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Andechser Weissbier Dunkel - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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88
very good

157 Ratings
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 10
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Klosterbrauerei Andechs visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Dunkelweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This dark Weissbier retains its aromatic character thanks to the select choice of Hallertau aroma hops and highest quality Bavarian wheat and dark barley malts.

Its characteristic, distinctive maroon colour is a feast for the eyes. Then there’s the opalescence and fine structure of the yeast turbidity. The perfect complement is provided by the very creamy, fine pored head. This dark Weissbier from the Holy Mountain will delight connoisseurs with a harmonious interplay of fruity odours, above all ripe bananas and pineapple, with undertones of caramel and cocoa.

Andechser Weissbier Dunkel teases the tongue with a delicate tanginess carried by a round, soft body. A light caramel sweetness harmonises well with the fine hoppy bitterness. It concludes on a soft and refreshing note.

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Photo of wattoclone
5/5  rDev +26.6%

We need to import more of these Bavarian banana bombs over here. This one has aroma of fresh baked banana bread and a rich ripe fruit and caramel taste to match. Unfiltered and dark with more ester flavor than most of the other German imports typically available. Exceptionally smooth with a slight tart finish.

wattoclone, Tuesday at 06:45 PM
Photo of micromaniac129
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

micromaniac129, Oct 16, 2014
Photo of oberon
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

My first Andechs beer.Pours into a weizen glass a chestnut brown with a large blooming tan head atop.Roasted bananas in the nose along with clove and chocolate.Bananas are big on the palate with a bit of nuttiness and chocolate,the phenols are not in your face.Wow a great dunkel weiss here flavor packed but subtle.

oberon, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of Fatehunter
4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

Pours a finger and half of head on a cloudy light brown colored body.
The aroma is wet grain, light caramel and slight chocolate.
The taste is amazing: caramel, toasted malt, plum and a little banana. Excellent balance.
The texture is smooth and soft with a nice fizzy.
The taste and texture are both outstanding.

Fatehunter, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of Trombone69
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

Trombone69, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of dar482
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%

The beer comes in a dark toasty brown.

The beer has a toasted nuttiness towards a brown ale. There's a decent amount of caramel sweetness, light cocoa chocolate, and then onto a big German yeast spiciness of banana and fruit esters.

A good amount of flavor for a dunkel without being too like a hefe simply with toasted qualities.

dar482, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

NooseJustice, Oct 07, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +2.5%

fr0wn3r, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +1.3%

aasher, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of Oakenator
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Oakenator, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

bigred89, Sep 21, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.3%

sammyt728, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of watchnerd
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

watchnerd, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

deapokid, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of sjrodriguez
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

sjrodriguez, Aug 14, 2014
Photo of orcrist_cleaver
4.03/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a Hofbrau Munchen stein. Murky mahogany brown. Suspended yeast sediment. 2 finger frothy and foamy head settles quickly to creamier film.

S: Lots of clove and banana. Moderate wheat and bread notes. Low bubblegum scent. Roasted caramel malt.

M: Creamy but light bodied. Soft and fluffy. Medium carbonation dries it up.

T: Plain and simple, like a slice of chocolate chip banana bread. Light twang of bubblegum, toffee, brown sugar, walnuts, cracked wheat, and hop spice. This beer is just as good in summer with its light body as it is in the winter months with its comforting flavor.

orcrist_cleaver, Aug 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

MikeCactusGordon, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +1.3%

DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.26/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

500 ml bottle was poured into a hefeweizen glass.

Appearance: A two finger off white head was poured that reduced to a puffy layer. It is a dark brown black color with no vision of anything. That was expected for this style of beer.

Smell: Bananas, cloves, spice, caramel, bready wheat, loaf of bread, and Noble hops.

Taste: Nice Bavarian yeast, caramel, toffee, chocolate, bready wheat, and a loaf of delicious bread.

Mouthfeel: Filling, hearty, chewy, tasty, medium carbonation, and medium to full bodied.

Overall: So much flavor for a 5% beer. This style and doppelbocks are becoming a favorite of mine. This brewery makes both. Both if which are awesome stuff.

Flounder57, Jul 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

SanFranJake, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Lovely85, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

nickfl, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

babaracas, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

Markle369, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

jwps214, Jun 29, 2014
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Andechser Weissbier Dunkel from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
88 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.