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Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse - Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer

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79
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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | 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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Brad007

Vermont

3.23/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a mild brown color with a one-finger head into my glass. Looks somewhat uninspiring.

Aroma is full of faint hints of clove and wheat. Not much else seems to be there. A little weak as well.

Taste is once again uninspired with a weak amount of wheat showing through. Watery as well.

Mouthfeel? Why bother? I'm not sure why I'd comment there.

Not bad but certainly uninspiring and I've had better examples of the style. I assume it would taste better on tap.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2010 04:47:15 | More by Brad007
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WOTO97

California

3.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pouring this into a glass, I thought I had grabbed a coke by mistake. Body looks like a hazy cola and the head is very fizzy. Definitely get your standard banana and clove off the nose, along with faint nutmeg and bread undertones. Lots of banana and hearty spice qualities on the palate with a faint caramel and light tartness up front. The fizz of the carbonation is pretty overwhelming here and settles down to a very slight body. Overall, this one lacks the depth of flavors that is somewhat common to the style accompanied by a very thin mouthfeel.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2010 20:17:57 | More by WOTO97
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engisch

New Jersey

3.18/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle is 500mL with 5.0% alcohol by volume. Again there are the ingredients: "water, barley & hops, yeast" which make me wonder because this says on the bottle "Dark Wheat Beer", but anyway it isn't going to stop me from reviewing it.

It pours a dark amber/brown with tremendous off-white head and foam. The smell is of sweet bananas and grains. Taking a sip after taking nearly an eternity to pour this very carbonated beer, gives flavors of malty banana and cloves. Very tastey. I would say this is a better tasting beer than their Weissbier, but they are still very similar.

Pour this brew carefully for it is very likely to overflow, much like it's lighter brother, weissbier. I could drink this all night, as it's light and flavorful.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2008 21:24:30 | More by engisch
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WesWes

New York

3.15/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The beer pours a hazy brown color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is decent. It has a fruity banana clove scent along with a light wheat, crystal, and pale malt aroma. It's very dry with a slight crystal malt sweetness. The taste is average. It has an extremely dry wheat malt flavor with just a touch of fruity yeast esters. It's quite earthy with little crystal malt sweetness. The mouthfeel is average also. It is a low bodied beer with good carbonation. This is an average dunkel. It's looks great, but it's not very interesting.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2008 00:31:09 | More by WesWes
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phantomwyse

Massachusetts

3.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Color of watered down coffee without light behind the glass, dark almond when illuminated. Very thick head with tight soapy bubbles.

S: Banana with bitter malt, bready, reminiscent of a saison.

T: A disappointment. Every taste is a memory of another taste, it is a beer with deja-vu of other beers you've had and enjoyed -- it tastes the way a movie you that can't remember the title to bugs you all day. Vaguely approaches banana and quick breads with lots of butter, sweet yeast.

M: Very friendly. The appearance of this beer is deceiving given it's very light nature. Decent carbonation, refreshing finish.

D: It's drinkable in the sense that one can take hearty mouth-fulls of this beer and the taste won't attack you. You'll barely notice the taste, just some happy carbonation playing on your tongue. I won't say this isn't drinkable, but I'd prefer to drink something else.

Overall, I expected more. I've enjoyed a few dark wheat brews in the recent past (Ayinger) and was hoping this would follow close behind. It did not. It has a fun bottle with a ceramic plug and it's a very good looking beer, but it was a let down.

PS: As this beer warms, some more flavor develops -- however, you lose the refreshing aspect that is it's best feature, in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2008 20:52:29 | More by phantomwyse
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Radome

California

3.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Served from bottle into glass.

A - Slightly cloudy and a medium brown color. Head is a dull white and made up of large, thin bubbles that look very soap-like.

S - Light, slightly fruity aroma. No evident wheat smell.

T - Very muted flavor. Wheat bread and light bananas and fruit. Very clean. Flavors fade rapidly with no aftertaste.

M - Light to medium body marred by excessive carbonation. The carbonic acid burn hits before you can sense any flavors. You feel a definite fizz in your mouth as you swallow.

