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Bonfire Dunkle Weiss - Two Brothers Brewing Company

Bonfire Dunkle WeissBonfire Dunkle Weiss

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BA SCORE
82
good

110 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.32%


Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jwinship83 on 11-05-2008)
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BeerTruth

Connecticut

3.23/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

younger35 hooked me up with this IL goodie, thanks bitch.

22 oz. bomber poured into a weizen glass.

Pours a super murky brown with a quick two finger light tan head thatdies down to a thin layer of foam. Some stick remains on the sides of the glass after swirling, but not much. Smell consists of chocolate covered bananas with some smokey malts and grains. Metallic notes, roasted marshmallows, and gritty earth in the nose as well. A nice aromatic balance between toasty and sweet. Taste starts off with metallic banana bread and brown sugar, interesting. Midway dark wheat flavors emerge on the tongue with clove, nuts, and cocoa powder. Unfortunately this beer suffers in the aftertaste with a wet carboard flavor, caramel, and ashy bark. Light to medium body with a somewhat smooth feel but the strong carbonation sting really gets in the way. I must say though, the 7.5% is hidden quite well. A nice winter beer, but a bit rough around the edges. Thanks for the chance to give this bad boy a try Dan.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2008 01:09:09 | More by BeerTruth
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Review from notes taken while I enjoyed the beer.

A Little light comes through body, Medium head. 4.0

S Banana, some wheat, dunkel goodness. Love the smell of one of my favorite styles of beer. 4.5

T Sweet wheat, Dunkel banana, cloves but a bit thin compared to Classic versions of the style that do not immediately come to mind. 4.0

M Big beer with all of that taste, at least a moderate feel and probably a "big" beer as far as mouthfeel. 4.0

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Bonfire Dunkle Weiss from Two Brothers Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.