Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel | Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG

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345 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
paulaner.de

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Andreji on 06-08-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
345
Reviews:
86
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
12.79%
 
 
Wants:
38
Gots:
119
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by Everydayoff:
Photo of Everydayoff
3.89/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle poured into a weizen glass by freshness date.

A:
Hazy coppery color with an amber hue, the pour creates moderate thick light tan head with average retention. Once settled, there are some clingy lacing patches and spots inside of the glass, high carbonation.

S:
So aromatic, ripe and inviting; the nose senses big banana bread, mellow fruit ester, caramelized malt, hint of cocoa and dark chocolate, dough and some clove spice.

T:
Banana ester, fruitiness and citrus zest ride through the start while malt components reinforce by lending a hint of crackery note. Hop bitterness is mute, just barely discernible. Slight tart at the end is derived from the ester of yeast strain.

M:
The body is light to medium with fine crispness from lively carbonation, dry finish.

O:
Good but not that great however indeed a worthy pick, eminent aroma is the best part of it.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TheDoctor
4.07/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Serving: Bottle


Pours as magnificent as any German weissbier with a warm, cloudy caramel color and an immense, active beige head. Near perfect retention and sheets of concentric dripping candle wax lacing. The aroma is rich toasty bananas with a backbone of melanoidins. Flavor follows suit with lots of sweet yeast flavors and rich malt support. Filling, liquid bread feel and very drinkable. Inoffensive and carefully put together. Although this is not my favorite paulaner iteration and not my favorite dunkel, it is very good and I would drink it again.

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Photo of -DF-
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hrgomar
4.84/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of vinivini
4.28/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Arrosas
4.7/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Excelent beer! Great taste, suberb body

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Photo of louisbr
4.44/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of virinow
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Robertas
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of agonzalezra
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Miha
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of IchLiebeBierZu
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of rastaman
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Yummy little dark wheat, lots of banana, clove, wheat (of course) and chocolate, very smooth aswell, nice appearance, deepish brown, with a big rocky frothy head.

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Photo of bif_fat_sellout
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of anders36
4.05/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark cloudy amber colour into the glass, with alot of foam like all weissbier. It has a mild smell of yeast and malt, maybe some hint of citrus. The taste is the same as the smell. You can also feel a little bitterness in the after taste. A good beer but not as good as the naturtrüb.

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Photo of tux_alin
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alesaram
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Skaterdude97
3.23/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Look - 4 | cloudy dark brown, big cream coloured head doesn't last long leaves good amount of lacing

Smell - 3.5 | banana, cherries, clove, bread, roasted malts

Taste - 3 | banana, bread, clove, citrus pith, toffee, bread dominating the finnish

Feel - 3 | low carbonation, medium-low body

Overall - 3.25

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Photo of jonmikel
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of FBorrego
3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of waneemer
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Sammy
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh, smooth, not very complex, just roast and chocolate malt aroma and chocolate malttaste. Medium satisfying mouthfeel, great after Sushi with wasabi and ginger. Pure brown, lace. Dry aftertaste. Some malt, banana and citrus, bit of yeast. Well carbonated. Thanks Mark for bringing back from germany.

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Photo of Misterefe
3/5  rDev -21.7%

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Paulaner Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel from Paulaner Brauerei GmbH & Co. KG
3.83 out of 5 based on 345 ratings.
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