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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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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-19-2012 00:20:38 | More by bigbeers84
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trstar87

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-04-2012 00:04:31 | More by trstar87
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doucmehu

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-24-2012 23:40:41 | More by doucmehu
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-17-2014 04:09:45 | More by mattmarka1
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-25-2012 17:21:53 | More by zenwatts
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cardern

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-21-2012 22:36:18 | More by cardern
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nheinzie57

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-30-2012 18:42:25 | More by nheinzie57
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-23-2014 21:58:57 | More by Latarnik
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

04-15-2013 17:51:39 | More by Whiskeydeez
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

06-24-2012 12:16:44 | More by brendaniel
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jucifer1818

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-30-2012 04:07:28 | More by jucifer1818
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GarbageMan


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-13-2012 01:14:04 | More by GarbageMan
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -6.6%

12oz bottle, pours a cloudy light brownish-orange. Huge frothy tan head leaves good lacing on the glass and fades to a thin layer of foam atop the ale. Aromas are of wheat, clove, maybe some orange, but seem muted. Tastes are wheat, caramel, clove, banana, faint orange. Mouth-feel is full-bodied, creamy, and smooth. Finishes with a tingle on the tongue. Overall, good take on a dunkelweizen, but I think I got my hopes up too high for this one - nobody does a Weisse bier like Germany.

04-29-2012 16:18:35 | More by barnzy78
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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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HopHead84

California

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%

5/13/2012

A: Murky orange tinged brown with half an inch of jaundice cream that bubbles into nothing after minute.

S: Baked bread melds with clove and banana esters. Lesser notes of bubblegum accompany wheat and touch of citrus. There's just a hint of vanilla.

T: Rich bready malt notes with strong clove and an even blend of banana and bubblegum. I get a little pear and a dash of orange.

M: Medium body with upper medium carbonation.

Overall: A pretty nice Dunkelweizen, though a little heavy on the clove for me.

05-14-2012 02:49:46 | More by HopHead84
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herman77

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%

A: Dark and hazy amber/ice tea-brown with a small off white head. Okay lacing.

S: Slight clove and yeast, with bananas, bready malt and a bit of toffee. A lot like a yeasty banana bread.

T: More spice in the taste then the nose. Slight clove spiciness that lasts all the way through. A little banana, wheat and malt. A bit chalky, but in a good way.

M: Medium body, slightly below average carbonation. Soft and pretty smooth feeling

O: Pretty solid. Not my favorite of the unchained, but interesting and glad they made it. Pretty good drinkability too.

04-19-2012 01:52:53 | More by herman77
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%

12oz bottle with a best by date of 07/28/12

Look is a dark brown/amber with a small sticky head. Smell is very hefe-like at first with clove, banana, and yeast. As you dig, there's grain and malt manifesting as cinnamon rolls and freshly baked bread. Taste starts out crisp, grainy, and woody. Clove and banana notes fade into deep roasted flavors: light cocoa, toasted grain, cinnamon rolls again, and toasted bread. Very pleasant, but ultimately too sweet for my tastes.

06-22-2012 04:03:16 | More by jimmah120
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jjanega08

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -3.4%

Batch Number 09... No other freshness dating.

A= Pours a nice hazy brownish dunkel like color the head is a bit small for a dunkel rising only a half finger and falling to a thin skin on top of the glass with some spotty lacing.

S= The smell is a lot of sweet bready malt. The bananas I usually associate with the dunkel is missing but there is a definite yeastyness to it that covers all of the sweet grainy buiscuity malt.

T= The taste is much more of what I think of when I think dunkel. A nice sweet bready malt character is prevelent in it but the yeast is able to take the main role. There is a great wheat character to the beer and the yeast brings together a bit of that banana character I am familiar with. A nice spicy yeast character maybe cloves or some other spice comes through that is unique to a dunkel.

M= Nicely carbonated and a great body to it.

O= At first I was skeptical but the flavor is there with this one. A solid offer that I hope to be able to enjoy for a while. They did the style justice on this one. While not the most outlandish dunkel it is a good one that is worth trying again and again.

04-17-2012 03:41:06 | More by jjanega08
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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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Cooper

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

04-25-2012 18:35:11 | More by MNCruzn
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-20-2014 12:03:15 | More by Bunuelian
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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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Pegasus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Appearance: Clear, dark amber body with a small off-white head, which slowly fades. The lacing is thick and glass-coating. The carbonation is modest and slow-rising.

Aroma: Outstanding maltiness, with dark bread, toasted malt, and caramel.

Taste: Opens with caramel and toasted malt, as the taste progresses, there is a distinct note of dark bread. Late in the taste, there is a bit of restrained fruitiness. Finishes with a lingering, sturdy toasted malt note.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, full, and pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: Fine example of the style, pairs well with bratwurst and potato salad.

Presentation: Packaged in a stubby twelve-ounce brown glass bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

01-17-2014 16:07:56 | More by Pegasus
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-13-2013 14:41:33 | More by Hopheadjeffery
Summit Dunkel Weizen from Summit Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.