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Darth Vernal Dunkelweizen | Equinox Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Equinox Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Rifugium on 08-12-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 10
Photo of GarthDanielson
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, opaque, brown coloring, with a minimal halo of white head. Nose of banana and cocoa, balanced and blended, with a bready backbone. Flavors are banana, heavy and fast, with chocolate highlights, cream characteristics, and a tangy caramel note. Smooth and mid-bodied, with a semisweet banana bread aftertaste. Smooth, light finish.

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Photo of JayS2629
3.65/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy brown that lets light escape through when held to the light. A creamy white head that sticks around and leaves nice lacing.

The aroma is of dark chocolate, and light banana esters. A bit of spice, some cloves and pepper.

The taste is of chocolate and banana, though the banana doesn't stand out as I want it too. Slight cloves and esters barely peek through. Roasted flavors through things off a bit.

A little out of balance with the roasted qualities, and lacking in the yeast esters of banana. Slightly out of balance. Different, but not my thing.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Poured a semi-translucent dark brown with a moderate off-white head. Very roasty aroma, with subtle touches of banana esters and bready yeast. Dark roasted malts in the taste, dark chocolate, and roasted coffee for a sense of bitterness, as the hop profile was very mild; subtle wheat profile with hints of banana and spice. Medium mouthfeel, overall very drinkable, though maybe just a tad more bitter than I'd expect from the style.

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Darth Vernal Dunkelweizen from Equinox Brewing Company
3.71 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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