Brewer's Alley Dunkel Weizen | Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery
Maryland, United States | website

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This is a dark version of the weizen beer style. The grist contains a large portion of wheat, which lends a distinctive note to the malt body and aroma. This style is traditionally un-filtered and can have significant haze and cloudiness. Our Dunkle Weizen is brewed with a traditional Bavarian weizen yeast, which gives it a very pronounced clove and spice character, as well as a fruity aroma.

Added by Todd on 02-19-2004

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
11
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
8.92%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 11
Photo of RBorsato
4.3/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap 11/09/04 at Brewer's Alley.

Murky light brown color with a beige head. Nice balanced chocolate malt and clove aroma. Banana fruitiness is more prominant in flavor than aroma with all the other characteristics blending nicely. Medium bodied with a light creaminess.

Per BA website: The grist contains a large portion of wheat. Brewed with a traditional Bavarian weizen yeast.

Per Chalkboard: 5.4% ABV

 415 characters

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.64/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Draft at Brewers, pint glass. Nearly clear copper to brown color with off white head. Aroma is malt and bread, rather strong. Taste follows, rich malt and bread. Full but not quite creamy mouthfeel with a sweetness throughout that lingers. Absolutely delicious. Overall this is a great Dunkel that I enjoyed very much.

 324 characters

Photo of blitheringidiot
3.73/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a sturdy cloudy burnished caramel topped with a pillowy soft antique white head. Aroma is a muted yet banana-esque suggestion.

First swigs: Soft banana and a twinge coppery metallic. Plenty of yeasty dough hints as a good dunkel should. Followed up with an oaky astringent feel. A bit chalky grainy and less smooth than some of my favorite versions like the General Lafayette and Vic'ry Moonglow.

$2.85 cheap!

 423 characters

Photo of Ragingbull
4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Light brown in color with an almost grayish-white hue throughout the beer that looks sort of like when snow when falls on bare earth. The best of the beers I tried while I was the Brewer's Alley. It was smooth and easy drinking and went great with my french fries and watching television in the bar.

 299 characters

Photo of chOAKbarrell
4.32/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I had 4 beers at Brewer's Alley tonight, and this Dunkel Weizen comes in first place.

I've been really into wheat beers lately, and this is no slouch. An attractive golden/orangish color with a small head. The lemon/citrus is all over the nose, and smells very inviting.

The taste is great. Not quite a whitbier, ala Blue Moon, but not your regular/boring old American wheat beer, either. There is tons of lemon/citrus in the taste, followed by a blast of wheat, and finished up with yeast.

The mouthfeel stands up to the taste and is well rounded and balanced.

This is an extremely refreshing and rejuvinating beer. Highly recommended.

 649 characters

Photo of PopeJonPaul
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer is definitely my favorite from this brewery; my nose is sadly near worthless (surgery) however this brew has a good golden\yellow color, and a good even head (not too carbonated.) A sweet beer, very banana-fruity and highly drinkable. You don't want to stick a lemon in this one, it's best straight off the tap. Sadly not in a bottle, but growlers are available. Goes especially well with the free cajun buffet (wings and crawdads) on Wednesdays.

 456 characters

Brewer's Alley Dunkel Weizen from Brewer's Alley Restaurant & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe