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Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen - Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Samuel Adams DunkelweizenSamuel Adams Dunkelweizen

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BA SCORE
79
okay

804 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 804
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.9%
Wants: 20
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: WilliamPhilaPa on 08-24-2007)
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.7%

09-20-2012 20:48:01 | More by tmars13
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spence524

Texas

2/5  rDev -42.7%

09-09-2012 00:18:23 | More by spence524
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jaltland

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.7%

12-22-2011 19:25:53 | More by jaltland
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jfcaa193

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -42.7%

01-30-2012 02:33:02 | More by jfcaa193
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StoutHunter

Michigan

2.23/5  rDev -36.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Got this one in a mixed 12 pack. This is my first time trying this beer but i love this style so i hope this beer doesn't disappoint. Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a lionel train weizen glass.

A- Pours straight copper, with 4 fingers worth of off white head that turned into a thin layer that stayed the whole time. Looks good.

S- Pretty tame, i was excepting more cloves and bananas then i got, a little bit of sweet caramel malts barely show up.

T- Spices and a slight clove taste are the first to show up and a slightly sweet and pretty bitter aftertaste that stays for a while. The flavors aren't close to as bold as i would like and banana really didn't show up.

M- Thicker then it should be and it felt a little over carbonated. The after taste sucked.

D- I wouldn't drink more then one of these due to lack of flavor and bad after taste.

Overall this beer was a let down. I love this style but Sam Adams didn't give it the justice it deserves. Everything about this beer felt held back. Go back to the drawing board and drink some good german examples for inspiration. Wont be getting this again.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2010 02:28:12 | More by StoutHunter
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dasunder

Tennessee

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

11-12-2012 15:32:56 | More by dasunder
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Drk93TT

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

08-21-2012 02:29:12 | More by Drk93TT
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jk3

New York

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

10-18-2012 02:04:32 | More by jk3
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michele97394

Oregon

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

08-25-2012 01:48:34 | More by michele97394
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

08-22-2012 00:21:46 | More by KingBiscuit
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Loaf31

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

09-16-2012 23:07:19 | More by Loaf31
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mitch3114

New York

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

09-29-2012 04:10:51 | More by mitch3114
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

03-31-2013 03:26:34 | More by MNBeer1017
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CoryJHarber

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

10-18-2012 18:58:16 | More by CoryJHarber
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -35.5%

05-09-2013 02:24:44 | More by tommyguz
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emsroth

New York

2.35/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle

App: A cloudy brown, akin to apple cider. A frothy white head that quickly dies

Smell: Similar scents to weizens, but the dark malt lends itself to an apple scent. A hint of flowery hops underneath. A nice blend of roasted malt and wheaty sourness.

Taste: Greeted by a slight sweetness that quickly fades. The main body of flavor is a very dry malt. Ends with a strong biting hop flavor. An almost watery aftertaste. An overall lacking flavor that is dominated by the bitterness of the hops.

The body is exceptionally crisp; not smooth enough for a weizen.

Serving type: bottle

10-15-2009 20:13:11 | More by emsroth
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klewis

Ohio

2.35/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A: Pours a hazy sierra hue with a good, frothy head. Lighter in color than most in the style. Little lacing.

S: Yeasty aroma with a soft touch of lemon zest and banana.

T: Typical hefe taste with banana and soft spice, but not much of either. A bit too sweet and needs a bit more balance. Very light in flavor with a clean, watery finish.

M: Very light-bodied and missing the creamy density of a good German wheat beer. Moderate-carbonation.

D: Easy to drink and not particularly offensive, but this one falls far short of what I typically expect of a good dunkel in every category.

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2010 23:32:33 | More by klewis
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Kooz

New York

2.38/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass. Very little head. No lacing. Unfiltered, but not cloudy. It's an appealing beer--nice to look at.

Smells malty with maybe a hint of banana somehow. Not great though.

Tastes harsh at first--took a few sips to warm up to it. Aftertaste of something like my grandmother's perfume. I am not enjoying the aftertaste. I get a sour taste too, which isn't unpleasant, but isn't enough to save this beer. There's a lot of complexity here, but it's just not good to my palate.

Mouthfeel is sharp at first, a little thicker than expected. Crisp at the finish, but then leaves a sort of coating in your mouth. It's interesting, but I am not a fan.

I probably would not drink this beer again, unless I didn't have any other real (beer) options.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2010 01:08:09 | More by Kooz
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Dadoftwogirls

Florida

2.48/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I don't know what to say about this one. The taste is one of the most unique that I have had in a beer. It is also one that I did not like. I has a weird sweetness to it that I can't place. To me it was almost like cantelpope that was past ripeness. It also finished with a really odd aftertaste that I can't describe. I know that doesn't help but I just can't place it. Although it looks good in the glass it didn't have a multi-beer drink ability that I like. To be sure I had two and the second didn't go down any better than the first. It is obvious from the mostly favorable reviews that I am on the opposite side of the spectrum on this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2010 20:52:13 | More by Dadoftwogirls
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ArchHobbes

Georgia

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

11-08-2012 02:43:59 | More by ArchHobbes
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JayS2629

Alabama

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

12-10-2012 03:50:47 | More by JayS2629
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jneiswender

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured out of a 12oz bottle into a weizen glass. Served cold.

A-amber body with gold tones and somewhat murky; off white head-thick

S-clove, veggie, floral, cereal

T-strong clove spice, lemon, faint banana

M-crisp, yet has body

D-dark hefeweizen or light dunkelweizen. This beer is nice and drinkable but not as flavorful as it could be.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2010 20:11:02 | More by jneiswender
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JJFordick

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

09-15-2012 00:08:16 | More by JJFordick
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Jemenhiser

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

12-18-2011 01:55:58 | More by Jemenhiser
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justinp

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

10-19-2012 20:54:37 | More by justinp
Samuel Adams Dunkelweizen from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
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