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Sanwald Dunkel Weizen - Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG

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Sanwald Dunkel WeizenSanwald Dunkel Weizen

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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG visit their website

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 05-28-2005)
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4.75/5  rDev +33.1%

JHendu, Nov 29, 2012
Photo of Fatehunter
4.1/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a hotel room plastic cup. A solid two fingers of head, not going anywhere soon. A murky brown colored body.

Smells like wet hay and ripe fruit.

A watered down taste, a little sweet, a kick of bitterness, ripe apricot.

Lighter body, low carbonation.

An enjoyable dunkel.

Fatehunter, Jul 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

PierceMyers, Mar 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12%

jandadeboer, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of KarlHungus
4/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice brown color with ruby hues, and a big off-white head. Smells mostly of citrus with a fiant banana scent. The taste is of raosted malt and bananas. The aftertaste is sweet, and the mouthfeel is medium bodied and very dry. Overall, this is an easily enjoyable brew.

KarlHungus, May 28, 2005
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4/5  rDev +12%

thatdavegy, Dec 18, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

scottford, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of leroybrown10
3.75/5  rDev +5%

leroybrown10, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of stampfler07
3.5/5  rDev -2%

stampfler07, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

slbrown, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of TheSarge
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew produced about three fingers of chocolaty tan head. The body is brgundy and copper in color. I detect dark breads and chocolate in the aroma, as is the character I found in the taste. This feels very powder and slightly warming to the palate. This weizen is very vivid in yeasty esters.

TheSarge, Sep 18, 2007
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

tootsMcGee, May 13, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Ry1975, Dec 23, 2012
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Dark chestnut, cloudy, big head

Aroma: Malty, yeasty, cloves

Taste: Watery, not particularly inspiring

Remarks: Drank this in Boeblingen, GE at the Schoenbuch Braeu Brewery Restaurant with Schweineshaxe

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

BucBasil, Sunday at 01:20 PM
Photo of stoutman
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Murky brown pour, and a thin white head. Aroma of banana, yeast, and a bit of spice, but nothing particularly strong. Pleasant sweetness is not dominated by the very mild malt. A bigger body and stronger flavor with a heavier chocolate malt finish could make this a good one.

stoutman, Dec 25, 2006
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3/5  rDev -16%

jophish17, Dec 26, 2011
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2.58/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tasted from a 500 ml bottle bought near Stuttgart. The BA entry says this beer is discontinued, but the bottle is right here in front of me with a "Best Before" date of April 2012, so it would appear it is being brewed once again.

A - Very cloudy, deep copper to red color. The head is off-white and initially thick, fading to a solid, thin layer made of tiny bubbles.

S - The aroma is of banana and bready, biscuity notes, along with a peppery, spicy finish. The spice seems unusual in my experience with dunkel weizens, and I don't find it to make the beer more appealing.

T - The taste has more of the spicy, peppery character along with overpowering banana. The malt is forced to the background and I taste very little of the bread and chocolate notes that I usually like so much in this style. There may be some earthy, spicy hops contributing to the spicy flavor, but bitterness is very low.

M - Body is moderate to heavy, almost chewy. The high carbonation gives a sharp acidic bite along with the fizzy sensation.

O - This is not a great beer, in my opinion. My favorite dunkel characteristics are missing or hidden by all the banana and spice flavors. I find the appearance, aroma and taste to all be below average for the style.

Radome, Oct 07, 2011
Sanwald Dunkel Weizen from Dinkelacker-Schwabenbraeu AG
82 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.