D - Very cleanly made beer with no flaws, but also very little flavor. Yhere just is not much going on. The big flaw is the fizzy carbonation that gets in the way of the delicate flavors.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2010 03:52:51 | More by Radome
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Dentist666

Russian Federation

3.13/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

0.5l swing-top bottle. Pours murky brown beer with bubbly tan head, transforming into 2-finger foam in a few minutes. Relatively poor aroma: biscuits, raisin, banana. Actually watery taste as if sterling weizen was diluted, apple tartness, metallic tones, dull undertones. Inconsistent low carbonation, mild body. Disappointing experience.

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2013 19:32:50 | More by Dentist666
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RoyalT

Ohio

3.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - This is a foam monster of course with a nice, tanned head and a thick, hearty brown body.

Smell - The malts are really nice here at the nose and the light yeast compliment is enough to get a thumbs up from me. There's kind of a stale character here though that keeps me from wanting to dive right in.

Taste - Yeah this really doesn't produce at the taste. The wheat totally wimped out and the yeast is OK but just very light. There's no bready character to this at all and the finish just falls right off the table.

Mouthfeel - This is bigger than light-bodied but not medium and the carbonation is cheap and fizzy like an Alka-Seltzer.

Sinkability - I really enjoyed their Helles Lager but this completely missed the mark.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2010 02:34:21 | More by RoyalT
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emerge077

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

BBD: 06/2010

Made sure to pull this from the cooler and checked the date before buying. Poured fairly cold into a weizen glass. Three fingers of foam at first, that settled to a sturdy skim that held pretty well.

Dull aroma of musty wet stone, not really what I was expecting. Sort of oxidized, husky and wheaty. No clove, banana, or any typical Hefe aroma. A weird cidery trace that reminds me of an off bottle of Moonglow I had once.

Flavor is a little better after it sits for a little while. Papery and oxidized somewhat, thin and bland. Something vaguely like apple cider and nutmeg. Aftertaste is dull and flaccid. The hollowness makes me think it's past it's prime, though the label says it has 6 months on it. The body is ok, it feels like a weizen, just without any flavor. Slowly working on finishing this, but wouldn't drink it again.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2010 00:47:42 | More by emerge077
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teromous

Virginia

3.1/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: It is a very dark brown, the color of black tea, with a thick foamy head with the consistency of soap. This has no real visibility, and appears very hazy. It has a nice frothy lacing.

S: It has a very rich smell to it, with a mixture of fruits and some bread-like scents. There is a caramel scent as well. The fruit scents are similar to a dried date.

T: I get some of that fruit flavor similar to what is in the scent. The flavor is very mellow, and has more of those caramel flavors as well. I get a slight metallic tinge.

M: The mouthfeel is light bodied, leaning to the medium but not there. There is ample carbonation.

O: Overall this was an alright beer, but not spectacular. With these imports it can be hit or miss, and is never a really good judgement of what the beer really tastes like. I probably wouldn't pick this one up again.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2011 00:30:42 | More by teromous
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

3.08/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a clear golden brown with a fairly thick pale tan head that hangs around for a little. Aroma is malty with a strong overtone of fruit, mainly apple, and a hint of spice. Flavor is malty and a little fruity, not very well rounded but still acceptable. Texture is quite fizzy, just a bit on the watery side, but it leaves behind a decent tingle. Overall, not too shabby.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2011 01:51:36 | More by Cyberkedi
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Evansbeer

Florida

3.05/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This beer is appealing because of its pry off bottle which is highly uncommon is US beers.
Off the nose, it is very sweet, hints of caramelized banana and a strong scent of wheat.
The flavor is rather disappointing, minor sweet after taste, but with highly carbonated mouthfeel.

Overall, a disappointing beer. Overly sweet, yet bitter, which is off putting. Would not buy this beer again, not my preference. But I would encourage everyone to try it

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 01:06:51 | More by Evansbeer
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cudmud

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Appearance: Looks is the best attribute of this beer. It has a wonderful clear, deep maghogany color. It pours with a thick bright white head that quickly desipates to one-half finger in thickness. It does produce moderate lacing.

