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Summit Dunkel Weizen - Summit Brewing Company

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Summit Dunkel WeizenSummit Dunkel Weizen

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BA SCORE
85
very good

120 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 7
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Summit Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bsp77 on 03-06-2012)
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dbossman

Nebraska

3.95/5  rDev +4.5%

A: Cloudy, iced-tea colored beer with an incredibly large, foamy head; lacing is okay

S: Banana and cloves are prominent up front, of course, but so is a heavy bready, biscuity base; this smells like freshly baked, lightly spiced banana bread; mmm

T: Of course the bananas and cloves are at the forefront but so are the biscuity, toasty malts; some other spices--nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper--play off those toasty malts quite well

F: A touch thin and yet creamy but fairly typical for the style--perhaps a touch under-carbonated

O: An easy drinking beer; I love dunkel weizens and this one does the trick

10-12-2012 02:07:12 | More by dbossman
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IronLover

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +6.6%

Brownish red in color, like dark tea with a slight chill haze. Poured with a short white foam that quickly reduced to a wispy cap. Sweet banana aroma up front with earthy wheat malt, yeast, sweet dark roasted malt and herbal hop aromas in tow. Medium bodied with aggressive, tangy carbonation. Sweet banana flavor up front with mellow roasted malt beneath. Tangy, herbal hop bite in the middle followed by earthy, yeasty flavors to the end. Finished with a hint of dark roasted malt and raw yeasty aftertaste.

10-08-2012 01:42:40 | More by IronLover
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ponbon63

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

10-07-2012 05:08:05 | More by ponbon63
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NilocRellim

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-29-2012 04:42:52 | More by NilocRellim
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troyvar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-25-2012 20:17:38 | More by troyvar
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Hellpop65

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20.6%

09-23-2012 22:33:39 | More by Hellpop65
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312HopBomb

Illinois

3.73/5  rDev -1.3%

A: Clear Reddish brown in color . Not much visible carbonation and no lacing.

S: Fruity dark malt and slightly sour.

T: Dark roasted wheat and full dark fruit. Slightly sweet with a tart finish.

M: Tingly bite and full for a weiss beer.

O: An interesting take on the dunkel weizen style.

09-21-2012 03:19:27 | More by 312HopBomb
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wattoclone

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-12-2012 01:57:02 | More by wattoclone
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AApparel

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

09-04-2012 00:28:32 | More by AApparel
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stortore

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-24-2012 04:12:31 | More by stortore
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.2/5  rDev -15.3%

12oz into tulip. no bottled on date.

A: a hazed, but very bright, light brown/almost orange hue. head is brownish and white. retention is terrible as it disappears quickly.

S: a little bit of a vinous, corky aroma. banana. ground ginger. the vinous scent is a little off-putting.

T: pretty classic dunkel flavors to start. caramel, sweet fruits, a little bit of clove. a little cheesy? a lingering caramel flavor lasts long into the finish. along with a mild fruitiness.

M: ample carbonation on a medium body.

D: not bad, just not too impressed either. not sure if this was sitting for too long or just not great. maybe better closer to the source....

08-14-2012 00:28:30 | More by Jimmys
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GarbageMan


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-13-2012 01:14:04 | More by GarbageMan
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CWhite

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +19%

08-10-2012 03:05:37 | More by CWhite
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Mora2000

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -5.3%

Thanks to barzigkin for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a brownish orange color with an off-white head. The aroma features a lot of banana and toffee notes, about as I expected. The flavor is a bit more complex. I get some wheat and biscuit malt notes, as well as some banana, toffee and cloves. There is also a hint of yeast in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

08-05-2012 19:13:13 | More by Mora2000
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.98/5  rDev +5.3%

Pours a semi-hazed & effervescent ice tea color with a finger of khaki colored head. Great head retention & good lacing

S: Green banana & bubble gum

T: Follows the nose, pears, & a little bit of brown bread up front. Green apples, green bananas & herbal/woody bitterness as this warms, some grassy notes, a slight bit of smokeyness as well. Finishes with some bubble gum & green apple skins & woody bitterness/dryness, plus just a bit of boozeyness

MF: Light bodied, slight carbonation

No threat to any of any of Germany's best, but pretty repspectable & drinkable

08-01-2012 00:43:39 | More by russpowell
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

07-29-2012 23:19:37 | More by Cooper
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soju6

Missouri

3.85/5  rDev +1.9%

A: Pours a hazy reddish-brown color with a decent head that fades to some lacing.

S: Aroma of bananas, some roasted malt, bit of toffee sweetness and just a bit of spice.

T: Taste of roasted malt, chocolate, some toffee with a mild sweetness. There is an easy bitterness in the background with a clean finish.

F: Medium body, quite smooth and well balanced.

O: Very enjoyable drinker. Nice take on the style. Worth a try.

07-29-2012 19:38:25 | More by soju6
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MN_Beerticker

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.6%

07-13-2012 03:22:54 | More by MN_Beerticker
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.1/5  rDev +8.5%

Cloudy burnt orange color with a 3 finger off white head with very good retention and lacing. The aroma has bananas, bread malt, and cloves. Smells like it should be a sweet beer.

The taste is sweet, but not overly sweet, with bananas, bread malt, cloves, yeast, and a small amount of lemon. Taste every bit like a Dunkelweizen should taste.

Light bodied with soft carbonation. Has a lightly sweet aftertaste. Very refreshing, and easy to drink. Nicely made.

07-12-2012 01:05:57 | More by hardy008
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sammo

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-06-2012 20:29:47 | More by sammo
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Louski

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-06-2012 17:04:29 | More by Louski
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null

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

07-01-2012 05:27:43 | More by null
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bmike86

Iowa

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%

I picked up a 6 pack from Byerly’s in Minnetonka.

Appearance --- a hazy golden-brownish (pretty much honey) in color with about 1 finger worth of a light off-white head with a tint of yellow, with a minimal amount of suds left lacing the glass while drinking.

Smell --- not much with the scent, a bit of banana and wheat

Taste --- banana, bread, malts

Mouth feel --- fairly light, minimal bitterness

Overall --- I am not a big fan of wheat beers, but am a fan of Summit’s take on the dunkel weizen. I think I would be a bit more excited about it, if it did not have as similar characteristics as the hefeweizen they recently axed from their lineup. I would love for this one to become a spring or fall seasonal, especially since I like this one and have little use for their Maibock. But with all of the recent changes to their lineup, I doubt additional change will happen. It is a shame, because I really enjoyed this one. If there are any around, I highly suggest sneaking in a taste of this before the new Unchained comes out and replaces this one.

06-27-2012 22:35:22 | More by bmike86
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travdawg7

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

06-27-2012 17:01:28 | More by travdawg7
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badelsman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-26-2012 03:50:51 | More by badelsman
Summit Dunkel Weizen from Summit Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.