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Hofbrau Hefe Weisse Dunkel - Hofbräuhaus München

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Hofbrau Hefe Weisse Dunkel
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BA SCORE
89
very good

39 Ratings
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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hofbräuhaus München visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BEERchitect on 05-29-2011)
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

MeLikeyDaBeers, Jul 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

jonathaniler, May 09, 2013
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5/5  rDev +24.4%

TwoForty, Mar 28, 2013
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4.97/5  rDev +23.6%

Bgaspar00, Sep 22, 2014
Photo of lefty
4.8/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I had this beer on-tap originally at the Hofbrauhaus in Germany and then again at the Hofbrauhaus in Las Vegas. You simply cannot find this beer at any store (in the US) outside of going to one of the Hofbrauhaus restaurants.

Simply put, this is the best beer I have ever had. I sure some of it had to do with how fresh it was in Munich, but everything about this beer is nearly perfect.

The color is a deep brown and it almost looks like it would be extremely heavy like a dopplebock. However, when it hits your lips, you can almost not believe how light and flavorful it is, and it is so smooth on the palate.

I have bought many a dunkle weiss in the states and have been unable to find anything close to how good this beer is. If you ever come across this beer, do yourself a favor and order a full liter.

lefty, Dec 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

lzepplin01, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

utfiero, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

speedvagen, Jun 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

jt2488, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Stuckey_Stuckey, Aug 12, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +3.2%

Had this with some bratwursts and sauerkraut at Hofbrau Munchen in Panama City, FL, at Pier Park. Paired very well with my meal, and as far as I know you can only get this beer at their restaurants/gastropubs. Not the best dunkelweizen I've had, but solid nontheless, and a great accompaniment to German cuisine.

Das_Reh, Oct 11, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

FreddieMercuryHayes, Aug 22, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

m60bee, Aug 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

jdkitchi, Aug 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Ajlvt, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

tclapper, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

DamageCase76, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

mkennedy119, Sep 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

codynevels, Nov 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

lmaduells, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

beerme626, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

lccrunchy, Jan 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

JoeMans, Sep 16, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a fairly deep brown, fairly clear, wIth minimal cream bread that lingers as a thin layer of foam. Aroma is banana, clove, toasted, bready malt, light caramel, and a hint of clove.

Flavor reveals more lightly sweet caramel upfront, with a bready, toasted, dry, and lightly bitter/earthy finish. There's a touch of citrus for complexity, and a lightly banana at the close.

A touch more malt body and lose the light metallic character, and this would be fantastic.

barczar, Jul 18, 2014
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Hofbrau Hefe Weisse Dunkel from Hofbräuhaus München
89 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.