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Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel - Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
84
good

957 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 957
Reviews: 557
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 28
Gots: 48 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-15-2001)
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LagerCognoscenti

United Kingdom (England)

3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks nice with a big head although mine dissipated quite a bit and lacing was decent but not great.

The smell was sweet with cola and yeast being the prominent notes.

The taste was delicate, sweet and malty. There are notes of dark fruits, cola and chocolate and a hint of refreshing hops. There are subtle complexities at work here and the beer grows on you as you get down the glass,

Mouthfeel is pretty carbonated and good.

Overall this is a very refreshing yet refined beer. I slightly preferred the Weihenstephaner Dunkel which seemed to have more pronounced characteristics. But this one is a good tasty beer. I had a SN Torpedo IPA straight after this and the contrast between the sweetness of this one and the bitterness of the Torpedo was exquisite. So a tasting tip.... dunkel Weiss followed by IPA = good!

My mark out of one hundred would be 78.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 00:24:26 | More by LagerCognoscenti
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1 PINT .9 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a weizen glass

A - It pours brown with some deep amber highlights. It topped with a giant tan head that slowly settles to a thin layer.

S - I get some wheat malt and cocoa. Kind of disappointing.

T - There is not a lot going on here. It is kind of bland. I get a little cocoa.

M - Medium

O - I enjoy this style, so even though it is bland by the standards of the style, I like it. I just with it had some spice to it. It is easy drinking, but I'll stick with my favorites in this style.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 00:31:56 | More by buschbeer
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deadonhisfeet

Kentucky

3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into an Erdinger weisbier glass. The beer pours out a hazy deep tawny brown with a massive mocha-colored head that seems to last forever. It's difficult to get a nose on this beer with this massive head trapping all the aromatics. Once it dissipated a bit, I picked up some bready malty notes, spicy phenols, a puff-pastry like note, and some mild fruity esters.

Medium-light body with a mild, fruity flavor. Not as much malt sweetness as I anticipated. Some nice yeast and banana flavors up front and a healthy dose of spicy clove-like phenols at mid-palate. Some hop character is evident as well. Refreshing and light.

Overall, a very good German wheat beer, but not quite good enough to advance to the head of the class. The flavor is a bit mild and the phenols and esters don't run quite deep enough. Still, one heck of a nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 20:13:02 | More by deadonhisfeet
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hunterjames

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-02-2014 18:18:43 | More by hunterjames
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Durandal_777

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-30-2014 01:56:50 | More by Durandal_777
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-28-2014 20:45:17 | More by atrocity
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bierdeflanders

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-28-2014 02:19:13 | More by bierdeflanders
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PaulyB83

Michigan

3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured from pint bottle into a Guinness glass. Best by 08-2014

A- Pours a deep, dark brown that is very murky with light coming in on the edges when the glass is tilted. High slightly brownish-white head.

S- Slight dark fruit, fruit cakey thing going on, light spice of clove and allspice.

T- Taste is more like a normal Hefe with light spice, banana, and orange zest. Some added dark fruit in there as well.

M- Light and refreshing.

O- I nice lighter version of a dunkel, I enjoyed the added raisin notes and enjoyed this much more than Erdinger's regular hefe. A very affordable beer as well, a quality pint of beer for 2 bucks is always welcomed.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2014 21:36:55 | More by PaulyB83
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da_beers

Florida

4/5  rDev +7%

04-21-2014 23:32:55 | More by da_beers
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dryndantheman

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-21-2014 14:54:54 | More by dryndantheman
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psm90

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-17-2014 18:29:27 | More by psm90
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-17-2014 11:32:58 | More by DOCRW
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BSuter

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

04-14-2014 18:59:00 | More by BSuter
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Lgarciaosuna

Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

04-11-2014 18:25:24 | More by Lgarciaosuna
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ale207

Maine

4/5  rDev +7%

04-11-2014 03:21:58 | More by ale207
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Arriskuwonder

Spain

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-10-2014 18:32:21 | More by Arriskuwonder
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Greg_Nall

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-08-2014 17:50:42 | More by Greg_Nall
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ESimmons

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-05-2014 21:19:30 | More by ESimmons
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-05-2014 02:59:05 | More by Canada_Dan
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rorjets

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-03-2014 13:07:14 | More by rorjets
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nu38

Thailand

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-27-2014 07:20:40 | More by nu38
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HoppyScotty

Australia

5/5  rDev +33.7%

03-27-2014 03:54:21 | More by HoppyScotty
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Lukass

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

03-25-2014 23:41:15 | More by Lukass
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-25-2014 01:07:18 | More by DrFunkenstein
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Mtooman

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-24-2014 14:33:18 | More by Mtooman
Erdinger Weissbier Dunkel from Erdinger Weissbräu
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