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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel | Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Germany
weihenstephaner.de

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#780
Reviews:
1,125
Ratings:
3,028
pDev:
10.12%
Bros Score:
4.73
 
 
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Poured into a Weiss Beer glass which developed a tan frothy head. Head was full and lasting with little lacing. Aroma was hoppy, almost grainy with a hint of sweetness and malt, Appearance was a light brown / straw color with a cloudy hue. Taste was clean and hoppy with hints of citrus and grain and slight caramel. Tasted more like a Weiss than a dark Weiss. Aftertaste was clean and dry with a light dry mouthfeel.

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Poured into a tulip glass

A: Fig brown with a tan, two finger head that lasts and lasts. Lacing for days. What a beauty.

S: Bananas, dark fruits, cloves.

T: Follows nose with a malty base. Sweet, yeasty, caramel. Yum!

M: Medium to heavy with great, frothy carbonation.

O: A delight in drinking. A marvelous hybrid of light and dark. Recommended.

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Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 3,028 ratings
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