaddock
3.53/5 rDev -3.6%
Found in a Moscow supermarket this German standard brown half liter bottle bears a dark green and gold label with a couple of medals above the name. Purity law applies. Best before 9/30/06, I opened it on 6/17/06.
Pours a cloudy dark copper under a beige 1.5 finger head with good consistency and decent retention, but very few lace spots. There's a nice strong citrus and spice nose with just a hint of caramel to smooth things out. The mouth is light and very prickly. Mild, perhaps watery taste of yeast, yeast and more yeast. Cilantro is also here. The hps are very subdued, but leave a slight dryness late in the aftertaste. A nice solid brew, albeit unspectacular.
06-18-2006 09:01:40 | More by Globetrotter
3.9/5 rDev +6.6%
Schofferhofer hefeweissen dunkel, draft
A Brown, not clear, nice thick dluffy head.
S Wheat yeast and some estery aroma.
T Roasted malt, chocolate in the finish. Yeasty and typical wheat beer taste.
M thin to medium body. Carb was good.
D good drinkable beer, not as good as the Andechs from the bottle.
10-13-2010 01:38:21 | More by boss302
3.55/5 rDev -3%
The beer is clouded brown, has a white head that leaves some lacing.
The smell is fruity, banana and orange, slightly spicy.
The taste is rather malt dominated, brown bread, some ripe oranges and pears.
Medium carbonation, a soft texture and a good body.
A good allround hefe.
07-12-2011 21:29:22 | More by rarbring
4.39/5 rDev +19.9%
This beer pours a nice medium brown with a great wheat beer head that lasts and leaves a nice lacing . It really has a wonderful hazy brown color that is hard to describe.
It smell of nuts and fruits and great fresh wheat fields. Its taste is just as wonderful with even more malt along with the wheat and nutty fruits. It goes down smooth and leaves you wanting another every time. If you want a dark wheat this is one of the best.
06-26-2013 21:06:21 | More by jesseejames
3.93/5 rDev +7.4%
500 ml bottle from Berlin
Appearance is murky brown with white head with good retention. Aroma was banana/cloves with hints of sweet caramel and later some fruity aromas can be felt.
At first taste seemed to be rich roasted wheat malt, sweetish caramel. Taste of banana is there, but it is very apparent. The roasted/slightly burned taste continued the aftertaste and at the end seemed even to be too harsh. Creamy medium body with prickly carbonation and smooth alcohol warming that becomes more intense towards the end of the glass.
Overall, a beatiful beer, I enjoyed it a lot.
06-15-2009 14:42:45 | More by atis
3.73/5 rDev +1.9%
A - Dark unclear orange color with tick white foam,lasting couple of minutes. Low carbonation.
S - Fresh fruits. Mostly apricot jam. Sweet and refreshing.
T/M - A bit more carbonated. Fruits in the mouth. Sweet and bitter aftertaste. It is almost as White Hefe taste,not Dunkel. Also some chocolate in the mouth.
O - If is not that much carbonation in the taste,this could more then decent.
03-13-2014 15:08:20 | More by djura
2.1/5 rDev -42.6%
Sidepoured into a Schöfferhofer Weizenbier Dunkel glass from a bottle at SXF airport, Berlin.
A: Three finger head of nice cream and decent thickness. Very hazy caramel-brown colour.
Sm: Wheat, cream, hops. Moderate strength scent. Kind of disturbs the nose, almost to point of sneezing.
T: Wheat body, then an absence of flavour before the blond barley finish comes in. Poorly balanced. A very poor approach to a dunkelweizen. I'm learning to despise this style as a bastardization of the dunkel style.
Mf: Coarse, more dry than a dunkel ought to be. Stalls on the tongue, forcing you to endure its foul flavour.
Dr: Horribly priced, though in fairness I purchased it at an airport. But sweet bejaysus, lads, leave this one where it belongs - on the shelf.
03-10-2011 22:48:52 | More by kojevergas
3.58/5 rDev -2.2%
BBE 10-06. Nice beige head and brown beer with amber shine without yeast and with white haze after pouring the yeast in. Nose is a lot of banana's backed by sourwheat and caramellic hints.
Taste is dry, banana bit of maltyness and a moderate to low bitterness however bit yeasty. Somehow missing the fullness of a good darkweizen and having a watery mouthfeel. Refreshing and easy drinkable for shure but bit mainstream and missing something.
07-26-2006 14:34:02 | More by paterlodie
3.4/5 rDev -7.1%
Pours a cloudy dark walnut brown, with a frothy two finger head that settles slowly to a thick cap. Even with so much foam, the lacing is almost nonexistent.
Smell; very strong clove aroma in this one, with hints of banana, and a little bubblegum. A sweet malty backbone round outs out the aroma a little.
Taste; as with the aroma, this has a very strong clove flavor with some grassy notes as well. The banana is there, it's just a little overwhelmed by the cloves, but the caramel malts do come out a bit as this gets a little warmer.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a fairly soft carbonation, but this isn't the easiest for me to drink with such an overwhelming presence of cloves.
02-25-2007 20:57:01 | More by RedHaze
3/5 rDev -18%
Appearance: Chestnut; cloudy; medium tan frothy head
Aroma: Malt; cloves; banana
Taste: Starts off juicy and malty; thin in the mid; reminiscent of a wheat, but nothing overly impressive; refreshing, but not complex
Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores
06-15-2013 22:30:40 | More by IchLiebeBier
3.83/5 rDev +4.6%
First impressions are much what you'd expect, hefe aroma of banana, a little hoppy, slight sweetness. But once it's in your mouth it is evident that the dark malt has added a caramel flavour that has overtaken what little banana flavour is there. Nice, but could do with more flavour.
05-28-2003 16:57:20 | More by stoutman
Schöfferhofer Dunkles Hefeweizen from Binding-Brauerei AG
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