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
Ratings:
2,980
Reviews:
1,112
Avg:
4.24
pDev:
10.14%
 
 
Wants:
339
Gots:
413
For Trade:
1
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of ISmith87
4.74/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A - 4.5 - The beer itself is a nice medium brown hazy color that has a nice thick white head on top that leaves great lacing.
S - 4.75 - A lot of banana, spice, cinnamon, bread, wheat, some belgian yeast characteristics.
T - 4.75 - Again, banana, spice, cinnamon, bread, with some belgian yeast characteristics. Very smooth.
M - 4.75 - A nice medium smooth mouthfeel with alcohol completely covered. Aftertaste is spice and belgian-y yeast flavors.
O - 4.75 - Very smooth, another great one by Weihenstephaner.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of T100Mark
4.24/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A 16.9 bottle poured into a shaker pint glass.

Appearance - A murky, rust colored beer. A big head that dissipates quickly, leaving a small amount of tan foam. No stickage what-so-ever. An interesting looking brew.

Smell - Sweet and sour in equal amounts.

Taste - Sweet. Dried apples/raisins . That sour German Weissbier flavor is present but not overwhelming. The hops are are barly noticeable.

Mouth - Fine yet active carbonation. Oily. Very nice.

Overall - A pleasant, sophisticated lager. Many interesting flavors come together to produce this eminently drinkable beer. This beer would go well with a nice steak dinner. Weihenstephaner is one of those rare breweries that can do no wrong.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of a0lbudman
4.49/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Hazy dark brown color with a large white head that lingers and leaves a nice lace
S-spice, banana, wheat and noble hops
T-the start was caramel malt with a slight roasted taste then it goes to a banana aftertaste that still has a roasted taste
M-medium body and medium carbonation
O-the malt flavor with a good banana fruit taste that has a great balance

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier Dunkel from Bayerische Staatsbrauerei Weihenstephan
4.24 out of 5 based on 2,980 ratings.
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