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Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock - Brauerei Michael Plank

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BA SCORE
87
very good

127 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.6%
Wants: 13
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brauerei Michael Plank visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Weizenbock |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ramrod666 on 04-01-2007

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3.05/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Just not my thing but it is okay.

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4.07/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of bushbeer75
3.8/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1pt .9 fl oz brown bottle - coded 93471

Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock filled my Weihenstephan weizen glass with a mahogany color. Using a VERY easy/slow pour a huge light tan and bubbly 3+ finger head was produced. The nose was dominated by dark fruits, caramel and malty. The flavor matched the aroma with dark fruits, bananas and chocolate malt dominating. In the background is a mild spice and a slight hop bitterness linger. The mouth feel was medium-full bodied with active and fizzy carbonation that tickles the tongue.

Overall, I enjoyed the beer and would like to drink again on a nice crisp fall day.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.21/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

for a dark wheat lager from germany, this is about as good as it can get. it is everything it says it is, and more. for me, i cant really see the style improving much, and like all the plank beers, its quality is simply astounding and well ahead of its peers. this pours a charcoal tinted brown color, with some yeast sediment and a rapidly rising milkshake thick khaki tan head that never relents. the nose is that banana clove hefe yeast, with some really roasty wheat malt that stays light and doesnt go bitter, as well as a clean bready lager yeast. interesting yeast combination here, very german, but also quite unique. the flavor starts with the dark grain and moves into a slightly boozy malty middle, a little sweeter than the start. it moves through banana bread, bran muffin, and campfire smoke, before returning to a relatively clean and tidy lager finish. impressively complex, not overdone, just clever and traditional at the same time. frothy and fluffy feeling, aside from a slight alcohol burn, this beer is gentle all the way through. carbonation is just active enough, and the beer opens up a whole lot as it warms too. the thing that amazes me as much as how good this is, is how cheap it is. i need to start buying this stuff a lot more frequently!

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

$ 5.99/500 mL at Oppermann’s Cork ‘N’ Ale
Bottle marked 93.47.1 at 45 degrees into weizen glass
Aroma of malt
Head average (4.5 cm), creamy, light brown, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing – none
Body medium brown, clear, some rising bubbles
Flavor lightly sweet and malty; no alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl. Ends quickly with only a sweetness remaining.
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

A nice beer, easy to look at’ smells good, and tastes pretty nice. Price point seems a tad high, but worth trying.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle into weizen glass, unknown bottle code. Pours very hazy/murky dark reddish brown color with a 2 finger moderately dense light khaki head with great retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass, with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big pear, grape, apple, raisin, caramel, toast, brown bread, wheat, molasses, light clove, light banana, light chocolate, herbal, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of fruity yeast and dark malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big pear, apple, grape, raisin, caramel, brown bread, wheat, molasses, toast, light banana, clove, herbal, light chocolate, and yeast earthiness. Light wheat tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of light fruits, caramel, brown bread, wheat, molasses, toast, clove, light banana, herbal, light chocolate, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity and balance of dark/bready malt flavors with yeast fruitiness; with a nice malt/fruitiness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a moderately creamy, smooth, and lightly slick mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent weizenbock. All around great complexity, balance, and robustness of dark/bready malt and fruity yeast ester flavors; and very smooth to drink for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.36/5  rDev +12.1%

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Plank Bavarian Dunkler Weizenbock from Brauerei Michael Plank
87 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.