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Ayinger Ur-Weisse - Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

875 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 875
Reviews: 523
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 47
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-05-2002)
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TownDunkel

Texas

4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Ayinger, never had heard of it but I figured a with a bavarian dunkel you cant go wrong for Christmas Eve.

Appearance - a murky orange brown. Not that is looks unfiltered but it has a nice opaqe quality to it.

Smell - The smell first told me I had got a quality beer. Hoppy, yeasty, crisp, and faint green apple tones.

Taste - Perfection! Just what a dunkel should be. Crips, fresh, good hop flavor and also the crisp apples come back. Perfect aftertaste that doesn't linger too long.

Mouthfeel - The carbonation is right on for this beer. Not overpowering or leaving me wanting. Just cant beat it.

Overall - 4.5 One of the best dunkels (or beers) I have had thus far. I will buy this one again and through the year

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 00:46:43 | More by TownDunkel
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2%

12-24-2011 08:34:59 | More by jophish17
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -2%

12-22-2011 16:58:38 | More by jak
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JMWEB2

New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Hazy golden body, two finger head slowly leaves a thin white head, very nice.

S: Wheaty, fruit smell, think its banana. Also getting some malt, and clove.

T: There is a yeast character in the taste, there is a bready sweetness and a dry finsh. Tasted a little banana and some spice. Very tasty Dunkel.

M: Lighter body than I expected finish is clean and refeshing. Very drinkable.

O: I enjoyed this brew, Ayinger is one of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2011 05:27:14 | More by JMWEB2
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kaunshelly

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2%

12-20-2011 19:24:54 | More by kaunshelly
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Vylo

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-17-2011 14:38:25 | More by Vylo
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trojankeg

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-17-2011 03:19:36 | More by trojankeg
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falloutsnow

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at Hyvee in West Omaha, NE.
No clear freshness date on bottle.
Poured into a Weihenstephaner weizen glass.

Pours a tall, off-white, meringue-like head, fluffy and cloud-esque. Head fades down over time to a 1cm cap atop the body and leaves spotty lacing, but nothing amazing. Body is an opaque dark-orange-brown with plenty of yeast sediment; when held up to a light, the beer is burnt orange with yellow highlights. Gazing into the beer, one notes fairly active carbonation streams that support the lingering ring of foam.

Aroma is strongly of esters: ripe bananas and apple cider. Secondary aromas include toasted bread, yeast, and mild phenols.

Taste opens with some wheat malt sweetness tempered closely by sharp phenols (clove and allspice) and esters (fruity, particularly banana and apple). The phenols and esters continue into mid-taste, with bubblegum and yeast appearing as well. Flavors fade out on a banana note, with lingering cloves as well.

Beer is medium to medium-light in body, with some tingling carbonation at first, which quickly decreases as this passes along the tongue. Mouthfeel ends up being first tingly, then smooth and creamy (exciting, expressive, then calmly satisfying). Finish is quite dry.

Ayinger's version of the dunkelweizen is classic, true to expectations, but also unique enough to draw its own interest. Like a more aggressive version of their hefeweizen. The flavors are powerful and stand out; the aromas do as well, if slightly more muted. This is a high quality dunkel, and should be alongside Weihenstephaner.

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2011 05:20:59 | More by falloutsnow
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Popp24

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

12-09-2011 20:48:40 | More by Popp24
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eddiechilton

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-09-2011 15:45:40 | More by eddiechilton
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benbou17

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2%

12-05-2011 02:58:27 | More by benbou17
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SRossman

Washington

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-05-2011 00:03:03 | More by SRossman
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PhatAtUT

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-03-2011 01:16:15 | More by PhatAtUT
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kjkinsey

Texas

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-02-2011 15:36:20 | More by kjkinsey
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +22.5%

12-01-2011 15:46:02 | More by Rochefort10nh
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

11-30-2011 15:17:07 | More by brandoman63
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logicalparadox

New York

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-29-2011 02:33:42 | More by logicalparadox
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akinsja

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 21:51:41 | More by akinsja
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LostHighway

Maine

4/5  rDev -2%

11-27-2011 12:08:02 | More by LostHighway
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mdillon86

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-26-2011 14:33:24 | More by mdillon86
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

11-24-2011 20:17:27 | More by deapokid
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tobelerone

Connecticut

4.35/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A truly classic German dunkelweizen. Pours a hazy dark orange/amber color with a great fluffy white head. Excellent retention and lacing.

Typical hefe aroma: yeasty spices, clove, banana, light citrus, grass. Smells sweet.

Tastes like banana, wheat, bread, clove. Lightly sweet, malty, but crisp. Carbonation is nice and lively; this beer is quenching and highly drinkable.

This has got to be one of the best examples of the style you can find. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 05:13:00 | More by tobelerone
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WillyMac

South Carolina

5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-21-2011 15:36:26 | More by WillyMac
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-21-2011 03:08:53 | More by chickenm
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barnzy78

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2%

11-20-2011 06:01:10 | More by barnzy78
Ayinger Ur-Weisse from Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer KG / Brauerei Aying
91 out of 100 based on 875 ratings.