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Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse - Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer

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80
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111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 14.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GCBrewingCo on 04-28-2006)
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Photo of Strix
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Brownish with a good-sized head.

Smell is general wheaty, banana and clove. Not too dark-smelling.

Taste never really develops for me. Some general wheat-beer elements, but they kind of just taper off. No off-flavors, so this is fine and drinkable, but no flavors that really stand out. Some banana and clove, very mild.

Overall, this was drinkable, but I'm not really excited about it.

Strix, Apr 20, 2008
Photo of Suds
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This beer is a murky, chocolate-milk colored brown. Muddy, yeasty, and sporting a towering head, the beer is nicely attractive. The aroma is full of the usual twangy, wheat character and citric smell of a weisse. Lots of yeast, a touch of pale malt. Still, it's not particularly interesting...average at best. The taste is a bit more spritzy and citric, with a little pepper, spice, and light roasted notes underneath. Nice. Spritzy and enjoyable mouthfeel.

Suds, Oct 29, 2011
Photo of whynot44
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark, not quite opague, orangish brown color with a substantial tan head that slowly retreats but produces some nice lacing.

The aroma is bready with cloves and some hints of bananas and dried plums.

The taste is sweet malt and wheaties with a mix of clove, plums, a hint of banana and something else - nutmeg? It finishes with a definite sourness and caramel note, no real detectable hops bite.

Light/medium bodied, fairly smooth and easily drinkable.

whynot44, Aug 01, 2007
Photo of enfield249
3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - At first, it pours a very clear dark brown, with a slight red tint. At the bottom, there is a decent amount of yeast, which I added to the beer. Makes it moderately cloudy.

S - Yeasty, slight smell of bread or biscuit, also a little banana and some funky smells.

T - Sweet banana bread, grain, maltyiness, but also a little dark fruit.

M - On the fuller side, but very nice for the style.

O - Not bad. Very interesting flavor.

enfield249, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of wattoclone
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Photo of snowsurfer422
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

snowsurfer422, Jul 06, 2012
Photo of Bandi
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Bandi, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of Pog-Mo-Thoin
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

BillRoth, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of nmeiborg
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

nmeiborg, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of Reidrover
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

500ml swing top bottle "Schwarze Weisse".From Capital Market, Salem.$3.49 Huge POP when the swing top is opened!!! HUge white head is released into my glass..rakes a while for it to calm down..not a good sign! When i can actually now see the beer its a redish amber colur..head is large and thickly frothy. Aroma is actually OK Bready, spicy yeasts,some barnyard and orange! Taste is pretty much the same as the aroma..kinda ends very abruptly though. Ok on the palate i actually liked the carbonation..very refeshing. Overall not great but certainlly not bad.

Reidrover, Jan 17, 2011
Photo of BEERchitect
3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This, the fourth and final beer on this tour of Moosbacher beers. And, to be honest, I'm quite happy about that. Though I find these beers boring as all hell, this one is decidedly the most interesting.

Maybe a bit limp in the pour, but the dark rusty, murky beer gives a nice white-ish head that retains much better than the other beers from the brewery. The beer laces with some confidence and takes on a standard Dunkelwiess look.

Fruity, peppery, spicy, and malty to the nose. A moderate blend of wheat mixes with both pilsner malts and dark grains for a deep bready, toasty base. Plumbs, grapes, dates, and figs set the stage for the yeasty esters, then give an interesting contrast to the spicy clove, white peppery, and herbal hop bite.

Though the beer beer heavily favors maltiness instead of graininess in texture, the beer could use a stronger malt foundation to help with firmness, roundness, and fullness.

I think they are on to something with this beer, but it is the characteristics of the brewery to under-malt their beers. Though clean, crisp, and refreshing; the lack of meaningful maltiness leaves the beer wonderless.

