Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

Style: Dunkelweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our dark wheat beer is impressive with its creamy white foam. A fruity-fresh sweetness and hints of mature bananas harmonise with delicious flavours of roasted malt, sparkling and full-bodied with a light caramel taste on the first sip. An excellent accompaniment from hearty meals and game to chocolate and nut desserts. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition on the Weihenstephan hill.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-30-2001

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a hazy copper color with 2+ fingers of head that relatively quickly fizzles down into a thin cap

S: Some banana and clove, along with some darker malts and fruits. Relatively simple, but still very good

T: Starts off with a hint of yeast and darker fruity malts. Goes into a light banana and clove before finishing with more of the yeasty notes

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Very smooth and refreshing

O: A very good example of the style, although relatively simple. Great price-point and product as usual for Weihenstephaner

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel @ 5.3% , a Dunkelweizen served from a 500 ml bottle purchased for $5.30

A-pour is a hazy amber with a big off white head that is leaving a decent amount of lace along the weizen glass

S-clove phenols & banana esters with hints of caramel

T-bit of a kick to it , nice

MF-medium carbonation , full body , another easy drinking beer

Ov-good beer , another classic beer from the world oldest brewery

sampled alongside 2 other Weihenstephan beers (Vitus & Hefeweissbier)

prost LampertLand

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look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: Nice hazy brown with great head retention. I would like a little darker with the description "dunkel"

S: Nice balance between clove phenols and banana esters with a bit grain, bread, and caramel.

T: As in the nose, perfect balance between clove and banana for my tastes (no citrus). Backed by the noted grain, bread, and caramel notes. A bit yeasty as well. No hop flavor.

M: Sweet with medium-full body and a nice sharp wheat finish.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 3,041 ratings
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