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Andechser Weissbier Dunkel - Klosterbrauerei Andechs

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BA SCORE
88
very good

146 Ratings
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Ratings: 146
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 9
Gots: 4 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

MikeCactusGordon, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

DrBier, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
4.26/5  rDev +8.1%
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 -11.2%

SanFranJake, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Lovely85, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

nickfl, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

babaracas, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Markle369, Jun 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

jwps214, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Nyczj, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16.9oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a medium brown color, with a large dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wheat, bananas, caramelized malts and some hops.

T: The taste starts out bready with flavors of wheat and a hearty malt character. Then some mildly sweet flavors of caramel, bananas and chocolate come in. The hops presence is mild but very complementary creating a very good balance. The after-taste is slightly bready.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, very good representation of style, this is a nice beer to drink for a long time if you’re in the mood for the style.

TheManiacalOne, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of draheim
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500mL into a weizen glass. Pours a clear cola brown w/ a nice creamy mocha head, good carbonation.

Aroma is mellow banana and clove, some other spices.

Taste is overripe (brown) banana and winter spices. Clean and crisp, just a hint of grain. Good clean water.

Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, really nicely balanced.

Overall, yes. This is a very nice beer. Simple and elegant.

draheim, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

devilfluff, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

CharlotteElwart, Jun 12, 2014
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3.69/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

1pt 0.9 fl oz amber bottle

A: Dark coffee like color with a creamy light brown foamy head.

S: Sweet Caramel and high alcohol

T: "Root beer" mildly spicy

M: A bit carbonated, nice after taste

O: Nice beer, i enjoyed the taste, will definitely recommend.

Notes : First Dunkelweizen I ever try.

BeerDreadz, Jun 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

mmmbeerNY, Jun 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Latarnik, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

kjkinsey, May 22, 2014
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LXIXME, May 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

djrn2, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

JeffTheJuice, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

WeisGuy, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

AndrewScottPentland, Apr 29, 2014
Photo of corby112
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy dark chestnut brown color with dark amber edges and a two finger, frothy off-white head that very slowly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Very good retention, taking a while to settle and leaving sporadic streaks of soapy lacing behind.

Inviting aroma with a nice balance of zesty spice, bready yeast, light fruit, citrus and slightly roasted malt. Very peppery with a strong clove presence followed by sourdough bread, banana and bubblegum. There's also a decent amount of citrus peel but it's somewhat overshadowed by the darker malt bill. Subtle roast with sweeter caramel, toffee, hazelnut and biscuit character. Nice complexity in the nose with a decent roasted malt presence that's well integrated into the weisse bier elements.

Medium body with soft carbonation and a strong peppery spice presence up front that lingers over the yeast, citrus and sweeter malt notes into a spritzy, tart finish. Hints of black pepper and clove dominate at first but are soon countered by some sourdough bread and banana before some citric acidity kicks in on the back end. The malt presence isn't as prominent as in the nose but it's still evident with subtle roast and hints of toasted malt, hazelnut, caramel and toffee. Decent amount of sweetness without taking away from the classic wheat beer flavors. Slightly tart lemon juice/pith flavor toward the back of the palate. Crisp and refreshing and while it's heavier than an average weissebier, it's still pretty easy to drink.

corby112, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Celtics76, Apr 24, 2014
Andechser Weissbier Dunkel from Klosterbrauerei Andechs
88 out of 100 based on 146 ratings.