Beer Camp Across The World: Dunkle Weisse | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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314 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bavaria's Ayinger are legends in the brewing industry, known for their love and perfection of classic German beer styles. Playing off their background, we came together to create this dark twist on the Bavarian-style wheat beer. This beer features layers of wheat malt flavor and was handled through traditional open fermenters to highlight Ayinger's famous Hefeweizen yeast character.

Added by Lucular on 05-10-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,648
Reviews:
102
Ratings:
314
pDev:
8.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 314 |  Reviews: 102
Photo of AyatollahGold
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 1971bernat
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of cjgator3
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OKbrew89
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was definitely one of the best beers in the Beer Camp Around the World pack. Unlike some of the other beers in the box, they didn't try to reinvent the bottle. Classic German beer style with a classic German brewery. Highly drinkable with great notes of caramel, yeast, and traditional hops. Smelled right, tasted right, and didn't get too sweet. Well done SN.

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Photo of redbarnbikes
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zonian1
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kingmaker
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenHoppy
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rab53
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of durlta
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Suds
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, this one is a murky brownish color with a fizzy head that falls quickly. The aroma is classic dunkle...banana, yeast, clove, fruity bubble gum, and a hint of wheat grain underneath. The taste is balanced, with a light sweet wheat twang in the back. Yeast and spice are notable as well. Fuller in body than expected. Not bad, but also not great.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.67/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I guess I managed to forget to review this one when I did the other 11 this year. Went into this beer with low expectations, dunkles ain't my jam, man. Nonetheless, this one pours with a brown appearance, and a lighter brown head on the top, in the range of 1/3". The aroma pops some of the hearty wheat style banana and bubblegum kind of yeast smells. Mild clove.

Taste, wow, this is much more suited to my palate than I expected. There is a chewy wheat and dark bread feel to it, mild banana throughout like a bananas foster with some mild chocolate. Keeps the toffee and caramel train running throughout. Well carbonated, keeps this from seeming sticky or heavy. They did a really good job with this one, not bitter, not heavily hopped, not full of a yeast that is mega spice rack. All in all a well made and enjoyable beer.

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Photo of mamaraza
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle poured to tulip glass
Sight: brown, medium tan foam that quickly disappears, some lacing
Smell: aroma of yeast
Taste: low bitterness
Mouth feel: lively carbonation, some tartness
Overall: very good beer, ok to repeat, but not look for

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Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dcotom
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12-ounce bottle into a weizen glass. Very pretty in the glass, with the hazy, translucent caramel sauce-colored body contrasting beautifully with the thick off-white foam head. Give this time to warm a little and the aromas and flavors come alive. Caramel malts, apple juice, notes of banana, coriander, and clove, plus a hint of bubblegum. Medium mouthfeel, with a bit of sweetness and tart fruit lingering on the finish. The Beer Camp Across the World collab pack is loaded with great beers, and this one is no exception.

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Photo of Lucular
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a really solid beer. Nothing flashy or unexpected, which on the one hand is kind of disappointing but on the other is a nice change from the other two Beer Camp selections I had tonight: the weird but not terrible Thai Iced Tea beer; and the awful, horrible, no good Campout Porter.

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Photo of arizcards
4.17/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Picked up from TW Arrowhead 7-1-17 for $2.08 average price. Bottled on 4-25-17.

Beer poured dark brown with a beautiful long lasting off white head.

Nose was bananas, some dark fruit, and dark bread.

Taste was bananas with a hint of clove, light touch of currants, over a pumpernickel and wheat base.

Feel was light to medium bodied and smooth.

Overall this to date is my favorite beer in the pack. This was a liquid banana bread with all of the flavors lightly woven in to compliment and not dominate the essence of the beer. Nice job!

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Photo of Beejay
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: ark brown in color with a massive fluffy tan head.

S: Creamy aroma with dark malt, and a touch of chocolate and a touch of fruitiness.

T: Fruity, with a lot of spice character, as well as some dark malt flavor.

M: Medium mouthfeel, with fairly high carbonation.

O: Pretty tasty, although the yeast character seems a little on the spice side for me.

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Photo of heerboth
3.58/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SLeffler27
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The shallow off white creamy head is short lived. The beer is clear dark copper with ruby highlights. Fine lacing coats the Browary Lezajsk Weisen glass.

The aroma is filled with caramel, nuts and fruity wheat with hints of banana.

The flavor is sweet with caramel and fresh wheat bread. There is a mild, almost non-existent finish that includes cashews.

The body is creamy and soft with a smooth texture. Fizzy carbonation distracts one from faint alcohol.

This is a nice, approachable beer that will work with casual conversation or while watching a ballgame.

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Clear, dark brown body, lots of visible carbonation, and an off-white head, and definite lacing.

S - Baked bread, caramel, banana and apple flesh, and a bit of tea herbal hop notes.

T - Lovely dark bread notes, molasses and caramel sweetness, a hint of apple cider and strong banana thread, mild tea-like bitterness, with the bread lingering after the close.

M - Brisk carbonation, a bit sticky, but with sufficient dryness in the close.

O - This is a very tasty brew, with lots of nice malts, a bit of fruit from yeast, and clean, brisk bitterness in the close. Very well crafted.

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Photo of bluesyasian
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dsshuck
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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