Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu

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From:
Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
 
Germany
Style:
Wheat Beer - Dunkelweizen
Ranked #13
ABV:
5%
Score:
86
Ranked #19,396
Avg:
3.83 | pDev: 12.27%
Ratings:
1,729
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 06, 2022
Added:
Jul 13, 2001
Wants:
  92
Gots:
  257
SCORE
86
Very Good
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4 by TMoney2591 from Illinois on Mar 02, 2022
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5/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by El-Heffe from Illinois

As good as it gets in my opinion.

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4.18 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota on Nov 15, 2021
 
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4 by aasher from Indiana on Jun 20, 2021
 
3.75 by mpenske from California on Jun 08, 2021
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3.57/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by milkshakebeersucks from Maryland

Hazy, reddish brown appearance with a large, rocky, off white head and modest lacing. Subdued, wheaty aroma, moderately spiced, with a hint of caramel. Earthy, malty taste; some yeastiness, some fruitiness. Well carbonated, medium bodied mouthfeel with the characteristic smoothness. Slightly sweet, medium length finish.

Dec 14, 2020
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by elnachooo from Spain

Cerveza con un cordón espumoso de baja retención. De cuerpo ligero y carbonatación media/baja. Aroma a banana y caramelo. En boca comienza con un sabor dulce pero luego tener un final levemente amargo.

Oct 11, 2020
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2.88/5  rDev -24.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
by JonnoWillsteed from England

L- Quite deep chestnut brown, slightly hazy, pours with 2mm off-white head that were it not for the glass having a foam-creating nucleation spot, would have cleared very quickly.
S- The expected weissbier smell plus some toasty malts.
T- Notably malty on the palate, but a bit of a light ABV% to support/balance it. Leaving it a bit rich with a sweet touch and thin tasting.
F- A bit rich yet pretty thin. Carbonation is high in the mouth, a bit higher than needed.
O- Too malty to be very refreshing, and too light in ABV and feel to be a good beer for winter-time. I appreciate this is a storied brewery, and they do do some v good beers, but somehow I think this recipe is trying to do too many things and failing. Two critical points, the Taste seriously lacks depth or character to me, it seems mono-dimensional, #2 the ABV%, it needs to be higher, say 5.7% or so?... Of course it's good enough that I'll finish the bottle, but it's not a beer I'll buy again. Bought from BeersOfEurope UK for home delivery. 500ml bottle/£2.08 BB: 04/2021

Jul 18, 2020
 
3.94 by smi69 from New York on Jul 06, 2020
 
3.5 by Surf_rock from Ukraine on Jun 19, 2020
 
2.81 by Askala from Spain on May 17, 2020
 
4.33 by NorbertB1974 from Germany on Jan 28, 2020
 
3.37 by Lanas from Greece on Jan 04, 2020
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3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by mothmanscott from Georgia

From notes 10/31/11: Pours a muddy dark brown producing a strong finger of tan, short-lived head which left little lacing. Aroma is roast, cloves and banana bread. Taste is dark bready malt, banana and cloves with a sharp, dry finish. Aftertaste is short-lived and minimal.

Nov 20, 2019
 
3.95 by Catalinmunteanu from Romania on Sep 27, 2019
 
3 by FZR23 from Romania on Aug 06, 2019
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3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by harrypowers from Massachusetts

Had a .5L at cafe in Heidelberg, Germany. Cloudy chestnut color with a large white head. Malty yeasty with no bitterness.

Aug 05, 2019
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3.21/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25
by jazzandrea from Italy

Si presenta naturalmente torbida, di colore ambrato scuro, con un bel cappello di schiuma mediamente persistente.
Aroma di malto, caramello, banana, lievito, con lievi sentori di limone e ananas.
Gusto di caramello, malto tostato, ma con meno intensità rispetto all'aroma; il retrogusto è ben equilibrato tra l'amarognolo dato dal luppolo e note dolci.
Si tratta di una birra non troppo carbonata, molto scorrevole (forse anche troppo) e dal corpo medio-leggero, comunque beverina.

It is naturally cloudy, with a dark amber colour and a strong head of persistent foam.
Aroma of malt, caramel, banana, yeast, with a light scent of lemon and pineapple.
Taste of caramel, roasted malt, but with a soft intensity compared to the aroma; the aftertaste is well-balanced between bitter (due to the hops) and sweet.
It is a beer not too carbonated, with medium-light body (maybe too light), but anyway easily drinkable.

Jul 07, 2019
 
4.26 by Myara from Brazil on Jun 17, 2019
 
3.79 by Myboymi from Kansas on Jun 01, 2019
 
3.9 by Juno106 from Florida on Apr 08, 2019
 
3.75 by bpfrush from Wisconsin on Feb 22, 2019
 
4 by kraemer42082 from Illinois on Feb 18, 2019
 
3.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana on Dec 23, 2018
 
3.75 by heysuz from Indiana on Dec 23, 2018
 
3.82 by BEERMILER12 from Maine on Oct 11, 2018
 
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3.75 by Baviera from Belarus on Aug 03, 2018
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4.04/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by JayTea671 from Guam

It’s a really smooth dark beer with little after taste.

Jul 08, 2018
 
3.79 by tux_alin from Romania on Jun 23, 2018
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4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by thirstykrout from Delaware

Very good even after the evil beer monopoly Budweiser inbev bought them they stuck to the recipe, unlike they did Beck"s here in the U.S beck's was my goto beer available most bars in the states . they changed it it undrinkable now !!!!

May 29, 2018
 
4.1 by JoshJ from Australia on May 22, 2018
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4.06/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by HOLSTEEN314 from Florida

My go to when I want a dark Wiess Bier. Nice mellow taste for a dark beer. I love the cloudy look not to yeasty. Makes a good pour.

May 07, 2018
 
3.88 by sokol_1993 from California on Mar 27, 2018
Franziskaner Hefe-Weisse Dunkel from Spaten-Franziskaner-Bräu
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 1729 ratings