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Hofbräu Schwarze Weisse - Hofbräuhaus München

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BA SCORE
85
very good

63 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 63
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-29-2003)
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Ratings: 63 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

AlexAfonin, Nov 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

jmtpi, Nov 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

schopenhauerale, Oct 08, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

david18, Sep 20, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +5.6%

bird_soul, Aug 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Kiro, Jul 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

KStark, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of FadetoBock
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

FadetoBock, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of bark
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The colour os very dark brown, almost black (80 EBC), the liquid is cloudy. The firm four finger head is compact and beige; it sinks slowly leaving lots of lacing.

The smell is a bit roasted and semi-sweet. Low levels of alcohol and bitterness. Christmas spices and tart, dried fruits.

The taste is roasted and a bit similar to a porter in the malt profile. Light bitterness. Some dried fruits and exotic spices, hints of soap. Light to medium body. The aftertaste adds a crispy clean bitterness ans some green fruits. The sweet finish is quite light and short with some spicy flavours.

The carbonation is strong with lots of small long-lived bubbles. The liquid is semi-smooth.

A surprisingly light dunkelwiezen. Much more gulpable than the pale one.

bark, Jul 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Evil_Pidde, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Saviour, Jun 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Gottesverachter, May 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

CasanovaCummins, May 18, 2014
Photo of GONZALOYANNA
3.78/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle. Wide lager glass. Dark brown color, chill hazeappearance. White froth creates a close, thick & lasting crown. Some spots are left. Roasted, lager yeast & flowery aromas rounded by bread & subtle banana notes. Malty, sweet & roasted upfront. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Creamy & dense texture. Low bitterness & slight spicy touch. Long sweet finish. Estery & kind nutty aftertaste. A flavorful beer & nice spot of the Style.

GONZALOYANNA, Mar 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

DOCRW, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of Alextricity
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drink by 9-17-14. 500ml bottle. Dad picked this up in Italy.

Appearance: Diarrhea water never looked so good. Extremely hazy orange/brown color depending on where the light comes through. Small very light tan colored head goes away pretty quickly leaving about 1/16th of an inch of a thin head on top. No lacing that I can see.

Smell: The malts bog down that normally bright dunkelweizen aroma. Caramel malt with a little bit of that banana character typical in the style. Not a strong aroma, but quite nice regardless.

Taste/feel: That's the ticket! This is really nice. The banana character is there plenty, but the caramel malts keep it under control. The after taste is a biscuity flavor with the banana and it's really nice. There's also a very slight tanginess on the end that calls for you to take another sip. The mouthfeel is outstanding with about a medium body with a mid-level amount of carbonation.

I was thinking about going with 3.75s for the taste, feel, and overall rating, but this is an excellent beer for *me* if I want something of the style. Silky feel on it, pleasant lingering slightly spicy and tangy banana biscuit aftertaste... this is some good stuff. My first from Hofbrau, and it won't be my last.

Alextricity, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of mess2014
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle picked up at the Perekrestok; best before 26 June 2014. Hofbrau Munchen is good at all and this particular sort is well. Served chilled not well.

Final Grade: 4.00, overall it is good Dunkel Weizen
Serving type: bottle (which is not good because usual)

500 mL bottle picked up at the Perekrestok; best before 26 June 2014. Hofbrau Munchen is good at all and this particular sort is well. Served chilled not well.

Final Grade: 4.00, overall it is good Dunkel Weizen
Serving type: bottle (which is not good because usual)

mess2014, Jan 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Exeter, Dec 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Vsarmatov, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

NeMe, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Kirian, Aug 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

TT--Cashout, Aug 30, 2013
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Hofbräu Schwarze Weisse from Hofbräuhaus München
85 out of 100 based on 63 ratings.