BEERchitect, Aug 07, 2009
Photo of metter98
3.45/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: The swing top let out a loud pop when the bottle was opened. The beer is very hazy—yellowish brown hues are visible near the edges of the glass and it appears dark reddish brown when viewed from afar. It poured with a two finger high off white head that has very good retention properties and hardly died down. The beer got murkier as I got near the bottom of the bottle and started to resemble apple cider.
S: Light to moderate aromas of bananas and doughy yeast are present in the nose along bits of sweetness.
T: The taste has flavors of bananas along with notes of apples and sweetness plus hints of clove-like spices.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer was quite fruity and yeasty and felt like it could have had more complexity in the taste and a bit more fullness in the body.

metter98, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of bushbeer75
3.45/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Brown bottle with a swing top - 1pt. 9 fl oz. (500 ml)

Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse Dark filled my weizen glass with a brown color producing a 1-finger tan head that left behind hit and miss lacing. The nose is malty, sweet and cola like. The flavor is also dominated by malt that is nutty, of cocoa and raisins. Mouth feel is light-medium [for the style] and is not as smooth, rich or creamy as the better dunkelweizens I have had.

Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse Dark is not a bad beer by any means, however, falls short of the better and richer German and American dunkelweizens.

bushbeer75, Oct 12, 2012
Photo of Drew966
3.45/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse pours a beautiful mahogany color with orange highlights and a thick off white head from a brown half liter swingtop bottle. The aroma strikes me as being sweet and yeasty. There is an almost metallic flavor at first, some nutty flavors. Banana is noticeable, but clove really isn't to me. I would like a thicker mouthfeel. Worth a try.

Drew966, Jun 29, 2007
Photo of mountdew1
3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Notched 2/11. Poured into a weizen glass. Opened with a loud pop, and initially poured solid foam. After resting poured better. Poured a medium brown color with a thick foamy head. Head lasted a few moments, but as quickly replenished by massive carbonation rising from the bottom. Once the bubbles stopped, the head disappeared quickly. Smelled slightly sour, with a bit of fruity spice. Taste was a gentle banana bread, with a bit of pepper finish. Felt overly thin in the mouth, coated towards the back of the mouth slightly. Carbonation just felt funny on the tongue. Overall not bad, but seemed a bit bland.

mountdew1, May 18, 2012
Photo of mpyle
3.43/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Need to state up front that "expiration date" was August 2009 (about 11 months ago). My bad for not noticing when I purchased it a week ago.

Let it warm a bit, and was an absolute gusher when opened. Immense off-white head, coarsely bubbled at the bottom, and creamy looking on top. Cloudy brownish color the beer itself.

A sweet aroma, a bit of fruit (not really like banana) and malt. Appropriately no hop aroma.

Slightly sweet, with more malt character than a weisse beer yeast character. Not unusual for the style. Flavor overall is a little lifeless, and borderline oxidized tasting (would be consistent with extreme age)

MF is unremarkable. Light to medium body, and moderate to high carbonation. No astringency or warming.

If a fresher sample tastes better than this one, would be a nice, drinkable beer. Only 5% ABV and no rough edges to the flavor profile.

mpyle, Jul 10, 2010
Photo of sulldaddy
3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. The beer pours a clear ginger ale color from the bottle but is slightly darker rootbeer when consolidated in the glass.
Fizzy eggshell white head foams up 2 cm and fades gradually to an edge layer and islands.
The aroma is mild but fruity, caramel, and a little doughy scone scent.
First sip reveals a light airy textured beer. not a common descriptor but this beer almost feels fluffy, not watery thin, but very soft. Carbonation is fine and fizzy, prickling my throat on each swallow.
Flavor is sweet malt with caramel and some mild fruit flavor. I get scone flavor here now too, raspberry scone to be particular. Doughy twangy sweetness. Probably from the wheat.
The beer is very easy to drink with no hop or booze presence. A solid beer that is at best enjoyable, but not excellent.

sulldaddy, May 09, 2009
Photo of Ozzylizard
3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

$3 .79/500 mL bottle at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
500 mL bottle at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of cider
Head large (6 cm), off white, frothy, rapidly diminishing to 3 mm layer with various size bubbles
Lacing OK – some large islands stretching from the top of the glass to the surface, various size bubbles
Body medium brown, very muddy
Flavor begins with a kind of mild apple cider taste followed quickly by a malty taste. No hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl.
Palate light to medium, watery, lively carbonation

Interesting beer. I’d definitely have another of these.

