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Maisel's Weisse Dunkel - Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.

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83
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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 7
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co. visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HappyHourHero on 12-19-2006)
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kurgan3

Poland

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

08-13-2013 20:19:17 | More by kurgan3
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

2.8/5  rDev -23.9%

Appearance: Dark brown body, appears clouded, with a smallish, creamy-looking head with a very, very faint beige tint to it.

Smell: Barely perceived, little sniffs of wheat, darkened malts, fruit. Some aromas crank the dial up to 11, this turned it down below 1.

Taste: Bread crusts, some roast, some nuts but the flavor is incredibly mild. Slight wheat twanginess. Pinch of cocoa. Light banana, raisin. Near nil hop character, bitterness. Thinning (a bit watery, even) on the under-carbonated finish with little hints of dark malt and fruit.

Mouthfeel: Medium-thin body. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: Weak offering. I'd rather have their standard weisse, as this just had sooo little going on that it was instantly forgettable.

05-03-2012 15:16:52 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.5%

05-14-2014 16:54:48 | More by Dougwillhike
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Noodleboyg

Hong Kong

3/5  rDev -18.5%

08-12-2013 12:47:42 | More by Noodleboyg
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mjtierney2

Germany

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-11-2013 16:13:14 | More by mjtierney2
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

3.08/5  rDev -16.3%

Certainly looks like a world class Dunkwsisse. Dark cola brown, very murky, with and amazing off-white head and gobs of lacing.

Aroma isn't as robust as the looks are as All I wiffed was faint banana, some light roast malt, and a fairly noticeable iron water smell.

Taste is so-so. Again there's potential, but nothing jumps out and the mineral water AND an overall watery feel make this an average offering in the Dunkel Department

01-20-2012 00:16:49 | More by Shadman
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AlexLMS

Portugal

3.13/5  rDev -14.9%

Appearance: hazy with a brown colour. The head is light tan, large and rich. Moderate retention and some lacing.
Aroma: nice sweet malts and bread aroma.
Taste: sweet malts, caramel and some yeasts.
Mouthfeel: silky, average carbonation, moderate alcoholic strength (5.4% ABV) and light body.
Finish: clean and short sweet aftertaste.

Overall: Not very impressive. Average wheat beer. I was expecting more from a dunkel weizen. I prefer the original Maisel's Weisse.

10-06-2007 16:46:58 | More by AlexLMS
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jcubz

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-17-2013 01:06:36 | More by jcubz
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SlingerBKLYN

New York

3.28/5  rDev -10.9%

A slight Amber hew. Mostly sweet with a thick mouth feel. The banana flavors of the yeast dominate the palate and not much else is going on here. I did finish my growler but I wouldn't buy it again. There are lots of better Weisse beers out there. The quest continues....

06-07-2013 00:50:38 | More by SlingerBKLYN
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HappyHourHero

Indiana

3.33/5  rDev -9.5%

Poured a tall, dense, foamy light brown head was so solid it looked like I could scoop it out like ice cream. Deep cola colored beer with a hazy chestnut hue. Moderately strong aroma is dominated by banana and bubble gum esters. Mouthfeel is light a fluffy. Not a whole lot of flavor up front except for a faint astringency. Mild banana yeast flavors and some cocoa mix towards the finish. The aroma hinted at some nice flavors, but they never materialized. A tad watery and boring. Nothing wrong per se, but there are better Dunkels.

12-19-2006 20:23:56 | More by HappyHourHero
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flyingpig

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.35/5  rDev -9%

500ml Bottle from Habana restaurant, Friedrichshain, Berlin (€3.50):
Medium brown, slightly cloudy with a foamy white 1cm head that's smaller than expected but holds very well.

Wheat & clove initially, some citrus & bubblegum after that with some lighter malts & yeast too; not a bad start with some fruits lingering in the background as well.

Wheat & light malts with faint caramel & cloves. Spice & touches of water come through around the middle. There was some banana in there as well but this was slightly weaker than I would have liked.

Smooth & easy going with some sweetness but I was disappointed to discover that it was slightly watery in places making it seem a touch bland. Some spice & decent carbonation offset this for the most part but not completely.

A pleasant beer & one that was easy to enjoy without really exciting. Not bad & quite refreshing but the hefeweizen version of this one is better.

08-13-2014 08:15:28 | More by flyingpig
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

3.45/5  rDev -6.3%

Compared to the regular Maisel Weisse this is a bit of a letdown. The mouthfeel is fairly thin and the flavours are more subdued than I expected. Not a bad dunkel but this brewer is known to be top shelf in wheat beers so a bit of a drop in expectations.

12-02-2012 01:44:08 | More by canucklehead
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-06-2013 21:13:04 | More by Ciocanelu
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pastramionrye7

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-16-2013 01:52:12 | More by pastramionrye7
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Tom_Servo

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-13-2013 01:23:52 | More by Tom_Servo
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kojevergas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Bottle served into a Maissel's weisse pint glass in Berlin, Germany. Reviewed from notes taken in June.

A: One finger head of mild cream, good thickness, and tan colour. Retention is average. Solid caramel-brown colour. Non-transparent.

Sm: Caramel, chocolate, and coffee roast - a relative rarity in dunkels. A mild strength aroma.

T: Chocolate, caramel, and slight hints of coffee roast but not significant in affecting the balance. Nicely complex and built well for the style. The hoppy climax rides comfortably atop a well handled barley body. Some nice amber hops are present as well.

Mf: Nicely dry but not overly so - certainly not the level of a stout or porter, but more than a schwarzbier. SMooth and refreshing but coarse enough to drag out the flavours.

Dr: Cheap enough in Germany, but far from amazing. It slides down easily enough, and is of normal ABV.

07-11-2011 13:26:19 | More by kojevergas
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Howlader

Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-20-2014 14:38:19 | More by Howlader
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weerezboy

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-06-2013 22:01:22 | More by weerezboy
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Gregwa

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

12-27-2011 16:34:23 | More by Gregwa
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Rata


3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-07-2014 22:41:45 | More by Rata
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Vsarmatov

Russian Federation

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-05-2014 16:53:51 | More by Vsarmatov
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Beric

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-01-2013 12:53:14 | More by Beric
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stevoj

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-31-2012 19:37:41 | More by stevoj
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dcmchew

Romania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-05-2013 17:24:40 | More by dcmchew
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Absumaster

Netherlands

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%

Amazing that this beer has only been reviewed twice, I would have thought this beer had reached the US by now.

Appearance is good, a murky, dark brown beer with a huge thick, stable head.

Smell is typical, clove, chocolate that is a little earthy. A phenolic and fruity smell.

Taste is spicy with some cloves, which are a little musty. The yeast give the beer a nice 'coarse' mouthfeel. The dark malt taste like chocolate and cacao. The malt is grainy and has a strong wheat taste.
Body is medium and the beer is slightly sweet. Aftertaste is dry and drinkability is OK. To me this tastes like the normal Weisse, but with the dark malt pushing away the fruity notes, the Weisse has.

08-23-2007 18:54:50 | More by Absumaster
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Maisel's Weisse Dunkel from Brauerei Gebrüder Maisel GmbH & Co.
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