Original Oettinger Dunkles Hefeweissbier | Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH

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Original Oettinger Dunkles HefeweissbierOriginal Oettinger Dunkles Hefeweissbier

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Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 12-23-2002

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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 31
Photo of bloberglawp
2.86/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a hazy dark yellowish brown, good head but dissipates quickly. Faint aroma of wheat malt, very faint esters of lemon and clove. Flavor is a bit metalic and aquaous, a faint flavor of malt but nothing to write home about.

I´ve had a couple of original hefe´s that where kinda "hit and miss" so maybe make shure to get a fresh bottle of dunkel before rating this one.

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Photo of lacqueredmouse
2.68/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

500ml bottle purchased in Munich on a recent trip.

Quite cloudy medium brown colour. Shiny, solid off-white head with pretty good retention and lacing. Looks pretty good.

Slightly spicy, but quite subdued on the nose. Too much carbonation selzer-water smell. Really not much on the nose, and definitely none of the classic dunkelweizen character.

Pretty thin on the palate as well. Carbonic acid, a bit of spice, but very dry - not much sweetness or complexity. Mouthfeel is also pretty thin with only a slight post-carbonation prickle.

This is really disappointing, and should be a lot better. Very plain, with no complexity and no depth. A poor example of a Bavarian Dunkel.

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Photo of HappyHourHero
3.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a thick, dense, cream colored head that lasted for days. Hazy chestnut colored beer has an amber hue. Lot's of yeasty banana in the aroma. Fresh, almost lemony flavor up front mixes with some of the banana that was in the aroma. Finishes a bit metallic and washed out. Moderately light body with a kind of fizzy mouthfeel. It's darker then a hefeweizen, but that's about it. Basically it's just an ok hefeweizen. The one thing this beer has going for it is value. It's roughly half the price of most beers in the supermarket (0.29 cents vs. 60) but tastes about 4/5's as good.

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Photo of Sigmund
3.57/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle, bought in Germany. Brewed in Oettinger’s brewery in Schwerin. ABV is 4.9%. Hazy brown colour (looks like muddy water), large off-white head. Typical dunkelweizen aroma of yeast, rye bread, cloves and banana. Slightly sour and lemony flavour, light bodied, thin mouthfeel, notes of bread and cloves. Drinkable, but there are better dunkelweizens around.

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Photo of WesWes
3.83/5  rDev +25.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The beer pours a dark cloudy amber color with a 1/4" head that fades to lacing. The aroma is light, but sweet from wheat and crystal malts. The taste is sweet. It is true to style and resonates of wheat flavor. The mouthfeel is decent. It is a medium bodied beer that has enough carbonation. It has a mouthfeel that sticks with you. It is a fine Dunkel and a good drinker. Thank's to my friend Chris for bringing this home from Germany.

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Photo of schrist275
2/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A cloudy dark orange/brown in color. Extremely heavy in the yeast smell. The taste reminds me of burnt wheat/yeast/caramel cracker with a heavy and long lasting after taste. Recommend that this be had only by extreme lovers of dark hefe beers, which is not really my style.

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Original Oettinger Dunkles Hefeweissbier from Oettinger International Getränke-Vertriebs GmbH
3.06 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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