Ozzylizard, Jul 18, 2014
Photo of drabmuh
3.33/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 0.5 L bottle into an Erdinger 0.5 L wheat beer glass, beer served with yeast (intentionally). Beer is dark brown, forms a white head that falls away leaving lacing on the glass. Carbonation is high with large bubbles, very steady. Head does not stand up.

Beer has a very slight ester aroma, some metallic character. Could have done a lot here but didn't.

Beer has a slight harshness to it. There is a flavor of roast there, subtle. There isn't much bitterness. This beer is wet, not dry, interesting, but not my favorite dunkel, not by a long shot. Drinkability is moderate but its still sessionable. I don't think I would order it again but it may be an important stop on the dunkelweiss journey.

drabmuh, Dec 02, 2009
Photo of SilentSabre
3.3/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This one had alot going for it in the beginning. Poured up medium to dark brown and somewhat cloudy resembling some nasty, rusty rain water poured from an old pipe. Precisley what I look for in this style. The smell was rather spicy and in a round-about way kind of reminded me of banana bread dough with more spice and less banana. So far so good. I take a sip, and everything comes to a woefully abrupt stop. There is a very noticeable sourness in the flavour of this one that is more akin to a farmhouse / spontaneously firmented...thing, than a weisse bier. I don't mind sournes in beer, so-long as it's *supposed* to be there. I have never encountered this characteristic in this style. Ever. And it was very "off-putting" for lack of a better word. I'd give the flavour average at best. Mouthfeel was about what was to be expected. Drinkability would be great, but that sourness just really distracts me. I love this style, but I can't do this one. Perhaps I got a bad beer?

SilentSabre, Jun 02, 2008
Photo of Brenden
3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an opaque medium-dark brown, clouded with just a bit of sediment. It forms a big light brown head that fades after some time and leaves little spotty lacing just here and there. Better lacing and retention would make for a good appearance, but it's above average nonetheless.
The nose offers something interesting, perhaps the mingling of particular dark grains with the malts used as well as the wheat giving it something unique to me; it's something reminiscent of, but not quite, a grain like rye, and I'm imagining a ball of dough that will bake into a cross between rye and sourdough loaf. There's a it of yeast with a ghost of dark fruits and perhaps clove. This is a nice aroma that could use more strength.
The same could be said of the flavor. There's a bit of peppery spiciness riding a light herbal hops bitterness, but this seems like an under-malted beer to me. Wheat and the grains come through, but it really comes off more as herbal and tangy than anything else.
An initial smoothness rides together with a crisp nip up front. It's pretty thin, though not heinously so. There's enough going on that it's interesting, but not particularly so.

Brenden, Sep 26, 2011
Photo of albern
3.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A little disappointing mind you, but not an unacceptable choice. The beer is incredibly foamy, it is almost like puff pastry foam, very light and airy and as a result there is no lacing or real retention. The beer looks like murky dirty brown water. Plenty of yeasty sludge on the bottom of this one. The nose on the beer is wheaty and sweet, some caramel malts, some musty and woody aromatics, some of the sweet lagery bubblegum like aromas too.

The taste is quite light. There is a dark, sweet lagery wheatiness to the beer. This is well carbonated with plenty of yeastiness that keeps this to more of a sipping type of experience. Sweet caramels, sweet malts, some slightly off mustiness in there as well. There is a candy fruitiness underneath the beer. It is an okay beer but I was hoping for more.

albern, Apr 19, 2009
Photo of cwd
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

cwd, Jul 14, 2014
Photo of DrunkinYogi
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

DrunkinYogi, Jan 27, 2013
Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse from Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer
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