Smell: This beer has interesting smells, but they are too faint. I would like to see more bouquet in this beer. It smells of cloves and malt.

Taste: Again, as with the smell, the taste is rather weak. It's sweet on the front of the tongue and finishes with some bittnerness.

Mouthfeel: Thin and metallic

Drinkability: Even though I rated this brew as average, I don't think I want to drink a second sample.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2010 01:59:21 | More by cudmud
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JasonEames

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-20-2013 23:41:08 | More by JasonEames
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Deadlyseamonkey

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-16-2012 19:32:18 | More by Deadlyseamonkey
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JustinWhipple

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -13.5%

08-16-2012 01:30:49 | More by JustinWhipple
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slammo

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was an avearage dunkel that I truly wanted to rate higher yet I just couldn't do it. Someone out there might just love it but alasnot me. There are so many better choices. I bet it tastes great in Germany. That's what I also want to think...and I'm sticking with it.

Serving type: bottle

11-25-2012 21:53:15 | More by slammo
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lsolanilla

Florida

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-27-2012 21:36:00 | More by lsolanilla
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jumbopanda

California

3/5  rDev -13.5%

02-01-2012 04:36:49 | More by jumbopanda
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mmilyko

Nevada

3/5  rDev -13.5%

03-02-2014 16:52:23 | More by mmilyko
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mwa423

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Poured a hazy, muddy, clouded brown/red. There was very little head, but the lacing.

S - Very little aroma hints of wheat and some malty sweetness.

T - The wheatiness is closer to a wit with some coriander and spices. There isn't a lot of flavor, what is strangest is that near the end there is a soapy flavor like Lavender.

M/D - Mouthfeel is on the thin side, a bit watery. The drinkability is about average, not the best, but not at all hard to get down.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2010 03:40:19 | More by mwa423
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WakeandBake

Michigan

2.98/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Schwarze Weisse. Dark muddy brownish pour,with some yeast sediment,huge foamy head. Aroma of caramel,banana,pepper,and yeast. Flavor is yeasty,bready,mild banana,maybe corriander,a little spicy.Mouthfeel is ok but a little too much carbonation,kind of a thin body,crisp finish. Not the best brew in the world but was drinkable and fun to try.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2008 21:03:29 | More by WakeandBake
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kinger

Ohio

2.98/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Interesting beer, nothing grand regarding a dunkel weizen. Acidic aroma slightly sour, a touch of wheat and some mild fruitiness. Real light brown pour, huge fizzy head that settles, not much lacing to speak of. Mouthfeel is light, finish is weak. Flavor is very similar to their Hefeweizen, sour fruit and applesauce. I enjoyed the regular hefe much more than this.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2008 03:05:10 | More by kinger
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

2.95/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Got this on sale for $2.99 at WineSource in Baltimore.

3.5 A: Dark, blackish copper. Large head formation that forced me to pour extrodinary slow. Some lacing, but meager compared to the head. Yeast sediment hanging out on the bottom

3.0 S: Sweet bananas. Low hop profile, but a little grassy. There is also a reasonably strong aroma of rust.

3.5 T: Again, bananas. Next is earthiness and metal. It has a good flavor, it's just hard to get to it because of the carbonation.

2.0 M: Way, way, way too much carbonation. It's so bad that you can't taste the beer for a few seconds.

2.0 D: I'm afraid that if I drink too much of this, my stomach will explode from all the pressure created by the copius amounts of carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2008 22:37:38 | More by DavoleBomb
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ale1

Florida

2.86/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

local mart recently started carrying a few of these from Moosbacher

poured into litre oktoberfest mug served about 50°
huge foamy head as a few other reviewers noted dark , good carbonation ,settles down slowly to 1" or so

nose -malt , absense of hops, honey in the background
taste -almost the same as nose don't notice the weiss as much with darker variety and has a honey finish
kinda bland actually and a little pricey $3.75 a bottle

i should have bought my usual belgian style ommegang

moosbacher schwantz weiss

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 01:54:57 | More by ale1
Moosbacher Schwarze Weisse from Private Landbrauerei Scheuerer
79 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.