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Schöfferhofer Dunkles Hefeweizen - Binding-Brauerei AG

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52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.66%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Thrasher on 12-03-2002)
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kgrichards

Texas

5/5  rDev +36.6%

03-30-2014 21:40:10 | More by kgrichards
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jesseejames

Montana

4.39/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2013 21:06:21 | More by jesseejames
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His_Royal_Hoppiness

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

12-15-2013 21:47:15 | More by His_Royal_Hoppiness
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jandadeboer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-22-2013 17:01:52 | More by jandadeboer
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Bigdood33


4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-14-2014 13:31:12 | More by Bigdood33
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dwagner003

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-20-2014 17:40:51 | More by dwagner003
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I bought a 0.5L bottle of this from a grocery store in Frankfurt, then drank it about 1 week later on a train from Stuttgart to Hamburg (poured into a glass kindly provided by the folks at Die Bahn).

Everything about this beer was good, as I will endeavor to describe. The appearance was rusty brown, hazy, darker than other dunkel weizens I had and well appreciated by me. The aroma had the necessary bananas/cloves, but also included some other interesting fruits such as plum and raisin. It was actually a little "porty" in flavor, not really common for weizens but very nice. The taste was awesome, it contained all the fruits described in the aroma, just richly fruity and a little bready. The mouthfeel was thick and coating, and the drinkability was high, especially considering how filling the beer seemed. I highly recommend you take a stab at this if you see it, it was mighty nice.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2007 12:18:38 | More by TurdFurgison
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gestalt162

New York

4.18/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Ordered in Spanish at an Italian restaurant in Frankfurt... a ridiculous order that turned out to be an awesome beer... here's the lowdown...

Poured from a bottle into a 0/5 L Weizen glass- excellent

Appearance: Beautiful dark reddish amber color, cloudy as a weizen should be. 1 finger width beige head stayed with the beer the entire time! Great lacing as well.

Smell: A thick, sweet, dark roasted malt flavor mixed with the scent of floral hops and light cloves. Sadly I found none of the banana aroma that you'd expect from a weizen, although other drinkers have found much different- maybe my nose was on the fritz.

Taste: Thick, rich, roasted wheat malt right up front. Delicious and complex, one of the tastiest malts I've ever had in a beer. Hints of caramel and a definite sweetness, along with a tinge of floral hops, pick up in the middle. The sweetness and roastiness of the malt improved as time passed. Amount of hops seems to be just what is neccesary to leave a slightly sweetish taste. Very slight hints of banana bread that are overshadowed by the malt. A roasted wheat malt finish and aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Slighty creamy and smooth, with a small shot of carbonation. Great texture on the palette.

Drinkability: A fantastic beer, with complex flavors that develop late and leave you wanting another glass just to sample them all again. A standout wheat malt and great hop balance. ABV and smoothness of the brew make it even easier to have another. An exceptional dunkel weizen.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2007 18:46:49 | More by gestalt162
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Jeffo

Netherlands

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this at Bert's Bier Huis in Utrecht.

From a bottle into a weizen glass.

APPEARANCE: Pours a 3 finger thick fluffy off-white head. Chocolate brown or raw umber in colour. Minimal carbonation evident at the bottom of the glass only. Head slowly dissipates into a film cap with some immediate lacing. Film stays the whole time and leaves some nice lacing down the glass. Looks almost perfect, though it could be a touch darker.

SMELL: A strong scent of wheat malt, sweet caramel malt, toffee, and a slight bit of banana esters in the background. Pretty nice.

TASTE: Wheat malt along with caramel and toffee flavours as well. No real aftertaste except a slight sweet caramel malt bit at the end. Pretty clean. Nice job.

PALATE: Medium body and medium carbonation, goes down very smooth and finishes rather dry on the palate. Perhaps not as creamy as some others, but a great feel here combines well with the clean finish.

OVERALL: A no frills winner here. Very enjoyable and very drinkable, and at 5% ABV it would make a great session beer. One of the best I've had and I would definitely pick it up again. This is the second Schoefferhofer weizen I've had, and both of them have been top notch.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2009 12:27:57 | More by Jeffo
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at Solber Fäss'je in Frankfurt.

This dunkel weizen poured a cloudy, coffe brown color with creamy tan foam that persisted. The smell was wheat, mild banana, and a touch of caramel. The taste was malty with hints of banana (banana cream pie) and caramel with notes of yeast and a tangy finish. The mouthfeel was smooth and slightly creamy with medium body and moderate carbonation. This was a nice and easy to drink dunkel hefeweizen.

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2003 05:23:39 | More by UncleJimbo
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Thrasher

Oregon

4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2002 15:00:32 | More by Thrasher
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rcjank0

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.3%

12-20-2011 20:51:07 | More by rcjank0
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rale

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

04-22-2012 16:10:19 | More by rale
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.3%

01-03-2012 06:03:26 | More by Gregwa
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Kremlock

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-18-2012 18:21:23 | More by Kremlock
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sbe1

New York

4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very good example of the Dunkel Hefeweizen style. Bought this at an Auchan supermarket in Gdansk, Poland.

Appearance: Pours a muddy caramel brown, with a creamy and soft light caramel head.

Smell: Citrus, sweet malt, a hint of yeast, and a faint touch of banana.

Taste: Sweet malt, caramel, some citrus, smooth with a clean finish.

Mouthfeel: Refreshing yet creamy, some carbonation, smooth, light bodied.

Drinkability: a great clean session beer for any Hefeweizen lover. Went great with the paprika chips I bought with it.

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2008 20:20:36 | More by sbe1
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atis

Finland

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 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.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2009 14:42:45 | More by atis
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CanuckRover

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2008 20:58:23 | More by CanuckRover
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boss302

Florida

3.9/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.   

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2010 01:38:21 | More by boss302
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.85/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Fair dunkelweizen

Presentation: 500 ml. bottle. classic label design around the brand text and seal. Back notes briefly the characteristics of the brew, and enumerates ingredients. Shows best before date (02.10). Notes Alc. by Vol. (5,0%) Poured into a tall weizen glass.

A - Brown hazy pour, with an early generous head, with fair retention, and some lacing.

S - Wheat and yeasty smell, with a citrusy note, and a pleasing range of toffee and caramel.

T - Light spicy wheat taste with a soft range of spices, and a malty sweetness that shows notes of caramel and toffee.

M - Light body with good carbonation.

D - Good drinkability with a rather pleasing note for the style

Notes: Fair dark weizen with a solid balance.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2010 01:05:45 | More by Daniellobo
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stoutman

Michigan

3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2003 16:57:20 | More by stoutman
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harpus

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

04-08-2014 16:09:59 | More by harpus
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burnstar

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-02-2013 01:06:56 | More by burnstar
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-09-2013 22:14:25 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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djura

Serbia

3.73/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2014 15:08:20 | More by djura
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