Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel | Würzburger Hofbräu AG

BA SCORE
86
very good
421 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Würzburger Hofbräu AG
Germany
wuerzburger-hofbraeu.de

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bierman9 on 01-10-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
421
Reviews:
256
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 421 |  Reviews: 256
Photo of OSRAY
3.28/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Very well carbonated. Pours a thick tan colored head. Smells sweet like a wheat beer with soft sweet notes. Taste and feel is rich and light malt. Very smooth.

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Photo of masonstorm
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dandiprat2015
3.68/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sixpoint
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of madelfonatree
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look - Thick head if poured aggressively. Thick bubbles and not retained. Dirty ivory as opposed to tan. The color is unique. It is lighter than a brown ale. It had a red tint too.

Smell - Malt. Brown sugar. Wheat/grass. Sour. Faint chocolate.

Taste - Malt. Sour. Sweet and sour. I am not sure where the alcohol is.

Feel - Very carbonated in the throat. Creamy until swallowed. Heavier than other wheat beers.

Overall - This is one of the first dark beers I liked. It pulled me away from wheats and in to stouts. I really like this beer.

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Photo of tekstr1der
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

New to this style, I really enjoy wiezenbock so had to try. Deep amber/light-brown pour with off-white sticky head - looks great! Aroma of ripened fruit, yeast, and some wheaty malt. Flavors are mostly the same - not a a thing - with a touch of sweetness. Finish is a bit dry as the flavor quickly fades.

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

Photo of jblain
3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ljbonadonna92
3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fastwalker19
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jancona
3.86/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PitoPerez
4.26/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Jmc181
4.53/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a favorite of mine. While not inexpensive, I think it's a great value and a bit meatier (more interesting) than a straight-up hefe-weisse. It's "dunkel" for a wheat, but a beautiful amber in the glass. I recommend it regularly.

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Photo of Alpheas
1/5  rDev -73.9%

Photo of Tarps68
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Photo of Bigdood33
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Nick4444
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of outsider
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of Crimkj
2.96/5  rDev -22.7%

Photo of Lanstrum
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of CTFalcon
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hendrick24
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of deadliest
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Julius Echter Hefe-Weissbier Dunkel from Würzburger Hofbräu AG
3.83 out of 5 based on 421 ratings.
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